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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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.
The latest edition is attached below.
The Lake District Paradise Project is a registered charity that would like to invite local residents and visitors to a consultation event on Thursday 19 October. LDPP was set up to educate the public about the Holocaust and to commemorate the three hundred child Holocaust survivors who settled in the Lake District and the local community who welcomed them.
Its mission is to create a world class visitor experience, library, museum, archive and community hub in, and for, Windermere that includes and commemorates the continued links between the Lake District, the place and the people, with the child Holocaust Survivors and orphans who came here in 1945.
LDPP has secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to assess the feasibility of developing a destination museum and visitor experience in Windermere. It is important that local people are consulted at every stage and this is the first opportunity for you to have your say. You can attend the consultation event or complete our survey on-line.
The museum which is on the first floor of the library building on the Ellerthwaite site has an evolving permanent exhibition "From Auschwitz to Ambleside" and a contemporary art programme with artists such as the internationally renowned Miroslaw Balka. The permanent exhibition tells the story of the Waterbird, the White Cross Bay "Short Sunderland" factory, Calgarth Estate, and the three hundred child Holocaust Survivors who came from Eastern Europe to the Lake District in 1945.
LDPP may have the opportunity take over the Ellerthwaite site including the house and gardens from the County and District councils to develop the museum alongside the library and use of the site by the community.
The Directors of LDPP issued a statement:
“We have the opportunity to increase the impact of a beautiful but underused asset in the heart of Windermere. We see the potential to develop a world class museum and visitor attraction embedded in the community but we need to know what local people in Windermere think about our ideas”
Please drop in to see us on Thursday 19 October 2017 between 4 pm and 6 pm at the Library Building on the Ellerthwaite site.
We’d also like you to complete our questionnaire on-line, please go to our website: ldpp.org.uk and follow the link there to the questionnaire.
For further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The latest bulletin is attached below.
A meeting is being held at the Marchesi Centre on 5th October 6.30 to 8pm to discuss this important topic. All are welcome. The poster is attached.
The Trophy Winners were revealed at a wonderful ceremony in the Hydro Hotel on 7th September. For a full list and lovely photos, click on the Windermere in Bloom page on our website (under committees and groups).
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