The village of Threlkeld in Cumbria is situated in the Northern Lake District, 4 miles east of Keswick and 14 miles west of Penrith beneath Blencathra mountain. Threlkeld Web is run for the Parish Council and provides all you need to know about local news, information and what's on in and around Threlkeld and runs alongside the existing "Beneath Blencathra" newsletter.

Date: 
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017 - 08:30

On the Recreation Field and Bridgend Ground
(by kind permission of Mr G Hutton)

Trials start at 8:30 am
Local Stakes (to be run at 5:00 pm on Tuesday 22nd August)
Open Stakes
Hound Show starts at 12:30 pm
Blencathra Hunt Puppy Show
Open Foxhound Show
Terrior Show

Shepherds Crook and Walking Sticks Competition
Children's Sports and Pet Show
Beer Tent and Refreshments throughout the day

(catering rights reserved)

Following the 2015 floods which destroyed bridges on the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path, there are now new alternative routes available.  There are information panels near the path signposting the new routes or see the map here.

Date: 
Monday, 14 August, 2017 - 13:00

A guided walk with life-long local Donald Angus with a theme of 'Threlkeld Pas and Present'. Lasts about 2.5 hours.  Meeta at Village Hall Car Park.  Finishes at Village Hall.  Wear strong shoes or boots.  May involve some uneven ground.  

FREE!  (Donations to local charities.)

The Government has set up anorganisation specifically to deal with this - At800 are funded by the UK mobile operators who are launching 4G mobile services: EE, O2, Three and Vodafone. Each operator contributes to enable At800 to provide corrective support to households whose Freeview services could be affected by the rollout of 4G.

Minutes of the Threlkeld Parish Council Meeting held at Threlkeld Village Hall, on Tuesday 18 July 2017 at 7.00pm

Present:  Cllr Carolyn Cripps chaired the meeting with Cllr Donald Angus, Cllr Mick Le’Huray, Cllr Dot Benson, Cllr Madeleine Singleton, Cllr John Pickering, Cllr Roger Bragg, Cllr Les Dalzell, Cllr David Arkley and Cllr Richard Sealby (EDC) attended.

Members of Public

1 Member of the public

2017 / 67 – Apologies

  • Cllr Tom Wentworth-Waites

2017 / 68 - Minutes

Joanne Mackereth from Home Group is available to speak to about Home Group properties and the Cumbria Choice system:

07710 711692 / 01539 739544 / 0345 141 4663

There are copies of the paper application forms at the Post Office if anyone requires them. There is also copies of the guidance notes for using the online system on Cumbria Choice.

Older and vulnerable residents in Eden parishes are benefitting from Eden Independent Living - an Eden Housing Association initiative that enables people to stay independent in their own home. Being able to choose from a wide range of services from one place has proved popular with customers and feedback has been very positive.

Threlkeld Housing Association was established several years ago to provide low cost homes for local people.

The properties are all shared ownership jointly owned by the occupants and Threlkeld Housing Association with the aim of providing local affordable 2 and 3 bedroom homes. Threlkeld Housing Association are currently updating their waiting list for these properties. If you are interested or would like more information about eligibility please write, in the first instance to:

If you are visiting the village, please park considerately.

Car parks are located at:

- Dickney car park on Blease Road

- top of Blease Road,beyond the Blencathra Centre, ideal for walkers

- the Village Hall (patrons only)

- Cricket Club on A66

On road parking is also available on the Burns road, on the opposite side of the A66, and on Station Road.

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