The village of Threlkeld in Cumbria is situated in the Northern Lake District, 4 miles east of Keswick and 14 miles west of Penrith beneath Blencathra mountain. Threlkeld Web is run for the Parish Council and provides all you need to know about local news, information and what's on in and around Threlkeld and runs alongside the existing "Beneath Blencathra" newsletter.

The Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path is impassable following the floods, but the Village Hall and Coffee Shop are both open.

For details of detours whilst the Railway Path is closed click here (opens in new window).

See other flood damage :

Minutes of the Threlkeld Parish Council Meeting held at Threlkeld Village Hall, on Tuesday 19 April 2016 at 7.45pm

Present:  Cllr Carolyn Cripps chaired the meeting with Cllr Guy Duxbury, Cllr Donald Angus, Cllr Roger Bragg, Cllr Mick Le’Huray, Cllr Dot Benson, Cllr Madeleine Singleton, Cllr Les Dalzell, Cllr John Pickering and Cllr Richard Sealby (EDC) attended

Members of Public

None

2016 / 1 - Apologies

  • None

2016 / 2 - Minutes

Date: 
Tuesday, 24 May, 2016 - 19:30

AGENDA

 

  1. Election of Chairperson for Council Year 2016/17
  2. To Appoint a Vice Chairperson for Council Year 2016/17
  3. To receive the Chairperson & Vice Chairperson’s declaration of Acceptance of Office

The Council will continue to deal with normal business as follows:

An update from the Lake District National Park on the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path

Threlkeld Parish Council are looking at updating the Parish Plan (Community Led Plan) and are looking to see if it is possible to get a representative from each of the active groups within Threlkeld, and any individuals who would like to be involved in creating a steering group to take part in revising and updating the Parish Plan (Community Led Plan).  The plan is not a plan of the Parish Council, but of the whole community, so it would be beneficial to get input and support from all aspects of the village and the groups within it.  If you are interested in being involved please contact Ra

Joanne Mackereth from Home Group is available to speak to about Home Group properties and the Cumbria Choice system:

07710 711692 / 01539 739544 / 0345 141 4663

There are copies of the paper application forms at the Post Office if anyone requires them. There is also copies of the guidance notes for using the online system on Cumbria Choice.

Older and vulnerable residents in Eden parishes are benefitting from Eden Independent Living - an Eden Housing Association initiative that enables people to stay independent in their own home. Being able to choose from a wide range of services from one place has proved popular with customers and feedback has been very positive.

Threlkeld Housing Association was established several years ago to provide low cost homes for local people.

The properties are all shared ownership jointly owned by the occupants and Threlkeld Housing Association with the aim of providing local affordable 2 and 3 bedroom homes. Threlkeld Housing Association are currently updating their waiting list for these properties. If you are interested or would like more information about eligibility please write, in the first instance to:

If you are visiting the village, please park considerately.

Car parks are located at:

- Dickney car park on Blease Road

- top of Blease Road,beyond the Blencathra Centre, ideal for walkers

- the Village Hall (patrons only)

- Cricket Club on A66

On road parking is also available on the Burns road, on the opposite side of the A66, and on Station Road.

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