St Bridget's Church Bridekirk
Main A594 Road Dovenby
Tallentire Village from the hill
Bridekirk Dovenby School
Lakes Fells from Tallentire Hill
Tallentire looking north
Tallentire looking South
A panorama from Tallentire Hill towards the coast. Criffel in Scotland in the distance
Medieval St Bridget's
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Bridekirk Parish is near Cockermouth and comprises the three villages of Bridekirk, Tallentire and Dovenby, with the surrounding countryside.
Latest Parish News
Water Pipeline Project
The image above is a representation of the final appearance of the water treatment plant.
A major pipeline supplying water from
Thirlmere to West Cumbria has been constructed.
Water from Thirlmere will be supplied through the pipeline from spring 2022.
Final preparations for the final stages of the water project https://www.unitedutilities.com/cumbria/our-plans/west-cumbria/west-cumbria-update/
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Finance -See below
Are you planning a community event to Celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee? If so the Parish Council would love to hear about your ideas as they would like to make a financial contribution of up to £500 each to the villages of Bridekirk, Dovenby & Tallentire.
The criteria is simple, you must not be a business; the event should be inclusive for all in the community; should have a focus on celebrating the Jubilee and be able to demonstrate how the money would be spent.
If you wish to be considered for these grants, please do get in touch with us on email@example.com with your costed proposals before March 8th where the awards will be ratified.