Windermere ferry service resumes

Jun 15, 2020

Cumbria County Council can announce that we will be restarting the Windermere car ferry – The Mallard – from today – Monday 15 June.

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Rookhow meetings

ROOKHOW ZOOM CAFE ​If you'd like to have a chat and have some time to spare on a Wednesday afternoon (any time between 3.30-4.30) then come along to the Rookhow Zoom cafe. A friendly group of locals, Quakers and Rookhow supporters who since lockdown have met weekly to...

Colton Parish and our new “normal”!

Please continue to get in touch if you need any help with shopping, collecting your prescription, dog walking, setting up FaceTime or Zoom, or just a friendly chat to keep in touch.  Full details of all councillors are on the Parish website:...

Scheme to improve broadband in Colton Parish

More funding is now available to help homes and businesses in rural areas of Cumbria and Northumberland who currently do not have access to broadband services of at least 30 Mbps download.  The funding will pay towards the cost of installing gigabit-capable broadband...

Summary of covid-related changes from 4/7

Claire King, a consultant from Cumbria’s Public Health team, has pulled together a useful timeline of changes set to happen in July around furloughing, social distancing and Government guidance.

Rookhow re-opening on 4th July

Sue Nicholls, Development Manager of Rookhow, has written to let us know "the bunk-barn only will be re-opening for weekend sole use bookings from 4th July for groups made up of 1-2 households.  Cost: £600 for 2 nights (Fri-Sun) with a 3rd night half price, so £750...