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).
Parish Council News
The latest Minutes of the Parish Council are for the meeting of the 4th September: read hereread more
Tony Bolton’s Fundraiser for the Alzheimers Society – Tony’s Big Ride Lakes and Dales loop in a day (196 miles!) Tony completed his ride in early August. He made good time and with no mishaps or injuries! He set off with a neighbour at 4am in total darkness, and Dave cycled with him for the […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
TOUR OF BRITAIN 2016 On Monday the 5th of September 2016, stage 2 of the Tour of Britain Cycle Race comes to Allerdale. Starting in Carlisle the tour will arrive at Hesket New Market (Sprint) at approximately 12.43pm and Caldbeck at approximately 12.46pm. For a full map, times and details of related events please see http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/tour-of-britain.aspx […]read more
The parish boundary is walked every 21 years and this year will take place on 27th August 2016. This 20 mile walk dates back to at least 1686, and is a tradition that we wish to maintain, to remember a long history and to keep it alive for those who come after. As previously, everyone […]read more