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.

A new dirt track is being built on remaining land purchased from NYCC, by volunteers and several Parish Councillors, work has currently been halted until the better weather hopefully comes along with lighter nights.

The Community Centre which is run jointly by Ingleton Rural Community Association and the Parish Council continues to be the hub of the village  The library continues to provide an excellent service thanks mainly to the team of local volunteers.

Other services available at the Centre are a Post Office two days a week and starting in January there will be a Police drop-in Centre, keep your eye on the local notice board for dates and times.

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