Notice Board

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Housing Working Group
The Community Led Plan Housing Working Group (currently comprising Cllrs S Savasi and M Cheesbrough) is seeking local people with an interest in local housing provision to join the Group.  Please contact councillors or Clerk if interested.

District Council Elections
An election is to be held for a District Councillor for the Bowness and Levens Ward. If contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.  More information here.

Lake District Local Plan Review
The next stage of the Lake District National Park Authority’s consultation on its Local Plan Review will run from 8 April – 3 June 2019.  Find out more about the Publication of the Pre-Submission Local Plan and Allocations of Land here.  

Community Governance Review 2018/19:  SLDC is conducting a review of parish governance in its area.  Click here to see the Parish Council’s initial response.  Click here for more information on SLDC’s draft recommendations and how to respond to the current consultation (open 4 March – 26 May 2019).

Parish Council grants
The Parish Council is able to make small grants or donations to community groups, activities or projects.  Click here for more information.

Mark Kidd is the Parish Member for the Central and South East Area of the Lake District National Park Authority.  He may be contacted at mark.kidd@lakedistrict.gov.uk.

Co-option of a Parish Councillor
At its meeting on 2 May 2018, the Parish Council filled the vacancy on the Council by co-opting Eve Templeton.

Co-option of a Parish Councillor
At its meeting on 7 February 2018, the Parish Council filled the vacancy on the Council by co-opting Rob Caddick.

Co-option of a Parish Councillor
At its meeting on 5 July 2017, the Parish Council filled the vacancy on the Council by co-opting Marion Cheesbrough.

Helsington Community Land Trust Housing Development
Read letter from HCLT inviting local people to register an interest in proposed affordable housing in Brigsteer.  Download form to register an interest.  Updated January 2017.

Lake District National Park Extension

On 1 August 2016, part of Helsington Parish – including Brigsteer village, Helsington Barrows, Sizergh Fell, Sizergh Castle and part of the Lyth valley – was incorporated into the Lake District National Park.