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

Highways News

Caldbeck Parish Council is wanting to make information on highways matters available as soon as possible.  Issues are reported to Parish Council meetings and news included in the Warnell Parishes magazine.  We will continue to do this but will add any updates to the website when received – see Key Documents – Highways Issues. Key […]

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Letters to Cumbria County Councillors

Caldbeck Parish Council wrote to all Cumbria County Councillors before and after Christmas to brief them on the footpath.  The various letters are available in Key Documents – Footpath Correspondence. Key Documents

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The Wizard of Oz: Caldbeck Players

THE WIZARD OF OZ : CALDBECK PLAYERS : November 2017 This review by Keith Richardson first appeared in the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald and in slightly abridged form in the Cumberland News. CALDBECK Players’ The Wizard of Oz, performed over three nights in the village hall, was a magical production in more ways than one. […]

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Carol Singing December 2017

Carol Singing around Caldbeck Parish – the 75th year: Christmas 2017. The evening of the 19th December saw two groups of carol singers set off round Caldbeck village. We had hoped to have a third group to go around the farms but it was not to be! Maybe next year we’ll have a few more […]

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Footpath Petition

The Parish Council launched a petition asking the County Council to support the creation of the footpath between Hesket Newmarket and Caldbeck.  More than 1,400 people have signed, with many including helpful comments explaining why they support the establishment of the footpath. Sign the Petition on change.org Caldbeck Parish Council is not fundraising at this stage. […]

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Parish Council News

The latest draft Minutes of the Parish Council are for the meeting 4 December 2017: Parish Council Minutes The agenda and papers for the Parish Council meeting held on 4 December 2017 are at: Key Documents

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