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

Playground BBQ and Games- 2pm - 4pm 30 September

An invitation from Upper Wharfedale Playground, Kettlewell. Please come along to our BBQ on Sunday 30 September, 2pm until 4pm. There will be a BBQ, bar, games and a raffle, as well as children’s games...»open

Parish Litter Pick 10am 29 September

Save the date! Please come along at 10 am on Saturday 29 September to Kettlewell Car Park to help with the annual litter pick. Bring enthusiasm, gloves and bright/high viz jacket. Rubbish bags will be...read more

Kettlewell and District Horticultural Society Annual Show 2 September 1:00 - 4:00pm

Plants, fruits, flowers, veg, cakes, pastries, bread, drinks, floral arrangements, arts, crafts, poultry and children\'s crafts. Main registration Saturday 1 September 1-4pm. Late registration Sunday 9:00-9:30am....read more

Last day of the scarecrow festival (Sunday 19 August)

Tomorrow (Sunday 19 August) is the last day to see the country's premmier scarecrow festival! The splendid Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival ...»open

Kettlewell Post Office Branch Temporary Closure

The Post Office has informed us (on 10 August) that following the resignation of the postmaster, the Kettlewell Post Office will be closing temporarily on Thursday 30 August 2018 at 13:00. More details...read more

Scarecrow Festival 11-19 August

Scarecrow festival is here again. Lots of info including links to social media on the new website...»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