Who We Are & What We Do

Organisational information, structures, locations, contacts - letting you know who’s who on the Parish Council.

Your Parish Councillors

Raymond Lawrence
Top Row, Clifton, Otley, LS21 2HF
telephone 07846 749748

Myles Nicholson
Woodhill Farm, Clifton Lane, Newall with Clifton, Otley, LS21 2HE
telephone 07860 894802

Victoria Oldham
Bishopwood Farm
Dob Park
Otley, LS21 2NA
telephone 07966 167794

Parish Meetings

Parish Council Meetings take place in Clifton Village Hall bi-monthly, with additional business meetings held as required.

Meetings are open to the public and there is a 15 minute open-forum before the start of each meeting for Parishioners to talk to councillors on any matters of concern. Alternatively you can contact the Chairman or email the Parish Council.

The Parish Council meeting is at 7.15pm, however members of the public will not be allowed to speak on agenda items during the meeting unless invited to do so by the Chair.

View the Dates of Parish Council Meetings

View the Agendas and Minutes

Area Covered by Newall with Clifton Parish Council

Newall with Clifton parish situated to the south west of Harrogate in the county of North Yorkshire.

It is also within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), at the southern edge of the designation, approximately two miles north of Otley and five miles northeast of Ilkley.

In addition part of the Parish is a Conservation Area containing some historic and listed buildings.

View a Map of the Parish Boundary

View Information from Wikipedia

View the Clifton Conservation Area Character Appraisal

How & where the Parish Council fits in to the democratic process of local government

Parish, community and town councils operate at a level below District and Borough councils. They are elected and can help on a number of local issues.

You can view further information about how local councils work, including the different types of council, decision making processes, spending & accounts, role of councillors, elections, and how to make a complaint by visiting the website Government Local Council Services


There are three noticeboards located within the Parish Boundary and situated at:
* Outside Clifton Village Hall
* Centre of Clifton Village
* Junction to Dob Park

Contact Us

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