Welcome to Appleby-in-Westmorland Town Council

The historic market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland is situated on the banks of the River Eden in beautiful countryside between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Appleby-in-Westmorland Town Council represent approximately 3,000 Appleby residents and is the third tier of local government.  There are 16 Councillors, 8 each for the Wards of Appleby and Bongate.  Councillors are elected for a term of four years.  Councillors are unpaid.  Council meetings are held in the Council Chamber at the Moot Hall and are open to the public and the press.  The Council has 9 part time employees who fulfill the Council’s statutory duties and deliver a range of services including the Tourist Information Centre and the Public Hall.

Closure of Footpath Garth Heads – Drawbriggs

THE COUNTY OF CUMBRIA (FOOTPATH NO.303034 IN THE PARISH OF APPLEBY IN WESTMORLAND) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF PEDESTRIANS) ORDER Please see below the Order made by Cumbria County Council which comes into effect on 27 September 2021.  The works are expected to take 5 days. Temporary Prohibition of Pedestrians Notice

A66 Project Consultation

The A66 Consultation begins 9am on 25th September. For all details about drop in sessions and where to find information, please see below poster: A66 Consultation dates  

Appleby Horse Fair

New Fair 2021 Appleby Town Council expresses its gratitude to the essential services that supported this year’s Horse Fair. Particular thanks go to the network of police, Fire Brigade, ambulance crews, RSPCA and the  EDC ‘tidy-up team’ and Council employees who worked tirelessly over the weekend. It is with great [...]

NHS Blood Donors

The NHS need blood donors for their upcoming session at the Public Hall, Appleby-In-Westmorland on Monday 6th September. They have extra safety measures in place and every precaution is being taken to eliminate the risk of covid-19 transmission at their blood donation sessions. To find out more, visit blood.co.uk

MASCG Pre Fair Meeting Notes

Pre Fair Meeting Notes Please see attached speaker notes and questions raised at the Appleby Horse Fair Public Meeting held on Thursday 22 July. Regular updates about the Fair are posted on the Appleby Fair website – www.applebyfair.org