Sedbergh road closed map

Sedbergh Road Closed for Essential Drainworks

The A683 will be fully closed at Station House, Middleton from Monday 27th September for approximately 4 weeks to facilitate essential drainage works. There will be no way through for pedestrians and cyclists (as there often is for roadworks). Why? You will see on the plan above that there is a watercourse that crosses the A683 from the east to the west side of the carriageway, opposite...

Meet the Pilgrimage for Nature Walking from London to Glasgow

A Pilgrimage for Nature is coming to Kirkby Lonsdale on Friday 1st October and camping for two nights in Jubilee Field. This is your chance to share stories and ideas about climate change and make a contribution to the cause.They will be organizing a Moot at 6pm on Saturday 2nd October – this will be an informal discussion about climate change and how it effects the land around us – and,...

Make a Promise to My Planet Postcard Competition

Make a Promise to My Planet Postcard Competition As part of The Great Big Green Week, Kirkby Lonsdale is launching a postcard competition called A Promise to My Planet - My Message to COP26. We are inviting everyone to send their message to politicians and MPs at the COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow and take the lead in tackling climate injustice. Why Should You Write a...
Great Big Green Week 2021

Get involved with The Great Big Green Week in Kirkby Lonsdale

What is The Great Big Green Week? The Great Big Green Week is organised by The Climate Coalition and will be taking place from Saturday 18th – Sunday 26th September 2021. It will be the largest event for climate and nature ever seen in the UK as thousands of events will take place across the UK as communities gather together to tackle climate change, especially in the run up to the CO26 in...

Audition for Peter’s Promise – an outdoor winter theatre performance

Auditions: Monday 13th September, 7pm, St Mary's Church About This Event This Christmas freelance director, Jayne Davies, has been commissioned to create a piece of community theatre for and with the residents of Kirkby Lonsdale. Inspired by the town and its links to Peter Pan the show will be part scripted-part devised and will feature a community cast. It will be performed outdoors as part of...

Support B4RN for super fast WiFi in Kirkby Lonsdale

DEADLINE:  FRIDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER  The deadline for B4RN rural broadband's gigabit fibre-optic broadband in Kirkby Lonsdale is fast approaching! Show your support for super fast broadband by FRIDAY 10th SEPTEMBER so that we can get the funding we need in Kirkby Lonsdale to upgrade to FTTP gigabit fibre-optic broadband. Show your support for B4RN by clicking the button below and...

Apply for a stall at the Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair 2021

We are delighted to be able to put on the Christmas Fair in Kirkby Lonsdale this year and we have taken the decision to make it a community focused event. Therefore, there will be fewer chalets than usual and we will be placing an emphasis on #shoplocal #belocal #staylocal. We hope that by Christmas 2022 we will be able to put on a fully fledge Christmas extravaganza... Are you interested in...

Enter the Annual Flower & Vegetable Show 2021

Lunesdale Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale 1.30pm Saturday 21st August The Annual Flower & Vegetable Show allows Kirkby Lonsdale Gardening Association to offer its members, and those from the local and wider community, an opportunity to celebrate and showcase their expertise and achievements in horticulture and home industries.  A range of competitions will be taking place, with doors opening at...

Charter Market Job Vacancy: Assist set-up and take down every Thursday

Kirkby Lonsdale Market Traders – Job Vacancy Kirkby Lonsdale Market Traders Co Operative are looking to employ two enthusiastic individuals to assist in the set-up and take down of the charter market every Thursday. Job Description: To assist the Market Manger in the set-up and take down of the Charter Market every Thursday, you will be expected to transport up to twenty gazebos from their...
Phoenix Rising art taster workshop programme Kirkby Lonsdale

Phoenix Rising Market Days

There will be two Phoenix Rising Market Days where Green Close will be running a stall for any passersby who want to get involved with art and wellbeing. Share your love of creativity and the environment while increasing your health, happiness and wellbeing. The Phoenix Rising Art Exhibition will be running until Friday 6th August so you can get involved with the market days before seeing how...

Celebrate the Summer Holidays with Little Owls Emporium and DottyandV

Celebrate the summer holidays with Little Owls Emporium and DottyandV. Two of Kirkby Lonsdale's fantastic children's shops, selling exciting toys, colourful summer outfits and providing fun for all the family!   Celebrate Summer with the Summer Quiz Walk around Kirkby Lonsdale and find the answers to #dottyowls summer quiz. Once you have all the answers return to either Little Owls Emporium or...

7 reasons why Kirkby Lonsdale is the best place to live or visit

Kirkby Lonsdale is the perfect destination town for visitors and locals alike. The outstanding community spirit is nurtured by good-hearted people who work together to make exciting things happen in the town. They are so kind-natured that they invite everyone around to join in when events are taking place in the town and to enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside. Continue reading to learn...
River Lune footpath diversion

Footpath Diversion along the River Lune

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have advised Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council that work is about to start on repairing the riverside footpath. With regard to alternative access for the public while works are in progress, we will be using land belonging to KLFC. This will be accessed by a scaffold ramp built from the footpath at the southern end of the work area. We will have another ramp...
Phoenix Rising Exhibition

Rise out of Lockdown at the Phoenix Rising Art Exhibition

Rise out of Lockdown with Kirkby Lonsdale at the Phoenix Rising Art Exhibition this July and August. The exhibition will be taking place all day every day from Monday 19th July to Friday 6th August at St Mary's Church, Kirkby Lonsdale. The Exhibition The exhibition will include work from the Phoenix Rising Art Taster workshops which have been taking place in Kirkby Lonsdale since April 2021....

Apply for the role of Manager at Kirkby Lonsdale CIC

Looking for a new challenge? Why not play your part in promoting our Town and running our gift & information shop? The Kirkby Lonsdale CIC is looking for a Manager.  This is a diverse and varied role. The promotion of our high profile and award -winning town is an important part of the post, as well as the running of a busy gift/information shop.   Experience of working with volunteers,...
Notice Nature Walks

Notice Nature Walks with the Yorkshire Dales National Park

The Notice Nature Walks are part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s Notice Nature programme and Kirkby Lonsdale’s ongoing commitment to offer health and wellbeing opportunities to the community. The walks will follow the five pathways to nature connection: senses, emotion, meaning, beauty and compassion, offering you an opportunity to connect with nature and relax in the We are working...

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Kirkby Lonsdale

Summer in Kirkby LonsdaleThere are many ways to enjoy Kirkby Lonsdale this summer, starting with the face-to-face Phoenix Rising programme which started in May. Kirkby Lonsdale has felt a real buzz recently, especially since the sun came out on the bank holiday weekend and there was much to do for both visitors and locals alike. Now that indoor hospitality and hotels are open the town is really...
Thank you banner across Main Street in Kirkby Lonsdale

Thank You Kirkby Lonsdale Heroes: A COVID-19 Lockdown 3 Video

Join us as we say a huge THANK YOU to all the Kirkby Lonsdale lockdown heroes.  We would like to say thank you to all of our Kirkby Lonsdale Heroes: everyone who has worked hard to support the community and keep everyone going throughout COVID-19 and especially Lockdown 3.   During a time which was difficult for the whole country, Kirkby Lonsdale was lucky to have a number of...
Kirkby Lonsdale fell walks

16 walking guides to discover beautiful hikes around Kirkby Lonsdale

During Lockdown 3 we worked with locals to achieve the following three goals: Support the Kirkby Lonsdale community during lockdown by recommending local walks to help keep busy and healthy. Place an emphasis on mindfulness when offering advice and activities to the community. Continue spotlighting local businesses and recognising outstanding contributions to the community These promises are just...
Phoenix Rising art taster workshop programme Kirkby Lonsdale

How to Recharge and Improve Your Wellbeing with the Phoenix Rising Artists

April was an exciting month as we saw our lovely independent high street reopen and al fresco dined in Kirkby’s beautiful hidden gardens such as The Snooty Fox, Number Nine and Plato’s. We also saw the return of the bustling weekly Charter Market each Thursday where we shopped until we dropped and ate in the shining sun. Now this May we are excited to launch the Phoenix Rising Art Taster...