Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre has a range of leisure and fitness activities whatever your age, ability or experience.
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.
There are currently 3 vacancies at Craven District Council.
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.
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
Minutes, Agendas and Reports
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 freezes car park charges for fourth year in a row
Craven District Council is to freeze car parking charges for 2015-2016. Despite budget pressures, the Council has decided it would be unreasonable to put up parking charges in the current economic climate.
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.
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.
Current news from Craven District Council and a press release archive.
What's on in Craven
Saturdays - Skipton parkrun
A FREE 5km run for all ages and abilities. Every Saturday at 9am. Now in its second year.
Saturdays - Get Back In the Saddle
A FREE social ride from Skipton. Every Saturday at 9.30am.
29/11/2014 Dickensian Festival
For three Saturdays before Christmas, Grassington travels back in time for the annual Dickensian Festival.
30/11/2014 The Great Skipton Santa Fun Run
5k for all ages (6+) and abilities, in Aireville Park
6/12/2014 Skipton Camerata
Handel's Messiah performed at Christ Church, Skipton
07/12/2014 Yuletude Festival Skipton
Street entertainers, Christmas market, and wonderful shops. Also on 14 Dec.
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.