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,  the Neighbourhood Development Plan Review as well as hiring Scholes Sports Pavilion, football field, Muga and Tennis Court or renting a parish council allotment.

Next Parish Council Meetings

  Parish Council  meeting
3rd April 2023, 7pm
St. Philip’s Church Hall, Scholes
Finance and General Purposes Committee
22nd May 2023, 7pm
Scholes Pavilion
Planning Committee meeting
12th April 2023, 6:30pm
Miner’s Institute, Barwick in Elmet

Useful Information

Good to know.

A Barwick consultation document for an older children’s playground will be available in the near future for Jack Heap’s Field.
Click HERE to view now OR use the link below to complete the BARWICK Online Consultation Barwick for Playground

The parish council would like your views on the need and location of a playground for 7 to 12 year olds in Scholes.
Click this section to go to the online form. 
Click HERE to view the consultation booklet
A new cardiac defibrillator to be sited at the entrance to the new Scholes Sports courts thanks to grant funding being obtained including one from our Leeds ward councillors ( Sam Firth, Ryan Stephenson and Mattew Robinson) from the  Outer North East Wellbeing fund.   The new unit should be in place in the next few weeks.

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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