Parish Council
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The Parish Council

Parish Councillors
(@ 9th May 2021)

Lisa Bibby68758, 07961 514038
Clickto send Lisa an email
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 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.

Crosthwaite & Lyth Planning Applications
28th October 2021
Approval of details reserved by conditon no 8 (landscaping scheme) on planning permission 7/2018/5080 for a detached dwelling
Wood Yeat, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HX

18th October 2021
Gap in wall to be widened and 14 foot wooden gate installed (resubmission of withdrawn application 7/2021/5660)
Field near Starnthwaite

11th October 2021
Amendment to design for barn 1, condition 2 (plans) on planning permission 7/2019/5588 for conversion of two barns in to three dwellings
Broadoak Farm, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8JL

6th October 2021
Site 1 pre-fabricated pod accommodation unit in grounds of hotel with dedicated parking
Damson Dene Hotel, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8JE

5th October 2021
Demolition of existing barn, wood store, stabling and shed. Erection of new single timber clad building which...
Cannydale, Lyth, Kendal, LA8 8DG

29th September 2021
Single storey extension and alterations to form sun-room, and construction of a detached double garage
Gilpin Green Farm, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HX

13th September 2021
Convert barn into 3 bed holiday let
Barkbooth, Winster, Windermere, LA23 3NZ

13th September 2021
Demolition of existing sun room. Erection of single storey extensions with associated external alterations & landscaping
Chandlers, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HX

8th September 2021
New detached annex stone faced with cladding. Slate roof with conservation style rooflights.
Dawson Fold, Lyth Valley, Kendal, LA8 8DE

3rd September 2021
To install an Air Source Heat Pump
Inman Howe, Howe Lane, Lyth, LA8 8DF

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council objection.

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council approval.

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council approval.

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

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

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council objection.

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council approval.

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council approval.

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

Click here for minuted Parish Council objection.

14th May 2021
Erection of 5 timber retreat lodges
Field no. SD4391 4592, Starnthwaite, Near Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8HZ

Click here for Parish Council objection.

6th May 2021
To erect a field shelter for sheep, feed & storage including a perimeter stock fence creating a sheep handling area.
Field at Starnthwaite, Crosthwaite

Click here for Parish Council objection.

Annual Internal Audit Reports

Year-on-year variances

Financial Regulations

Current Parish Council Documents

Meeting agenda

Tue, 7th December meeting agenda

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

2021 Code of Conduct for Council Members

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

Summary of 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