Richmondshire District Council

Councillor Paul CullenParty: Putting Richmondshire First

Ward: Hipswell (including the Parishes of Hipswell and St Martins)

Other Councillors representing this Ward: Councillor Lawrence Grose

Contact Information

Tel: (01748) 824 150


Address: Berry Cottage, Green Lane, Hudswell, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6DA


Committee Appointments

Audit, Governance & Standards Committee

Overview & Scrutiny Committee 1

Term of Office

5 May 1983 -

Ward Surgeries

I do not hold regular surgeries, but I am available to be contacted via the details above at any reasonable time.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests

Ward Details

Hipswell Ward consists of the two parishes of St Martin's and Hipswell. The smaller St Martin's Parish is situated in the Swale Valley bordering the parishes of Richmond, Hipswell, Hudswell and Easby. The larger Hipswell Parish is made up of Hipswell Village, the now private housing estates of Leadmill and Pleasantdale in Hipswell West and the MOD properties and barracks in the Bourlon, Cambrai, Gaza and Richmondshire Lines areas. It also includes Risedale Sports and Community College, the Tesco shopping complex and the Garrison Pool and Library. It is a two seater ward and in population figures is the largest ward in the District.

Ward Surgeries

Hipswell Ward Monthly surgeries - with the present closure of the White Rose Club, my surgeries are currently not available. However, as before, I am willing to visit your home if that is more convenient and I do attend all the monthly Hipswell Parish Council Meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7.00 pm where I am also available for consultation prior to or after the meeting.

The St Martin's Ward Surgeries are held outside The Heritage Room, at The Station Building from 5.45 pm before each of the quarterly St Martin's Parish Council Meetings that are now held at The Rugby Club in Theakston Lane starting at 6.30 pm.

For future dates and any venue changes for the above mentioned Parish Council Meetings, please see my current newsletter or visit where you will find the information.


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