Colton Parish and the latest lockdown news!

Nov 11, 2020

The Parish Council have formed good relationships with some great local businesses who have been supplying and delivering groceries and providing other services throughout lockdown, a list of these is in the Community News section on the website, and via the links below.  Please do continue to use them and be patient as they now need to re-establish their businesses in a new “normal” as they may need to make changes to how they operate in order to stay open and remain viable.

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Rookhow Zoom cafe continues

Wonderful news! The weekly Rookhow Zoom Cafe will be continuing.  Due to huge support from our regulars to keep it going, the cafe will now be co-ordinated by new Rookhow volunteer Gill Taylor from Finsthwaite (just a mile or two up the road from Rookhow), supported...

NHS Test and Trace App available to download

The NHS Test and Trace app is now ready to download. The national NHS Test and Trace App is now available. The app is key part of the country’s fight against COVID-19. Cumbrians are being strongly encouraged to download the app to their smartphones now.  The app is...

Rookhow epilogue

ROOKHOW EPILOGUE (quiet meditation) Epilogue sessions take place (via Zoom) every Monday at 9pm and involve a reading or poem led by a different person each week with some silent reflection for 20 minutes.  Everyone is welcome. You don't have to be a Quaker to come...

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...

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