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       –      7th February 2022
7:30pm Barwick Village Hall
Scholes Sports Pavilion sub committee
Tues. 25th January 2022
Scholes Sports Pavilion
Finance & General Purposes   
  22nd February 2022
Scholes Sports Pavilion 7pm

Useful Information

Outreach Post Office to be available in Scholes

You asked & we listened.
There has now been a number of meetings by members of the parish council and the Post Office regional officers to provide a base for Post Office facilities in Scholes. This will be on Thursday afternoons starting in the new year.

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.

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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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