Welcome 2018-05-22T11:16:24+00:00

Next PC Meeting
Mon 4th June 2018

Our next meeting takes place in Barwick in Elmet, Methodist Schoolroom.  Local residents can have their say during the open forum (7.00pm), the Parish Council meeting follows at 7;30pm

Brand new website
Now underway!

As you may have noticed, we’re currently in the process of updating the PC website.  This new version is the first re-design in several years and will (in time) contain a greater wealth of information for local residents. The site has also been re-designed to be more ‘mobile friendly’ whilst also incorporating the latest social media posts. This project is currently very much a ‘work in progress’ and content will be administered by several volunteers. Suggestions for the new site are very welcome. Please contact us to let us know if there are any areas you would like to see included!

Last Parish Council Meeting

Click HERE to see agendas and minutes of Parish Council and committee meetings.

Next Planning Committee Meeting

Monday 18th June 2018 at 6:30pm in the John Rylie Centre

Playing Fields Committee meetings

Twice a year, the Parish Council meets with the Sports Clubs in each village to discuss how each is doing. This includes both Bowling Clubs, both Tennis Clubs, both Cricket Clubs and the Football Clubs in each village plus Scholes Scouts, Barwick Village Hall and Barwick Allotment holders representatives.

Click HERE for the Agenda for the last Barwick in Elmet Playing Fields Committee meeting

Click HERE for the Agenda for the last Scholes Playing Fields Committee meeting.

Leeds Festival
24th – 26th August 2018

Residents living within the parish can apply for heavily discounted Leeds Festival tickets. Please note that tickets are not administered by the Parish Council. Please see the Barwick & Scholes Community fund website for more information.

Details of the Festival can be found on the Leeds Festival website.

Become a Parish Councillor
Ward Vacancy

We currently have one vacancy in the Barwick in Elmet ward. Please contact us if you would like to learn more or think you might be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor. The role of Parish Councillor is explained in the Good Councillors Guide published be the National Association of  Local Councils (NALC).

Communication with Chartford Homes; Development Belle Vue Road

It has become apparent that there were several organisations and individuals communicating with the developers which was causing confusion. The intention is to have a clear line of communication between residents and Chartford Homes and it was agreed with Chartford Homes that they would communicate with the Parish Council.

Chartford Homes have agreed to send details of the Schedule of works when they have the details available.

To clarify the Parish Council Clerk is the main point of contact, and details will then be passed on to all Councillors.

This does not prevent you writing to them directly if you wish to do so, but it is easier if there is a single point of contact. Moreover, it is helpful if the PC can be kept updated, if you do write can you copy to the PC. This will help monitor any issues as they arise.

Please contact Stella Walsh directly if you wish.

stellawalshparishcouncil@gmail.com

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Meeting  Time
Annual Parish Meeting 7.00 – 8pm
Annual Parish Council Meeting 8pm