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    Kirkby Stephen

    A vibrant community with a self sufficient identity.

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    Kirkby Stephen

    Cobbled yards, quaint corners and interesting shops.

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    Kirkby Stephen

    A traditional market town of historic buildings.

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    Kirkby Stephen

    An ideal stop off point for any journey.

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    Kirkby Stephen

    Breathtaking views in every direction.

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    Kirkby Stephen

    The River Eden, carving its way through Kirkby Stephen, on route to the Solway Firth.

Welcome to the Kirkby Stephen Community Website

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PUBLIC MEETING  

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT SITES IN KIRKBY STEPHEN - TOWN MEETING TUESDAY 26 MARCH, 7 pm METHODIST HALL, OPEN TO ALL 

Kirkby Stephen - space to breathe, room to grow

Click here for our downloadable postcard of Kirkby Stephen and the Upper Eden Valley

A Walkers are Welcome town

Calor Village of the Year for England 2009,
Northern England Village of the Year 2009
and Cumbria Village of the Year 2008

Cumbria in Bloom 2010  Best Large Village Winner with Gold Award and Best Village Overall with Gold Award
 
Cumbria in Bloom 2011 Best Large Village
Britain in Bloom 2011 Silver Award, Large Village

Home of BBC's Lambing Live 2011

Kirkby Stephen is a small town in the Upper Eden valley which was formerly in the old county of Westmorland, now Cumbria. This is an area of Cumbria much less well known than the Lake District, but equally appealing. A traditional market town of historic buildings, cobbled yards, quaint corners and interesting shops, it is surrounded by a landscape of pastoral rural scenery and wild uplands.   Being remote from large towns and population centres, Kirkby Stephen has developed a strong and self-sufficient identity and a vibrant sense of community.

Kirkby Stephen Town Council is an active and forward thinking Council which represents and serves the local community. The Town Council aims to respond to the needs and aspirations of the people it represents and to undertake work which benefits the town and its residents. It is also active in addressing local issues, dealing with any problems which arise and generally ‘getting things done!’

ms-streetFounded and managed by Kirkby Stephen Town Council,Kirkby Stephen Community and Council Centreis a unique and innovative establishment which has become a ‘one stop shop’ for local information, community support and access to services. The Community and Council Centre provides information and services on behalf of all the local Councils (County, District and Town), as well as a wide range of general and local information, support and facilities. 
In 2011, the Centre relocated to the new Kirkby Stephen Local Links, where it shares premises with the Library.  
This official Town Council website has been developed as a further information service to local residents and visitors.

Contact us:
Community and Council Centre
Kirkby Stephen Local Links
Vicarage Lane
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria
CA17 4QX
Tel: 017683 71775
Fax: 017683 74854
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Follow this link for more information about the Community and Council Centre...

Follow this link for Tourist Information contact details...