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

Winter 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.

Please be aware that the Town Council budget for grant allocation is £10,000 per annum to be shared amongst the Kirkbymoorside Community.

1. Groups within the town and parish can apply to the fund. Those outside the parish who can demonstrate direct benefit to the inhabitants will also be eligible to apply.


2. The Council will consider supporting both capital and revenue projects.


3. Groups will apply to the fund using the agreed application form.


4. To qualify all applicants must provide a FULL financial disclosure which are as follows:

i)  3 months copies of statements from ALL Bank accounts and statements of monies held in funds ETC

ii) Must include a statement from the applicant of what applications to other bodies have or had been applied for and awarded to fund this project.

All notices of an application for a grant are published on the notice board and the website and notification of a successful award to an applicant is published also. 

ALL Organisations that fail to comply, are liable to be disqualified.


       5. Groups will be expected to supply accompanying documentation as detailed on the application form:

       i)  A copy of the constitution or rules of the group

       ii) A 12 month forward plan (activities and finance) and where larger grants are requested a business plan will be required.


6. Grants may only be awarded to a group once per year. Unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to review their proposals and submit revised applications to the council.


7. All applications will be considered with regard to the financial stability of the groups and be judged on their own merits; particular attention will be given to the group clearly demonstrating the need for the project.


8. Where possible groups will be expected to contribute some of their own funds to the project although a set percentage has not been agreed.


9. Retrospective applications (i.e. for projects already completed) will be allowed. Council will adjudge at the time of application whether the project was urgent and also consider the financial situation of the group at the time.


10. Where partnership funding is being sourced, the council may consider awarding a grant but may choose not to release it until the partnership funding has been secured.


11. Should the entire grant not be used for the purpose specified then the balance should be returned to the Council.


12. By signing and returning the Application Form the signatory is agreeing to the above policy.

Adopted 15 November 2010 Revised March 2013 and April 2015

Grant Application Form

You can download the application form either as a Word document or as a PDF File

Town Council Office

Church House

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

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

In the current situation meetings with the clerk and members of the council are by appointment only, in order to ensure the necessary social distancing measures are in place.

The Town Council have been holding the Ordinary meetings remotely via Zoom, in accordance with The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020.


The full council normally meets on the third Monday of each month except August at 7pm. In the current situation the Town Council are holding the Ordinary meetings remotely via Zoom, in accordance with The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020.

When normal business resumes the meetings will be held at 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.