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Welcome to Duddon Parish Council

The Organisation

Duddon Parish is situated in South West Cumbria, mainly within the Lake District National Park, and was formed in 1976 to incorporate the old parishes of Broughton West, Seathwaite with Dunnerdale and Angerton.

The Parish

The Parish stretches from the summit of Wrynose Pass in the North to the Duddon Estuary on Morecambe Bay in the South.

Broughton-in-Furness
The main town within the parish is the small ancient market town of Broughton-in-Furness, which has a Charter dating back to 1575. 

The Valleys
Contained within the wide boundaries of the parish are the Duddon Valley, much beloved by Wordsworth, the secluded Lickle Valley, the beautiful Woodland Valley and the marshes of Angerton on the Duddon Estuary.

The Communities
The main hamlets in these valleys comprise Woodland, Broughton Mills, Ulpha, Dunnerdale, Seathwaite, Cockley Beck & Angerton.

28 January 2021

Full Parish Council Meeting

Thursday 7:30 pm View Details

History, Charm & Community Spirit

Latest Parish News

Seathwaite Bridge Update

27

November 2020
Seathwaite Bridge

County Council have confirmed that a robust temporary support system has now been installed at Seathwaite Bridge and load testing carried out which makes it suitable for vehicles up to 18t GVW.  They will inform the local farming community and emergency services. Next summer they will undertake permanent strengthening works of the whole structure as well as some widening to make it suitable to all traffic, including vehicles up to 40t GVW.

20mph in Broughton-in-Furness

21

November 2020
20mph in Broughton-in-Funress

The statutory consultation for the proposed 20mph in Broughton-in-Furness will begin on Thursday 3rd December and will be advertised in the Westmorland Gazette. The 21 day formal consultation would be due to conclude on Thursday 24th December 2020. Due to this we are proposing that the consultation is extended till Monday 4th January 2021 to allow extra time through the Christmas period.

The details will also be letter dropped to all properties in Broughton-in-Furness

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