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Kirkby Lonsdale Country Markets in The Lunesdale Hall

Kirkby Lonsdale Country Market returns in February

Thursday, 10 January 2019

The Country Market will be back on Thursday 14th February at the Lunesdale Hall from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  We hope to have all our producers ready to offer cakes, crafts, plants and eggs.

We still need more producers of edible goods.  Perhaps you have retired, or are working from home and would like to join our co-operative which serves the local community and many visitors to Kirkby...

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New school’s multi-million building tops out!

Friday, 14 December 2018

South Lakeland’s newest school, QEStudio in Kirkby Lonsdale, celebrated another major milestone on Friday, 14 December with a ‘topping out’ ceremony for its fabulous new multi-million pound building. 

The placing of the final steel beam by Eric Wright Construction keeps this huge project on track for opening in September 2019 as the new base for QEStudio, which was launched in...

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The Mulberry Bush Nursery Celebrates Outstanding Ofsted Success

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The Mulberry Bush Nursery, in Casterton, has been celebrating its Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rating across all areas of a report, published on 6th November.

Claire Robinson, manager of the Nursery, which is part of Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School said: “To achieve an outstanding from Ofsted, something only 17% of early years providers have attained, requires dedicated staff, who are all...

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We need your vote!

Monday, 29 October 2018

The prestigious All Britain Fleadh: Irish Music Festival is coming to Kirkby Lonsdale next June. It promises a weekend of fabulous traditional Irish entertainment from musicians, singers and dancers, aged from seven to seventy.

Obviously this sort of event costs a lot of money to stage, and fortunately the Fleadh has been shortlisted for the Aviva Community Fund!

This has the...

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Kirkby’s going green

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Kirkby Lonsdale and the Lune Valley are set to take centre stage for one of Ireland’s most prestigious cultural events - the  2019 All-British Traditional Irish Music Festival.

In its 61 year history, the event has never before been held in a town. Previously, the organisers have relied on schools or universities to provide suitable venues.

More than 300 competing musicians,...

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