Important News

Mercury House offices will close for the Easter Bank Holiday at 5.15pm on Thursday April 17 and reopen at 8.45am on Tuesday April 22. In the event of an emergency, please contact our out of hours services on 01653 690738

Colburn Community Office
Closes 5pm on Thursday April 17 and reopens at 2pm on Tuesday April 22

Hawes Community Office

Closes 6pm on Thursday April 17 and reopens at 9.30am on Tuesday April 22

Leyburn Community Office

Closes 5pm on Thursday April 17 and reopens at 9am on Tuesday April 22

Reeth Community Office

Closes 3.30pm on Thursday April 17 and reopens at 10am on Wednesday April 23

Please be advised that Reeth Community Office will open at a later time of 10:30 on Wednesday 16th April 2014 due to staff training.

Richmond will be open however staffing will be limited until 10 am.  A voicemail service will be in operation until the contact centre re-opens at 10am.

Tour de France

Le Tour de France - The Grand Depart 2014


The world’s largest annual sporting event the Tour De France is coming to Yorkshire on the 5 & 6 July 2014 and the excitement is building.

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Save Our Friarage

Friarage Hospital – Our Model for the provision of children’s / maternity services.

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Contact Your Councillor

Richmondshire Councillors are committed to engaging with their communities – tell them how they can help improve the district.


Contact Leader, Councillor John Blackie or any of the councillors

Strategic Land Availability Assessment: Call for Sites

Richmondshire District Council is conducting a Call for Sites consultation 7th April to 2nd June 2014. Landowners, developers and the public are invited to submit land for the consideration of development potential and inclusion in the Strategic Housing & Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA).  Sites within the District outside the National Park can be put forward for housing or employment uses. For more information please visit the Call for Sites 2014 page.

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