Parish Council Agendas and Minutes

Councils and Council Services and list of elected representatives

Reporting of Road Potholes

Report problems to Allerdale Borough Council

Recycling Collections - link to Allerdale Website

Tallentire Windfarm Community Development Fund

Bridekirk Village

Dovenby Village

Tallentire village

Bridekirk Dovenby School

Bridekirk Church & Parishi


Local Links

Dovenby Womens' Institute Archive
with 2019 programme

Local History

Tallentire Windfarm information

Parish Location Maps

House location maps of Bridekirk Parish villages

Action with Communities in Rural England Rural evidence project 

Police Notices


Site search   

This website can be a useful parish notice board. 
webmaster@bridekirkparish.org.uk to have items added.

More information about Tallentire is on the
Tallentire Facebook group
You may need to log in to Facebook and request membership of the group

The Ellenvale Bus serving Tallentire has ceased through lack of custom


Cumbria Master Composter volunteer project

This project is to encourage home composting of kitchen waste

You could obtain a food waste digester via this link


Bridekirk Parish is near Cockermouth and comprises the three villages of Bridekirk, Tallentire and Dovenby, with the surrounding countryside


Local Plan (Part 2)

This is the development plan for the area

Bridekirk Youth Club

Bridekirk Parish Council

Since 12th December 2019 is General Election day, it has been decided to cancel the Parish Council meeting planned for that day, and instead to hold a meeting on January 9th 2020.

Meeting Agenda 14th November 2019

Meeting Minutes 10th October 2019

Meeting Agenda 10th October 2019

Bridekirk Parish Council Accounts 2018-9

Earlier Agendas and Minutes are available here

The WI

Dovenby WI November 2019

Dovenby WI October 2019

Dovenby WI September 2019

Dovenby WI August 2019

Dovenby WI July 2019

Dovenby WI June 2019

Dovenby WI May 2019

Dovenby WI April 2019

Dovenby WI March 2019

Dovenby WI February 2019

Earlier WI Reports as far back as 2007 are available here

Oil Buying Group & Gas Buying Group

Oil Buying Group

Footpaths leaflet

Bridekirk Footpaths

Information about the major United Utilities water pipeline passing through the parish

Latest Updates



Information about Cockermouth Flood Alleviation

We now have Fibre
Optic Internet.
How does it  work?

Fibre Optic Internet

Living Services

Independent Living Services

Courses offered
to help communities 
deal with emergencies

Invitations to
apply for funds for projects
Two separate


Support the First Responders

Bridekirk Churchyard  - graves locations

Please do this very quick survey about your visit to this site - Click here

To be notified when any part of this website is updated, please send an email requesting this to:- webmaster@bridekirkparish.org.uk

As from June 2012,websites need to allow users to opt out of tracking cookies, which record previous visits to the site, and may allow advertisers and others to send targeted information to users.  Please be assured that this website does not use cookies to record your visits.
This website uses simple coding with limited scripting and should thus be very fast to load on modern smartphones.