It should be noted, that, in the light of the announcement made on 23rd March by the Prime Minister, most visitor facilities are now suspended in the Lake District. The Town Council has closed its public toilets facilities today, as it is impossible to guarantee the safety of the cleaning and coin collection staff. Cumbria will wlecome back visitors as soon as circumstances permit but, for now, it is best that we all follow the government guidelines and stay at home.
SLDC have set up a strategic group to manage the challenges from the virus outbreak and the impact on local communities and council services. See briefing note attached.
50% off for all residents of LA23 during this week! Use Code "resident 2020" when booking.
Poster with all information:
Our local Citizens Advice provides an important service to residents. They rely on volunteers. See poster below:
Come along to the Marchesi Centre on Tuesday 19th November between 4 and 7pm to meet your National Trust team, find out about their work and get any questions answered. Poster attached.
The local SLDC councillor, Dyan Jones, is holding a series of meetings about climate change as part of its commitment to address these issues and ensure that local communities are involved. Our local meeting is at the Marchesi Centre Windermere on 17 July at 7pm. Here is the poster.
Lovely to see the new play area opened at Millerground - the result of a local partnership involving SLDC, the Millerground volunteers and support from Windermere Town Council. Here are photos of the new play area and the Mayor opening.
Join your local composting scheme and help others to compost. See poster below.
All residents of Bowness & Windermere are invited to our Parish Meeting, which will be held on Wednesday 10th April at 6pm in the Cecil Reed room of the Marchesi Centre. Come along and have your say!
Here is the invite.....
This year there will be a programme of markets (Antiques, Farmers, Prom Art) on the Glebe. See flyer below for further information.
Come along and share your ideas and views with other locals at the Shake Up night on Thursday 28th March 5.30 to 8pm at the Lamplighter. Drinks/Canapes/Chat/Action. See full details below.
In this world of big organisations and companies, local councils, like that in Windermere, can respond to local issues in a meaningful way.
If you would live to serve your community, there are local elections on May 2nd and you can stand to become a Councillor on Windermere Town Council. If you are interested, you need to get your nomination paper in by Weds 3rd April. Contact the Clerk, Julie Hartley, for more details on 07951402372 or email email@example.com
Come along to Ambleside Parish Centre on 22nd September and dance dance dance, meanwhile raising money for St John's Hospice. Poster attached.
Not to be missed. This very popular event makes its first appearance in Bowness on 15th July 11am to 2pm.
Don't miss this - beautiful melodies, passion and verve. 15th July 11am to 2pm. Poster attached.
The National Park today announced the start of public consultation on its draft new Local Plan, which will govern planning decisions in the years to come. It is a very important document and important that local people get chance to have a say. There will be 2 consultation events locally and details will be put on Council noticeboards and on this webpage when they are available. In the meantime, there are a number of documents that can be accessed and details are contained in the attachment below.
If you would like to have more information on how to be safer on-line and look after your cyber security, this is the training event for you. It is held on Tuesday 5th June at the Marchesi Centre 9am to 12 noon. To reserve places, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The poster for the event is attached below.
Due to the hazardous driving conditions, the Town Council meeting on 28th February has been cancelled. All items will be carried forward to the agenda for 14th March.
Windermere Town Council's review of all types of parking in our towns is now available to read. It is an important piece of work and makes recommendations to the primary authorities to take actions that we believe will drastically improve the future of our community. Please see links below. It is best to start with the summary report.
The Environment Agency are holding a public drop in event to update and discuss flood prevention measures in our area on 6th March 2018 between 2pm and 7pm at the Marchesi Centre. This will cover flooding in Windermere Town and Troutbeck Bridge. All residents are invited.
The Winter Bulletin is attached below.
This wonderful event takes place on 9th & 10th December. For further details, see the flyer below.
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