Public notices

The Towngate Estate is Threlkeld's oldest charity, having been formed in 1744.  It currently owns four fields and money which is held in a charitable unit trust.  The income from letting the fields to local farmers and the financial return from the investments is distributed one third each to the School, the Church and the Deserving and Needy of Threlkeld.

There are sand bag boxes distributed throughout Threlkeld.  The Village Hall Car Park and Town Cross have been updated and now contain pre-filled sand bags ready for use in an emergency.

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)