News and information

Platinum Jubilee picnic on the Green

Friday 3 June 2022, 2-5pm

Bring a rug or chair and your own food and drink. Catch up with friends and neighbours. Listen to music from UVHS Swing Band. (Will not take place if wet.)

Road Safety Working Group

Blawith and Subberthwaite Parish Council and Lowick Parish Council are forming a group of local residents and council members to discuss many issues relating to the A5084 from Lowick Bridge to Torver Bridge.

There are many accidents, near misses, and erratic speeding situations. Sections of the footpaths have been allowed to deteriorate to the point they are unusable for much of their length thus creating potentially dangerous situations for walkers and residents who are forced to walk in the road.

Your experiences, suggestions and support will be invaluable in supporting the parish councils in their negotiations. Please come along to the meeting, if you are not able to attend please email your concerns to the parish clerk Christine Adams.

The meeting date is May 29 at 7.30 at Water Yeat village hall.

Reporting potholes

You can report a problem on the highway to Cumbria County Council via the:

A590 Cross-a-Moor junction improvement scheme

Latest updates and planned diversions in May and June.

Lowick Show

Once again we find our ‘La’al’ Show without a Secretary.

We are seeking someone to work alongside our dedicated committee to continue to provide the fabulous Show that we all know and love. Can you help?

Mapping Lowick Common

Cumbria Wildlife Trust are starting a mapping project on Lowick Common, and want to hear about sightings, points of interest, and bits of history about the site.

The Ulverston repair cafe is back!

The Ulverston Repair Café is held on the first Monday of the month from 6.30 to 8.30pm. You can find it in the café area of Booths supermarket. The next repair cafe is on Monday 6 June.

Retro Rendezvous festival weekend

Cyclists taking part in the Velo Retro on Sunday 12 June will pass through Lowick.

The outward journey from Ulverston towards Coniston will take the riders through Lowick from Woodgate towards Lowick Bridge between 8.30 and 10.15am. Later in the day they are due to return to Lowick as they head towards Ulverston via the Lowick Common road between 12 and 3pm.

You can find detailed route maps on the Velo Retro website.

Discounted compost bins

Cumbria County Council have teamed up with Get Composting to offer discounted compost bins to Cumbrian residents. Compost bins are available in two sizes, 220 litres or 330 litres. To buy a bin go to recycleforcumbria.org.

Green Sparks

How to join the mailing list and find out about the plans for 2022

A595 Grizebeck improvement

Cumbria County Council has submitted a planning application for the preliminary design of the Grizebeck improvement scheme.

The Grizebeck improvement scheme is a 1.4km single carriageway road between Chapels and Grizebeck on the A595, north of Barrow. The route runs to the east of the existing A595, passing properties at Dove Bank and Dove Ford before crossing the existing A595 and creating a new junction with the A595/A5092 to the west of the existing junction.

A decision on the planning application is expected in the summer, with construction starting in 2024.