Welcome to the Caldbeck and Hesket Newmarket website which gives information about social events, meetings, organisations and services (including transport) in and around the parish. There is information too about the history of the area as well as an attractive photo gallery.

Please use the links above to send notices and reports of events, more photos for the gallery, and to update any information. We look forward to hearing from you.

For accommodation and other businesses please click on www.caldbeckvillage.co.uk which hosts a number of local businesses. Another useful link is to The Northern Fells Group’s Services and Organisations booklet which lists most businesses in the area (index on page 2 of the booklet).


Latest News

Parish Council News September

The Parish Council met on 31st July 2017.  The approved minutes will be posted on the website after the next meeting (4th September). PCSO Kerry Harris reported on thefts of power tools and quad bikes, urging people to keep such items secure.  Farmwatch also helped provide effective protection. Cllr Duncan Fairbairn reported that repairs to […]

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Still Studying in Further or Higher Education? Funding available for books etc.

Haltcliffe School Trust Fund, Grant Distribution 2017 Still Studying? Funding available for books etc. The Trust specifies that the income of the Charity should be applied in promoting further education, including social and physical training, of persons resident in the parishes of Caldbeck and Castle Sowerby. In allocating benefits the Trustees shall have regard to […]

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Volunteers needed for First Responders – can you help?

WE NEED YOU The original members of Caldbeck Area First Responders have been going since 2003 and some of us are getting ‘a bit long in the tooth’ now so we really need some younger volunteers to join us.  There are eleven in the team at the moment and we are all fully equipped with up to […]

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Caldbeck Players: ‘Wife After Death’

Caldbeck Players : Wife After Death : A Report Caldbeck Players presented Wife After Death, a comedy by Eric Chappell, in Caldbeck Parish Hall on 15, 16 and 17 November.  A year previously, in Tom, Dick and Harry, Ken Woolfenden had lain unconscious in a wheelbarrow and Jennifer Collard had fallen through a window not […]

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Parish Boundary Walk 27th August 2016, a memorable day

What a fantastic day we had with 305 walkers taking part in this unique and important traditional local event that takes place every 21 years. After 8 months of planning, 6 meetings, 3 fundraising events and whole lot in between, the day finally arrived. The weather, just as the day itself, simply got better as […]

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