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

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....»open

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

Upper Wharfedale Venture timetable updated

From 29 October there will be some minor changes to the timetable for the @uwventurer, and twice a day it will run down to Hebden. Go to upperwharfedale.com for the latest newsletter and the new timetable....read more

Lots of litter collected by volunteers today

A big thank you to the eight volunteers who collected letter in Kettlewell, Starbotton and on roadsides of the Parish today. Your support is much appreciated ...»open

Bids sought for painting work

The Parish Council is seeking bids for: - repainting/varnishing 25 parish benches (locations as shown on the map) - 2 notice boards (one in Kettlewell, the other in Starbotton) - repainting the chain,...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