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December 18 2017 16:36:35
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Casual Vacancy on the Parish Council
We are seeking to fill a vacancy on the Parish Council.

If you are an elector in the Parish, being a member of the Parish Council is one way in which you can help serve your local community. You can find out more about what the role of a Parish Councillor involves by contacting the Clerk below or see If you would like to put your name forward for consideration for appointment please write to the Clerk giving details of your background and experience, your skills and knowledge and why you would like to serve on the Parish Council.

Closing date for applications is: 31st December 2017

To be appointed you must meet the eligibility criteria to be a member of the Council, and must not be disqualified to be a member of the Council. You can obtain these details from the Clerk.

Please submit your application before the closing date to the Clerk by email to or in writing to
Christine Davidson
Clerk to Burton-in-Kendal Parish Council
Hilderstone Farmhouse
Hilderstone Lane

Tel: 07760 756887
Anti social behaviour
Anyone witnessing or experiencing anti-social behaviour should report it to the Police on 101, or contact the Parish Clerk with details and she will pass it onto the them for you.
Dog fouling
Villagers are finding dog fouling is becoming a problem around the village. Please clean up after your dog. There are bags and bins available, or bag it and take it home with you. No-one wants to have to clean dog poo off shoes, pram or bicycle wheels etc. Please be considerate and clean up! PS in case you need another incentive to do the right thing, it is an offence! Report Dog Fouling
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Highways Hotline & Website
Report drain, pothole and lighting problems direct to Cumbria Highways either by phone on 0300 303 2992 or online at Cumbria County Council.
Lancashire Life feature
Burton features in the January edition of Lancashire Life magazine: LINK
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