News and information

Unlawful use of off-road motorbikes

– update Jan 2021

The Parish Council is continuing to receive multiple reports of a large increase in the number of motorbikes riding unlawfully on footpaths and across designated land particularly in the area between Great Burney and Beacon Tarn and now on Lowick Common. Riders have also been observed riding on the highway illegally.

A great deal of damage is being done to the landscape and there are reports of walkers being intimidated. We still strongly encourage residents to report these events to the Police – the more reports received the more time will be devoted to curtailing this destructive activity.

How to report non-emergency crime.

Census Day is Sunday 21 March 2021

The census is coming. By taking part, you can help inform decisions about services that shape your community, such as healthcare, education and transport.

How the census will work in 2021.

Crake Community First Responders

Crake Community First Responders would like to invite more members of the community to become First Responders, especially in the Penny Bridge/Greenodd and Spark Bridge areas. 

Find out how you can help.

Grizedale Arts in the Crake Valley

Grizedale Arts has launched a new project to save The Farmer’s Arms and re-open it as a pub and a new kind of rural arts centre.

Watch a recording of the presentation about the project.

Services from SLDC

The latest news about our local services from SLDC during Covid-19.

Services from Cumbria County Council

The latest news about our local services from CCC during Covid-19.

Scams advice from Trading Standards

More advice from Cumbria County Council Trading Standards.

Safer Lakes

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for visitors to Cumbria and the Lake District

Latest updates Lake District National Park Authority website


The LDNPA has produced some posters to help keep the community safe.