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    Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre has a range of leisure and fitness activities whatever your age, ability or experience.
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    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.
  • Pollution Control - Nuisances
    Craven District Council deals with a wide range of commercial and domestic nuisances.
  • Job vacancies
    There are currently two 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.
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  • How to find us
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For a full calendar see our Calendar of Council Meetings

CDC News
  • Craven to benefit from Housing and Regeneration Funding
    Craven is set to get a slice of a £14m funding package agreed today for new housing and regeneration sites across the Leeds City Region. The funding which includes a £0.85m pot for Craven was approved by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority's Investment Committee today.
  • Excellent response to Local Plan consultation
    The autumn consultation on Craven District Council's Draft Local Plan received an excellent response from resident and organisations. A total of 864 individual comments were received covering a range of issues and we are very grateful for all the time and effort people have taken to provide so many constructive comments.
  • South Craven to feature in inaugural Tour de Yorkshire
    Craven will once again be part of an international cycle race when the Tour De Yorkshire - the new UCI-approved 2.1 Europe Tour race passes through the district on Sunday 3rd May 2015.
  • One off garden waste collection and Xmas tree collections
    Craven District Council is offering current garden waste subscribers a one off garden waste collection later this month. The Council is also offering a one off collection of Xmas trees.
  • Chairman's Swim Challenge 2015
    The Swim Challenge at Craven Pool will take place from January to March 2015, raising funds for the good cause of the Chairman of Craven District Council, Lupus UK.
  • Council news
    Current news from Craven District Council and a press release archive.

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