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...

Privacy Notices

To view the Town Council's General Privacy Notice click here

To view the Town Council's Privacy Notice for Staff, Councillors and Volunteers click here

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

December 2017

May 2018

October 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019



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.

Cookies and Privacy

The following local heroes are working together in Kirkbymoorside to deliver food to anybody who is self-isolating at home.

Jane Thomas at the Summit Bakery 01751 430033

Nick and Dian from the Moorside Store 01751 432324

David Williams from Cafe Williams 01904 404 098

Scrumptious Deli on Piercy End 01751 433 014

Jackie and Adrian from Corner Café are offering delivery 01751 431 333. A full menu is available on their facebook page.

Fresh fruit, veg, milk, eggs, butter and frozen meat is available from Daisy Garden Centre. Delivery is also offered.

Ryedale Vets are offering phone consultations, emergency appointments, and free delivery of medication and pet food 01439771166 and 01751472204

For anyone who is self-isolating due to COVID-19 help is at hand from the RYEDALE COVID-19 HELP NETWORK for picking up shopping; posting mail; urgent supplies and a friendly voice at the end of the phone:

Charlotte 07387186343

Your County Councillor, Val Arnold 01439 770904 Val is self-isolating but is available to chat with anyone if they too are out of circulation and wish to hear a friendly voice at the end of the line.

Ryedale Foodbank - To make a referral to facilitate a food parcel to be delivered to a carer please provide the name, year of birth, ages of children and any dietary requirements and pets to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07470564745.

If you wish to donate money or food to the local foodbank call 07800 877 932

Musical Memories are now streaming a session LIVE each morning at 11am. This is a shortened session of song, chat and reminiscences over a cuppa. It can be viewed on Periscope  

or on Facebook Live at

Towlers Chemist 01751 431 229

10 Market Place, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6DB

Doctors Surgery 01751 431254

Tinley Garth, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6AR


If possible contact the surgery online:

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do:

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.


Kirkbymoorside Town CouncilLORS

Mayor Nick Holroyd 432767

Deputy Mayor Joe Coughlan 430199

  Sally Brown 07802 788 479

  Jeanne Cossins 432043

Chris Dowie 432305


Ryedale District Council Telephone: 01653 600 666 

  Community Officer: James Draper

  Telephone: 01653 600666 Ext 43318

  E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ryedale Our Community and Coronavirus:



  David Cussons 431714

  Tony Riby 432193



  Val Arnold 01439 770904

PLEASE EMAIL This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. IF YOU ARE ABLE TO OFFER ANY ASSISTANCE & YOUR DETAILS WILL BE ADDED TO THE NETWORK CONTACTS.


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 Fridays. The Town Clerk is available to meet with members of the public on Wednesdays between 9.15am and 1pm.


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.