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.

Leeds Festival 2021

The Parish Council are not involved with the allocation of residents tickets for the Leeds Festival. Details can however be found on the Barwick-in-Elmet and Scholes Community Fund website.

East Leeds Orbital Route

ELOR update

The East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) is due for completion in 2022. Find out the latest developments and how they may affect you

Neighbourhood Plan Review

Starting Spring 2021 there will be a review of the current plan. View the plan and have your say!

Meeting Dates

Next Parish Council Meetings

7 pm Monday 1st March 2021

Virtual meeting (zoom)


Parish Council

F & GP



Mon 1 March 2021

Tue 9th March 2021

Mon 15th March 2021


Virtual (held by zoom)

Virtual (held by zoom)

Virtual (held by zoom)

Upcoming Events

Thursday 6th May 2021

Elections are scheduled to take place to elect Councillors to Leeds City Council, and to elect a Mayor for the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. You can find out more on the website.

Census 2021

Sun 21st March 2021

The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. By taking part, you’ll be helping make sure you and your community get the services needed now and in the future.
View Census document issued to Councillorsby LCC from page 35 onwards.

Leeds Festival Tickets 2021

 Tickets are administered by the Barwick-in-Elmet & Scholes Community Fund.   Click HERE for website.

Each year Festival Republic, the organisers of the Leeds Festival, donate tickets to the parish of Barwick-in-Elmet and Scholes (see About Us for more information about Festival Republic). These are full weekend tickets, with access to the VIP area and VIP campsite. Festival Republic dictate the price  that these tickets should be sold at  to residents of the parish of Barwick-in-Elmet and Scholes only.    Resident tickets bear the name of the resident to whom they are allocated and cannot be transferred to any other individual.

Useful Links

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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