Parish Council

East Keswick Parish Council comprises of seven unpaid Parish Councillors elected every four years supported by one paid part time Parish Clerk. It exists to represent the interests of all residents of the geographical area which comprises the parish of East Keswick. The council levies a precept on the community charge collected by Leeds City Council which funds its activities. It meets monthly at 7.30pm on the third Tuesday in the Village Hall. All residents are welcome to observe any meeting and the first ten minutes are set aside to hear any resident who wishes to speak to the Council. Despite its small size, it has achieved Quality Council status.

The present Parish Council comprises of:

Andy Batty (Chairman), Larks Rise, Keswick Grange LS17 9BX T 01937 574692 E

Becky Bailey, 19 Allerton Drive, LS17 9HE E

Gemma King, Hopewell House, School Lane, East Keswick, LS17 9DA, T 01937 360094 E

Judith Pentith, Imladris, Moor Lane, LS17 9ES, LS17 9DA, T 01937 574965 E

Barry Groves, 2 Allerton Drive, LS17 9HE,T 07551311902, E

Alison Waterfield, 49 Church Drive, LS17 9EP, E

The Clerk is June Gallant, 21 Rosecroft. T 01937 573365 E

Meeting Dates

All meetings are at 7.30pm unless otherwise denoted and are held in the Verity Room of the Village Hall

Tuesday 17 December 2019

January Tuesday 21st 2020

February Tuesday 11th 2020

March Tuesday 17th 2020

April Parish Assembly -Tuesday 21st, Parish Council Tuesday 14th 2020

May Tuesday 19th 2020

June Tuesday 16th 2020

July Tuesday 21st 2020

September Tuesday 15th 2020

October Tuesday 20th 2020

November Tuesday 17th 2020

December Tuesday 15th 2020

Council Minutes

Please note that minutes are not shown here until approved by the Parish Council at a subsequent meeting, therefore the latest minutes posted will always be of the meeting before the most recent one.

Click here for Parish Council minutes

Information available from East Keswick Parish Council under the model publication scheme

Details of councillors and officers with phone numbers and email addresses are available on this website. The information in hard copy is available form the Parish Clerk at 25p per sheet.

Details of our budget for current and previous financial years are similarly available at 25p per sheet.

The annual report is published and made available at Parish Assemblies free of charge. Copies are also available later at 25p each.

Copies of grants given and received, contracts awarded and their value, borrowing approval letters, timetables of meetings, complaints procedures, disclosure log, register of members interests are available for inspection upon 7 days notice to the Parish Clerk or in hard copy form at 25p per sheet.

Agendas are published on parish notice boards. Hard copies at 25p per sheet from the Parish Clerk.

Minutes are available from this website, published on notice boards and available in hard copy at 25p per sheet.

Annual Return

To view East Keswick Parish Council's Annual Return click here. To see a full copy of the accounts please contact

Annual Governance Statement

To view East Keswick Parish Council's Governance Statement click here. To see a full copy of the accounts please contact