Parish and town elections

On 1 April the single new council for North Yorkshire launched replacing Scarborough Borough Council and other local authorites in North Yorkshire.

To find your Councillor or to view minutes, meetings and agendas please visit the North Yorkshire Council website.

The Borough of Scarborough has 39 parish and town councils.

Following Parliamentary approval of the Structural Changes Order for North Yorkshire, all Parish and Town Councils within the Borough of Scarborough had elections on 05 May 2022.   

View all parish and town council election results.

Find out if you are eligible to be a candidate and find out more about becoming a Parish Councillor.

Anyone interested in standing as a candidate in any of the Parish or Town Councils within the Borough, should contact the relevant Parish/Town Clerk in the first instance, who will be able to give further information, and who will also have nomination packs available.

Casual Vacancy – Eastfield Town Council (Westway Ward)

There is currently a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Westway Ward of Eastfield Town Council due to the resignation of Councillor Parsons.

Election document Date
Election timetable  
Nomination pack 10 October 2022
Form to request the Electoral Register 10 October 2022
Notice of election 20 October 2022
Statement of Persons Nominated Due Monday 31 October 2022
Notice of Poll (& Situation of Polling Stations) Due Wednesday 16 November 2022
Results Notice Thursday 24 November 2022

Parish map

Parish map

General information

Parish and Town Councils help to deliver decision-making to communities, using local knowledge and commitment to help improve and resolve local issues. They also manage resources such as village halls.  They should be contacted directly via the Parish or Town Clerks.

Details of the membership of Parish and Town Councils can also be obtained from the parish clerks.

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