Richmondshire District Council

Elections - polling arrangements for Colburn, Gayles and Richmond parishes 

Richmondshire District Council hereby gives notice the publication of the proposals on the review of polling arrangements for the parishes of Colburn, Gayles and Richmond.

We would like to invite comments from electors from these areas, any local constituency political parties, or any other interested parties regarding the proposed polling stations arrangements to be used for elections in 2019.

The proposals can be viewed online by accessing the mini polling place review consultation document as well as the following documents:

Alternatively these documents can be viewed in person at the community offices from 6 August 2018.

The council is seeking representations from residents and interested organisations to give their views on whether they would support or to raise objections to the proposed polling station arrangements for the parishes of Colburn, Gayles and Richmond.

The consultation period will last from 6 August until 28 September 2018.

Any representations and comments must be made by 28 September 2018 and in writing to or:

The Electoral Registration Officer
Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Richmondshire Local Plan review - Issues and options consultation

The District Council is beginning a review of our Local Plan for the towns and villages outside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We particularly want to hear your thoughts on the key issues and opportunities the revised Local Plan should address. This stage will involve identifying some strategic options and initial ideas for the strategic policies in certain areas including the scale and location of housing and economic development. Please provide your views and comments on the Issues and Options document by completing the consultation questionnaire here no later than Wednesday 31 October 2018.

The Gambling Act 2005 - Statement of Policy

The council Licensing Team are consulting on a revised Statement of Policy under the Gambling Act 2005. The draft policy can be viewed here. Your views and comments are sought on the content of the policy which will be taken into account in the production of the final version. We welcome your general comments on the draft policy and if you also have detailed comments on specific sections of the policy we would ask that you identify the paragraph number to which you are referring and, if appropriate, provide a suggested alternative wording.

The closing date for receiving comments is Friday, 16 November 2018, however, we ask that you reply before that date if possible, as it will enable fuller consideration to be given to your comments.

Comments should be sent to

Richmondshire Leisure Trust Non-User Survey

Richmondshire Leisure Trust is carrying out a non-user survey to determine why people do not use their facilities. Please complete the survey here no later than Friday 30 November 2018.

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