Welcome to Skipton Town Council

Our aim is to make Skipton a better place to live work and visit.

Latest News

New Mayor of Skipton

At the Full Council Meeting on the 18th May 2023, Councillor Sheila Bentley was voted to be Mayor of Skipton for the 2023/24 Civic Year. Councillor Peter Madeley was voted to be Deputy Mayor.


Skipton Events 

Trader Applications are now available for Skipton Sheep Day on Sunday 25th June 2023 and Skipton Foodie Weekend on Saturday and Sunday the 12th and 13th of August 2023.

Visit our Events page for further information.

Don't forget to Save the Date for our Christmas Lights Switch On - Sunday 26th November and Christmas Markets - Sunday 3rd and Sunday 10th December 2023.

Skipton Youth Council

The Youth Council is looking for new members. If you are interested in being part of the Youth Council get in touch with Chloe Thwaites by emailing Chloe.Thwaites@northyorks.gov.uk or find them on Instagram @skiptonyouth

Park Survey

Get involved with Skipton Town Council's Park Strategy. Complete our short survey to let us know why you use our parks, what you like about them and what improvements could be made.