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Message from Peter McCall regarding budget for 2018-19

Message from Peter McCall regarding setting the precept for the budget for 2018-2019 “I would like to know how you feel about how much you pay towards the funding of policing services, and how you would feel about increasing the policing element of your council tax next year. I am therefore encouraging you to take

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Due to the popularity of allotment gardening, the Town Council has a waiting list for allotments, however we occasionally have vacancies. New allotment holders find that they quickly develop new skills and knowledge and many plot holders see the development of their allotment as part of a positive lifestyle choice. There are a few things

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Town Councillor Vacancies

The Town Council has two VACANCIES to be filled by co-option. If you are interested in this rewarding role please write a brief letter to the Town Clerk explaining a bit about yourself and why you would like to be a Councillor. Potential Town Councillors must meet the following eligibility criteria: You must be: At least

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The new HIMS system went live on 20th March 2017!

The Highway Integrated Management System (HIMS) is the computer system used by Highways, Transport and Fleet to manage calls from the public as well as supporting the delivery of many other aspects of their service. Key aspects of the new HIMS system include: An improved interactive map on the County Council website, with clear instructions

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Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth 2017

On Monday 13 March 2017 at 10.00 am, a Commonwealth Flag will be raised on Silloth Green, as part of ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’. This will be the third time that Silloth has taken part in the event. The flag will be raised at the Community Garden on Silloth Green, opposite the Golf

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Silloth Youth Shelter

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Public Convenience Cleaning Tender

Published date:  20 January 2017 Closing date:  6 February 2017 Start date:  1 April 2017 End date:  31 March 2018 Description:  Tenders are sought for the cleaning of the public conveniences in Silloth for the financial year 2017/18. For more information click here.

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Changes to 60 E Bus service

We now have details of a replacement service to be offered by Ellenvale Coaches on the route. The new 60E timetable is attached. The new services will start on Monday 30th January 2017, following the withdrawal of the current Reay’s service on the Saturday 28th. Please note the results of these changes are: · Increased

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Free Boxing Day bus service

Free two-hourly Boxing Day Heritage bus service between Silloth & Skinburness to Maryport & Workington on Monday 26 December 2016. This is a volunteer run community service to help combat social isolation among those in the Silloth area without access to private transport. For more details click on the link below.…/u…/2016/11/Boxing-Day-Bus-flyer-2016.pdf

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From this month forward the Police are changing the way they deliver the crime figures. These reports will give you a better overview and enhanced location of the incidents. You will also be able to see other incidents in your neighboring parishes. Crime figures can be obtained via the Cumbria Police Website. Alternatively use the

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PRESS RELEASE – 8 November 2016                                We are proud to announce that the Heritage Rose & Bee Garden on Silloth Green has won a Bees’ Needs Award. The Award is run in conjunction with Defra and the National Pollinator Strategy. The Award is

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Electoral Review of Allerdale

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is carrying out an electoral review of Allerdale Borough Council. The review will draw new council ward boundaries across Allerdale. The Commission has also announced that 48 councillors should be elected to the council in future: eight fewer than current arrangements. Now they are asking for evidence

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The Healthwatch Cumbria “Chatty Van” Returns

The Healthwatch Cumbria “Chatty Van” Returns Healthwatch Cumbria (HWC) is delighted to report that the “Chatty Van” will be visiting a town/ space somewhere near you this November to help raise awareness of, distribute and support people to respond to the NHS consultation document, “The Future of Healthcare in West, North and East Cumbria. From

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What a wonderful year Silloth has enjoyed!

Saturday evening’s magnificent display saw the airfield engulfed with a massive bonfire and spectacular firework display and funfair attractions enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors.  This attraction is now well and truly embedded on the Silloth annual event calendar alongside many other extremely well-supported events in the Town. This year I have received an

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Council doubles efforts to clear leaves from roads and pavements

Allerdale Borough Council has waged war on leaves, in efforts to help prevent localised flooding and blocked drains.  From now through to  January, the Council is making a special efforts to prioritise the clearing of leaves from gullies, roads and pavements.   The Council has already identified target areas which have in the past been areas of

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Please find below details of the above legal order, with additional site contact information and emergency number Name of applicant:   Cumbria County Council  Tel: 0300 303 2992 Reason for order:   A Temporary Road Closure is required to allow Cumbria County Council to  carry out carriageway patching works. Location: Phase 1:   B5301 Silloth from its

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Wigton Hospital Needs Your Support On Oct 25th

Click on the link below to read the public consultation document:- WNE Cumbria Success Regime the future of healthcare – public consultation document

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Britain in Bloom with the RHS - Silloth-on-Solway

Britain in Bloom UK Finals Awards Ceremony 2016

It’s a Silver Gilt Award for Silloth! In February of this year, Silloth received the news that it had been shortlisted as a finalist in the Britain in Bloom competition in the Coastal – Population up to 12K category, alongside contenders from St Brelade, Newcastle (NI), Bute, Mablethorpe, Filey and Tenby.  After months of preparation,

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Healthcare for the future – Public consultation launch

A public consultation has been launched into possible changes to health services in West, North and East Cumbria which will last until just before Christmas 2016. People are encouraged to express their views on the various options. A digital version of the consultation questionnaire and a number of supporting documents are available on the following

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Business Directory

The Silloth-on-Solway business directory is a free service for use by residents and visitors to the area.  If you would like your business adding to the business directory, please submit your listing for approval.  Click here.

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Read the latest issue of the Solway Buzz

The Solway Buzz is a community paper with articles and photos submitted by volunteers and up to 5,500 copies are distributed throughout an area within about six miles of Silloth-on-Solway. Read the latest issue: October/November 2016 Issue here

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Hellrigg Community Benefit Fund

£15,000 AVAILABLE TO COMMUNITY GROUPS IN & AROUND SILLOTH Community groups located close to the Hellrigg Wind Farm in Silloth are being encouraged to apply for grants between £500 and £10,000. The money comes from the Hellrigg Community Benefit Fund and is available through Cumbria Community Foundation on behalf of RWE Innogy UK. Funding is available

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Cumbria in Bloom Awards 2016

The Cumbria in Bloom Awards took place at the North Lakes Hotel in Penrith on Thursday 8 September 2016.  A strong contingent from Silloth attended the Awards ceremony and were delighted with some brilliant results. Silloth-on-Solway won the Cumbria in Bloom Coastal Resort Trophy for the third year running and achieved a Gold Award. Silloth

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