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 email@example.com
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).
The Millers Riches Trust are advertising their grants (up to £75 for Widows who have lived in our area for more than 5 years. The details are on the document below.
Cumbria Police are asking local people what they think about their services and how they can improve. The details are in the document below.
In 2012, South Lakeland District Council carried out the Clean Streets consultation, which considered introducing Dog Control orders. More than 1,000 people responded and, after considering the responses, the orders were put in place. Since then, the focus has been on prevention, through awareness, which included signs, leaflets and enforcement. 5 years on, the Dog Control legislation will expire in October 2017 and we have the option of replacement with a Public Space protection order. This survey asks a series of questions about dogs and public spaces. It is your opportunity to provide feedback on dog control matters in your area. For more information, visit the SLDC website, where there is a link to the survey, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone SLDC on 015397 33333. There are 2 public events locally where you can have your say, both on 17th August 2017, at:
Queens Park between 11am and 1pm
The Glebe between 3pm and 5pm.
The latest bulletin is attached below.
To all gardeners, the date for judging this year is 26th July. Judges will look at all gardens in the area. There is no need to enter the competition.
June/July edition is on the link below
SLDC have launched their car parking survey, to find out what residents and visitors think about current provision in our area. The online survey address is shown below:
Hard copies of the survey can also be printed and submitted - copy below:
Here is a copy of the latest Lakes Line Bulletin
The Town Council Annual Parish meeting takes place next week - on Wednesday 12th April at 6.30pm in the Marchesi Centre (Cecil Reed room). It is YOUR meeting when you can raise any issues about the local area with your Windermere Town Councillors. We would love to see you there so do come along!
Click on the link below to get to the latest edition:
Thanks go to all the individuals and groups who went out and about in such poor weather this week and cleaned up our beautiful area. A big round of applause to the Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, ladies of the Inner Wheel, Windermere Women's Institute, Goodly Dale School, Brownies & Rainbows, Theresa Wooll, Kevin Trevor from Brambles, David Bolton, Frank Wilson. Altogether over 30 bags of rubbish was removed from our beautiful area by Ben Taylor of SLDC.
The Clean for the Queen week in Windermere has been organised for the week commencing 27th March 2017. Local groups will be getting together to pick litter around the area and spruce it up. If you or your group fancy getting involved, contact Simone Backhouse at email@example.com. All equipment is provided.
Click on the link below to see the latest edition of Windermere Now.
The hotline number to ring to report problems on the highway has changed to:
0300 303 2992
Residents are being reminded about changes to waste and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.
Collection calendars sent out to every household already indicate these festive season date changes and people are being urged to check their calendars to make sure they know when to put out their bins and boxes.
The calendars are also available on South Lakeland District Council’s website by inputting a postcode at: http://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/bins-and-recycling/collection-calendar/
For the week commencing 19 December all collection dates will be as normal.
However, from the week commencing Monday, 26 December, collections will be changed, with some collections being made earlier than usual.
If your collection day is usually a Monday, instead of being picked up on 26 December your collection will be made two days early on Saturday, 24 December.
If your normal collection day is a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday then in the week commencing 26 December your collection will be a day later – ie Tuesday, 27 December collection will be made on Wednesday, 28 December.
From the week commencing Monday, 2 January, all collections will be one day later than usual.
Real Christmas trees can be recycled using the green garden waste bin, or can be taken to one of the waste and recycling centres, at Rothay Holme, Ambleside; Guides Lot, Grange; Canal Head, Kendal or Morecambe Road, Ulverston.
Residents are also reminded that old Christmas cards can be recycled using the recycling box for paper, and in areas that are now on cardboard kerbside recycling then card packaging from Christmas presents can be placed in the same box.
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