A warm welcome to Lothersdale Parish Council.

Lothersdale is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Situated near Skipton and located within the triangle formed by Skipton, Cross Hills and Colne. It is a small community of about 200 houses. Local amenities include a recreation ground, church, pub, village hall, clubhouse and primary school. The Pennine Way runs through it.

The Parish Council has 5 elected members and meets in the Club House on the second Thursday of each month (except for August) at 7.30 p.m. It decides on the amount of local taxes (the precept), planning applications, and numerous other issues pertaining to local life.

Residents are welcome to attend the meetings during which there is time set aside for questions to be asked and comments made. 

Cant wait until the next meeting to discuss an issue? Then please CONTACT one of the Councillor's or the clerk to see if we can help. 


Others who may help-

  • Spot a crime or something suspicious then ring 999 for emergencies or 101 for non emergency, the police are there to help. Click North Yorkshire Police for their web site.
  • Planning, enforcement, rates, environment, housing, cleansing etc. then contact Craven District Council by post at -1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1FJ. Tel- 01756 700600
  • Needing free independent advice about financial or legal matters? Try Citizens Advice, they are there to help.