rainbow over wansford

Swans on West Beck


Five arched bridge over West Beck at Wansford 

Trout Inn

 Wansford Village Hall 

Footpath sign 

  ChurchSt Leonard's Church, Skerne


St Mary's Church, Wansford 

Village pump at Well House, Skerne

 Wansford snow scene


Wansford sunset






The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 14th May at 7pm in the Wansford Village Hall. 

For the agenda and minutes of the last meeting last year please click here.

The next meeting of the parish council will be held on Tuesday 14th May after the Annual Parish Meeting in Wansford Village Hall.

To view the Agenda please click here.

14th November Signed Meeting Minutes

To view the minutes of the meeting held on 19 September 2023 please click here.

Skerne & Wansford Parish Council Grant Applications 2024/25

Please click here for an application form.  Please note that if you are applying for a follow on grant from last year evidence of expenditure will need to be submitted to the parish clerk before the grant can be paid even if it has been approved by the parish council.

Vacancy on the Skerne & Wansford Parish Council

There is a vacancy for a councillor on the Skerne & Wansford Parish Council.  

If you are interested in applying or would like more information about what being a councillor would entail please contact the parish clerk at sandwpclerk@yahoo.co.uk.

Keep in touch - join your village's Facebook group

A Wansford Facebook group has been set up for people to exchange snippets, post pictures, originate a discussion - whatever. It is called Wansford YO25 Community.  If you're already a Facebook member you can search for Wansford YO25 Community. The only rules are that your are kind and courteous and to keep politics, religion and any contentious issues out of any discussion.

Crafty Fingers

Monday afternoon craft sessions at Wansford Village Hall usually take place each Monday, from 1.30pm to 3pm. Take a project, learn a new craft, knit and natter or call in a for a cuppa. £1 entry.

Village Hall coffee mornings

Weekly coffee mornings  usually take place in Wansford Village Hall  each Wednesday in aid of the hall refurbishment fund.  The cost is £1 and all members of the Skerne and Wansford community are welcome to attend as well as passers-by and visitors.

Information sheet re use of defibrillators

Click here for the information sheet re the use of defibrillators which was available at a defibrillator usage course held in Wansford Village Hall on February 11.

Powers and duties of parish councils

All parish councils have powers and duties (things that they may do and things that they must do) conferred upon them by statute. Click here to find a list of the duties and potential powers of your parish council. Note that no parish council is a highways authority or a planning authority. Neither is Skerne and Wansford Parish Council a burial authority although it uses the power to contribute towards the expenses incurred in the upkeep of the two villages' burial grounds.


Rural Vulnerability Service

 To access the Rural Vulnerability website, which tackles issues such as poor broadband speeds, rural transport, fuel poverty and health, click here.

Emergency plan

The Emergency Plan for Skerne and Wansford has now been compiled and a copy of it can be found in the Policies and Procedures section of this website. If you have any special skills or equipment you feel able to offer the community in the event of an emergency, please call on or contact the parish council clerk, using the contact form above, or any parish councillor.


Safeguarding policy in the York diocese

Click here for the home page for safeguarding in the diocese of York, where you can find information and guidance concerning protecting children and vulnerable adults in your church.  For information about church services in the Nafferton and Hutton Cranswick benefices follow the link at the top of the page 

Weather outlook for East Yorkshire

For the Met Office local forecast click here


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