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 a statutory consultee), 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 government Covid-19 restrictions, the Parish Council has responded to changing circumstances by modifying working arrangements. The team in the office will now work from home wherever possible. An alternative mobile contact number is now available and e-mail will still be responded to in the normal way. Parish Council meetings are now being held in person at Burley Library as it has more space and ventilation, but are also accessible remotely (via Zoom) and continue to be 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

Duke of Edinburgh Enrollment/Information Evening

Duke of Edinburgh Enrollment/Information Evening

Published: 23 Oct 21

There will be an information/enrollment evening on Monday 8 November 2021 at 6.30 pm at the Queens Hall in Burley in Wharfedale. Enrollment is open to all LS29 areas. Read More...

Community Chest Grants

Community Chest Grants

Published: 13 Oct 21

The closing date for the next round of Community Chest applications is Friday, 19 November 2021. Read More...

Councillor Drop-in Sessions

Councillor Drop-in Sessions

Published: 10 Sep 21

In person Parish Councillor drop-in sessions have now returned to the Queens Hall every Wednesday morning between 9.30 am and 11.30 am, so please feel free to call in if you want to talk about anything local. Read More...


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Partner Organisations

Burley Community Trust

Burley and District Chamber of Trade

Bradford Metropolitan District Council

West Yorkshire Police