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  • Elections, Voting and Electoral Registration
    Find out all about Elections 2017; register to vote; how to vote; postal and proxy voting; and past election results
  • Craven Leisure
    New Year, New Name! We are changing the name of our swimming pool and fitness centre to... Craven Leisure
  • Skipton Town Hall
    Skipton Town Hall is home to Craven Museum, Exhibition Gallery, Concert Hall and Skipton Tourist Information Centre.
  • New recycling arrangements from April 1, 2017
    From April 1, 2017, we are changing the way we collect your recycling - and your collection day may be changing too.
  • Council Tax
    Council Tax levels, Council Tax discounts and exemptions, and the Council Tax support scheme.
  • 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.
  • Tourism
    Craven, the year round visitor destination.
  • Current job vacancies
    There are currently 3 job vacancies at Craven District Council.
Your council
  • 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
Council meetings

For a full calendar see our Calendar of Council Meetings

Travellers on Aireville Park

We are aware that there are a number of travellers on Aireville Park in Skipton.

We are working with our legal advisors to resolve the situation and following the correct procedures. Our waste management team is also visiting the site and handing out plastic sacks for rubbish. For more information about the process we have to follow, click here.

CDC news

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.