The parish council is an essential part of the structure of local democracy and has a vital role in acting on behalf of the local community that it represents.

Ingleton church


Parishes are the smallest areas of civil administration in England and parish councils are statutory local authorities set up under the Local Government Act 1972.

Twistleton looking towards Ingleborough


Ingleton Parish Council consists of 10 councillors and elections are held every four years. If there are insufficient candidates, members can be co-opted.



Ingleton Parish Council publishes the Minutes of its monthly meetings so that the community can view are raised at council meetings and what items are on the agenda.

Current News

IRCA & Ingleton Parish Council


If you wish to volunteer for the I.R.C.A. & Ingleton Parish Council COVID-19 response team, which is to be set up to help housebound individuals & Families, please contact Jayne at the Community Centre on 015242 41701 or email So you can be added to the official list and given official ID badges, The badges will ensure vulnerable people know and can be confident they are dealing with an official volunteer representative.

We require 10 volunteers under 70 for delivering prescriptions and other possible services and also volunteers of any age for social contact and befriending.

Any business offering to deliver hot meals – Please also give your details to Jayne at the Community Centre so this can be centrally co-ordinated and the information can be cascaded efficiently particularly to those who do not access social media.

These services are not to replace good neighbours and or any family help you may have.

A leaflet drop will be done to all properties in Ingleton Parish. Please could you contact Jayne at The Community Centre if you could help by delivering to an area close to your home to enable the information to get out as quickly as possible.

With the onset of the lambing season dog owners are reminded of the importance of keeping their dogs under close control on open farm land.  The issue of dog fouling in the village has also lead to complaints and there has been efforts by the Parish Council and Craven District Council to identify and monitor the areas of the village where this abuse most often occurs.

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