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 has now gone ‘live’ as a vaccine centre, and its first two days last weekend went without a hitch.  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 be extending its hours this week to cover 10-4pm volunteer service Monday to Friday for anyone wanting help in completing their Census 2021 form.  Otherwise the library is still open for remote borrowing, computer use and home library service.

If you wish to borrow a book phone or email the library on Tel. 01609 534504 or 015242 41701

and email [email protected] 

Volunteers will get your order together, issue them for you and phone you to arrange a collection time.

The Play Area and Park will remain open although the Pump Track is closed for the present.

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.

Image of a river