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Information about Burton-in-Kendal
Burton-in-Kendal is a small village straddling the A6070 road in the south of the county of Cumbria. It has a population of around 1500 people, and contains approx 660 dwellings. Burton has a memorial hall, a junior school, an Anglican church, a multi-use games area, one working pub (and one closed one), a butcher's shop, and a village store / post office The nearest petrol station is approx 1 mile away on the A6 at Hale. There is an hourly bus service through the village Monday-Saturday linking Kendal and Lancaster. A limited Sunday service operates in the summer months.

Postcode: LA6 xxx
Telephone: 01524 78xxxx
Telephone exchange: Burton Cumbria (Exchange Code: LCBTN) Exchange Status Checker

Map Co-ordinates
Grid Ref: SD532766
Latitude: 54:11:00N (54.1834)
Longitude: 2:43:04W (-2.7178)

Transport
Motorway Junction: M6/J35 approx 4 miles (south), M6/J36 approx 4 miles (north)
Airport: Blackpool approx 30 miles (south-west)
Railway Station: Carnforth approx 5 miles
Bus Service: Stagecoach North West, service 555/556 Website

Local Government
County Council: Cumbria County Council, The Courts, Carlisle. CA3 8NA Tel: 01228 606060 Website
District Council: South Lakeland District Council, South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal. LA9 4DQ Tel: 01539 733333 Website
Parish Council: Burton-in-Kendal Parish Council Website

Electoral Constituency
Westmorland & Lonsdale

Member of Parliament
Tim Farron, (office) Liberal Democrat Office, The Cottage, Yard 2, Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4ND
Telephone: 01539 723403 Fax: 01539 740800 Website

Police
Tel: 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency only).
Website: Website

Police & Crime Commisioner
The Police & Crime Commissioner for Cumbria is Richard Rhodes, who may be contacted as follows:
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2AU
Telephone: 01768 217734
Email Website Twitter

Police & Crime Panel
Oversees the Police & Crime Commissioner and holds him to account. Website

Radio
BBC Local Radio: Radio Cumbria 95.6 FM, 96.1 FM, 104.1 FM Website
Lakeland Radio 100.1 FM, 100.8 FM Website
The Bay 96.9 FM, 102.3 FM, 103.2 FM Website

ITV Regions
Border TV Website
Granada Television Website

Local Newspapers
Burton News (free, monthly) Website
Westmorland Gazette, 1 Wainwright's Yard, Kendal. LA9 4DP Tel: 01539 720555 Website
Lancaster Guardian, 29 Common Garden Street, Lancaster. LA1 1XD Tel: 01524 32525 Website

Hospitals
Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster. LA1 4RP Tel: 01524 65944 Website
Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal. LA9 7RG Tel: 01539 732288 Website

Voluntary Car Scheme
Can help with transport to hospital, doctor, dentist, optician, etc.
Tel: Lynne Herd 01524 781905 or Peter & Kathryn Smith 01524 782198

Pharmacies
Out of hours pharmacy service at Ash Trees Pharmacy, Market Street, Carnforth.
Tel: 01524 727877 Fax: 01524 730421
Open: Monday - Friday 7am - 11pm, Saturday 8am - 6.30pm, Sunday 8.00am - 6.00pm

Registry Offices
To register a birth or death, or to arrange a marriage or civil partnership in Burton contact the Kendal Registry Office, County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ Tel: 01539 713567 Website

Libraries
Library Van visits Burton Memorial Hall car park every Monday between 10-11 am
Kendal Library, Stricklandgate, Kendal. LA9 Tel: 01539 732815 Website

Post Office
Burton Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828
Open Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm, Sat 9am - 12.30pm.

Village Store
Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828
Open Mon - Sat 6am - 6pm, Sun 6am - 12 noon.

Burton Butchers
Chester House, Main Street, Burton. LA6 1LY. Tel: 01524 781219

Kings Arms Hotel
Main Street, Burton. LA6 1LR. Tel: 01524 781409
Food, Drinks, Rooms Website

Mobile Banking Service
NatWest Bank's mobile banking service no longer visits Burton Memorial Hall car park each week but the Burton Post Office can offer a range of banking services. Ask at the Post Office counter for details.

Recycling
Fortnightly kerbside collections on Tuesdays of glass, cans, paper & garden waste by SLDC. Website
Large household items are collected by right2work at a cost, see Website for details or ring 0845 050 4434.

Burton Businesses
For details of other Burton businesses please visit our sister site BurtonWeb Business Directory
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