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 Cumbria County Council, South Lakeland District Council, Yorkshire Dales National Park and South Lakes Housing, among 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.

The Parish Council is now looking at future projects, including surfacing/improvements to Joss Lane car park, electric vehicle charging, tree planting at Queen’s Garden, and the desire to bring drinking water back to Jubilee Fountain on Finkle Street.