Public Services

Knaresborough's Defibrillators

For the location of defibrillators in Knaresborough please click on the link below.

Knaresborough Town Council

Knaresborough Town Council has 15 members (councillors) with 5 councillors representing each of the three wards in the town: Knaresborough King James, Knaresborough East Ward and Knaresborough Scriven Park Ward.

Elections for the council are held every four years when all of the seats are open to be contested. Their website is available below.


Harrogate Borough Council

The official web site for Harrogate Borough Council contains a wealth of information for local residents, and visitors alike.

Click on the link below to visit the Harrogate Borough Council website.

North Yorkshire County Council

North Yorkshire is England’s largest county, covering over 3200 square miles. Over half a million people live in the county.

The County Council forms a vital part of community life, providing services including education, community care and protection.

Click the link below to access the full website.

Andrew Jones MP Harrogate, Knaresborough & Boroughbridge

Andrew Jones holds regular advice clinics on the first Friday and Saturday of each month and at other times by arrangement.

To make an appointment contact his office via 01423 529614 or [email protected]

Click the link below to access Andrew’s website.


Julia Mulligan, Police & Crime Commssioner-North Yorkshire

Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
12 Granby Road
North Yorkshire HG1 4ST

Tel: 01423 569562
[email protected]

Click the link below to access Julia’s website:

Harrogate & Ripon CVS

The Harrogate and Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service is a registered charity which provides support, advice and information to local voluntary organisations and community groups.

The CVS web site hosts a searchable database of voluntary organisations.

Click the link below to access the CVS website.


Knaresborough Tourist Information Centre

The Library
Market Place

The Office is wheelchair accessible. Telephone: 01423 866886.

Knaresborough Library

Knaresborough library is in the Market Place.

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0845 300 5112
Fax: 01423 866581
Library opening hours:

Monday – 9.30am – 5pm
Tuesday – 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday – 9.30am – 5pm
Thursday – 9.30am – 1.30pm
Friday – 9.30am -7pm
Saturday – 9.30am – 1.30pm
Sunday – closed

There are other public libraries locally at Starbeck, Bilton, Boroughbridge, Ripon and Pateley Bridge.