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

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....»open

Ian Macefield joins the Parish Council

Ian Macefield was co-opted onto the Parish Council on 3 December. He can be contacted at The Old Hall, Leyburn Road, Kettlewell, email: macefieldian@gmail.com and phone number: 01756 760294....»open

Christmas Tree Donated by Robert Lambert

A smashing Christmas tree has been again been donated by Robert Lambert, Mile House Farm, Kettlewell. The parish is very grateful for his kind gesture and for the work of the volunteers who erected and...read more

Cecilia Harvey resigns as Parish Councillor

Cecilia Harvey reigned from the Parish Council on 27 October 2018. Cecilia regrets that she is currently unable to commit to the work and added her thanks to fellow councillors for all their support....read more

Casual Vacancy for Parish Councillor

KETTLEWELL WITH STARBOTTON PARISH COUNCIL CASUAL VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists...read more

Changes to Local Bus Service 72 Skipton - Grassington - Buckden

There are some changes to the bus service between Skipton – Grassington – Buckden operated by The Keighley Bus Company and The Upper Wharfedale Venturer from 28 October 2018. Attached is a copy of...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