Summer Reading Challenge launches next week!


This year, with the disruption caused by COVID-19 and the impact of social distancing on schools and public libraries, an all-new digital Summer Reading Challenge is launching from Monday 15 June.  The aim is to keep children reading over the summer and to support parents and carers with children at home. The theme for this

Water primrose Alert!


Water primrose Alert! We need you to report any sightings of this plant. If you think you have found water primrose, ‘check the identification’ then send a photo and location details to: Water primrose Ludwigia grandiflora is an invasive non-native plant that is invading our ponds, lakes, wetlands, ditches and watercourses. It was introduced

Advance Notification of Works


We have received a letter from Highways England regarding the improvement programme to the A66 West Cumbria Route. Please click here for more information.

Christmas at The Fitz


Big thank you to Bob Slack and all involved , Christmas at the Fitz on Saturday 29th December 2018 was a huge success raising a whopping £2685 towards the restoration works on the Cenotaph.

Grand Window Competition – 5th Dec 2018


Today The Mayor of Cockermouth Cllr David Malloy and the chairman of the Chamber of Trade, Ruth Gildert walked around Cockermouth looking at all the shops Christmas windows, it was a tough one with so many shops displaying such beautiful windows this year. But the results are in and the winners are ..... Cockermouth Town

Cockermouth Christmas Lights 2018


On Sunday 18th November, thousands gathered to watch the Mayor of Cockermouth Cllr David Malloy and local school children switch on our amazing christmas lights. The street was lined with festive stalls, and entertainment on stage. The street was full with festive cheer.

Mayors Christmas Coffee Morning


On Saturday 1st December,  The Mayor of Cockermouth Cllr David Malloy raised an amazing £214.65 for his chosen charities. The Mayor also presented certificates and prizes to the winners of this year annual Window Spotting Competition. 1st Prize - Eva and Emilia Humphreys 2nd Prize - Poppy & Emilie Sparke 3rd Prize - Isabella Day

There but not there


We have been lucky enough to secure funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund for 10 'There but not there' silhouettes perspex figurines to commemorate the fallen. These figures will be used throughout the Town to highlight the sacrifices made by so many. There will be a service on Sunday 11th November 2018 at 1.00pm

Cockermouth Town Hall Weddings


Great news .... we have just renewed our wedding license until August 2022. If you would like more information or to view our beautiful room please contact Kirstie Goodger or Amy Pattinson or give us a call on 01900 821869            

The 14th edition of the Tour of Britain through Cockermouth


The route for the 14th edition of the Tour of Britain has now been confirmed and we are lucky enough to have 2 days in Allerdale. Thursday 6th September 18 – Cockermouth to Whinlatter Pass Team Time Trial Friday 7th September 18 – Barrow-In-Furness to Whinlatter Pass Our aspiration is that the tour will