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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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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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

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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 : 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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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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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

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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

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  March 2016. Review of ‘Alice, the Musical’ It is now 20 years since I first saw a Caldbeck Players children’s show and I have seen every one since. But I have no hesitation in saying that “Alice, the Musical”, performed in Caldbeck Village Hall last month, was without doubt the best. The adaptation of

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