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His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
On behalf of Barton and Pooley Bridge Parish Council we join the nation in expressing our sadness at the news of the passing of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April 2021.
The Parish Council joins the nation in expressing its deep sadness at this time, as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by Prince Philip. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and her family.
A national book of condolence is available at https://www.royal.uk/
Barton Parish Council
The Parish of Barton lies at the foot of Ullswater in the Lake District National Park. There is one village in the parish, Pooley Bridge, and the parish comprises beautiful rolling farmland and fells rising majestically to Arthur’s Pike overlooking Lake Ullswater, often regarded as the most beautiful lake in the England.
Please use our website to view Parish Council minutes, agendas and other information, and links to local organisations within our parish and surrounding area.
Local Government Reorganisation Consultation – February 2021
This will have a significant effect on Cumbria and residents are encouraged to respond to this consultation. Please follow the link below for more information on the proposals submitted to government for Cumbria. Also on the link below is access to the consultation document for Cumbria. The consultation is open now and will close at 11.45pm on 19th April 2021.
Barton Parish Council would like to inform you that contacting the parish Clerk by using the contact us page or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or carrying out work on behalf of Barton Parish Council may result in you leaving personal information. Your personal data will be kept in compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Barton Parish Council will not pass your personal data to any other individual or organisation. It should be noted under the Financial Regulations & Governance which Barton Parish Council are bound by, that some personal information is required to be minuted and available in the public domain. If you are concerned with any interaction with the Parish Council with regard to your personal details please contact the Clerk. Please see the council’s Data Protection policy and privacy notice under policies and documents.
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Catch up on all the latest news around the Parish – events, celebrations and meetings you might be interested in.
Today, Tuesday 27 August, a group of forward-thinking independent businesses in and around Pooley Bridge have joined forces to launch the Pooley ‘New’ Bridge Loyalty Lottery. The project aims to reward loyal visitors and locals for their support during the construction of the beautiful new road bridge between September 2019 and Spring 2020
A Digital Inclusion Event is planned for Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 7pm in Parkin Memorial Hall, Pooley Bridge. Come along and discover how to get the best out of superfast broadband and find out what’s happening.
Ullswater Yacht Club has been named as Club of the Year 2017. The February edition of Yachts and Yachting magazine, just published (January 6), announces that UYC beat four other shortlisted clubs across the country to win the prestigious award.