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

Starbotton phonebox is safe

‪Did you hear that Starbotton phone box is safe? BT have no more plans to remove it. Thank you to everyone who helped by writing/phoning. ‬...»open

Kettlewell Nativity 4pm on 20 December

This will be great, hope you can come along. Starts in the church, wrap up warmly!...»open

Urgent! Parish council meeting delayed for one week due to illness

The Next Parish Council will now be held on 13 December, one week later than advertised. This is due to illness by Cllr/Clerk Spillett....»open

Good turnout for the litter pick - and loads of litter collected

Our autumn litter pick today was fortunate with super sunny weather. Lots of volunteers helped tidy Kettlewell and Starbotton, making it look smart for the winter. The first photo shows some of the fab...read more

Churchill at the Village Hall - Saturday 25 November

Film at Kettlewell Village Hall on Saturday at 7:30pm is "Churchill" Adults £5 under 19 £2.50. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Rating PG Tensions mount for beleaguered British Prime Minister Winston...read more

Scarecrow Festival AGM - Wednesday 22 November

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival AGM 22 November 7:30pm at The Village Hall - come and hear how the money raised will be spent....»open

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