Holme Parish Council

Local Events

Weekly Coffee Morning

Coffee morning - Holme Parish hall

Location: Holme Parish Hall Every Thursday from 10.00 to 12.00. £1.00 Bric-a-brac Stall and library


Holme Parish Hall

Bookings: Sinead Scott 01524 781878 Chairman: Pat Fell 01524 781977 Details of events on display on Village Hall Notice Board

Holme social club

Tel: 01524 781936 Sunday to Thursday 8.00pm to 11.00pm Friday & Saturday: 8.00pm to 12.00pm

Useful Contacts

Emergency Services - Police, Ambulance, Fire & Coastguard

Emergency: 999


Tel: 0800 555 111 Website: https://www.cumbria.police.uk/Contact-us/Contact-us.aspx

Gas or Carbon Monoxide Emergency

Emergency: 0800 111 999 Website: http://www2.nationalgrid.com/uk/safety/

Electric Emergencies

National Grid: 0800 40 40 90 Website : http://www2.nationalgrid.com/UK/Safety/Electricity/

Water or Waste Water

Emergency : 0345 6723 723 Website: http://www.unitedutilities.com/emergencies.aspx (Check the website to see if the problem has already been notified to United Utilities)


Floodline : Tel : Call 0345 988 1188 Web : https://www.gov.uk/help-during-flood


Park View – Milnthorpe : 01539 715555 (Branch surgery at Carnforth) Make appointments/order repeat medication, review your medical summary http://www.parkviewsurgery.org.uk/ Stoneleigh –  Milnthorpe: 015395 63307 http://www.stoneleighsurgery.co.uk/ Out of Hours Number : (CHOC) 111 (Non Emergencies) In an emergency dial 999


Voluntary Car Scheme – for trips to doctors, hospitals and other care services in Cumbria : Managed by Holme Voluntary Car Scheme: 01524 781650 or 07751 694977 or email mildwaterj@gmail.com Hospital Transport : NHS Patient Services Helpline 0845 850 1166

NB – This service is currently affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and may not be able to offer its usual service.


Contact: 0300 303 2992 or https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/roads-transport/highways-pavements/reporting-problem-on-highway/reportingproblemswithstreetsorhighways.asp To report any problems you come across on the roads or with street lights

Swan Watch (To report injured or dead swans)


Church Services

Holy Trinity Church : (Church of England)

Vicar: Rev. Graham Burrows 01524 781210

Email vicarburtonholme@gmail.com

Church Warden: Mr Neville Pereira: 01524 782075                          

Service times can be checked in the Parish Newsletter and under “Coming Up” on the “Welcome” page at www.burtonandholmechurches.org

Christ The King ( Milnthorpe)

Contact: Lynne Gibbons: 01524 781564 Please check times with contact.

Our Lady of Lourdes (Arnside)

Contact: Lynne Gibbons: 01524 781564 Please check times with contact.

County Services

County Councillor : Cllr R Bingham Home address: The Smithy , Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe, Cumbria  LA7 7DH Phone: 015395 63694 Email: roger.bingham@cumbria.gov.uk Cumbria County Council Website: https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/

Library Services

Milnthorpe: Mon 1400-1800 Tues Closed Wed 1400-1800 Thur Closed Fri 1000-1300 1400-1700 Sat 1000-1230 Times are subject to change for up to date opening times phone 015395 63040 or website http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries/locations/miln_lib.asp Library in the Holme Parish Hall: Open every Thursday morning during the coffee morning.


Holme community school

Tel no : 01524 781205 Website : http://www.holmeschool.cumbria.sch.uk/

Dallam School / Community college

Tel : 015395 65165 Website : http://www.dallam.eu/

District Council Services

South Lakeland District Council

District Councillors :-

Cllr R Bingham Home address: The Smithy , Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe, Cumbria : LA7 7DH Phone: 015395 63694 Email: r.bingham@southlakeland.gov.uk Cllr T Harvey Home Address : Clocktower, 20 Beetham Road, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7QR Phone:07769 705307 Email:tom@tom-harvey.co.uk Cllr B Cooper Home address: Phone: Email: b.cooper@southlakeland.gov.uk South Lakeland District Council Phone: 01539 733 333 Website : http://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/  

Bin Collections

To find out your next collection date please click on the following link http://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/bins-and-recycling/collection-calendar/

Local Services In Holme

Garage: E. & D.E. Towers: 015247 81321 Parish Newsletter: Medwin or Molly Sherriff: 01524 781665  The Smithy Inn Food served all week except Mondays for more information click here http://www.smithyinn.co.uk/ Holme Social Club 1 Springfield, Station Rd, Holme Tel: 01524 781936 Open 8pm – 11pm Voluntary Car Scheme Available for journeys to the doctors, dentist, hospital appointments. Please call 01524 781650 or 07751 694977 or email mildwaterj@gmail.com    

Age UK South Lakeland

Gentle Exercise Class

Contact: Age UK South Lakeland 01539 728180 Location: Holme Parish Hall Time: Wednesday 11.00am – Midday Cost: £1.50 per session

Men Together

Contact: Age UK South Lakeland 01539 728180 Location: The Smithy Inn, Holme Time: 4th Thursday of each month.

Holme Lunch Club

Contact: Age UK South Lakeland 01539 728180 Location: Smithy Inn, Holme Time: 2nd Friday of every month For more information about AgeUK and what they can help you with please click this link http://www.ageuk.org.uk/southlakeland/

Groups for Pre-Schoolers and Babies

Holme Playgroup & Toddlers

Contact: Gemma Looker 07884001747 Location: Holme Parish Hall Time: Monday: 10.00 am to 12 noon (runs during school holidays, closed on a bank holiday) Cost: 0-6 months 50p, 7-12 months £1.00, 12 months + £2.50 per child. Additional siblings 50p Includes tea and coffee for adults, snack and a drink for the children.

Burton Baby & Toddler Group

– Join us every Wednesday between 9:30 – 11:00am

– Friendly and relaxed atmosphere

– Indoor and outdoor provision

– Only £2 per session

– Drinks and snacks included

– Free taster session

– Call 01524 781627 to register your interest

Groups for 5 - 18 year olds

Beavers, Scouts and Venture Scouts

Contact: Richard Hirst: 01524 781719 Location: Parish Hall Time: Beavers (age 6-8): Wednesday 6.00pm to 7.15pm             Scouts (age 10-14): Wednesday: 6.30pm – 8.00 p.m             Explorer Scouts (age 14-18): Wednesday: 8.00 – 9.30pm


Contact: Richard Hirst: 01524 781719 Location: Parish Hall Time: Tuesday 6.00pm – 7.30 p.m. (term time)


Contact: Location: Parish Hall Time: Monday: 6.00 to 7.30 pm (term time)

Active Groups

Burton Fell Walkers

Contact: Clive Horsford

First Sunday – Half day walks 5+ miles
Third Saturday – All day walks 8+ miles
Fourth Wednesday: Easier -5 mile walks
Location: Meet at Burton Memorial Hall

For more information including start times please visit Burton Fell Walkers Website: http://fellwalkers.burtonweb.org.uk/viewpage.php?page_id=1

Holme Cricket Club


Location: Cricket field behind the Primary School

Time:Practice Night: Tuesday: 6.30 pm
Matches start at 2.00 pm every Saturday throughout the summer commencing in May.

Holme Crown Green Bowling Club

Contacts: Chairman: Mike Fell 01524 781977
Secretary: Ian Hayton 01524 782324
Location: Bowling Green behind the Primary School
Time: Open end March to early October.

Kendal & District League Matches: Tuesday & Thursday: 7.00 p.m.

Westmorland Seniors League: Monday afternoon: 2.00 p.m.
South Lakes Rural League: Friday: 7.00 p.m.
Morecambe League: Wednesday: 7.00 p.m.

Annual Subscription: Adults –  £30.00, Juniors – £15.00  Family – £75.00

Visitors Welcome: £2.00 per session.

Burton Tennis Club

Contact: Graham Brady 07887 397 153
Location: Behind the Royal Hotel in Burton in Kendal
Time: Website http://www.burtontennisclub.co.uk/home

Holme Grown Allotment Association (HGAS)
Contact: Lesley Martin 
Deborah Bellaby 
Holme & District Local History Society

Contact: Via their website
Location: Burton in Kendal Memorial Hall
Time: 3rd Monday of every month at 7.30pm

Women's Groups

Mothers Union

Branch Leader: Joyce Walker 01524 781817  Treasurer: Linda Smallman: Secretary: Judith Fisher 07720 874038: Church Rooms: 1st Tuesday in month. 2.00 p.m.

Holme Women's Institute

Contact: Jill Smith: 01524 781804 Location: Parish Hall Time: 2nd Tuesday in month (except August): 7.30 p.m.