The village of Scorton is in the parish of Nether Wyresdale. Parish Councils are the essence of local democracy and have a vital role in speaking and acting on behalf of the communities they represent. Nether Wyresdale Parish Council comments on planning applications and can advise the County (Lancashire County Council) and District Authority (Wyre Council) on the views of residents.
The Parish Council welcome the public to attend their meetings and usually hold meetings at Scorton Methodist Chapel.
Full Parish Council minutes and agendas can be found here
Financial information can be found here
Melanie Harben (Parish Clerk) 01253 790156; lancashirepari[email protected]
Parish Councils have a wide range of duties and powers such as the maintenance of community buildings and land; powers to provide allotments; provision of play areas; maintenance of village greens; rights of way etc.
For a full Parish Council contact information list please click here. For details of the parish council documents: Freedom of Information, Standing orders, financial regulations and risk assessment, please contact the Parish Clerk.