Hutton Cranswick Parish Council

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Meeting dates

Future Meeting dates: All the Meetings are open to the public.

Parish Council meeting is on 24th July, 2019 at the WI Hall, Main Street, Cranswick, commencing at 7.00 pm.


Criteria to be considered as a parish councillor.

* Under Section 17(4) of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 applicants must be at least 18 years old, be a qualifying commonwealth citizen, be an elector, or have in the last 12 months resided in the parish, or within 3 miles of it, or occupied as owner or tenant any land or premises therein or had his/her principal or only place of work therein. Applicants must not be bankrupt or have a criminal record.

Annual Return

The unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the period ending 31 March 2019 is available for inspection commencing on the 17th June, 2019 and ending on the 26th July, 2019 as per outlined in the Notice below dated the 16th June, 2019. Please click on the links to see details:-

Notice of public Rights dated 16th June , 2019. ​

Section 1: Annual governance statement 2018-19

Section 2: Accounting statements 2018-19

Section 3: External Auditor Report and Certificate 2018-19 - under consideration 

Annual internal audit report

Bank Reconciliation to 31st March, 2019

Explanation of Variances between 2017-18 and 2018-19 - Box 6

The original documents can be inspected by appointment with the Clerk at Telephone:  01377 270058: 








Emergency Plan

Here you will find a copy of the parish's Emergency Plan document should there be a village emergency.

Adoption of new Code of Conduct

In accordance with the provisions of the Localism Act 2011, at its meeting of Friday 1st June 2012 Hutton Cranswick  Parish Council  resolved to adopt a new Code of Conduct which sets out the behaviour expected of members of the council.  This Code of Conduct will apply to members/co-opted members of Hutton Cranswick Parish Council when acting as such from 1st July 2012.  The Code will be slightly revised to take into account the subsequent publication of Regulations by the Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Copy of the new  Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

The parish of Hutton Cranswick,  which encompasses the hamlets of Rotsea in the east and Sunderlandwick  to the north is situated  in the county of East Riding of Yorkshire.

The aim of this website is to provide up to date details of life in the parish.

Our parish

The civil parish of Hutton Cranswick comprises of just over 2603 hectares. The 2001 census shows us that there was a population of 2015 in the parish and 848 homes lies 3 miles to the south of the market town of Driffield and 12 miles north of Beverley, which is home to our principal authority East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Hutton the smaller of the 2 villages lies one mile to the north of Cranswick

In Hutton you will find the parish church of St Peter's Church located on Hutton Green.

A large part of the village is within the Hutton Conservation Area.

Further down the road to the east on Rotsea Lane is the Hutton Cranswick Sports and Recreation Association, home to many village football clubs and the Hutton Cranswick Lawn Tennis Club

 Cranswick is home to a large village green, approximately 6.5 acres in size, beautifully maintained and pride of the village. The Green and some houses along Main Street form part of the Cranswick Conservation Area

The Hutton Cranswick Community Primary School overlooks The Green. The school has stood on the site since 1874.

The village is home to one small supermarket, a butcher, fish and chip shop, a pub, a hair salon, 3 garages, a farm shop, a garden centre and a large industrial estate which has a large variety of industries housed upon it.

Cranswick Green and its byelaws:  The jewel in the crawn is Cranswick Green which is under the ownership of the parish council and is one of the village's main assets.  The parish council are therefore responsible for the maintenance of the grass and trees on the green.  The riding of horses is unlawful as is the parking of vehicles.  For more information please click here.  With effect from the 17th March 2016 the penalty for breaching the byelaw was increased to a Level 2 fine, at present £500.  

Grants:  Organisations within the parish are may be eligible for grants from the parish council.  Please click here to download an application form.  When completed please send to the Clerk to the council (see contacts page for details).  The members of the parish council will then consider the application at a meeting.

Allotments: These are situated on Beverley Road.  There are vacant plots. If you would like to rent an allotment of approximately 1/10th of an acre for £15.00 per year, please fill in the application form and send it Steve Sanderson, Clerk to Hutton Cranswick Parish Council, c/o Bella Cottage, Sheepman Lane, Cranswick, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9RA/  or attach it to an email and send to  Click here for an application form. When a plot becomes available you will be contacted.

Other items of Information




  • Gatehouse Lake, Hutton
  • Hutton Green

Notice Board

Latest announcements:

Privacy Notice. The Council is committed to the protection of your personal information in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The Data Protection Act 2018 which came into force on the 25th May, 2018.
Hutton Cranswick In Bloom: at the 2017 Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom competition the village was awarded Gold in the Large Village category and Gina Simpson given a Community Champion award.

A new roundabout has been installed at the children's play area. This new equipment has been funded by the Big Lottery.

Londesborough Road is know a No-Cold Calling Zone. A Notice is displayed at each end of the road advising that residents do not want uninvited traders to visit the area with a polite message asking uninvited traders to leave and not to return.

There are two vacancies for a Parish Councillor, if you are interested contact the Clerk for more information (see contact us).


We are in need of a street crossing patrol person, if you are interested please contact the clerk for more information (see contact us)

PLEASE HELP KEEP OUR VILLAGE TIDY.  Don't let your dog foul the footpaths, put the waste in a bin, do not leave it in a bag hanging on a hedge!  Both of these practices are disgusting. Would you leave your dog's waste on your carpet, would you use the bag as an ornament.

In 2010 the parish council entered into an agreement with the ER's Third Party Recycling Scheme  to promote the use of glass recycling,  The glass which is placed in the glass recycling bins at the train station earns money for the parish.  This money is spent on improving the quality of life for the local community.