The Parish Council is the first tier of local government for the village and parish of Barnetby le Wold in North Lincolnshire.
The Parish Council comprises of 11 councillors who are unpaid volunteers and who are elected every four years. The next elections are scheduled for May 2015. The council employs a part-time clerk who is the Responsible Financial Officer and provides support and advice to the council . The council manages the village cemetery and also acts as trustee to the village’s recreation field.
The council also review and comment on all planning applications, co-ordinating with North Lincolnshire Council on issues that affect the Parish and help deal with local issues raised by parishioners.
About our village
The village lies at the northern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds and is located roughly mid-way between Scunthorpe and Grimsby and about eight miles south of the River Humber.
It has been settled since at least Roman times and saw major expansion in the 19th century with the coming of the railways which for many years was the major employer in the village.
It is well served in terms of transport as it lies just south of the M180/A15/A180 roads interchange at Barnetby Top. It’s also privileged to have a railway station in the village which has frequent services to Manchester and connections to the East Coast mainline at Doncaster. Humberside Airport is only four miles away providing international links.
The village has a selection of shops, pubs and a well regarded primary school. There are also many thriving community groups which together make it a popular village to live in.