Local councils are responsible for providing local services and facilities. Ashfield District Council falls within Nottinghamshire County Council and each council provides different services for its residents. Below is a list of the services each council provides:
|Nottinghamshire County Council||Ashfield District Council|
|Educational Services||Elections and Electoral Registration|
|Social Services||Council Housing|
|Streets and Roads||Leisure and Recreation Facilities|
|Local Transport||Local Planning|
Councillors who represent you make decisions about the services listed above. Voting at elections allows you to have a say on who represents you and therefore, the decisions they make.