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Westmorland Gazette

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Westmorland Gazette 20th February

CROSTHWAITE and Lyth Parish Council met on February 4th, where the following issues were discussed.

•Water Supply

Mike Welch and Sally Ainsworth of United Utilities attended the meeting and spoke about work being done to improve the water supply to the Parish. Disruption to water supplies due to bursts in the Gilpin area have been addressed.
Further work is to be done from Smithy Cottage to Greg Hall in February 2020 and from the Smithy to Durham Bridge in 2021.
There are issues with the supply from Foulshaw to Whitbarow where work is being done over the coming months.
Any issues arising as a result of these works, e.g. loss of supply, low pressure, disruption caused by traffic lights during engineering works etc. may be reported 24/7 on 0345 672 3723.

• Litter pick

Eve Brookes is co-ordinating the Litter Pick to week 23 to 30 March. There is always a need for more volunteers, so please, if you can help, contact Eve on .

• Election year

In May this year Crosthwaite and Lyth Parish Council is due to have elections. The Clerk will have further information in March for anyone wishing to stand. For anyone interested please take the chance to chat to any current councillors or find out more from the clerk.

• Jubilee Wood

The Council has bought a new sign for the Jubilee Wood and thank John Holmes for arranging for this sign.
The next meeting is on Tuesday 3rd March at 7.30pm in the Parish Rooms.

ASH WEDNESDAY this year is on February 26th. There will be a service of Holy Communion with Ashing on the day at 9.30am in St Mary’s Church. All are welcome to this special service to signify the beginning of the season of Lent.

LYTH VALLEY Farmers’ Discussion Group meet at the Gilpin Inn (7.30pm) on Monday February 24th. The speaker is Mr. Terry Bond, who will give a talk on Lancaster Castle.