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The Kirkgate Centre Needs your support

For more information on the Kirkgate Centres campaign and latest news on their crowdfunding appeal towards fitting out their community rooms.

Northbound Festival

Get £5 off weekend tickets to Northbound, Cumbria's newest music festival, by quoting NB005 when you book.  See HERE for more information


Tour of Britain 2015 -JULY UPDATE

Get involved in the Tour of Britain

I hope you've all heard the great news and know the date off by heart!.  
Key facts:

  • Stage 3 starting in Cockermouth, on the main street about 10m down from Mayo
  • Race Start time 10.15am
  • Road closed from 4am on 8th from Wordsworth House end back to the bridge/edge of Market Place

Station Street is also closed


Grants of up to £3,000 are now available through the Connection Vouchers Scheme, operated  by Carlisle City Council, to help small and medium sized businesses in north Cumbria to upgrade their broadband connections. This includes charities and social enterprises as well as more “standard” businesses.

This includes areas of Copeland, Allerdale and Eden as well as Carlisle. Click on the eligibility map to check whether you’re in an eligible area.

Tour of Britain 2015 - Information Evening

A Tour of Britain Information evening has been planned for Tuesday 30 June at 6.30pm at Christ Church, Sullart Street, Cockermouth

This event has been arranged to give  communities, businesses & residents details of Stage 3 (Cockermouth to Kelso).

Cockermouth & District Chamber of Trade

Chamber website - Do you have an offer you could put to other chamber members?  As a member (this years membership only £10) you can offer other members deals or special rates and promote via the chamber website. See HERE for new offers!

If you’ve got a news item for the town, send it to 

Disc Parking

Disc Zones offer free, time-limited parking on-street in Cockermouth.

Businesses can obtain free clock discs from the Council offices in Cockermouth.  Alternatively, you can arrange to have discs dropped off by the traffic enforcement officers by calling Parking Services on 01946 506531


Getting started with 3D printers/Workshop - Tuesday 16th June. 9am-5pm

BEC Fab Lab provides a comprehensive introduction to 3D printing, from buying a printer to manufacturing your designs.

This event offers an introduction to how printers work, the different models, software and services on the market, and how you can join the on-demand manufacturing revolution to help with rapid prototyping and product development and manufacturing.

This course is for you if:

Tour of Britain 2015 - IMPORTANT UPDATE

Discussions and plans continue on the Tour of Britain Stage 3 start here in Cockermouth on the 8th September.  It’ll be a spotlight on the town and we’re trying to keep everyone informed with what we know.  Below is an outline from what I’ve managed to get from CCC who are coordinating with the tour team.  Please note, key facts will need further clarification so are ‘TBC’ - To Be Confirmed!  Frustrating as this is,  a lot is yet to be understood from the tour team itself and with various groups/meetings and partners involved, it is all taking its time. 

Events Coming Up for your Diary!

Reminder of an event coming up: 

network five SPEED Cockermouth - The Trout Hotel, Cockermouth - Wednesday 17th June 2015 - 12.30pm - 2.30pm

See Events Page HERE for more information