Skerne and Wansford Parish Council


Trout Inn


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Diary dates

  • May 2 2018 - 7.30pm St Mary's Church, concert by Cadanza
  • July 14 2018 - barbecue at St Mary's Church, Wansford, details to be announced
  • September 9 St Mary's Church, concert b y Ad Hoc Singers

Minutes of the January 16 meeting of the Skerne and Wansford Parish Council

Click here for the minutes of the January 16 2018 meeting of the Skerne and Wansford Parish Council which took place in Wansford Village Hall and start at 7.30pm.

Mobile library dates

The ERYC mobile library calls in Skerne and Wansford four-weekly on Tuesdays. For a copy of the library van schedule click here

Carol singing success

A total of £186 was raised when a group of villagers and friends of St Mary's Church toured Wansford on the evening of December 20 singing carols to residents and diners at the Trout Inn. Thanks to all who supported in any way and to mine host Keith Robinson for his generous hospitality.

First pie and pea supper success

About 50 people turned  out for the two villages’ first community pea and pie night which was made possible by the willingness of mine hosts Keith Robinson and Marie, to whom thanks are extended—as well as to his cheerful staff and all those from the parish and area who supported the event.

Annual return 2016-2017

The Skerne and Wansford Parish Council annual return has been audited, with no issues found. To download a copy of the certified return click here. Alternatively, for a printed copy contact the clerk Jill Pick at Printed copies cost £1 plus any postage.

PC expenditure 2016-17

Click here for a breakdown of Skerne and Wansford Parish Council expenditure in 2016-17 financial year

Winter 2017 newsletter

To access the Skerne and Wansford News winter edition click here

Parish council bank reconciliation year ended March 31 2017

To access the year-end bank rconciliation click here

Bank reconciliation as at December 31 2017

For the latest bank reconciliation click here

A Jobcentre near me

To find you the local Jobcentre Plus offices as well as benefits and employment information, click here


HART shopper bus service

A shopper bus service from Skerne and Wansford villages to Driffield has been taken over by Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART).

   A shopper bus service from Skerne and Wansford villages to Driffield has been taken over by Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART).

The bus is customer responsive, door-to-door and concessionary passes are not accepted. It is targeted at people who have no public transport or are incapacitated in some way and cannot either walk to or stand at a bus stop to wait for public transport.

 A bus goes through Wansford on Thursdays and could divert to Skerne is necessary. It's approximate pick-up time would be 9.45am with return at 12.45pm from Tesco car park.

Community and voluntary groups can book the minibus

For the current Hart newsletter click here

To book a seat or for more information call 01964 536684.


Latest rural headlines

Rural bus services under pressure


 Crafty Fingers

Monday afternoon craft sessions at Wansford Village Hall take place each Monday, from 1.30pm to 3pm. Take a project, learn a new craft, knit and natter or call in a for a cuppa. £1 entry.

Bulk oil buying

The Humberside and Wolds Rural Community Council bulk oil=buying co-operative negotiated a price of 43.4p per litre at the beginning of December giving a discount of 2.95p per litre on the

For details contact co-ordinator Billy Waites, at Skerne, tel 256520,email or the HWRCC on telephone 01652 637700.


New bus timetable

To download a copy of the136 timetable click here or visit To access a copy of the 134 twice-weekly Skerne to Driffield service click here

Humberside Police: East Wolds and Coastal Beat latest edition

To access the latest local news from Humberside Police click here

Rural Vulnerability Service

 To access the Rural Vulnerability website, which tackles issues such as poor broadband speeds, rural transport, fuel poverty and health, click here.


Emergency plan

The Emergency Plan for Skerne and Wansford has now been compiled and a copy of it can be found in the Policies and Procedures section of this website. If you have any special skills or equipment you feel able to offer the community in the event of an emergency, please call on or contact the parish council clerk, using the contact form above, or any parish councillor.

 Village Hall coffee mornings

Weekly coffee mornings  usually take place in Wansford Village Hall  each Wednesday in aid of the hall refurbishment fund.  The cost is £1 and all members of the Skerne and Wansford community are welcome to attend as well as passers-by and visitors.

Weather outlook for East Yorkshire

For the Met Office local forecast click here


See also

Analysis of ERYC performance


Site last updated: March 3 2018