Annual Report

You can read the Mayor's Annual Report here



You can ask about any town council service or other matter in the town library any time it is open.


From time to time the council seeks tenders from local contractors for a variety of projects.  None right now - keep looking.


The council can make grants for projects that benefit the town.  More details...

Fix My Street

Quite a few problems can be reported through Fix My Street - a web site with links to Ryedale and North Yorskhire Councils.

The Moorsider

The Moorsider is the town newsletter and is published about four times a year.  A copy is delivered to every household in Kirkbymoorside.  You can download a copy of the latest edition here.

Previous editions are listed below:

December 2012

February 2013

July 2013

December 2013

April 2014

November 2014

March 2015

June 2015

November 2015

March 2016

December 2016

July 2017



The Moorside Room


The Moorside Room @ 9 Church Street, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6AZ is available for hire. The space is ideal for exhibitions, meetings, children's parties, exercise classes, fund raising events  and is the venue for the Kirkbymoorside Musical Memories sessions.

Click Here for a Booking Form


Commercial bookings @ £10 per hour

A 30% discount is available to Local Community Groups and Charities @ £7 per hour

Rates may be negotiated for block bookings and certain events such as exhibitions at the discretion of the Town Clerk.



Manor Vale

Manor Vale is extensively used by the local community for quiet recreation and has open public access. It is located at the northern edge of the town, and is owned and managed by Kirkbymoorside Town Council. Read more about it here.

Contacting a Councillor

To send a message to a councillor, click in their name.  Fill in the form, then click on the "Send Email" button.  Or you can directly email a town councillor by writing to firstname.lastname at kirkbymoorsidetowncouncil dot gov dot uk.


Display # 
Name Position Phone
Angus Ashworth Chairman and Town Mayor 01751 431544
Martin Brampton Councillor - Cllr Brampton moved from Kirkbymoorside in 2017 and remains qualified as a Councillor for the duration of the term to April 2019 01653 696210
Derek Chapman Councillor
Jeanne Cossins Councillor 01751 432043
Joe Coughlan Councillor 01751 430199
Chris Dowie Councillor 01751 432305
Judy Watson Deputy Chairman & Deputy Mayor 01751 433291
Jill Wells Councillor
Lisa Bolland Town Clerk 01751 432217
Val Arnold County Councillor 01439 770904
Bob Gardiner District Councillor
David Cussons District Councillor 01751 431714

Town Council Office

Church House

7 High Market Place
York YO62 6AT
Tel: 01751 432217

Send us a message now

Please be aware that the office is closed on Mondays and Fridays. The Town Clerk is available in the library on Wednesdays between 12 and 2pm.


The full council normally meets on the third Monday of each month except August.  Meetings start at 7.30 pm in Church House, High Market Place, Kirkbymoorside.  For committee meetings or to check on council meetings, please refer to our calendar.

Town History

Kirkbymoorside has a long and interesting history.  The local history group has built a collection of documents and items and has created a body of writing about the town's past.  You can find a summary here, or look out for exhibitions by the group.