Skerne and Wansford Parish Council


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Minutes of the September 25 parish council meeting

Click here to view the minutes for the Skerne and Wansford Parish Council meeting which took on Tuesday September 25.

Autumn 2018 Skerne and Wansford parish newsletter

Click here for the Autumn edition of Skerne and Wansford News

136 service - new timetable from September 3 2018

East Yorkshire Motor Services will take over the 136 Driffield to Bridlington bus service on September 3 2018. There will be no change to the service, The thrice-daily service has been run by Bus King. It services Wansford, North Frodingham and Beeford as well as several coastal villages. For a timetable click here or see the village noticeboard


St Mary's Church barbecue 

The community barbecue at St Mary's Church was a great success with about 70 people attending.

Pictures from the St Mary's barbecue above.



Pictured top are competitors, organisers and helpers. Above: at the evening barbecue.

Skerne show success

Skerne's first ever show attracted more than 200 entries to the various classes, which included everything from arts and handicrafts to produce and horticulture. There was fun for all with children's games and tug-of-war and the event was topped off with a barbecue and entertainment from New Brew. The event took place in the church and grounds and the adjoining Church Farm paddock, kindly loaned by Pat and Trish Owen. More pictures in the gallery at

Diary dates


  • September 9 St Mary's Church, concert b y Ad Hoc Singers at 7.30pm
  • November 11 St Mary's Church, armistice day centenary commemoration at 3pm


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

Annual return 2017-2018

The Skerne and Wansford Parish Council annual return has been completed. To download a copy of the

return click here. Alternatively, for a printed copy contact the clerk Jill Pick at Printed copies cost £1 plus any postage. For the 2017-18 explanation of variances click here

PC expenditure 2017-18

Click here for a breakdown of Skerne and Wansford Parish Council expenditure in 2017-18 financial year

Summer 2018 newsletter

To access the Skerne and Wansford News summer edition click here

Parish council bank reconciliation year ended March 31 2018

To access the year-end bank rconciliation 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  to Driffield has been taken over by Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART).

The bus is customer responsive, door-to-door and 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. It costs £5 return for a concession and £10 otherwise.

 A bus goes through Skerne on Tuesdays. ​Approximate times are below.



George Street Driffield


George Street Driffield




The MiBus service replaces the 134 twice weekly Skerne to Driffield bus, which stopped running in early May. To secure a place on the bus, passengers must book by calling the Transportation Services Callcentre on 03456 445959.


Latest rural headlines

Peers scrutinise effectiveness of local government in rural areas


 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.


136 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: September 26 2018