In memory of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

1921 – 2021

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Due to current measures relating to the Covid-19 virus, the Parish Office staff may be working remotely until further notice. Contact can be made via email or by phone 01977 611583



The annual Parish Assembly will be held on 12 April 2021 prior to the Parish Council Meeting. The Assembly will start at 18:30. The Chairman of the Parish Council will give a report on the work of the Parish Council over the last 12 months. Ackworth residents are welcome to attend.  

The agenda can be viewed here  

Welcome to Ackworth Parish Council

Ackworth is a large village with approximately 7000 inhabitants, within the Metropolitan Borough of the City of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Situated on the river Went at the historically important crossroads of the Barnsley to Pontefract road and the Doncaster to Wakefield road. Ackworth was on the pathway linking the prosperous Heavy Woollen District of the West Riding of Yorkshire with the A1 and London.