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So, what does SLDT do?

We continue to provide the delivery platform for many of the projects initially commenced under the originating funding provided by the NWDA under the Lakes Market Towns Initiative.
However since expiration of that main project funding in 2008 we have become increasingly reliant upon the generation of our core funding requirement by securing contracts from the public and private [...]

Community in Transition

Sunday 19th September 10.30 am – 4.30pm
Ladyholme Centre & Goodly Dale School Field
Looking to save money on your fuel bill?
Wanting tips on growing veg?
Need to fix your bike?
all this and much more – visit www.tact-windermere.co.uk
TACT – Towards a community transition
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Summer Hub on its way

Content for the Summer edition of¬† ‘The Hub’ , Windermere’s Community magazine has now been¬†finalised and copy passed to Badger Press in Bowness for printing.
Royal Mail ‘Door to Door’ will be distributing the 5000+ copies throughout Windermere, Bowness and Troutbeck Bridge from 17th May.
The copy deadline for the Autumn edition will be 14th July with [...]

Allotments coming to Windermere

In a fabulous decision from South Lakeland District Council, would-be growers in Windermere will soon be getting the chance to rent a public allotment for the first time in many years.
A local group supported by Windermere Town Council and South Lakes Development Trust has been seeking suitable sites for over a year.  Yesterday they took [...]

Demand for Allotments stepping up

The urge to get earth under fingernails continues to grow, with over 75 people now in the Windermere, Bowness & Troutbeck Bridge Allotments Group.  Talks with landowners are continuing, and the group is quietly confident new allotments will be available before too long.
Kendal is taking a leaf out of our book – it has invited [...]

Demand for allotments is growing fast

Our local group of aspiring allotment-holders in Windermere, Bowness and Troutbeck Bridge is growing Рin numbers at least.  We now have over 60 would-be growers on our lists.  Positive meetings have been held with South Lakeland District Council and the National Trust, although no suitable plots of land have yet been agreed upon.  In an [...]

Allotments in Windermere, Bowness and Troutbeck Bridge

A group of green-fingered locals are getting together in a bid to find growing space for all those who need it in Windermere Parish.¬† You can see their first newsletter here.¬† The group already has more than 40 members ‚Äď if you would like to be kept informed of developments, contact Paul Holdsworth (015394 40021) [...]