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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Latest News

Sir John Lewis Hospital Charity Almshouse Vacancy - May 2022


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 16th June 2022.

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: 10th May 2022 » Less

Posted: Sat, 21 May 2022 14:06 by Admin

Notice of Casual Vacancy

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Cllr Audrey Taylor a vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish Council of Ledsham

The vacancy will be filled by election if any ten local government electors for the said area submit a written request to that effect in the manner prescribed below and if no such request is made the vacancy will be filled by the Parish Council. More »

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and must reach the Returning Officer, Leeds City Council, Electoral Services, Level 2, Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD by no later than Thursday 26th May 2022.

Friday 6th May 2022

Chris Pilkington PSLC

Clerk to Ledsham Parish Council » Less

Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 13:20 by Admin

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2020-2021

Ledsham Parish Council has completed its annual governance and accountability return (AGAR) for the financial year ending 31st March 2021.

The notice of public rights relating to the return can be found in the documents file below with the period for the exercise of public rights running from 14th June 2021 to 23rd July 2021. A summary of public rights can also be found in the file.

The annual internal audit report, the annual governance statement and the accounting statements sections of the AGAR as well as the certificate of exemption from routine external limited assurance review are also in the file along with a year end bank reconciliation, an explanation of variances and a declaration that the accounts are unaudited.

Posted: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:49 by Admin