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    Bridekirk Dovenby School

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    Lakes Fells from Tallentire Hill

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    Tallentire looking north

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    Tallentire looking South

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    A panorama from Tallentire Hill towards the coast. Criffel in Scotland in the distance

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    Medieval St Bridget's

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

Latest Parish News

Replacement of seat on Tallentire Hill

Tallentire Hill


July 2024
Seat with a view

There has been a seat at the cross roads at the top of the Tallentire Hill road for many years, and It's concrete structure has been deteriorating for some time.

The Parish Council have purchased a new seat, which is constructed of recycled materials.

Councillor Bill Crosby has removed the old seat and installed the new seat in the same position.

Windfarm Community Benefit Funding


May 2024
Funding Available

Funding can be made avialable for approved projects in the local area.

See attached details.

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