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A group of people in Windermere are in need of a Zumba Gold instructor. There is some availability at the Ladyholme Centre in the daytime.
If you are qualified and willing to set up a class contact Margaret Whelan 015394 42271
The Town Council are once again able to offer grants of up to £500 towards improving the appearance of shop fronts on the high streets in Windermere and Bowness. To find out more, contact the Town Clerk or use the contact form. The application form and explanatory notes are below.
Will be holding its annual exhibition at the Ladyholme Centre on Lake Road, from Monday 1 August to Saturday 13 August. The exhibition will be open from 10.30am to 5.30pm daily. Car parking and refreshments are available at the centre. The exhibition features a wide variety of media, styles and subject, including still life and floral, figurative and abstract, wildlife and landscape works. There will also be prints, greetings cards, art materials and art books on sale. There will be a children's competition with art prizes and the public will be able to vote for their "favourite picture."
Windermere Town Council has today responded to the Boundary Commission to say that moving Applethwaite to the Ambleside electoral area is totally unacceptable and a ridiculous idea. See the response by clicking on the icon below:
Rather than see whole swathes of North Windermere transferred to administration from Ambleside, sign Ben Berry's petition at the link:
Windermere Town Council are appalled at the draft proposals recently published by the Boundary Commission, which move the whole northern part of Windermere into Ambleside/Lakes Ward. This includes all streets and properties situated between Troutbeck Bridge (to the west), Orrest Head (to the north), Main Street (to the south) and Heaning Lane (to the east). It is a huge chunk of Windermere and will effectively cut the town in half. It will include transferring the Railway Station, Orrest Head viewpoint and the Lakes School into the Ambleside ward.
To see the details in full and access the interactive maps, go to: https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/node/6168
Town Councillors are calling on residents to write to the Boundary Commission and make their views known. The deadline for responses is 18th July. The contact details are:
Address: Review Officer(South Lakeland), Local Government Boundary Commission for England, 14th Floor, Millbank Tower, London SW1P, 4QP.
The Accounts and supporting documents for the financial year 2015-16 are now available for inspection (until mid July). They can be found on the Council Meetings/Finance tab of our website.
At the Windermere Town Council AGM on Wednesday this week, it was agreed that both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor will continue in office. For the forthcoming civic year, the Mayor will continue to be Cllr Leith Hallatsch and the Deputy Mayor will continue to be Cllr Lisa Greasley.
Two groups of young people have got involved in the Winderclean litter-picking initiative, supported by the Town Council and organised by the Bowness & Windermere Community Car Trust. Well done to both the Windermere Cubs and to the pupils of St Cuthberts School. And thank-you from the Town Council and residents of Windermere & Bowness!
Cumbria County Council are consulting on changes to the opening times for Windermere Library. Attached is the consultation document and questionnaire. Library hours basically remain the same for Windermere, but with earlier closing on Mondays.
The funding and plans for Millerground were revealed this week. Attached is the press release.
The Hub is Windermere Town Council's official newsletter. To find your latest copy, click on the link below.
Windermere Town Council are lighting the Beacon on Orrest Head to commemorate HM the Queen's 90th birthday on Thursday this week (21st April). Come along and sing Happy Birthday with us. We are lighting at 7.30pm on Orrest Head.
The National Park are consulting on the content of their Local Plan, which governs planning policy. If you have things you would like to bring to their attention, fill in the attached questionnaire and send it in.
Swimsafe provides children aged 7 - 14 with an opportunity to swim and learn to be safe in open water through free swimming tuition and water safety advice sessions. It will take place at Rayrigg Meadow, Windermere, this summer on the following dates:
Monday 4th to Friday 8th July 9.30 to 3pm
Monday 11th to Friday 15th July 9.30 to 3pm
Monday 25th to Saturday 30th July 10 to 4pm
Monday 1st to Saturday 6th August 10 to 4pm
Monday 8th to Saturday 13th August 10 to 4pm
Swimsafe relies on volunteers to assist and sessions are typically 90mins in length. Training is given.
If you are interested, the application form is attached. DEADLINE IS 27 MAY.
Funding has been announced today to create a new Adventure Playground at Millerground. Great news!
We are consulting all residents in Windermere & Bowness on what they think about 20MPH speed limits. If there is enough support, the Town Council will lobby Cumbria Highways to assess suitability in selected areas. Please give us your views by either writing, emailing or completing the form below:
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