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Howden – Remembrance

On Sunday 12 November 2017 a Service of Remembrance will be held at Howden Minster at 10.15 am. This will be followed by the Act of Remembrance at Howden War Memorial, St Helen’s Square, at approximately 10.45 am. The service will be led by the Rector, Reverend James Little, and the principal guest will be Mrs Jacky Davies, a Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire, representing HM The Queen.

Everyone is welcome to attend.   

Residents are being asked not to park in the parking bays around the War Memorial on Sunday morning to allow the public to gather around safely and without traffic obstruction, for the duration of the short service there.

On Bridgegate, the road will be closed from the St John Street junction as far as the Market Place junction from 10.30 to 11.30 am.



There is one vacancy on the Council which must be filled by co-option.

Any resident who is interested in co-option to the Council is invited to write to the Clerk to the Council at 17 Bridgegate, Howden DN14 7AE, or by email to clerk@howden-tc.gov.uk by Friday 17 November 2017.

To be eligible the candidate must be 18 years of age or more and a citizen of Great Britain, the Commonwealth, the Republic of Ireland or another Member State of the European Union, and either

1. be registered as a local government elector for the parish; or

2. occupied as owner or tenant any land or premises in the parish during the whole of the preceding 12 months; or

3. their principal or only place of work during the preceding 12 months has been in the parish; or

4. has resided in the parish (or within 3 miles of it) during the whole of the preceding 12 months.

A person may be disqualified if he or she:

5. holds a paid office under the local authority (Howden Town Council); or

6. is subject to a bankruptcy restrictions order or interim order; or

7. has been sentenced to a term of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) of not less than three months without the option of a fine, during the five years preceding the election; or

8. is subject to any enactment relating to corrupt or illegal practices.

Candidates are invited to give some indication of their background and interests, and to confirm that paragraphs 5. to 8. above do not apply to them.

Allison Milner 23 October 2017

Clerk to the Council

Next Meetings

Town Council Meeting

21 Nov 17 - 19:00



5 Dec 17 - 19:15

Resources & Asset Management

12 Dec 17 - 19:15

Town Council Meeting

19 Dec 17 - 19:00

Latest Planning Applications


Martins, Knedlington Road, Howden DN14 7ER

TPO HOWDEN NO.7 - 1997 (REF:486) T47: Silver Birch; fell due to proximity to property as out grown location


Unit 3 Ozone Park Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7SD

Erection of industrial/distribution building (B2 and/or B8 use), office (B1 use) and car parking, pick-up/delivery area, vehicle wash area with associated hard/soft landscaping and infrastructure.


Howden Spur Roundabout, Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire

Display of 3 non-illuminated, free-standing, pole-mounted signs


Hull Road Roundabout, Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire

Display of 4 non-illuminated, free-standing, pole-mounted signs


The Maples, 6 Sycamore Close, Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7BX

Erection of two storey extension to side and single storey extension to rear


Land West Of Howden Parks, Selby Road, Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire

OUTLINE - Erection of Residential Development (up to 175 dwellings) (Access to be considered)


Land South Of The Marshes, 51 Pinfold Stree,t Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7DE

Outline - Erection of a dwelling (all matters reserved).


Howdens Joinery, Thorpe Road, Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7PA

Erection of two wood chip silos (6.4m in diameter and 14.3m high) following removal of existing silo.


25 St Johns Street, Howden, East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7DA

Erection of two storey extension to side, single storey extension to rear and construction of porch to side following demolition of garage.


26 Hailgate Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7SL

Erection of two storey extension and construction of pitched roof to rear, demolition of single storey extension to front and associated internal and external alterations


3 Blakeys Crossing Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7GE

Continued use of one half of double integral garage as living accommodation


TNT (UK) Limited Unit 2 Ozone Way Howden East Riding Of Yorkshire DN14 7SE

Installation of 2 10m high floodlight columns and replacement of existing building mounted floodlights with additions