We’re Hiring

Marketing/Communications Intern  We’re hiring!  The Kirkby Lonsdale & Lune Valley Community Interest Company ( KL & LV CIC) is looking for an exceptional recent graduate to join their team as a Marketing Intern. The role is paid for a period of 6 months. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, articulate graduate to kickstart their marketing/communications career at the grass...
Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair Cancelled

 Cancellation of the Christmas FairChristmas is always a special time in Kirkby Lonsdale and we will be decorating the town as usual this year; in fact we plan to have all the lights and Christmas trees that make it so atmospheric. But we are sad to announce that this year's Christmas Fair will no longer be going ahead. Covid 19 restrictions mean it isn't possible to run the chalet village or...

We’re Hiring

Marketing/Communications Intern We’re hiring! The Kirkby Lonsdale & Lune Valley Community Interest Company ( KL & LV CIC) is looking for an exceptional recent graduate to join their team as a Marketing Intern. The role is paid and for an initial period of 6 months but may be extended. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, articulate graduate to kickstart their...
Lunesdale Hall

Lunesdale Hall Reopens for Hire

All areas of Lunesdale Hall are now open for hire. We have worked hard to make sure social distancing measures are in place and that the hall is safe to use for everyone. Hirers wiil receive special COVID_19 Conditions of Hire. We have space to accommodate your booking for a group activity or private function this year or next. Please contact lunesdalehallbookings@gmail.com to chat...

Take a Guided Walk of Kirkby Lonsdale

Do you love a guided walk? Let one of five specially trained guides lead you through the streets and stories of Kirkby Lonsdale. They will explain some of the history while you enjoy the atmosphere of the town and see the most famous landmarks. Walks happen on the first and third Friday and Saturday of each month.Catch the next one on 22nd August at 11.30am.Booking is essential. Tours cost £5...

Cumbria Chamber Speaks Out on Test and Trace

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce is asking businesses to do everything in their power to co-operate with NHS Test and Trace. This follows the local lockdown in Leicester.  "Businesses there had invested heavily in safe working and social-distancing measures so they could operate safely and were then forced to shut again leaving them with no revenue. Some won't survive a second lockdown....
Devils Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council News

Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council’s planning group has considered three planning applications, which all Councillors have seen.Approval was recommended in each case: SL/2020/0122 7 MitchelgateSL/2020/0129 Fellside FarmhouseS/09/13A/LB Kearstwick Hill For full details of these applications, visit www.southlakeland.gov.uk and follow the links to planning applications/decisions. A scheme of delegation...

How to Have a VE Day Party at Home

The bank holiday may not be the party it was planned to be, but you can still enjoy V.E. Day celebrations at home. There are lots of fun ideas in here from Cumbria County Council from making your own bunting to singalongs and recipes. The council would love to like and share your photo's - tag them @CumbriaCC or use the hashtag...

Kirkby Lonsdale Coronavirus Mutual Aid Group

 Getting By With a Little Help from your FriendsSteve Nurdin,   Having lived with suspected COVID-19 for two weeks now, and being part of our rural community, there are valuable things I have learned and hopefully can pass on through this short account.  It may help others cope a little better in the unfortunate event that they contract the virus. It’s a positive story as well, because I...

Afternoon Tea at Home

Fancy afternoon tea? Or a sweet treat with your morning coffee? You can order afternoon tea from Number Forty Four on Friday mornings before 12pm, and collect it on Saturday morning for a weekend blowout. Gabor and the team also offer a takeaway coffee and scone on a Saturday morning.   

Scouts Go Online

Kirkby Lonsdale beavers, cubs, scouts and explorers will be carrying on their meetings, teaching young people skills for life. Leaders are putting together on-line meetings for their members, working from home towards badges and learning new skills along the way. If you would like to join this dedicated team they would love to hear from you at Kirkby_lonsdale_scouts@live.co.uk

Vault Walks: Free Walking Tours

Why not take your partner on a free walking tour of Kirkby Lonsdale.    One of our five specially trained guides will show you around the cobbles and lanes, bringing the town’s history to life.  Tours start from the Visitor Information Centre where you can book your place in advance. Image: Guide Sheila Truelove, outside Abbot's Brow, Kirkby Lonsdale