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Posters/Boards on lamp post in Flookburgh Square

Due to concerns about the risks of driver distraction and pedestrian safety, residents are requested not to attach posters/boards to the lamp post across the road from the Pharmacy and Fat Flour.

New Winter Bus Timetable from 6th November 2018

Link to Timetable

Cumbria Coastal Strategy

Cumbria County Council are consulting on proposals for a coastal strategy in relation to flood prevention.  Of the 3 options outlined for Lower Holker Parish, 2 could result in flooding of the area south of Flookburgh Village.  The Consultation is open online from 19th November to 14th December 2018. For further information, follow links to:

Flookburgh Community Playground

Please note the Winter opening times for the Playground are 8 am to 7 pm

Parish Council Audit 2017/18

The Parish Council External Audit has now been concluded.  The External Auditor Report and Certificate 2017/18 and the Notice of Conclusion of Audit are now available.  All the Financial Reports on are available on the Documents section of the website.

Lower Holker Community Emergency Plan

Lower Holker Parish Council has prepared a Community Emergency Plan.  This is currently being updated, however the current plan is available on this link: Community Emergency Plan.

Nat West Bank in Grange

This Branch closed on 3rd October 2017. A mobile banking service will then be available in Grange on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 pm in Main Street Car Park, Grange. Post Offices can also be used for most transactions.

Superfast Broadband (60 MB+) available in Lower Holker Parish

Residents and businesses can now receive superfast broadband, but it has to be ordered as an existing broadband service will not become superfast automatically.   For more information and advice see Connecting Cumbria.

LEADER - capital funding for rural projects.

Funding is available for small rural enterprises including farm diversification, rural tourism, culture & heritage, farm productivity, small enterprises, rural services and forestry productivity. For more information:

Report a Highways Fault - Website Amendment

The Cumbria County Council Highways have amended the format of the fault reporting system.  Anyone can report a fault and check progress on all reported faults: Report a Fault

Dog Fouling

Incidents can be reported to South Lakeland District Council on
0845 050 4434or online Information required includes:
  • The name and address of the person in charge of the dog, if possible.
  • A description of the dog.
  • When and where the offence took place
The evidence will be considered with a view to prosecuting the offender.


Defibrillators are at Cockles on Flookburgh Square LA11 7JX and at Flookburgh Primary School, Winder Lane LA11 7LE , funded by the Parish Council and donations.  Thanks to Cockles and the School for hosting these units.  They are accessible 24 hours a day/7 days a week.  To use phone 999 to obtain the access code from the Ambulance Service.   There is another defibrillator in the Porch of Lower Holker Village Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, LA11 7NU (no code needed).  

Flood Resilience

Link to Flood Risk Map of Cark