Welcome to the Parish Council Website

Kettlewell with Starbotton Parish Council is an elected body in the first tier of local government. Other tiers are Craven District Council [www.cravendc.gov.uk] and North Yorkshire County Council [www.northyorks.gov.uk]. The Parish Council represents our community's interests and seeks to improve the quality of life and the local environment.

What does the Parish Council actually do? Recent agendas have covered, commenting on planning consultations, highways concerns, streetlighting and maintenance of the war memorial gardens. To learn more, do come to one of our public meetings, held at 7:30pm on the first Wednesday of most months in Kettlewell Village Hall.

There are five Parish Councillors, four currently living in Kettlewell and one living in Starbotton. One of the councillors is also the Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

You can find more information about:

Minutes and Agendas

The most recent Minutes and Agendas are listed here. If you wish to view archive documents, please click here.

Latest News

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival questionnaire

The January copy of The Link should be dropping through your letterbox any day now, and in it, a copy of a questionnaire to gauge interest - and much-needed support - for the Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival....»open

No Parish Council meeting in January 2022

The date of the next Parish Council meeting will be the 2nd February 2022 at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. There is no meeting in January. ...»open

Kettlewell Scarecrow Committee AGM

Kettlewell Scarecrow Committee will hold its AGM on Tuesday 16th November at 7.30pm in Kettlewell Village Hall. All are welcome to attend and social distancing rules will be in place....»open

Notice of Road Closure 01/11/2021

PLANNED ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION - 31824 - Chapel Lane, Starbotton The Closure will be in place for a period of 1 day between 1st November 2021 and 1st November...read more

One bedroom bungalow available to rent

THE TRUSTEES OF CLEMENT ROEBUCK CHARITY We will shortly be having a one bedroomed bungalow for rental on Conistone Road, Kettlewell Initially this property will be available only to Retired Persons...read more

Volunteers required to maintain the War Memorial

...read more

Contact Information

Your Parish Councillors

Councillor Colin Lister


Tel:01756 760248

Councillor Ian Macefield

Deputy Chairman

Tel:01756 760294

Councillor John Close


Tel:07920 067946

Councillor Charlie Wilkinson


Please contact via the clerk

Councillor Richard Appleton


Tel:01756 761564

Laura Jowett

Clerk to the Council

Tel:07859 460535

Contact us

Please direct all correspondence to the Clerk to the Council


Clerk to the Council, C/O 6 Kent Avenue
Silsden, Keighley, BD20 0BU


07859 460535