Guisborough Town Council serves Guisborough and the villages of Upleatham, Dunsdale, Mount Pleasant and Newton-under-Roseberry. The town is the Ancient Capital of Cleveland and is also a gateway to the picturesque North York Moors National Park.
Guisborough Town Council has grant funding available from the grants / donations budget. Grants are open to charities and community groups that meet in Guisborough Parish.
The Town Council owns and maintains Bakehouse Square which is a small park just off Westgate. The Park also contains the Bakehouse Square Mural depicting the town's history.