Councillors

The Councillors are:

Cllr S Bentley                   

Cllr D Dangerfield

Cllr H Pettiford (Chair)  

Cllr E Shephard                             

Clerk Paul Ashley (March 2019)

Email: paul.ashley30@yahoo.co.uk

Councillors with delegated or specific responsibilities are listed below;

Cllr H Pettiford    Representative at YLCA Branch Meeting and Court Leet.

Cllr Bentley          Caretaker Coordinator

Register of Interests – democracy.ryedale.gov.uk Click on Parish Councils

The Parish Council has 5 members.

Elections take place every 4 years.

2003 was the last contested election when there were 8 candidates.

2007 Two councillors resigned but as no one stood at the election the 3 remaining councillors were re-elected unopposed. Subsequently the 2 casual vacancies were filled having been duly advertised.

2011 The local election was scheduled for Thursday 5 May. With the resignation of one councillor and no new candidates  the remaining 4 councillors were re-elected unopposed.

2013 In May, following an application regarding the casual vacancy, that was duly advertised, the position was filled and the council then had 5 members.

2015 The local election was scheduled for Thursday 7 May. With no new candidates the 5 councillors were re-elected unopposed.

2017 In March one councillor resigned.

2017 In July, following an application regarding the casual vacancy, that was duly advertised, the position was filled and the council now has 5 members.

2019 The local election was scheduled for Thursday 2 May. With no new candidates the 5 councillors were re-elected unopposed.

2019 In September a vacancy arose and was duly advertised.