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Welcome to our village

Scorton is a small village situated near Richmond, North Yorkshire, England. The name ‘Scorton’ is believed to date from Anglo-Saxon times and is thought to mean ‘Short Tun’, as opposed the nearby village of Langton or ‘Long Tun’ (Tun = Old English for Homestead). The main feature of our village is its raised green – one of only two in England. The green is also host to our annual feast, the roots of which date back to 1257.

Scorton was the first village with its own website which was launched back in 1998 – thats 17 years on the Internet! The site has been through many incarnations since those days – feel free to drop us a line and let us know what you think of this one.

Scorton Parish Council

The Parish Council in Scorton is made up of 6 elected members and a clerk. The Councillors are elected every 4 years and anyone who lives or works in the Parish is generally eligible. The next election is due in May 2019. Meetings are held every month (usually the last Wednesday in the month) in the Scorton Methodist Chapel and all are welcome.

To find out more about our Parish Council including minutes of the meetings, please click here.


Parish Council


Parish Councils have been in existence for over 100 years and are the closest tier of local government to the people. Scorton Parish Council aims to represent Scorton at both local and national level.

The main responsibilities of the Parish Council are:

o  Owning (on your behalf) and maintaining public spaces (The Green, Bridge Green, Jubilee Green, Cemetery)
o  Providing a voice for the Village in matters such as planning, highways, quarry, etc.
o  Developing new initiatives (recent ones include new conservation style street lamps, free community broadband, footbridge and play areas & seating)
o  Generally ensuring Scorton is a great place to live

Parish Councillors:

o Jenny Harper (Chairman)
o Danny Jones (Vice Chairman)
o Ian Threlfall (Treasurer)
o Angela Heywood
o Ian Robinson
o Linda Hull


Mrs Vicki Raven
Ash House
North Yorkshire
DL10 6DN

E-mail contacts:

District Councillor: Ian Threlfall (cllr.i.threlfall@richmondshire.gov.uk)
County Councillor: Carl Les (cllr.Carl.Les@northyorks.gov.uk)
Vicky Raven (vraven@scorton.com)


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Our local business directory is below.  To have your business added, click here and send us a high resolution image and a business description.  We will then add you to the directory.


If you want your club or society listed, click here and send us a high resolution image and a description.  We will then add your club to the directory.


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15th March 2015

Register your appliance


15th March 2015

Scorton buddie poster


28th January 2015

January S&D Times


25th December 2015

Festive Fire Safety


25th December 2015

The Snow Code


13th November 2015

November Meeting Minutes


29th October 2014

October Meeting Minutes


27th October 2014

Latest S&D Times


24th September 2014

September Meeting Minutes


23rd May 2014

Dales & District Bus Timetables


23rd May 2014

Tesco Free Bus



Find Us

Scorton is located just 3 miles from the A1(M) at Catterick.  We are also 7 miles from Richmond, 10 miles from Northallerton, 40 miles from York, 50 miles from Newcastle and 50 miles from Leeds.  Teesside airport is only 16 miles away.

Travelling from the North (A1): travel past Scotch Corner Services and exit at the next junction signposted Catterick (A6136).  Follow the road for 3/4 mile to the traffic lights and crossroads.  Turn left (B6271) and follow this road for around 3 miles to Scorton.

Travelling from the South (A1): heading north, exit at the Catterick Village junction (A6136).  At the end of the slip road turn right, and then another 100 yards, turn left.  Follow this road through Catterick Village.  Continue on this road and you will eventually come past Catterick Racecourse on your left.  Continue driving, crossing Catterick Bridge.  After 1/2 mile you will come to a set of traffic lights and crossroads.  Turn right (B6271) and follow this road for around 3 miles to Scorton.

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