Welcome to Skipton Town Council

 

Our aim is to make Skipton a better place to live, work and visit.
Our website includes information about our responsibilities to the local community, who we are and what we do.

 

Latest News

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING AND ANNUAL MEETING

Skipton Town Council's Town Meeting and Annual Meeting took place on Thursday 19th May.

Congratulations to Councillor Richard Judge on being elected Town Mayor and Councillor Sheila Bentley on being elected Deputy Mayor. 

CO-OPTION OF TWO COUNCILLORS SKIPTON WEST WARD 

Skipton Town Council is looking to co-opt two Councillors to the West Ward in Skipton. To find out how to express your interest in these positions please see the information on our How To Become A Councillor page.
CRAVEN YOUTH COUNCIL AGM 2022

 Craven Youth Council's Annual General Meeting took place recently. Click on the link to watch their video.

The Youth Council is looking for new members, including leadership roles of Chair and Vice Chair. 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 Facebook or Instagram @cravenyouthcouncil

NORTH YORKSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE RISK AND RESOURCE MODEL CONSULTATION 

Zoë Metcalfe, your Police Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire and York, is currently considering proposals for the Fire Service’s new Risk and Resource Model, which sets out how the Service would seek to deploy its people, equipment, and resources. 

 

The proposed changes aim to ensure communities get the services they need to help them be safe and feel safe in North Yorkshire and the City of York. 

 

Commissioner Zoë would like the public’s views on these proposed changes before she decides on whether to implement them and so is encouraging everyone to visit www.tellcommissionerzoe.co.uk for more information and to and complete the survey. 

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Skipton Town Council Events

 

Skipton Town Council is in the process of organising various events which will take place during the summer of 2022. 

 

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Big Lunch - Sunday 5th June 2022

To celebrate the Queen's 70 years on the throne we will be hosting a street party on Skipton High Street.

Skipton Sheep Day - Sunday 26th June 2022

The return of the famously unique Skipton Sheep Day taking place in the town centre

Skipton Pride Festival - Saturday 2nd July 2022.

An all-inclusive event to celebrate all the progress and achievements that the LGBTQ+ community has achieved. This will be held in Aireville Park on Gargrave Road   

Food Weekend - Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August 2022

 An event showcasing local & independent food and drink businesses to be held in the canal basin, Coach Street

 

 

If you would like to apply to trade at any of these events please visit our Events Page or get in touch by calling us on 01756 700553

 

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