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  • The Leader of the Council
    After Councillor Knowles-Fitton stands down on the 30th October, Councillor Richard Foster will, in his role as Deputy Leader, become the operational Leader of the Council while still remaining the Deputy. An election for the next Leader will be called at the next full Council meeting on December 2nd.
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CDC News
  • Skatepark campaign reaches £100,000 target
    Yorventure Environmental Body has awarded £27,085 to Friends of Aireville Park for the Save Skipton Skatepark Campaign (SSSC). With this donation, the campaign for a new skatepark has reached its target of £100,000 after just 8 months of fundraising.
  • Tour de France auction attracts 70 bids to date
    There is still time to bid for official Tour de France bunting and banners. Craven District Council's auction is open until 28 November. It has attracted 70 bids to date.
  • Pop-up community café is hit with residents
    South Skipton Project ran a pop up community café during half term, Scoff Café at Greatwood and Horseclose Community Centre. It served hot breakfast sandwiches, jacket potatoes, and pie and peas and was very popular with residents.
  • Notice of Proposals to make a new Off-Street Parking Places Order
    The draft order, the Council's statement of reasons for making the order, maps of the car parks affected by the draft new order, and copies of the orders to be revoked are on deposit for inspection at reception at Belle Vue Square until 21st November.
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