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  • Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
    Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre has a range of leisure and fitness activities for everyone, whatever your age, ability or experience.
  • Council Tax
    Council Tax levels, Council Tax discounts and exemptions, and the Council Tax support scheme.
  • Elections 2016
    You can find here information about elections being held in the Craven District in May 2016.
  • European Union Referendum
    The UK Government's proposed date for the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union is 23 June 2016.
  • Recycling, rubbish and waste
    Information and advice on our kerbside collection schemes for recycling, garden waste, household refuse collections including how to dispose of bulky items and commercial waste collections.
  • Parking in Skipton
    Details and charges for the Council's car parks in Skipton.
  • Pollution Control - Nuisances
    Craven District Council deals with a wide range of commercial and domestic nuisances.
  • Tourism
    Craven, the year round visitor destination.
  • Current job vacancies
    There are currently no job vacancies at Craven District Council.
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  • The Leader of the Council
    Councillor Richard Foster is the Leader of the Council.
  • Chairman of Council
    The Chairman of Craven District Council is elected each year at the Annual Council Meeting, which is usually held in May each year.
  • List of Councillors
    Your councillor is one of the people elected every 4 years to represent your area, which is called a Ward, on Craven District Council.
  • The Chief Executive
    Paul Shevlin, and the Corporate Leadership Team
  • Committees
    Minutes, Agendas and Reports
  • Contact Us
    Ways to contact us at 1 Belle Vue Square and other addresses
  • How to find us
    The Council Offices at 1 Belle Vue Square
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For a full calendar see our Calendar of Council Meetings

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What's on in Craven
  • Saturdays - Skipton parkrun
    A FREE 5km run for all ages and abilities. Every Saturday at 9am.
  • More Craven Events
    Looking for things to do on a rainy day, sunny day or holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton, Settle and beyond? Search the events on the Craven Events website.