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

The field between Clarrick Terrace and the sewage works has been identified as a possible site for allotments,   and an amended layout plan for for the site is undergoing the planning process.  The decision for this is expected soon.

Ingleton Parish Council has written to the Highways Authority and the police to advocate the reduction of the 30mph speed limit on the A65.  The local MP has also been contacted on this issue and the Councillors will be meeting with him later in the year to discuss this and policing issues later in the year.  It is intended to seek help from the local press to support the Parish Council’s campaign on these issues.

There have been a number of village signs that have been identified for refurbishment under the Village Action Plan project, and it is expected the works will be done in the near future.  The residue of funds from the Plan will be put towards the riverside project to enhance the wooded area beyond the swimming pool.

Thornton Force

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