Parish Council
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The Parish Council

Parish Councillors
(@ 9th May 2021)

Lisa Bibby68758
Matthew Dobsoncontact via the clerk
Angela Dobson07766 881183
Robert Sykes68321
Edward Sharpcontact via the clerk
Mary Harkness68223
Andrew Metcalfe07773 650075

Clerk to Parish Council

Martin French - 07704 185545

65 Serpentine Road

Clickto contact the Clerk to the Parish Council

South Lakeland District Councillor

John Holmes MBE - 015395 68599

Click here to see his details.

Cumbria County Councillor

Jim Bland - 015395 68576

Click here to see his details.

Parish Council meetings

These are now held on the 1st Tuesday of each month and start at 7.30pm in the Parish Room, unless otherwise stated, and are open to the public. Agreed & provisional dates for 2021/22 are as follows-

  • Tuesday 5th October
  • Tuesday 2nd November
  • Tuesday 7th December
  • 2022
  • Tuesday 1st February
  • Tuesday 1st March
  • Tuesday 5th April
  • Tuesday 3rd May

Proposed Crosthwaite & Lyth Neighbourhood plan

An application has been made by Crosthwaite and Lyth Parish Council for designation of a Neighbourhood Area under Section 61G of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Click HERE to view the Neighbourhood Plan Notification Poster

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Click HERE to visit the Neighbourhood Plan page.

Current Crosthwaite & Lyth Planning Applications

1st September 2021
3 x agricultural buildings
Land off Woodside Road, Crosthwaite, Kendal

24th August 2021
Refurbishment and extension to existing family farmhouse; conversion of barn into ancillary family dwelling...
Esp Ford Farm, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8BS

23rd August 2021
Gap in wall to be widened and 14 foot wooden gate installed
Field near Starnthwaite

19th August 2021
Erection of field shelter (Retrospective)
Field near Bulman Strands, Crook

11th August 2021
Conversion of a double garage to living accommodation and 1.5 storey extension...
Aspen, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8BS

4th August 2021
Conversion of barn to provide one dwelling and one bed and breakfast unit...
Woodside Farm, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8JJ

30th July 2021
Alterations and extension to farmhouse, conversion of traditional barns into 2 dwelling houses...
Mireside Farm, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8BT

27th July 2021
Amendment to design and use of garage, condition 2 (plans) on planning permission...
Dawson Fold House, Lyth, KENDAL, LA8 8DE

15th July 2021
Proposed extensions, loft conversion and refurbishment of existing bungalow
Thornrigg, Lyth, Kendal, LA8 8DF

2nd July 2021
Two dwellings and footpath - outline application
Land south of St. Marys Green, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HU

Parish Council Response to Planning Applications 7/2021/5365 & 7/2021/5376


Annual Internal Audit Reports

Year-on-year variances

Financial Regulations

Current Parish Council Documents

Meeting agenda

Agenda for next meeting not yet available

Annual Meeting agenda

Agenda for next Annual Meeting not yet available

Meeting minutes

Latest draft Parish Council minutes

Approved Parish Council Minutes

Annual Meeting minutes

Approved Parish Council Annual Meeting Minutes

Other Documents

Parish Council Elections 2021, Candidates and Statements

Paper for item 18 at meeting of 1 Sep 2020 - background to response

Paper for item 18 at meeting of 1 Sep 2020 - response to Mr McGowan

Request for comment on village path proposal

Request for comment on proposals to improve road safety in Crosthwaite

Letter to LDNPA re Cross Howe planning application

GDPR consent form

Crosthwaite and Lyth Parish Council - GENERAL PRIVACY NOTICE

Walkway and Speed Restriction Consultation


The Parish Plan

Crosthwaite and Lyth Housing Needs Survey

Previous PC notes

Previous PC business that may be of interest.

Links to other sites

Cumbria Association of Local Councils

Martin French
Clerk to Crosthwaite & Lyth Parish Council