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

Kettlewell with Starbotton Autumn Litter Pick 10am 26 November

We are having an Autumn litter pick across on Sunday 26 November. Can you help for an hour to two? While our parish is a lot better than most places, it has its fair share of litter. Are you prepared...»open

Street Lighting Meeting 7:30pm 15 November

The Parish Council is holding public meeting to discuss future options for our street lighting. You are invited to come along to hear the proposals and offer your views. We want to hear from parishioners...read more

Max and Mike volunteer to help with street lighting

A big thank you to Max and Mike Leefe who have volunteered to help with our Parish street lighting maintenance.‬...»open

Next Parish Council Meeting - 1 November

The next meeting will be on 1 November. Please email sara.spillett@kettlewell-starbotton-pc.gov.uk if you have an item you would like the Council to discuss....»open

Find out what is happening to your Primary School

All members of the Upper Wharfedale community are invited to any one of four roadshows where we will look at the issues and challenges, particularly the sustainability of our primary schools. Invitation...read more


Applications are invited to fill a vacancy at the Almshouses in Linton one single cottage with stairs. Applications are invited from retired persons who have been resident in Upper Wharfedale for at...read more

Contact Information

Your Parish Councillors

Councillor Cecilia Harvey


Tel:07435 838441

Councillor Colin Lister

Vice Chairman

Tel:01756 760248

Councillor Alan Parker


Tel:01756 760297

Councillor Richard Appleton


Tel:01756 761564

Councillor Sara Spillett

Councillor and Clerk

Tel:01756 760229

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