Sedbergh Parish Council is committed to maintaining and enhancing the attractiveness and vitality of the Parish, investing in the fabric of the town and the community, encouraging development of local employment and housing opportunities. To help foster local organisations and businesses and to support social and cultural events.  It works with local partners including Westmorland and Furness Council, Yorkshire Dales National Park, South Lakes Housing, and other local organisations/groups.

In recent times, Sedbergh Parish Council has worked collaboratively on projects that include resurfacing the Tennis Courts at Guldrey. Sedbergh Parish Council were also integral to raising significant funds to refurbish the play area at Maryfell, a project run in partnership with South Lakeland District Council. The Council also worked with South Lakes Housing in 2019 to create additional parking spaces at Maryfell.  In 2023 the Council also completed a project, supported by funding from Cumbria County Council, to construct at new pathway within the boundary of the playing field at Howgill Lane.

The Parish Council continues to look at future projects, including playpark proposals for the playing field at Howgill Lane, and surfacing/enhancement to Joss Lane car park (including a future car parking strategy) and has recently (2024) successfully installed electric vehicle charging at Loftus Hill and Joss Lane car parks.   And, following ongoing review of the Council’s stock of street lighting, has installed improved lighting to make environmental and economical improvements for the future.