When elected, all councillors have to sign an undertaking that they will observe our code of conduct. This ensures they maintain the high ethical standards the public expects from them.
Councillors are happy for you to contact them at any reasonable time, and therefore many do not arrange surgeries. Contact details can be found in the councillors' page and you can contact them for information and advice, to make a complaint or ask about council services. You can find out which ward you live in using our mapping service.
Our Mayor welcomes invitations to attend events held by local organisations. Find out more about how you can get the Mayor involved.
Councillors, Members of the UK Parliament and the Police and Crime Commissioner are elected to represent you. But who are they?
Parish or town councils are the most local level of government in England and cover many areas. Find out about yours.