Latest News Items

Virtual PC Meetings during lockdown.

During the current Coronavirus Epidemic, the Parish Council is unable to meet. Virtual meetings will be held each month until the situation returns to normal, in order that the Parish Council can address issues and continue to function.  Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question or make a statement can  do […]

Public Notice re Coronavirus

The attached notice is to tell you how the Parish Council are dealing with coronavirus.

Parish Council Meeting 17th February 2020

Please note that this meeting will be held at St Helens Church. Apologies for the late change of venue which is due to circumstances out of the control of the Parish Council.

Precept consultation – Investing in our local police and fire and rescue service

Precept consultation Julia Mulligan, the North Yorkshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner is asking North Yorkshire residents how much they are willing to pay in their council tax bill for North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The survey began on 15 January and is open until midnight on 28 January 2020. […]

HBC – Draft decision notice for red phone boxes in both villages

Harrogate Borough Council has  issued a draft decision notice for retention of the red phone boxes in Bilton in Ainsty and Bickerton.  Please see the attached notice for full details.

Press notice – Harrogate Advertiser – 10.10.19

Notice Of Confirmation Of A Definitive Map Modification Order, North Yorkshire County Council Wildlife And Countryside Act 1981, Former West Riding Of Yorkshire Area 2 Definitive Map And Statement, Public Bridleway No. 15.10/9 Mosscarr Lane To County Boundary, Bickerton, Harrogate, Modification Order 2013 On 25/09/2019

Mosscarr Lane Confirmed Order

The result of the Public Inquiry into the use of the bridleway from Mosscarr lane to the county boundary has resulted in a confirmed order.  The relevant documents are attached.

Bickerton Community Group – Chatterbox

Chatterbox October Newsletter As we approach the end of our first year it is perhaps a good time for reflection. The Chatterbox venture was born from a pastoral initiative led by Rev Lucy Brencher in November 2018. Lucy was looking into ways of bringing people together, how to address needs of all types, for all […]

Visit to Allerton Waste Recovery Park (AWRP) 12th September 2019

14 of us were treated to a fascinating glimpse into what happens to black bin rubbish collected from York and North Yorkshire homes.  Being a Science teacher, it brought textbook pages to life. We are all familiar with the 4R’s motto and the important message reinforced by our guide Kimberley was: We need to REDUCE […]