Welcome to the Burley Parish Council Website


As a council, we make all kinds of decisions on issues that affect the residents of Burley. Probably the most common topics that we get involved with are planning matters (for which we are statutory consultees), managing open spaces and campaigning for and delivering better services and facilities.


Parish councils have limited powers to make decisions, but we do have the ability to negotiate with, and the power to influence, those other organisations that do make the final decisions, typically Bradford Metropolitan District Council. The organisations that make the final decisions know that a parish council gives the best reflection of how a community feels about something and its views will be taken seriously.



Parish Council Administration at the Present Time

 In light of recent government announcements the Parish Council are responding to changing circumstances by modifying working arrangements.

The team in the office will work from home. An alternative contact number will be made available on voice mail, and e-mail will still be responded to in the normal way. 

Parish Council meetings are now being held remotely but are still open to members of the public. Please see the 'Meetings' section of the website for more information.

If you need help or would like to help with the Community Response please go to the Community page

Updates at a Glance

Thank You to Everyone who is Supporting the Community

Thank You to Everyone who is Supporting the Community

Published: 23 Jun 20

Thank you to everyone who is supporting the community. Love Burley is currently working with around 400 vulnerable people and buddies combined. New requests have plateaued now and there’s one or two new requests each week, we hope that means that all those needing support are now supported. Read More...

Breach of Coronavirus Regulations

Breach of Coronavirus Regulations

Published: 22 Jun 20

The Parish Council are aware of several breaches of the Coronavirus regulations recently. These are mainly groups of up to 10 teenagers gathering by the river at the stepping stones and not adhering to social distancing between themselves or passers-by. Read More...

Online Meetings

Online Meetings

Published: 5 Jun 20

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, all Parish Council meetings are now being held over a video conferencing platform. Read More...


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Partner Organisations

Burley Community Trust

Burley and District Chamber of Trade

Bradford Metropolitan District Council

West Yorkshire Police