The Lyvennet Valley Community Weblog

04/24/2018 06:32 PM
Charity Fundraiser For St. Lawrence’s Church Organ Restoration Fund, June 30th and July 1st
Please add this fun event to your list of things to do in June and July 2018! You might want to sponsor someone else even if you don’t feel like abseiling down the Church tower yourself. Advertisements

04/25/2017 01:53 PM
Fun For The Family at Crosby Ravensworth Vehicle Festival
Our intrepid reporter has come to hear that Crosby Ravensworth will be holding a vehicle festival at Crosby Ravensworth, Sunday 7th may 2017 from 11am onwards, and that there you might enjoy a homemade lunch of homemade pies, peas, and delicious Crosby puddings served from 12 to 2 pm. There’ll be tractors, cars, vans and more.  Everyone’s…

07/26/2016 08:25 PM
The Butchers Arms Community Pub Events August 2016
Originally posted on Lyvennet Community Pub:
Click image to view poster Events At The Butchers Arms Community Pub in August 2016 Friday the 5th August at 7pm Wine Tasting with Frank Stainton of Stainton Wines Kendal. £10 a head to include savouries, cheese & biscuits. There are a few places left. This will be in…

06/26/2016 06:19 PM
Crosby Show News
The 146th Crosby Ravensworth  Agricultural and Horticultural Show and Vintage Rally will be held on 25th of August, 2016. Please see the official Crosby Show website for the latest information and to download the Schedule and entry forms Thank you

05/13/2016 06:59 PM
Butchers Arms Update – 2016 05 12
Originally posted on Lyvennet Community Pub:
We welcome our excellent new tenant landlords Stephen and Carrie. All food is freshly cooked and the specials board changes regularly. There is a range of dishes to suit all tastes. There is a position of a Commis Chef available so please contact Steve or Carrie if you are…

01/13/2016 04:45 AM
Happy New Year! Superfast Broadband Is Here.
Maulds Meaburn Cabinet Passes Test! Superfast Broadband Is Here! by C.Paxton  (First Draft, subject to possible amendment) Those of us who have noted increased activity of BT Openreach vans and the laying of cables in the face of gales will be pleased to hear it confirmed that there’s good news about the deployment of Superfast…

11/14/2015 04:35 PM
Walks in Eden: Oddendale Stone Circle
Crosby Ravensworth Parish is blessed with some fine country walks and when you combine these with the remarkable number and variety of prehistoric sites you have great potential for memorable expeditions. Cumbria has a few other places with many prehistoric sites within walking and cycling distance of each other to my knowledge. The nearest comparison is probably the Shap Avenue…

11/06/2015 05:42 PM
Local Walks in Eden: Walking on Gaythorne Plain
Ever since our childhood walks with my late father, Gaythorne Plain on Crosby Ravensworth Fell has had a powerful fascination for me. It is part of the wild upland limestone moor landscape that will be newly designated as National Park land within the Yorkshire Dales National Park in 2016. I was told as a child that Gaythorne…

10/23/2015 10:17 PM
The Secretary of State has approved extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
According to a communication that I received today from Steve Preston of DEFRA, the Secretary of State has decided to approve extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. In addition to areas to the south and east of us, this means that much of Crosby Ravensworth Parish will be within the new boundary.…

04/14/2015 06:15 PM
New Booklet About The Butchers Arms Contributes To First Responders
50p from all sales of The Butchers Arms booklet will be donated to our local community First Responders. The Booklet is available at the pub for £4 ,or by post at £5 including postage. Sufficient interest has been shown in the The Butchers Arms community pub project over the years to warrant the publication of a booklet…