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Crosthwaite and Lyth Parish Council met on Monday 06 May 2019.

Councillor Robert Sykes was elected as Chairman, Councillor Bruce Worsley was elected as Vice Chairman.
Business discussed included the appointment of a Parish Lengthsman. Cllr Harkenss proposed recruiting a Lengthsman to help keep drains and culverts clear. This was approved at the May 2019 meeting and the recruit will commence work shortly after an induction period. His workload will be agreed on a priority basis with the Parish Council and he will work approximately half a day per month.
The Parish Council has donated £150 to both North West Air Ambulance and the Great north Air Ambulance.
On Thursday June 27th 2019 Highways England has organised a Drop-In meeting at the Gilpin Bridge Hotel (1pm-7pm) This will set out proposed works for the A590,which will include a possible review of the speed limit as has been proposed by the parish council.

The Parish Council AGM takes place on Tuesday May 21st (7.30pm) in the Parish Rooms.
All parishioners are welcome to attend and raise any issues of concern with their councillors. There will be representatives of parish clubs and organisations present who will report on their past year’s activities and outline plans for the coming year.

Crosthwaite Post Office (in the Punch Bowl) will be closed the week commencing May 21st, reopens May 28th.

Messy Church is happening at High Farm, Crook on Saturday May 18th (10.30am-12.30). There will be lots of family friendly activities and Rev. Michael Woodcock will lead a short service to give thanks and celebrate the end of lambing season. Contact Emma Taylor for more information on 015395 68004.

Get Creative FREE Craft Day takes place on Saturday May 18th in Crosthwaite School Hall (10.30am-4.30pm) This is not a fundraiser. The WI sponsored event is intended to inspire would-be crafters and promote the health benefits of participating in craft activities. It offers the local community the chance to see and speak to craftspeople at work, learn a craft for free in a taught session, and buy craft supplies and handcrafted items directly from their creators. Crafts on display include woodwork, papercraft, flower arranging, hat making, painting and drawing, knitting, crochet, rug making, card making, jewellery, sewing, children’s activities and much more. Admission and tuition is free.
Come along and join in or just watch. Spaces are still available on some of the taught sessions, for which booking is advisable, although spaces may be available on the day.
To book a place or for more information please contact Anne Douglas on 07813489620.