Otley is a market town and civil parish in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, by the River Wharfe. Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, the town has a total resident population of 14,124. It lies in the valley of Wharfedale. The town hosts Wharfedale General Hospital which serves the surrounding area. Yeadon (except for the area North of Swincar Avenue on Kirk Lane, and the area south of the A65) is now in the Leeds City Council Ward of Otley & Yeadon.
Local candidate Tom Hollings is campaigning to win the council seat in this ward.