Welcome to Murton Parish Council

Parish Councils are the lowest tier of local government and are governed by law.  The members of the Council are either elected or co-opted onto the Council.  Murton Parish Council in the picturesque Eden Valley in Cumbria has seven Councillors covering the communities in Murton, Hilton, Brackenber, Coupland Beck, Langton Beck, Flakebridge and outlying areas of the Pennine fellside.

Murton Parish Council holds four Ordinary Meetings, the Annual Parish Council Meeting and at least one Annual Parish Meeting each year.  All meetings are open to the public and there is an opportunity for members of the public to raise issues at the meeting.  It is good practice for everyone to know in advance what is to be discussed.  The Parish Council cannot vote or make a decision on an issue if it has not been published on the Agenda in advance of the meeting.  If you have an issue that you would like to be discussed, please contact one of the Parish Councillors, at least two weeks before the meeting, and s/he will arrange for the item to be included on the Agenda.

Extraordinary meetings are held when a decision is needed on a matter with a deadline earlier than the next scheduled meeting.

The Agendas are published on the parish noticeboards and on the Meetings page of this website.

The meetings start at 7.30 pm and take place at Murton Institute (unless stated otherwise).

The next meetings are as follow:

Monday 5 August 2024

Monday 4 November 2024

Monday 3 February 2025

Monday 3 March – Annual Parish Meeting – tbc

Monday 12 May 2025 – Annual Council Meeting & Ordinary Meeting – starting at 7.00 pm

The Agendas are published on the parish noticeboards and on the Meetings page of this website: Meetings

You can receive information about Parish Council meetings and activities direct by subscribing to the Murton Parish Council electronic mailing list.  To subscribe send an e-mail with your full name to:  mailinglist@murton.org.uk.

If you have any issues you would like to raise please contact one of the Councilors, the Chairman or the Clerk of the Parish Council.  Contact details HERE.