Clerk: Chris Pilkington
41 The Oval, Notton, Wakefield

Tel: 01226 700260

  • All Saints Church, Ledsham.

    All Saints Church, Ledsham.

    Sections of All Saints date from the Anglo-Saxon period of the late seventh century making it the oldest church and building standing in West Yorkshire.

  • The Chequers Inn, Ledsham

    The Chequers Inn, Ledsham

    The Inn dates back to the 16th Century and is one of the oldest traditional pubs in Yorkshire and England.

  • Ledsham Fayre

    Ledsham Fayre

    A photo from the Ledsham Fayre which used to take place each year on the first Saturday in September. The last Fayre took place in 2016.

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Notice of Election - 4th May 2023

Every four years elections take place to Ledsham Parish Council and the next such elections will be on Thursday 4th May 2023.

Please find attached the formal public notice of the election and visit the website below if you are interested in standing for election to the Parish Council.

Chris Pilkington

Clerk to Ledsham Parish Council

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 14:48 by Admin

Sir John Lewis Hospital Charity - Almshouse Vacancy


NOTICE is given that a vacancy has arisen at Sir John Lewis's Hospital Charity Almshouse, Ledsham

Persons applying for the vacancy must be retired or of retirement age, have limited means, and have resided for at least 3 years in the Parishes of Ledston (inc. Ledston Luck), Ledsham or Fairburn.

If a suitably qualified person from these parishes is not available, then the Trustees are authorised to consider applications from persons who have resided for at least 3 years in the Parishes of Marr, Thorp Arch, Shadwell, Wike, Allerton Bywater or Collingham. More »

The almshouses consist of ground floor sitting room, kitchen, bathroom, and one first floor double bedroom.

There is a monthly maintenance contribution of £300 which includes heating, payable to reside in the cottage.

No pets are allowed.

Every applicant should state his or her name, address, age and former occupation if applicable, and must be prepared to produce sufficient testimonials and other evidence of his or her suitability for appointment. The deadline for applications is 6th February 2023.

For further details or for an application form please contact;

Olivia Mayo,

Carter Jonas, Regent House, 13/15 Albert Street, Harrogate HG1 1JX,

Tel: 07798 714935 or email

Signed: Mrs Olivia Mayo MRICS FAAV

Assistant Clerk to the Trustees

Sir John Lewis Hospital Charity

Dated: 9th January 2023 » Less

Posted: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 20:56 by Admin

HRH Queen Elizabeth II

HRH Queen Elizabeth II

Ledsham Parish Council joins the nation in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and our condolences are with King Charles III and the members of the Royal Family. May her life of duty and decency be an inspiration to us all.

An online book of condolence can be found on the Royal Family's website.

Cllr Chris Woodall (Chairman)

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 18:42 by Admin