Budget 2023 - 2024 

Knaresborough Town Council has set its budget for 2023/24, this budget will allow for continued development of projects throughout the Town and working in partnership with other organisations to deliver improvements throughout.  This budget also reflects the Town Council’s decision to use some of the 2022/23 budget underspends and, through its grant funding process, continue to help the charity and voluntary sector in the Town.


The Council’s budget from April 2023 will include the following:

  • £25,000 available for a grant scheme (available to any local voluntary/charitable organisations that can demonstrate a need and the benefits to the Town and its residents);
  • £54,000 for Town Council projects or to support local projects, including to help prepare for opportunities presented by devolution;
  • £27,000 for potential extra staffing to help deliver projects, identify potential funding for projects in the Town and to deliver quick fixes to general maintenance issues ;
  • £11,400 for potential Town Council run events;
  • £5,000 towards flower beds and Castle lighting maintenance;
  • £15,500 general operating costs;
  • £35,000 for the seasonal lighting contract, including a contingency for improvement to the scheme.

Knaresborough Town Council



Gross Spending




Net Spending after use of balances




Parish Precept




Parish Band D Tax