Road Closure – Bleatarn April 20th 3 days

Please be aware of a road closure by Cumbria Highways at Bleatarn scheduled for 20th April for 3 days. The site location map with diversions is available via this link:
Location Plan – Ravelands Brow, Bleatarn (1)
PLEASE NOTE AS FAR AS WE HAVE BEEN MADE AWARE THESE TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES ARE CURRENTLY GOING AHEAD UNTIL WE ARE INFORMED OTHERWISE.
Good Morning
Please find attached location plan detailing the extents of a temporary road closure which has been put in place to allow Morrison Utility Services to carry out utility works
These works are due to commence 20th April 2020 and have an approx. duration of 3 days.
Location: A section of C3070 Ravelands Brow, Bleatarn, near Appleby from a point approx. 400 metres east of its junction with the U3301, extending in a north easterly direction for approx. 160m.
Alternative Route: via the unrestricted section of C3070, B6259 Warcop, C3076 Little Musgrave, C3069 and U3301.
If you have any queries relating to these works please do not hesitate to contact me.
Many Thanks
Joanne Wall
Assistant Traffic Management Technician | Highways Assets and Strategy | Highways and Transport
Economy and Infrastructure Directorate | Cumbria County Council
Parkhouse Building | Kingmoor Business Park | Carlisle | CA6 4SJ
www.cumbria.gov.uk

Location Plan – Ravelands Brow, Bleatarn (1)

 

CARONAVIRUS HELP

Warcop Parish Council, Sandford & Warcop WI and the two churches are working together to offer help and support for any local resident who is vulnerable or in self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic. Leaflets with contact numbers will be distributed to all households so that anyone who needs help with shopping, prescriptions, emergencies or just general support and reassurance can phone someone and obtain the help they need.

Parish Council coronavirus leaflet

David Keetley on behalf of Warcop Parish Council

4th Defibrillator for the Parish

The Parish Council recently decided to use some of its funds to purchase a fourth defibrillator to extend coverage in Warcop in case of emergencies. It will be located in the old BT phone box, which we have been discussing what to do with for some time. We hope to run some defib training at the Parish Hall in the near future for local residents who would like to know how to use the defibs.

We now have defibs in Bleatarn, Sandford and Warcop (2.)

Community Wheels Friday Minibus Link Service Extended from Friday 4th October

Our weekly Friday minibus service to Appleby has been extended to include more local communities from Friday 4th October. The aim is to cover areas previously included by the former Robinsons service, so elsewhere the bus will go out to several fellside villages as well as parts of Appleby to allow residents to get into Appleby for a couple of hours.

The timings are slightly different but the connection to the 563 Stagecoach bus to Penrith at 09:58 will continue, as will the collection on its return at 2:20 from The Sands in Appleby. The price will be the same but travellers will need to obtain a prepayment card from the Heritage Centre in Appleby to cover the cashless payment for each journey.

The Sandford/Warcop service will now include Great Asby and Ormside but the bus will only operate if travellers phone or email the Heritage Centre by Thursday at the latest on 017683 53350.

The scheme operates by means of a team of volunteer drivers and we are always looking to increase this team to share the driving load.

A poster and application form can be found via this link:

Village Wheels Appleby Poster – Warcop

Cumbria County Council
Serving the people of Cumbria cumbria.gov.uk

Depart:
Friday Single fare to Appleby
Appleby 08:55      12:00
Asby 09:05            12:10           £1.50
Ormside 09:15      12:20          £1.00
Warcop 09:30       12:35          £1.50
Sandford 09:40    12:45          £1.25
Appleby 09:50      12:55

Return: 12:00       14:25

Community Wheels to Appleby – Effective from 4 October 2019

APPLEBY 
ASBY
ORMSIDE
WARCOP
SANDFORD

How to travel
Phone 017683 53350 to join the scheme.
Journey requests to be requested via Appleby Heritage Centre by 12 noon the day before you travel.
Subject to demand on the day.

Meets the Stagecoach 563 to/from Penrith arriving Penrith 10:38 and returning from Penrith at 13:40

Want to become a Volunteer Minibus driver? Get in touch with Katy on 07788 396194 to find out more.

 

Superfast Broadband for Sandford now Live!

At long last, Sandford now has access to superfast broadband speeds following work to connect the green box to an electrical supply. It is understood that orders are now being taken, so customers should contact their internet providers to seek the best deals and start to benefit from the faster speeds they should experience.