Who we are & what we do
Helmsley Town Council consists of 7 Councillors who serve for a four year term. All Councillors are voluntary. Elections are held every four years.
The Town Council Office is located at The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley YO62 5BP.
Council Meetings are usually held on the third Monday of every month in the North York Moors National Park Committee Room at The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley.
For further information relating to the services offered by the Town Council please contact the Town Council Office. The clerk or assistant clerk will be happy to give advice and assistance.
Council Meeting Dates 2019-2020 (PDF, 13 Kb)
Our councillors are elected or co-opted. If you would like to become a councillor or find out more about what they do then please contact the Town Council Office.
Chairman Councillor Ian Saggers 01439 771076
Vice Chairman Councillor Jonathan Fairburn 01439 771600
Councillor Val Arnold 01439 770904
Councillor Jake Duncombe 01439 770213
Councillor George Hawkins 01439 771471
Councillor Carol Swift 01439 771072
Councillor Tony Porter
Clerk to Helmsley Town Council Victoria Ellis
Assistant Clerk Mrs Lucy Pryor
Town Council Elections
The Town Council Elections were held on the 2 May 2019. The next whole council election will be in 2023. Any vacancies before then may be filled by by-election or co-option.
Councillors' Registers of Interest
All councillors are required to complete a Register of Interests. These are available on Ryedale District Council's website.
Helmsley Town Council Minutes, Agendas, Policies and general information
Minutes and Agendas and meeting documents can be seen on the calendar for the relevant meeting or found in Documents.
Policies and procedures are in Documents, as are Standing Orders, Welcome to the Meeting and the Agenda Explained.
Your other local elected representatives
Ryedale District Council
Councillor S Arnold
Tel 01439 770904
Councillor J Windress
Tel 01439 771605
North Yorkshire County Council
Councillor V Arnold
Tel 01439 770904
Member of Parliament
Ryedale Constituency Kevin Hollinrake MP
9 Hanover House
Tel 01347 66688