Which Authority is responsible for what?

What does Appleby Town Council do?

  • Operates the Tourist Information Centre
  • Runs the Public Hall
  • Operates Market Arcade Toilets
  • Maintains Council owned property
  • Maintains 13 footway lights around The Butts and 1 in Coronation Park
  • Gives views, on behalf of the community, on planning applications and other proposals that affect the town
  • Undertakes projects and schemes that benefit local residents
  • Works in partnership with other bodies to achieve benefits for the town
  • Alerts other authorities to problems that arise or work that needs to be undertaken
  • Represent local people, helping to provide local amenities and facilities and are consulted regularly by county and district councils
  • Awards grants to help local community groups and charities

A: Moot Hall, Boroughgate, Appleby, CA16 6YB

T: 017683 51177 ext 3

E: clerk@applebytown.org.uk


What does Westmorland and Furness Council do?

  • Building control
  • Car parks
  • Council Tax and Benefits
  • Electoral services
  • Planning Applications and Strategic Planning
  • Licensing and street trading
  • Markets
  • Recycling and refuse collection
  • Sport and leisure centres
  • Street cleaning and dealing with fly tipping
  • Blue/car badges
  • Children’s services
  • Concessionary travel
  • Education and schools
  • Emergency planning
  • Health and social care
  • Libraries and archives
  • Public rights of way
  • Public transport services
  • Registration of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
  • Trading Standards
  • Transport
  • Waste recycling centres
  • Parking enforcement

A: Penrith Office: Town Hall, Corney Place, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF

T: 0300 373 3300

Online Reporting: Contact W+F


What does the Environment Agency do?

  • Regulating major industry and waste
  • Water quality and resources
  • Inland river, estuary and harbour navigations
  • Responsible for managing the risk of flooding from main rivers, reservoirs, estuaries and the sea

What does Highways England do?