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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 (1473 at the 2021 Census), and contains approx 700 dwellings. Burton has a memorial hall, a primary school, an Anglican church, a multi-use games area, one working pub (and one closed one), and a village store / post office. The nearest petrol station is Mossdale Services, approx 1 mile away on the A6 at Hale. There is an hourly bus service (555 or 556) through the village Monday-Saturday linking Kendal and Lancaster. A limited Sunday service operates in the summer months.

Postcode: LA6 xxx
Telephone: 01524 xxxxxx
Telephone exchange: Burton Cumbria (Exchange Code: LCBTN) This exchange has BT Wholesale as the sole provider of broadband services.

B4RN Broadband: An alternative to BT Wholesale broadband, run as a community rural broadband service, winner of the Britain Connected Broadband Provider of the Year award (2022), and won the Best Community Project and Best Rural ISP awards (2021 and 2022) at the INCA Awards (2022). Provides the world's fastest rural broadband. Website

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

Motorway Junction: M6/J35 approx 4 miles (south), M6/J36 approx 4 miles (north)
Airport: Manchester approx 77 miles (south) Website and Carlisle approx 62 miles (north) Website
Railway Station: Carnforth approx 5 miles Website
Bus Service: Stagecoach North West, service 555/556 Website

Local Government
Parish Council: Burton-in-Kendal Parish Council Website

Unitary Authority: Westmorland and Furness Council Website Facebook Twitter Instagram

The UA councillor for the Burton and Holme ward is Vicky Hughes, who can be contacted on 07785 923940 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Electoral Constituency
Morecambe and Lunesdale

Member of Parliament
David Morris, Office 204 Riverway House, Morecambe Rd, Skerton LA1 2RX 
Telephone:  01524 841225 Website 

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

Police & Crime Commissioner
The Police & Crime Commissioner for Cumbria is Peter McCall, who may be contacted as follows:
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2AU
Telephone: 01768 217734 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website Twitter 

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

BBC Local Radio: Radio Cumbria 95.6 FM, 96.1 FM, 104.1 FM Website
Smooth Lakeland Website
Heart North Lancashire and Cumbria 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

Queen Victoria Hospital, Thornton Road, Morecambe. LA4 5NN Tel: 01524 406665
Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster. LA1 4RP Tel: 01524 65944 
Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal. LA9 7RG Tel: 01539 732288 
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Website 

Voluntary Car Scheme
Can help with transport to hospital, doctor, dentist, optician, etc. Tel: Lynne Herd 01524 781905. 

Meals on Wheels
The service offers three meals per week, on a permanent or temporary basis, delivered by local volunteer residents of Burton. For more information contact Stephanie Micklethwaite, 01524 781073

Warm Space: Warm Welcome Wednesdays
Every Wednesday afternoon in the Reception Room at Burton Memorial Hall from 12.30pm-4.00pm, with hot lunch between 1.00pm-1.30pm. Hot drinks, games, jigsaw library and ongoing puzzle, chat and more. To book a hot lunch (if you've not been before) please call 01524 781306 by 11am on the Wednesday morning to ensure there is enough food available. 

Out of hours pharmacy service at Ash Trees Pharmacy, Market Street, Carnforth. Tel: 01524 727877 Fax: 01524 730421.
Open: Monday - Friday 8am - 10pm, Saturday 9am - 6.30pm, Sunday 9am - 6.00pm. Website

Registry Offices
To register a birth or death, or to arrange a marriage or civil partnership contact the Kendal Registry Office, County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ Tel: 0300 373 3300. Website

Funeral Services: 
Dalton Woodland Burial Ground Website
Beetham Hall Crematorium Website

Burton Book Drop, 1st Monday of each month except Bank Holidays, 10am - 11am in the Club Room at Burton Memorial Hall Website
Milnthorpe Library, The Square LA7 7QJ. Open Mon - 2pm-6pm, Wed 2pm-6pm, Fri 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm, Sat 10am-12.30pm. Library Service Website

Banking Service
Burton Village Store Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828. Offers a range of banking services. Ask at the Post Office counter for details. 

Post Office opening times
Burton Village Store Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828.  Open Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm, Sat 9am - 12.30pm, Sun Closed.

Village Store opening times
Burton Village Store Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828.  Open Mon - Sat 6am - 5.30pm, Sun 7am - 12 noon.

Fortnightly kerbside collections on Tuesdays of household waste, glass, cans, paper & garden waste by Westmorland and Furness Council. Website
Large household items are collected by right2work at a cost, see Website for details or ring 0300 373 3300.

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