In recent years, the pond area has become overgrown and neglected. The Parish Council now owns Hesket Newmarket village greens, including the pond and would like to make improvements to the pond area, to restore it as a place which is good for wildlife and for people to enjoy. Hesket Newmarket pond tend to dry

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VACANCY – CLERK TO CALDBECK PARISH COUNCIL The position of Clerk to Caldbeck Parish Council will become vacant from 1st October 2021, as the present Parish Clerk, Simon Smith, is moving on. To provide continuity, the Parish Council would like to appoint his successor before then.  The Parish Council seeks a confident person with an

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CALDBECK PARISH COUNCIL NEWS AUGUST 2021 The Parish Council met on 21 June and agreed actions on car parking and the reopening of the public toilets, which had been discussed at the informal meeting with Caldbeck business held on 14 June reported in July’s magazine, and on other matters. Key points include: Caldbeck car parking

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CALDBECK PARISH COUNCIL NEWS JULY 2021 The Parish Council meets on 21 June, after the deadline for Warnell Magazine. This news bulletin therefore gives an update on activity since the Annual Meetings reported in June’s Magazine. Hesket Lonning Footpath – The Footpath Working Group has been examining the Matthew Rudding option. On 6 June the

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CALDBECK PARISH COUNCIL NEWS JUNE 2021 The Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council took place on 6 May 2021 via Zoom. Eight parishioners joined the meetings together with Parish Councillors and Tony Annison, Caldbeck’s Allerdale Councillor. Key points are set out below and draft minutes are on the website. Tim

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CALDBECK PARISH COUNCIL NEWS MAY 2021 The Parish Council did not meet in April. The Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council take place on 6 May 2021 via Zoom and all are welcome to attend (see links for details). This is currently the last date on which virtual council meetings

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The Parish Council met on 22 March 2021 and draft minutes are on the website. Key points are set out below, updated for further progress after the meeting. Hesket Lonning Footpath – On 12 April the Footpath Working Group is meeting Mike Johnson to look at the Matthew Rudding option. The Parish Council had asked

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The Parish Council met on 15 February 2021 and draft minutes are on the website. Key points are set out below, updated for further progress after the meeting. Hesket Lonning Footpath -The Parish Council discussed proposals to upgrade the existing footpath south of Hesket Lonning (via Matthew Rudding) and the Footpath Working Group held further

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The Parish Council met on 11 January 2021 and agreed the Parish Plan update and budget for 2021-22. It confirmed the precept of £18,330 as flagged up in last year’s budget consultation. As part of the budget,the Parish Council agreed contract extensions for grass cutting and the lengthsman’s services for the three years 2021 to

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The Friends of the Lake District is promoting a litter pick day and Caldbeck Parish Council is joining in. All volunteers please meet at Caldbeck car park 10:00 am Saturday 21 March 2020 for a 2 hour litter pick. Please bring your own gloves. Target areas depending on numbers include: Blue Gates car parking area,

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