Dates of the 2023/2024 meetings of Bridekirk Parish Council
Please note that at the March 2022 meeting it was resolved to change the meeting day to a Wednesday.
Wednesday 11th January 2023
Wednesday 8th February 2023
Wednesday 8th March 2023
Wednesday 12th April TBC (Parish Council do not usually meet Wednesday Easter Week due to holidays)
Wednesday 10th May 2023 APM and PC Meeting
Wednesday 14th June 2023
Wednesday 12th July 2023
August NO MEETING
Wednesday 13th September 2023
Wednesday 11th October 2023
Wednesday 8th November 2023 (Inc setting of Budget)
Wednesday 13th December 2023
Meeting dates are always subject to change if circumstances so dictate.
Please note the PC usually meets 9 x a year with no meeting January, Easter and August.
This year is slightly different as there was no meeting in December.
Police Emergencies and non-urgent problems. Police Non-Emergency Number: 101 if there is no urgency, otherwise call 999
There is a
is a fully automated system to register your
business or home onto various "watch" schemes providing you with messages relating to any suspicious activity or
opportunist crime in your area. This is to be found at http://www.cumbriacommunitymessaging.co.uk/. It also enables you to report any
suspicious activity in your area immediately to the Police and other
users of the schemes. If you have any information you wish to share but do not want to be seen at home then please feel free to e-mail at AllerdaleRuralNpt@cumbria.police.uk More information is on the Cumbria Police website at http://www.cumbria.police.uk/.
A History of Bridekirk Church
A communication has been received from M Sport relating to noise management on the use of the new test track.
You will find a copy of the letter to download at the bottom of this page.
There is a means of communicating with M Sport over this matter mentioned below:-
You may be aware that Allerdale’s Development Panel approved our application ADD/2020/0001 yesterday, therefore we will be starting to operate the M-Sport Evaluation Centre test track imminently.
I just wanted to get in touch with you about how you can contact us regarding our use of the track. We have just published a new website, www.mec-track.co.uk, which is dedicated to informing the local community about our use of the track, and includes a calendar of our planned use and contact details.
I also wanted to let you know about the letter that we’ve just distributed to residents of Dovenby and other properties close to the Dovenby Hall Estate – I have attached a copy of this letter for your records. Please feel free to share this with anyone you consider necessary.
Katie Ridley – Track Controller, M-Sport Ltd.
T: +44 (0)1900 828 888
Action with Communities in rural England. Rural exidence project October 2013.
Rural community profile for Bridekirk Parish
Obviously this information is old, but it is still of interest.
Locations of village housing are detailed via the links below:-
The recent new housing developments have been included on the plans.
In 2001 Margaret and the late John Thorpe produced a footpaths map of the parish of Bridekirk.
The original was a paper copy, which is now reproduced here as a downloadable document.
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It is interesting to see the photograph of Rook Farm as it was before its redevelopment for housing.