Cockermouth Tourist Information Centre & Town website
Tourist Information Centre
The Tourist Information Centre is now located in the Library Community Hub: Telephone 01900 822634.
Video Tour of Cockermouth
Where in Cockermouth did Sir Lancelot
Queen's Silver JubileeProvisional plans are for: Scouts lighting a Beacon on Slatefell on Thursday June 2nd, a musical evening on Friday 3rd June at Kirkgate Theatre, Exhibition of Museum Group on Saturday at Kirkgate Theatre A WI Exhibition at the URC on the Saturday 8th showing the long connection between the Queen and the WI Sunday Picnic in Memorial Gardens 2-4 Mechanics Band to play, ‘Old Fashioned’ Fair ground rides, etc, Full Peel of Bells on Sunday 5th June at All Saints Curch.
Cumberland and Westmorland return...farewell to Allerdale
The government's plans for local government reorganisation will be complete in Cumbria by 2023, with two new unitary authorities having the decision-making powers of the existing county and borough councils. Carlisle, Allerdale and Copeland will make up the new Cumberland Council, with Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow-in-Furness forming the new Westmorland and Furness Council. Elections on 5 May will appoint councillors to shadow authorities who will serve alongside existing councils for one year before fully taking over on 1 April 2023.
£1 million turns All Saints Rooms into luxury venueA Manchester property developer has invested big time in creating a luxury venue , which can be hired for over £1,000 a night ...ITV news on the development
Allerdale now an option for Underground Nuke Dump thanks to outside firm
Allerdale has now been "suggested" by private groups as future
underground nuclear waste dump. Carlisle based developers GenR8 North
have put forwards the use of land under Allerdale for a possible dump,
which will have to house nuclear waste for 100,000 years. FT
Cockermouth Hospital Hospital website...
And are lockdowns a win-win option?...personal
opinion piece on the issue.
Jennings Brewery taken over by Carlsberg...what now?
23/5/2020 Marstons (owners of Jennings) have agreed a deal with Carlsberg that was welcome news for shareholders as Marston had run up over £1 billion debt before the Virus also hit trading. Shares in Marstons rose 40% on the news. But the new company (60% owned by Carlsberg) says it will focus on its pub estate and plans cost savings of £24 M from the merger.
Town escapes B&M Mega store Threat
The town has been spared (7/1/2020) an out of town centre B&M Mega
store. A government inspector has endorsed the views of Allerdale councillors
who refused planning permission for the giant B&M store opposite the
The Cockermouth Flood Action Group's website
& See online 'Live' River levels at South Street bridge.
Heritage Day Bellringing at All Saints