The council is determined to communicate effectively and actively engage with the Pickering community. To do so, the local press attends and reports on council meetings which are held on the third Monday of each month in the Memorial Hall. Additional information is provided about council activities and responsibilities in each quarterly issue of the community newsletter, on the council’s notice boards (in the Memorial Hall, in the Market Place (vicinity Boulton and Cooper, Estate Agent) outside Eastgate car park and at the southern end of Potter Hill), through the Annual Report, this website and the council’s facebook page.

The council allocates time at each of its meetings where members of the public may address it on local issues. At the discretion of the chairman the meeting may be adjourned to members of the public to address the council when an agenda item in which they have views and information is being discussed.

Councillors also attend the Town Meeting. This meeting has, by law, to be held annually on some day between 1 March and 1 June. In Pickering the meeting is usually held in May and seven clear days’ notice of the date of the meeting is publicised on the council notice boards and on the website; however, in 2018 year it will take place on 24 April at 7.30pm. The venue is the Memorial Hall. Only local government electors for the town have the right to take part.

Visitors to this website are invited to share with the council their ideas on ensuring that Pickering remains a viable and vital place to live and work and are welcome to participate in the discussion forum.

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  Quarterly Newsletter, Summer, 2017
» 23.3 KiB - 177 hits - June 16, 2017

  Annual Report 2016-2017
» 67.9 KiB - 208 hits - May 8, 2017

  Quarterly newsletter, Spring 2017
» 24.8 KiB - 271 hits - April 13, 2017

  Quarterly newsletter, Autumn 2016
» 23.8 KiB - 492 hits - September 27, 2016

  Summer newsletter, 2016
» 25.4 KiB - 425 hits - June 29, 2016

  Community Engagement Strategy
» 28.4 KiB - 389 hits - May 17, 2016
Reviewed and revised 16 May 2016 Next review date: 15 May 2017

  Spring Newsletter - March 2016
» 23.8 KiB - 495 hits - March 24, 2016

  Winter newsletter, January 2016
» 70.0 KiB - 639 hits - January 22, 2016

  Autumn Newsletter 2015
» 24.9 KiB - 738 hits - October 9, 2015
For clarification of, or further information about, any of the items in the newsletter, please contact the clerk.