Goodmanham Parish Council

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The Litter Bin opposite the Goodmanham Arms has been removed as it was falling to bits.  A replacement will be installed in the near future.

New Clerk

The Council has appointed a new Parish Clerk, Jeremy Sherlock who started in post on 1st June. Jeremy has previously been a Clerk on both North and South Yorkshire, and has recently relocated to Market Weighton. He can be contacted via the normal Council email address ( or by phoning 07981 371937.

Councillor Vacancies

There are two councillor vacancies. Any interested residents who have lived in Goodmanham (or owned land here) for at least one year can apply via the clerk or one of the councillors.


Annual Meeting

The AGM, which was originally due to be held on Wednesday 27th May 2020 has been rescheduled to Wednesday July 15th at the Fiddle Drill.  The meeting will be held on a socially distanced basis.  The meeting is open to all.

Weight Limit

Since 28th March 2013 there has been a 7.5T weight limit zone in Market Weighton and Goodmanham, but East Riding Council approved an exempt through route for local farming businesses allowing HGVs to travel through the zone lawfully when making deliveries to and collections from Rectory Farm, Goodmanham Grange, Goodmanham Wold, Allotment Farm, Southwold Farm, Goodmanham Dale, Goodmanham Lodge, Enthorpe House and Wallis Grange. The exempt route is Londesborough Road in Market Weighton from its junction with Londesborough Roundabout to its junction with Goodmanham Road, the entire length of Goodmanham Road in Market Weighton and Goodmanham, and the entire length of Main Street in Goodmanham.


The Defibrillator is situated in the telephone kiosk on Church Side, Goodmanham, YO43 3HG. Please call 999 first to obtain the access code to open the cabinet. Weekly checks are made of the AED and reported to The Community Heartbeat Trust.



Please report these using the online form on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council website, or by sending an email to


Planning Applications


Please note that the Parish Council can only make recommendations to East Riding Council, but every application is considered. All applications are accessible on the planning portal of the East Riding Council website ( The updated email address is

The Community Beat Manager for this area is PC John Day (email: Passing information onto the police enables them to take action.

Free School Transport

To Market Weighton Infant and Junior Schools - As a condition of the village school closing in 1967, East Riding Council is under obligation to provide transport to school for 4 -11 year olds living in Goodmanham.


The council's Code of Conduct and a summary of Councillors' Disclosable Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests are available on the Parish Council News tab, under Localism Act 2011.