Welcome to the Parish Council Website

Kettlewell with Starbotton Parish Council is an elected body in the first tier of local government. Other tiers are Craven District Council [www.cravendc.gov.uk] and North Yorkshire County Council [www.northyorks.gov.uk]. The Parish Council represents our community's interests and seeks to improve the quality of life and the local environment.

What does the Parish Council actually do? Recent agendas have covered, commenting on planning consultations, highways concerns, streetlighting and maintenance of the war memorial gardens. To learn more, do come to one of our public meetings, held at 7:30pm on the first Wednesday of most months in Kettlewell Village Hall.

There are five Parish Councillors, four currently living in Kettlewell and one living in Starbotton. One of the councillors is also the Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

You can find more information about:

Minutes and Agendas

The most recent Minutes and Agendas are listed here. If you wish to view archive documents, please click here.

Latest News

Parish's emergency team seeks members

Could you help the parish council by joining our emergency team? We want to recruit new (unpaid volunteer) team members to help us plan for and respond to emergencies. Please contact Sara Spillett for...»open

Notice of Election: Craven District Councillors

Do you want to stand as a district councillor or know someone who does?...»open

Annual Parish Meeting (not the Annual Meeting of the PC)

Do you want to add something to the 'Annual Parish Meeting Agenda' 7:30pm on 3 April? (This is not a Parish Council meeting, being a meeting of electors where those present are entitled to vote on matters....read more

Fear of crime survey by the Police

Can you help with completing this survey? ...»open

Village Hall AGM 7pm 4 March

The AGM of the Village Hall committee will be on Monday 4 March 7.00pm in the hall not at 7.30pm as on notices. They are always looking for new members to join so please do go along and support your village...read more

Warm and well service

North Yorkshire County Council in partnership with the Citizen's Advice have a 'warm and well' service with offers support to people worried about Winter living in cold homes or struggling to pay bills....read more

Contact Information

Your Parish Councillors

Councillor Colin Lister


Tel:01756 760248

Councillor Alan Parker

Deputy Chairman

Tel:01756 760297

Councillor Sara Spillett

Councillor and Clerk

Tel:01756 760229

Councillor Richard Appleton


Tel:01756 761564

Councillor Ian Macefield


Tel:01756 760294

Contact us

Please direct all correspondence to the Clerk to the Council


Clerk to the Council, 6, Langliffe Garth, Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorks. BD23 5RF