WELCOME TO STURTON WARD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND
The Community of Sturton Ward, Nottinghamshire, England
The Ward is an administrative area defined by HM Government and used for a wide range of functions such as Elections and National Statistical Analysis. Sturton Ward Website is managed by the three Parish Councils of North Leverton with Habblesthorpe, North and South Wheatley and Sturton Le Steeple.
The Population is 2300, there are 245 Businesses and the area is 4813 Hectares
North Leverton with Habblesthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Nottinghamshire. It has the longest name of a village in England and is the second longest in Europe.
The village also has a local Primary school with a highly regarded reputation, a parish church, a small village store/post office, and a pub; The Royal Oak.
The Sturton Parish comprises the villages of Sturton Le Steeple, Littleborough, Fenton and the abandoned village of West Burton. We are situated in the North of the County of Nottinghamshire, England adjacent to the River Trent that defines the County border with Lincolnshire. Close to the towns of Retford and Gainsborough. The villages are just a few minutes drive from the Historic City of Lincoln and the International Robin Hood airport at Finningly, Doncaster. There is easy access to the A1(M) motorway, Retford railway station on the East Coast Mainline being 95 minutes from London and direct links to Doncaster, Sheffield and Lincoln. The villages’ have a combined population of about 500. At the heart of the Parish is the old Roman Road from Littleborough to Sturton Le Steeple
Wheatley village (a combination of North and South) is a pleasant village in North Nottinghamshire. It is situated midway between Retford and Gainsborough on the A620. Originally a typical farming community it has a pleasing mix of properties and a some businesses. It has a church, chapel, pub, three shops, village hall & lots of amenities for its population of approximately 650 people. The village is famous for its strawberries and other soft fruits.