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7th December 2023

Join the Parish Council
20th March 2023

Public Meeting
20th March 2023

Change of Meeting Date
16th January 2023

Please note that the next PC meeting will take place on Monday 6th February and not the previously advertised date of Wednesday 8th.  

Boulders, Houghton Village Green
4th January 2023

The Parish Council has become aware of reports of inflated estimates in respect of the cost of boulders recently placed on Houghton Village Green. In the interests of clarity, and for the avoidance of doubt, due to its ability to re-claim VAT the ...

Christmas Closure
15th December 2022

The Parish Council office will close on 3pm on Wednesday 21st December and will re-open on Wednesday 4th January at 8.30am.  In case of emergencies in this time, please visit our Councillor page for alternative contact details. 

2nd Round Grant Applications
29th September 2022

The Parish Council is now accepting grant applications from community groups.  For an application form and grant criteria please visit our grants page.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
10th September 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith. 21st April 1926 – 8th September ...

Public Meeting
4th May 2022

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday 10th May at 7.30pm in Houghton Village Hall to discuss planning application 22/0297.  

Postponed Meeting
18th April 2022

Unfortunately, due to staff illness, the Council meeting scheduled to take place on Wednesday 13th April had to be postponed.  The rearranged meeting will now take place on Thursday 28th April at 7.30pm in Houghton Village Hall.  An updated ...

Further Press Release
25th February 2022

Further to the article headed ‘Concerns about 'misleading' statements in Stanwix Parish Council campaign’ – News & Star 19 Feb 2022. The final paragraph quotes Mr Brian Wernham: "I note that Stanwix Rural Parish Council ...

Community Governance Review Press Release
15th February 2022

COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE REVIEW - STANWIX From the outset, let there be no doubt whatsoever, Stanwix Rural Parish Council (SRPC) is and always has been fully supportive of the principle of creating parish councils in the urban areas of Carlisle. ...

21st August 2020

The following statement is published in the interests of clarity and for the avoidance of doubt: STATEMENT Stanwix Rural Parish Council is aware of a petition which seeks to create a new parish council in the currently non-parished part of ...

Anti-Social Behaviour
2nd August 2018

We have had reports of instances of anti-social behaviour in the parish.  If you feel any behaviours are of concern, we urge you to report them at the time of the incident , to Cumbria Police.   For non-emergencies you can complete ...