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Kirkburton Parish Council

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  1. Kirkburton Parish Council has 25 members elected every four years. The next elections will take place in May 2019. Details of the geographical area covered are given at the bottom of this page.

    Office opening times: Mondays and Thursdays from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm

    Council Meetings: Normally held on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm at Burton Village Hall. unless other arrangements are stated. The only normal exception is during May when the Annual Meeting is held on the third Thursday. Committee meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of the month at either Highburton or in Kirkburton Library. A full meeting schedule can be viewed on the website (

    All meetings are open to the public and there is a public forum at the beginning of each meeting.

    Agendas on display at libraries and on noticeboards throughout the Parish. They can also be requested, or obtained automatically via the e-mailing list. Please ask the Clerk.

    Minutes are sent to the libraries and posted on the website.

    Work of Kirkburton Parish Council:
    Kirkburton Parish Council works for the benefit of all of its residents and electorate, representing views to various external bodies. It considers planning applications, maintains Kirkheaton Churchyard, provides hanging baskets and Christmas trees, provides dog wastebags from dispensers and carries out a wide and varied range of environmental projects, which are detailed on the Environmental Plan. It also makes grants to community groups for a wide range of purposes.

    Plese see our website: for more details.

    If you have a view on the work of the Council or wish to suggest new projects, please contact the Council. All suggestions will be considered.

Organisation last updated

  1. 23 March 2017

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  1. Kirkburton Parish Council, Burton Village Hall, Northfield Lane, Highburton, Huddersfield, HD8 0QT
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    With advance notice it may be possible to park close to the entrance. All meetings are on the ground floor, but Committee meetings are in smaller rooms - please contact us in advance if you feel this might be a problem.


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Opportunities to meet the Councillors

  1. The Annual Parish Meeting is to be held on Thursday 18 May 2017 at Highburton Village Hall, Highburton HD8 0QT. This is a meeting for the electors of Kirkburton Parish Council and a good opportunity for everyone to meet with the Parish Councillors and pass on any views on any aspects of the Council's work. The time of the will be confirmed nearer the date and posted onto our own website:

  2. 23/03/2017


  1. Kirkburton Parish Council was formed in May 1974 succeeding the Kirkburton Urban District Council. It covers the original geographical area: Farnley Tyas, Flockton, Grange Moor, Highburton, Kirkburton, Kirkheaton, Lascelles Hall, Lepton, Shelley, Shepley, Stocksmoor and Thurstonland, with a population in the region of 25,000 people in 22 sq miles of land to the south east of Huddersfield.

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