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

Clerk Advert

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Latest updates

Good Morning Everybody I am trying to update everyone as much as possible with the ongoing situation. Latest Government Advice: “Stay at Home” except for “Essential Activities” and strictly...read more

Parish Council Elections Thursday 7th May POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

Nominations open for candidates for the Parish Council elections on Monday 30th March. The period to return your paper, (by hand) to Craven District Council is Monday 30th March - Wednesday 8th April. Any...read more

Covid - 19

Covid - 19 An open letter from the Parish Council to all residents and visitors...»open

Louise Close appointed as parish clerk and RFO

After a competitive interview process, we are delighted to confirm that Louise Close has been appointed as the new clerk and responsible financial officer (RFO) for Kettlewell with Starbotton parish council....read more

Mayfest donation of great new village signs

Have you seen the brilliant new Starbotton and Kettlewell signs? A big thank you to the Mayfest Committee, who donated them to the parish....»open

Contact Information

Your Parish Councillors

Councillor Colin Lister


Tel:01756 760248

Councillor Ian Macefield

Deputy Chairman

Tel:01756 760294

Councillor Sara Spillett


Tel:01756 760229

Councillor Alan Parker


Tel:01756 760297

Councillor Richard Appleton


Tel:01756 761564

Louise Close

Clerk to the Council

Tel:07900 928113.

Contact us

Please direct all correspondence to the Clerk to the Council


Clerk to the Council, The Dairy,
Coates Lane, Starbotton


07900 928113