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The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Monday 7th of November 2016 at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall.  Everyone is welcome.  Future meeting date include,

Get involved.  Find out what community groups exist within the Parish and who to contact to get involved. Keeping it local.  Our business page has an A - Z of businesses that are based within the Parish.  If you want your community group or business included please contact the Clerk.

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Kirkby Thore Parish Council currently has 3 vacancies for Parish Councillors.  The Parish Council is involved with many issues that effect the community and really need help from enthusiastic people who want to make a difference for the benefit of everyone.  The positions are voluntary and for further details of what’s involved read “The Good Councillor Guide”.  The Parish Council meets 12 times a year on the 1st Monday of every month.  

563 Bus Service

Grand Prix Coaches have recently decided that from 11th November 2016 they will no longer operate the 563 bus service.

Cumbria County Council are trying to find another operator who will take over the service.

If another operator cannot be found the service is in danger of ending.

If you are concerned about the potentially devastating news for rural communities along the route, please contact one of the Councillors listed below:

Gary Strong, Cumbria County Council:

01228 599435              gary.b.strong@cumbria.gov.uk

Henry Sawrey-Cookson, Eden District Council:

01768361574               henry.sawrey-cookson@eden.gov.uk

Frank Birkett, Kirkby Thore Parish Council:

01768361207               frank.birkett@kirkbythore.org.uk