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    Bridekirk Dovenby School

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    Lakes Fells from Tallentire Hill

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    Tallentire looking north

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    Tallentire looking South

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    A panorama from Tallentire Hill towards the coast. Criffel in Scotland in the distance

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    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


February 2022
Water Pipeline

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

Video explaining the pipeline project

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Finance -See below

Bridekirk, Dovenby & Tallentire


February 2022
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

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 with your costed proposals before March 8th where the awards will be ratified.

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