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General Information

General Information

Drigg & Carlton Parish Council

Monthly meetings (except August) take place at the Parish Hall on the second Thursday of the month at 7pm. The Annual Meeting and AGM takes place in May. Parishioners are more than welcome to attend, there is a public participation section in the meeting for anyone who wants to bring anything forward.  The parish council have limited powers and responsibilities; however, they can advise and direct parishioners to the most appropriate authorities or relevant bodies.

The Copeland Rail Users Group (CRUG) 

CRUG ​ – This association has sadly dissolved as of 18th December 2021 www.crug.org.uk

Cumbria Association of Local Councils (CALC)

The latest CALC Circular is available on the web site below

Click on www.calc.org.uk to go to Cumbria Association of Local Council’s Web Site (CALC)

Drigg & Carlton Parish Council are responsible for: –

  • The Drigg Village Hall
  • Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) located outside Drigg Village Hall, at Saltcoats Caravan Park and at Holmrook Services Station.
  • Grass cutting & tub planting
  • Village Benches
  • Representing the Parish on various external panels
  • DPD & LLWR Co-ordination Committee
  • CALC
  • CRUG
  • Charity Trustees & Project Committee
  • Village Hall Committee
  • PCCG
  • Coastal Community Group


Cumbria County Council (Local district council) are responsible for: –

Web site www.cumbria.gov.uk

  • Education
  • Fire and public safety
  • Highways*
  • Planning
  • Social care
  • Trading standards
  • Transport
  • Waste management

*To report a Highway issues, go to the cumbria.gov.uk link, select Roads Travel, Parking


Copeland Borough Council (Local district council) are responsible for: –

Web site www.copelandbc.gov.uk 

  • Council Tax collections
  • Housing
  • Planning applications*
  • Recycling
  • Rubbish collection

*Lake District National Park Authority is responsible for planning applications within the National Park