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

Ingleborough Community Centre continues its work as a vaccine centre, many thanks to all the help from volunteers, if you think you can help out in any capacity see Jayne Lis at the Community Centre.

The library will allowing in browsers from 12 April, subject to social distancing restrictions and of course all users must wear a mask.  It would be appreciated if library users could make sure to make a note of their visit in the Track and Trace book on the table near the back door.

The Pump track has now reopened and it is good to see it being so well used.

With the prospect of lockdown easing concerns may be being raised about parking congestion from Waterfalls Walk visitors.  The police have confirmed that they will maintain a ‘monitoring’ presence, but ask residents to report all incidents so that they can be logged and followed up.  Visitors and residents alike are reminded to ensure that their dogs are kept under close control as nobody wants a repeat of the terrible incidents that happened last spring.

At the recent Parish Council meeting the Chairman welcomed the new Parish Clerk, Mrs. Nola Jackson (email [email protected]) and bid farewell and grateful thanks to the outgoing Clerk, Alison Hack after twenty years’ service.

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