Committees

The Town Council meet once a month, but there are four other committees who meet at other times.

The Planning Committee consider planning applications within the town. Current applications can be inspected at Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale House, Workington. It is Allerdale Borough Council who actually grant or refuse planning consents but the Town Council can make recommendations.

For more information about planning applications take a look at the Planning page.

Members:- Cllrs. Ian Baty, Angus Emmerson, John Cook, Mark Orchard & W. Jefferson.

The Play Equipment Committee consider any improvements or maintenance required to the Town Council’s play areas. Our play areas are maintained and regularly inspected by our grounds maintenance team.

Members:- Cllrs. Denise Pattinson, Graham Wilkinson, Angus Emmerson, Stuart Graham & Athony Reid.

gardens_vegetables_boxThe Allotments Committee is responsible for setting the annual rent and sorting out any problems that may arise in relation to the allotments and their tenants. If you would like to rent an allotment, check out the allotments page and complete a tenancy application form.

Members:- Cllrs. John Cook, Graham Wilkinson, Eli Baty, Angus Emmerson & Jim Snaith.

The Parks Committee is responsible for considering matters relating to parks & open spaces and the maintenance of those areas.

Members:- Cllrs. Graham Wilkinson, Bill Jefferson, I. Baty, Stuart Graham, Owen Martin & Denise Pattinson.