Welcome to Burton Leonard Parish Council

Burton Leonard is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire, England and is approixmately 7 miles (11km) south from Ripon.

The village is typical of the area and at its centre is the village green. Home to a church, a small primary school, cricket field and a village shop. Buses run daily from the green to the nearby towns of Harrogate and Ripon. The village hosts a vast range of clubs, groups and activities for villagers to enjoy.

In 2016 the village welcomed Dementia Forward to the George Armitage House (previously The Methodist Church purchased and donated to Dementia Forward by a local charitable trust).

This site is used by the Parish Council to provide information about their meetings such as agendas, minutes, correspondence lists, financial information and reports.

The Parish Councils policies and other standard documents will be published on the site.

This site is currently under construction so please bear with us whilst all the information is made available.


We need a new Parish Clerk – up to 7 hours a week £9.34 per hour

...working from homewith flexible hours apart from attendance at monthly Parish Council Meetings normally the first Monday evening (2-3 hrs) of each month. Duties include:- preparing agendas and producing minutes, co-ordination of Parish Council responses to Planning Applications, recording and preparing income and expenditure statements, preparing the annual budget, precept and the annual accounts. Control and updating of the Parish Council website and issue of the monthly newsletter for the Parish magazine. Management of Parish maintenance issues (including liaising with North Yorkshire County Council and Harrogate Borough Council), compilation of correspondence, filing and acting as advisor to the Council. Prior relevant experience would be an advantage but full training can be provided

Contact: Keith Townson, Chairman keithtownson@hotmail.co.uk or call him for a chat on 07498 159692.

Don’t fancy the job but have some time to help…? We are always on the lookout for people to help with particular projects to improve our lovely village, if you would like to volunteer in any way contact Keith.

Please check the Notices page for information affecting the village







Burton Leonard
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    Use the link above to visit the Burton Leonard website to see what is going on


  • Burton Leonard Church


The Village Pump