Parish Council

tree on coronation green

The Hovingham with Scackleton Parish Council are a statutory body responsible for the villages of Hovingham and Scackleton. These responsibilities include the village cemetery, grass cutting and general village maintenance.

The Parish Council comprises of 7 councillors; 5 for Hovingham and 2 for Scackleton.

Hovingham Councillors (5)
Phil Chapman - Chair
Mark Wilson- Vice Chair
Jayne Berger
Giles Naish
Robert Wainwright

Scackleton Councillors (2)
Dr Nicole Robson
Professor Steve Britland

Coronation Green Tree and Seat in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

An election for the Parish Council takes/took place on 5th May 2022. Councillors Phil Chapman, Mark Wilson, Dr Nicole Robson and Professor Steve Britland were elected in an uncontested election. Formal notification is available HERE. Jayne Berger was co-opted onto the Parish Council at the meeting on 25th May 2022 and Giles Naish was co-opted at the meeting on 27th July 2022. Robert Wainwright was co-opted onto the Parish Council following the meeting on 31st May 2023.

Ann Chapman is our Parish Clerk, who should be contacted about matters relating to the Council including the Village Cemetery. A list of charges and regulations for the Cemetery are available <here.

The Parish Council normally meet 6 times a year. All start at 7pm in the Community Room of the Hovingham Village Hall, except for the July meeting which is held in St. Georges Church in Scackleton. The May meeting is the "Annual Meeting” of the Council, at which a Chairman’s report and Annual Accounts are presented and officers elected for the Council. The latest reports are available below..

Parish Councillors are elected for four-year terms; the last election took place in May 2022, the next is now due in May 2026.

Residents of the parishes of Hovingham and Scackleton are welcome to attend any of the meetings of the Parish Council. It would be appreciated if you would please notify the Parish Clerk at least one day in advance if you would like to ask a specific question of the Parish Council.

The 2023-24 Annual Return and Accounts are now available; further details are available HERE

Parish Council Meetings 2024-2025
22nd May 2024
Parish Council Meeting, after APCM
Agenda Draft Minutes Finance Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
22nd May 2024
Annual Parish Council Meeting (APCM) Starts 6:30pm

Agenda Draft Minutes Finance Report Annual Return
Parish Council Meetings 2023-2024
20th Mar 2024 (after APM)
Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
20th Mar 2024 (APM)
Annual Parish Meeting
Agenda Draft Minutes
17th Jan 2024
Parish Council Meeting
Agenda
Minutes Finance Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group Verge Wilding Proposal
22nd Nov 2023
Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Budget Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group Flood Report Traffic Action Group
13th Sep 2023 Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group TRO Presentation Digital Voice Flyer
26th July 2023 Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
31st May 2023
Parish Council Meeting, after APCM
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Scackleton Action Group

Hovingham Action Group
31st May 2023
Annual Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Annual Return
Parish Council Meetings 2022-2023
22nd March 2023
(after APM)
Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Budget Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
22nd March 2023
Annual Parish Meeting (APM)
Agenda Minutes Report

25th January 2023

Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
23rd November 2022

Agenda Minutes Summary of Meeting Precept Paper Finance Report Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
14th September 2022
Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group Traffic Email
27th July 2022
Scackleton
Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
25th May 2022
Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
25th May 2022
Annual Meeting of Parish Council
Agenda DRAFT Minutes Annual Return
Parish Council Meetings 2021-2022
23rd March 2022
Parish Council Meeting
Agenda Minutes Finance Report Budget Review Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group

Ryedale Plan Sites Ryedale Plan Response Mosey Application Objection
23rd March 2022
(Annual Parish Meeting)
Agenda Report Minutes
26th January 2022
(COVID)
Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
24th November 2021
Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
22nd September 2021 Agenda Minutes Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group 20's Plenty Proposal
27th July 2021 Agenda Minutes Traffic Survey Finance Scackleton Action Group Hovingham Action Group
26th May 2021 Agenda Minutes Standing Orders Finance Scackleton Action Group
Hovingham Action Group
26th May 2021 Annual Meeting of Parish Council Agenda Minutes Finance Annual Return
Parish Council Meetings 2020-2021
26th January 2021 Extraordinary Meeting (Virtual Meeting) Agenda Minutes Acting Clerk Job New Parish Clerk Job Treasurer Job Description RFO Job Description
16th December 2020 (Virtual Meeting) Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp New Cemetery Charges Comparison Charges
23rd September 2020 Agenda Minutes Finance Corona Report Hovingham Action Grp Scackleton Action Grp Traffic Study
23rd Sep 2020 (continued)
Cycle Path


13th May 2020 Agenda Minutes


Parish Council Meetings 2019-2020
25th March 2020 - Extraordinary Meeting Agenda Minutes


8th January 2020 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp


13th November 2019 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp Scackleton Action Grp
18th September 2019 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp Scackleton Action Grp
3rd July 2019 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp
8th May 2019 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp Scackleton Action Grp
8th May 2019 (Annual Meeting of Parish Council) Agenda Minutes Annual Finance Annual Return
Parish Council Meetings 2018-2019
13th March 2019
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp Traffic Email
13th March 2019 (Annual Parish Meeting)
Agenda Chairman's Report
9th January 2019
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp
14th November 2018
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp Scackleton Action Grp
12th September 2018
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp
25th July 2018
(Scackleton)
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp Scackleton Action Group
Parish Council Meetings 2017-2018
9th May 2018 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp
9th May 2018 (Annual Meeting of Parish Council) Agenda Minutes 2006-18 Finance Summary
14th March 2018
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp
14th March 2018
Annual Parish Meeting Announcement Chairman's Report

10th January 2018 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Grp
8th November 2017 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group Report on Meetings Structure
13th September 2017 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group Village Hall Constitution Proposal
12th July 2017 (Scackleton) Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group Car Park Summary Village Hall Constitution Meeting Notes

10th May 2017 Agenda Minutes Budget Hovingham Action Group Scackleton Action Group Cemetery Charges Village Hall Wall Proposal
Parish Council Meetings 2016-2017
10th May 2017 (Annual) Agenda DRAFT Minutes Annual Finance Chairman's Report
8th March 2017 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group Budget Village Hall Constitution Clock Winder Project
18th January 2017 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group Scackleton Action Group
9th November 2016 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
14th September 2016 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
13th July 2016
(Scackleton)
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
4th May 2016 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
Parish Council Meetings 2015-2016
4th May 2016
(Annual)
Agenda Minutes Finance
9th March 2016 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
20th January 2016 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
11th November 2015 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
23rd September 2015 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
8th July 2015
(Scackleton)
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
13th May 2015 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
Parish Council Meetings 2014-2015
13th May 2015
(Annual)
Agenda Minutes Finance
11th March 2015 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
14th January 2015 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
12th November 2014 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
10th September 2014 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
16th July 2014
(Scackleton)
Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
14th May 2014 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
Parish Council Meetings 2013-2014
14th May 2014
(Annual)
Agenda Minutes Finance
12th March 2014 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
8th January 2014 Agenda Minutes Finance Hovingham Action Group
6th November 2013
18th September 2013
10th July 2013
(Scackleton)
8th May 2013

Annual Returns
Year ending 31stMarch 2024 - Annual Return for 2023-2024
Year ending 31stMarch 2023 - Annual Return for 2022-2023
Year ending 31stMarch 2022 - Annual Return for 2021-2022
Year ending 31st March 2021 - Annual Return for 2020-2021
Year ending 31st March 2020 - Annual Return for 2019-2020
Year ending 31st March 2019 - Annual Return for 2018-2019
Year ending 31st March 2018 - Annual Return for 2017-2018
Year ending 31st March 2017 - Annual Return, Bank Reconciliation, Explanation of Variances and Councillor Responsibilities & Property Assets
Year ending 31st March 2016 - Annual Return, Bank Reconciliation, Explanation of Variances and Councillor Responsibilities & Property Assets
Year ending 31st March 2015 - Annual Return, Bank Reconciliation and Explanation of Variances
Our transparency record of Parish Council papers are on the Ryedale District Council's Democracy website here

North Yorkshire Councillor
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