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Parish Council

The council comprises nine volunteer councillors. Elections are held every four years and new nominations are always welcome. Within the Parish Council are many different committees on which councillors sit.

To contact the PC please call the clerk, Mrs. Robina Burton on 01757 708821 or e mail on

Selby District Council

Cawood is represented on SDC by Cllr. John Cattanach  

John is on 01757 268968 or
Selby District Council can be contacted on 01757 705101 or

North Yorkshire County Council

Cawood is represented on NYCC by Cllr Andrew Lee.

Andrew is on 01757 268347 or

NYCC can be contacted by telephone on 0845 8 727374 or 01609 780780

or email

Cawood is represented in Parliament by Selby MP, Nigel Adams. Nigel can be contacted at 17, High Street, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9AP. Tel. (01937) 838083 or on Selby (01757) 700026.

Useful telephone numbers
Police for non emergencies dial 101.

Yorkshire Water 0845 1 242424

Environment Agency 0800 807 060

Floodline  telephone 0845 988 1188 (24 hour service)

Arriva Bus 0870 120 1088

Footpath and Street Lighting 01609 780780 (NYCC)

Cawood CofE (Aided) Primary School. Headteacher is Mr. Nick Payling on 268368 or visit their website

Societies and Groups

Cawood Garth group. The Castle Garth was purchased by the Parish Council for the village in 1986.  The site is archaeologically and historically of great importance and is registered with English Heritage as an Ancient Monument and a site of scientific interest for fauna and flora. The group has improved access to the site, holds digs and find days for villagers and is involved with the day to day running of this magnificent open space in the heart of the village. Contact Margaret Brearley on (01757) 268666 or Carole Birtwhistle on (01757) 242755. To visit the group's website please click here..

The group has done a lot of work on the Garth including access across it. To have a look at the video of the bridge opening click here.

Cawood Allotment Society. The group was formed after several keen gardeners joined together to form a society. A local farmer was approached and a rental agreement was put in place. Now nearly 40 allotments are a hive of activity and gardeners have enjoyed a successful first year.There is one plot vacant as of April 1st 2010. If you would like to apply please use the link below.

The opening of the field.


Junior Football: If you reckon that there is a future footballing star in the family please get in touch with Cawood and Wistow Junior Football Club as they are looking for new players. There are several age ranges and information is on their website.

All Saints Church in Cawood. The vicar is Rev.Terry Dyer on (01757) 268273.

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Cawood in Bloom organises the buying and planting of flowers to make our village look wonderful. They enter the village in local competition and have gained silver awrds in recent years. The group also runs a 'Giant Sunflower' growing competition, won last year by Mark Blundell.

Cawood Players is an amateur dramatic group specialising in the annual panto. Contact Suzanne on (01757) 269425

Rainbows.A new group within the Scouting and Guiding movement has started in the village. Rainbows is for girls between 5 and 7 years old before they progress to Brownies. New members will be welcome to join the Friday night gathering within the village. For more details on times and location please contact either Sally Kershaw on (01757) 268022 or Alicia Sykes on(01757) 249408

Guides and Brownies hold their own meetings. Please contact Rosemary Senior on (01757) 707675.

Cawood WI meets in the Old Boys' School on the 2nd Thursday in the month at 7:30pm.

Badminton is played on Tuesday afternoon in the Old Boys' School from 1:15pm to 2:15pm. Contact Doreen Liddle on (01757) 268449

Art Club meets at the Bowls Club. Contact Gillian (01757) 268118.

Yoga Club meets at the Bowls Club, for more details contact Joan Pool on (01757) 268238

Cawood Craft Sunday is every thrid Sunday of the month at The Old Boys School. Any information, including stall holders, please contact organiser, Cathie Carr on 07946389022.

Make it York has a website with things happening in York and surroundings for the next seven days. Please visit

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You can hire the Old Boys' School in the village for activities. Contact David on (01757) 269488 or 07858027118..

The Parish Council meets every second Tuesday of each month at the OBS. Meetings start at 7:30pm. members of the public are most welcome.

The PC publishes a quarterly news letter called the Cawood Cardinal. It is delivered free to every house in the village.

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