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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Annual Governance & Accountability Return 2021-2022

Ledsham Parish Council has completed its annual governance and accountability return (AGAR) for the financial year ending 31st March 2022.

The notice of public rights relating to the return can be found in the documents listed below with the period for the exercise of public rights running from 13th June 2022 to 22nd July 2022. A summary of public rights can also be found in that document.

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 can also be found below along with a year end bank reconciliation and an explanation of variances.

Posted: Sun, 12 Jun 2022 17:44 by Admin

Casual Vacancy Co-option Notice

Interested in joining Ledsham Parish Council? There is currently a casual vacancy on the Council which can be filled by co-option which is a process whereby the Council considers applications from interested persons and can then select someone to fill the seat.

If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor, please write to the Council and include a few details of why you would like to become a councillor. More »

If you need any information about qualifications for being a councillor or just want more information about the role, then please contact Chris Pilkington, Clerk to the Council, at

The deadline for written applications is Thursday 23rd June 2022. » Less

Posted: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 20:26 by Admin

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