The Parishes of Luttons and Weaverthorpe, incorporating Helperthorpe

Parish Council Elections 7th May 2015

Besides the Parliamentary and District Council elections in May, there will be elections for Parish Councils.   If you would like to serve your community, then how about standing for election to your parish council?   Nomination packs are now available from Ryedale District Council at Ryedale House, Malton, and must be completed and returned by hand between Tuesday 3rd March and Thursday 9th April between 10.00am and 4.00pm.  Full information can be found on the Ryedale District Council web-site at including a video briefing for candidates and links to the Electoral Commission.   For further guidance contact the Business Improvement Team, Ryedale District Council on 01653 600666 or email, or contact the Clerk to your Parish Council.

If you are not on the Electoral Register, then you are not eligible to vote or to stand as a councillor; apply to register to vote by the 20th April at the latest.

Andy Macdonald

Clerk to Luttons Parish Council, 01944 738520

Folk singer Ian Sherwood to play Weaverthorpe

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Luttons Parish Council Environment Group

Dog Fouling  We’ve made some little signs asking people to “Pick up after your dog!”  The idea is to stick them into the ground near the offending pile in the hope that the owners will change their behaviour!   If you would like a few signs just … [Continue reading]

Home-Start Ryedale

Home-Start Ryedale is a local charity that provides a unique service for families - recruiting and training volunteers to support families with young children. They are currently expanding their service to reach out to families in Southern Ryedale … [Continue reading]

Readings from Charles Dickens

Back by popular demand following the hugely successful event last year Brian Oxberry from the Charles Dickens Society returns to Weaverthorpe Village Hall . Come and join us on Friday December 12th & experience storytelling at it's best. There … [Continue reading]

Luttons School Christmas Fair

Saturday 29th November 13.00 - 15.00 in the School Hall, West Lutton Handmade Crafts, Cakes, Books, Candles, Cosmetics & Toiletries. Teas & coffees. Tombola, Lucky Dip, Tuck-Shop, Face painting, Glitter Tattoos, Arts Corner for … [Continue reading]

Wharram-le-Street Parish Council

The Parish Council are looking for a clerk to just take correspondence,take minutes at meetings and send out occasional correspondence.We also have 2 places available on the council. We have a good group together on the current council and would … [Continue reading]


After the tragic loss of our Zumba Instructor Susan Fulcher I would like to let readers know that classes will restart on Wednesday 12th November. As before the class will run at Weaverthorpe Village Hall 6.30-7.30pm. For further details please … [Continue reading]

30MPH Signs

The 30MPH signs have now been erected in Helperthorpe & East Lutton. … [Continue reading]

Thankful Village

Christopher Olie a resident of Kirbygrindalythe is in his final year of an undergraduate History Degree at York St John. He is undertaking to write his dissertation on the subject of 'Helperthorpe - a Thankful Village.' Whilst he will be … [Continue reading]