Public notices

Please call this number to report any issues with the roads, potholes, blocked drains etc.  The more people who report defects, the quicker they should be repaired. 

Defects can also be reported at


The Parish Council are looking for volunteers to help with tasks in the village, mainly relating to Cumbria in Bloom.  If you can help, please contact a parish councillor.  Thank you.

If you have any spare wellies the parish council would be very grateful to be able to plant them up to use in the Cumbria in Bloom displays.  Pleasepass any on the parish councillors.

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.

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:

Threlkeld Parish Council adopted a new code of conduct at its meeting on 24 July 2012 to meet the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.

The relevant documents can be viewed or downloaded:

Code of Conduct Template Notice. (PDF format)

Code of Conduct Eden TPC. (PDF format)

Eden District Council is introducing improvements to its kerbside recycling schemes this Summer and all parishes in Eden are set to benefit.

As of Monday 2 July 2012 the Greenbox kerbside recycling scheme provided by Eden District Council will include all households in Eden, to allow everyone to recycle cans, glass jars and bottles, paper and card and a welcome addition of plastic bottles and containers from their homes.  The new scheme will replace the existing kerbside green box and kerbside paper and card schemes currently operating until the end of June.

The new NON EMERGENCY police contact number is 101 and you will be automatically connected to the police in your local area. 

Alternatively you can email and the email will be forwarded to all the Lakes & Shap Policing Team for the first available officer to deal with.

For further details on the Lakes & Shap Policing Team see  Policing Your Community. (PDF format)