Barwick in Elmet & Scholes Parish Council

Welcome to Barwick in Elmet & Scholes Parish Council website.  As well as providing statutory information such as meetings agendas and minutes we aim to be a source that gives access to local events, organisations and information.  A point of contact to your elected representatives and the clerk to the council and a place that keeps you updated on issues that may affect the parish. Topics such as planning submissions, ELOR, the Neighbourhood Development Plan Review as well as hiring Scholes Sports Pavilion or renting a parish council allotment.

Next Parish Council Meetings

Parish Council       –      1st November
7pm at Barwick – venue to be confirmed
Playing Fields Committees 
Scholes – 11th October 7:30pm at the Pavilion
Barwick – 25th October 7:30pm at the Methodist Schoolroom
Finance & G P      –      9th November
Scholes Sports Pavilion 7:00 pm

Useful Information

Summary of Latest News & Additions to Website.

  The annual coffee morning held by th local branch of the Royal British Legion will be at
Barwick Village Hall. 

Saturday October 30th 10am to 1 pm.
Coffee, cakes, raffle. 

 Thanks to our Leeds Ward Councillors ( Matthew Robinson, Sam Firth & Ryan Stephenson) for the award of a grant of £350 to  purchase spring bulbs and wild flower seeds for Scholes Lodge Field.

Local Care Partnerships (LCPs) is the term used in Leeds to describe our model of joined-up working to deliver local care for local people, working in and with local communities. Local Care Partnerships build on Leeds City Council’s strong history, NHS and third sector (community organisations) staff working together.

A brief reminder, Skeltons Lane will reopen tomorrow, Thursday 23rd September at 19:00 (7pm).
This will immediately be followed by the closure of Thorner Lane at the A64 Junction.
The scheme is now at a stage where the permanent closure of the A64/Thorner Lane Junction is required.
The work that needs to be completed here includes:
Construction of new footways on A64

  • Construction of new bus layby on A64
  • Construct all associated drainage in this area
  • Increase the finished carriageway levels on the A64 to tie into the new junction
  • Construction of a new footway link from the A64 towards the Cemetery on Thorner Lane
  • Associated landscaping works in this areaIf you require any further information please contact the ELOR project team at

Details have been released regarding the A64 Road Closures and the proposed diversion routes. 

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Local Organisations

There are many local community groups and organisations within the Parish and plenty of opportunities to get involved in local activities


In addition to the monthly Parish Council meeting, there are a number of separate subcommittee meetings covering planning, finances and local amenities

Events Calendar

Find out what's going on in the Parish! Details of upcoming local events and activities can be found here.

About the Parish Council

Elected Representatives

Your Parish Councillor representatives are democratically elected every four years and work on a voluntary basis



The Parish Council is funded through a contribution from Council Tax payments. This is used towards the cost of local facilities

Parish Map

Local Government

The Parish Council is the lowest tier of local Government, an elected corporate body with a range of responsibilities. It is here to work for you

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