Parish and town councils

Parish and Town Council Seminar 

The date has now been confirmed for the Parish and Town Council Seminar. The topic will be Localism and the event will take place in the Banqueting Suite at Leeds Civic Hall on Monday 17 October 2011. 10am - 1pm. Further details and booking information will be available in due course.

Date for your Diary: The Parish and Town Council Annual Forum will be held on Wednesday 25 January 2011.


Please find available to download from this page the notices of vacancy for:

West Ward of Wetherby Town Council


The election for Boston Spa Parish Council was uncontested and the one nominated candidate was therefore elected. Please find the result of uncontested election available to download from this page.


There are 31 parish and town councils within the Leeds metropolitan district. Funds needed to support their activities are raised by adding an extra cost known as a precept to each householder’s council tax bill.

The parish/town councils are

  • Aberford and District
  • Allerton Bywater
  • Alwoodley 
  • Arthington
  • Bardsey cum Rigton 
  • Barwick in Elmet and Scholes 
  • Boston Spa
  • Bramham cum Oglethorpe  (QS)
  • Bramhope and Carlton
  • Clifford
  • Collingham with Linton 
  • Drighlington
  • East Keswick  (QS)
  • Gildersome 
  • Great and Little Preston  
  • Harewood 
  • Horsforth (Town Council)                   
  • Kippax
  • Ledsham 
  • Ledston 
  • Mickelfield 
  • Morley (Town Council) 
  • Otley (Town Council)  (QS)
  • Pool in Wharfedale 
  • Scarcroft
  • Shadwell 
  • Swillington 
  • Thorner (QS)
  • Thorp Arch
  • Walton
  • Wetherby (Town Council)

QS indicates the council has achieved quality status.

You can download a list with the details of parish and town council clerks in Leeds.

For further information on Parish or Town Councils contact Yorkshire Local Councils Association (YLCA), York House, Outgang Lane, Osbaldwick, York, YO19 5UP, email or call 01904 436622.

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