Skerne and Wansford Parish Council


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Elections May 2 - persons nominated

East Riding of Yorkshire Council ward elections and East Riding parish elections take place on Thursday May 2. However the Skerne and Wansford Parish Council will not be involved as insufficient people have been nominated to fill the nine positions. The council will fill the vacant seat by co-option. The next meeting of the council is on Tuesday May 21 at 7.30pm in Wansford Village Hall. Click here for the list of persons nominated. Click here for a list of parish councils where the seats are uncontested.

Minutes of the March 19 meeting of the parish council.

Click here to view the minutes for the Skerne and Wansford Parish Council meeting which took on Tuesday March 19. 

Click here to view the minutes of the meeting of Skerne and Wansford Parish Council which took place on Tuesday January 14. in Wansford Village Hall at 7.30pm.

Click here for the minutes of the 2019 annual parish meeting which took place on March 19.

Spring 2019 Skerne and Wansford parish newsletter

Click here for the latest edition of Skerne and Wansford News

Powers and duties of parish councils

All parish councils have powers and duties (they that they may do and things that they must do) conferred upon them by statute. Click here to find a list of the potential powers and duties 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 village's burial grounds.

136 service - new timetable from September 3 2018

East Yorkshire Motor Services will take over the 136 Driffield to Bridlington bus service on September 3 2018. There will be no change to the service, The thrice-daily service has been run by Bus King. It services Wansford, North Frodingham and Beeford as well as several coastal villages. For a timetable click here or see the village noticeboard

Mobile library dates 2019

The ERYC mobile library calls in Skerne and Wansford four-weekly on Tuesdays. For a copy of the library van schedule click here

Annual return 2017-2018

The Skerne and Wansford Parish Council annual return has been completed. To download a copy of the

return click here. Alternatively, for a printed copy contact the clerk Jill Pick at Printed copies cost £1 plus any postage. For the 2017-18 explanation of variances click here

PC expenditure 2017-18

Click here for a breakdown of Skerne and Wansford Parish Council expenditure in 2017-18 financial year

Parish council bank reconciliation year ended March 31 2018

To access the year-end bank rconciliation click here

A Jobcentre near me

To find you the local Jobcentre Plus offices as well as benefits and employment information, click here


Latest rural headlines

New rural strategy urged ahead of Brexit


 Crafty Fingers

Monday afternoon craft sessions at Wansford Village Hall 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.


Humberside Police: East Wolds and Coastal Beat latest edition

To access the latest local news from Humberside Police click here

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.

 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.

Weather outlook for East Yorkshire

For the Met Office local forecast click here


See also

Analysis of ERYC performance


Site last updated April 20 2019