Local Services

Details believed to be correct at time of publishing and for information only.

Local Schools

Brough Primary School
Church Brough CA17 4EW
Primary Education Age 4 to 11
Headteacher: Mrs L Whittle
Tel. 017683 41284

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School
Christian Head
Kirkby Stephen CA17 4HA
Secondary Education Age 11 to 18
Headteacher: Mrs R Houston
Tel: 017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Primary School
Nateby Road
Kirkby Stephen CA17 4AE
Primary Education Age 4 to 11
Headteacher: Mrs L Wade
Tel: 017683 71387

Orton CE School
Orton CA10 3RG
Primary Education Age 4 to 11 with Nursery for 3 and 4 year olds each afternoon
Headteacher: Mrs K Arnold
Tel: 015396 24268

Ravenstonedale Endowed School
Ravenstonedale CA17 4NQ
Primary Education Age 4 to 11
Headteacher: Mrs J Tringham
Tel: 015396 23670

Tebay Community School
Penrith CA10 3XB
Primary Education Age 4 to 11
Headteacher: Mrs C Sharp
Tel: 015396 24239

Warcop CE School
Appleby CA16 6NX
Primary Education Age 4 to 11
Headteacher: Mrs S Linsley
Tel: 017683 41471

Warcop Children’s Club (based at Warcop CE School)
Childcare from 8am to 5.30pm for age 4 to 14
Open all year Monday to Friday
Breakfast Club: 8am to 9am £2.50
After School Club: 3.20pm to 5.30pm £6.00
Holiday Club: whole day £20 / half day £10
Contact: Lucy on 07795 992876

Local Nurseries and Toddler Groups

Biggins Day Nursery Ltd
Nursery at Newbiggin-on-Lune 
Contact Marion Law, Manager
Tel 015396 23666
Email: biggins@ktdinternet.com

Brough Pre-School Nursery
Nursery at Church Brough Primary School site. Care and education for 2 - 4 year
olds. Ofsted registered. Fully qualified staff. Nursery grant provider. 
Mon-Fri 9am - 3pm, term time only Contact Barbara Wilson, Leader
Tel 07989234565
Email: barbaraleo2@btinternet.com

Little Stars Pre-School Kirkby Stephen Ltd
Pre-School Nursery at Redmayne Road, Kirkby Stephen. Ages 2 - 5 years. 
Nursery Grant registered, Ofsted registered, Registered Charity.
Open Monday - Thursday, 9am - 3pm. 
Contact Mrs Ann Hopwood
Tel 017683 71499
Email: kirkbypreschool@btinternet.com

Little Squirrels
Pre-school and babies
Warcop CE Primary School
Tel: 017683 41471

Platform 3 Play
Soft play 0 - 11 years, parties, Out of School Club and function room at Station
Yard, Kirkby Stephen.
Contact Mrs Judith Bowman
Tel 017683 72363
Email: p3play@hotmail.co.uk

Red Squirrels Nursery (originally North Stainmore Nursery)
Nursery at Warcop CofE School for children aged 2 -5 years . Ofsted inspected.
Nursery Grant registered. Before and after school care during term time and
holiday club available at Warcop Children’s Club (from 3 years). 
Open 9.15am - 3.30pm
Contact Cristina Phillips
Tel 07774611797

Tiny Tots Parent and Toddler Group
Free play, craft, snack, stories for 0 - school-age children (8 yrs in holidays) 
Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.30am in the Kirkby Stephen Methodist School Room. 
Contact Gemma Winder
Tel 07891019316

Local Youth Groups and Activities

Chofh’s Youth Club, Brough
Alternate Thursday evenings during term time. Varied programme of activities.
For further information contact Brain and Rachel Magorrian tel 017683 41238 or
call in at Chofh’s flower shop in Brough.

Eden Youth Work Partnership
3 Walton's Yard, Market Square, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4PJ. 
Contact tel. 017683 72677 or email: adam@eywp.org.uk, kirsty@eywp.org.uk or admin@eywp.org.uk
Open on:
Mondays 6.30 - 7.45 for 8-12 year olds
Tuesday evenings for sessions in developing your own business
Saturday mornings cafe for the community - run by young people

Eden Community Outdoors
ECO works with young people in the community to find ways of improving their lives
and be part of creating a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable
future for all. The group meets at Appleby Community Centre and Kirkby Stephen
Grammar School.
Contact Anne Perry, Administrator
Tel 017683 51640
Email admin@ecoeden.org.uk

Girlguiding Eden Valley
Girlguiding is for girls of 5 - 7 years - Rainbows, 7 - 10 years - Brownies, 10 - 14
years Guides. Its primary aim is development of the girl through fun activities. 
Contact all groups through Mrs Sarah Lofthouse and Mrs Thelma Winder, District
Tel Sarah Lofthouse 017683 71798
Email Thelma Winder thelmawinder@btopenworld.com

Hub Club
Youth Club for 10 - 16 year olds with music, table tennis, pool table, playstations,
dance mats, indoor hockey and football.
Fortnightly 7.30 - 9pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Kirkby Stephen. 
Contact Cath Thwaites, Youth Leader
Tel 017683 72362
Email caththwaites@yahoo.co.uk

Kirkby Stephen Duke of Edinburgh Open Award Scheme
The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is for all young people aged 14 - 25. It gives
opportunities for personal achievements, adventure and community and social
involvement. There are three awards available: Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. Contact Hayley Chapman, Chair
Tel 017683 72783
Email chapnol@yahoo.co.uk 

Kirkby Stephen Scout Group 
(includes Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts and Hoosiders Explorer Scout Unit)
A balanced programme of activities for development of young people in five age
groups: 6 - 8, 8 - 10½, 10½ - 14, 14 - 18, 18 - 25. Open to boys and girls, young men
and young women. 
Contact Tom Higgs, Group Scout Leader
Tel 015396 23358
Email enquiries@ks-scouts.org.uk 

Kirkby Stephen Youth Drop-in
Methodist Rooms, Thursdays 3.50pm to 6.30pm. Just turn up.
Run by Gary Mercer

Newbiggin Youth Club
Held at the Methodist hall in Newbiggin
Contact: Diane Boustead 015396 23416

Tebay Youth and Sports Club 
Every other Friday 7pm to 9pm held at Tebay Methodist Church hall for age 11 – 18
Alternate weeks held at Orton Market hall
Contact: Phil Dew 015396 24275

Local Community Sports

Carvetii United FC
Football for 16 year olds to seniors. Saturday games, Thursday evening training.
Play at Parrot Park, Kirkby Stephen.
Contact Mr A Braithwaite, Secretary
Tel 017683 71999 
Kirkby Stephen and Soulby Badminton Club
Club plays Badminton at Appleby Sports Centre. Contact Mr D Capstick, Secretary and Treasurer
Tel 01900 828711

Kirkby Stephen Bowling Club
Promotes Crown Green Bowling. Social play every evening and friendly matches with
other clubs on Saturday afternoons. All ages welcome
Contact Val Lewis, Secretary
Tel 017683 72649
Email valandbryanlewis@tiscali.co.uk

Kirkby Stephen Community Sports Association
Manages astroturf pitch and supports sport in the community.
Contact Gary Payton, Sports Development Officer
Tel 07890 615926
Email gary.payton@talk21.com

Kirkby Stephen Cricket Club
Cricket Club catering for players from 11 onwards. Nets Wednesdays from 6.00pm.
Club meets at Hills Bottom, Mellbecks, Kirkby Stephen.
Contact Michael Abraham
Email mabraham90@hotmail.com

Kirkby Stephen Junior Football Club
Teaching boys and girls aged 6 - 16 the skills of playing football, improving their
discipline and above all being better players. 
Club plays at Parrot Park, Kirkby Stephen.
Contact R E Holmes, Secretary
Tel 017683 72305

Kirkby Stephen Table Tennis Club
Leisure and competitive table tennis play. League teams and coaching available.
Contact Mike Sunderland, Secretary 
Tel 017683 71693 (71406 evenings)
Email mikesunderland@tiscali.co.uk

Kirkby Stephen Tennis Club
Recreational and competitive tennis in a friendly atmosphere. 
Play at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School tennis courts. Winter play under cover. 
Club nights Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Contact Dave White, Secretary
Tel 017683 72228
Email kstc@davidwhite.plus.com

Newbiggin-on-Lune Bowls Club
Friday evening between September and the end of March at Newbiggin-on-Lune
Village Hall. Carpet Bowls is a winter activity enjoyed by local people of mixed ages.
Friendly matches are played with other groups.
Contact Thelma Mayfield, Secretary
Tel 015396 23329

Penrith Sports Clubs and Activities 
Extended Services website with information about sports clubs and activities in
and around Penrith.

Premier Football Coaching
Fun soccer coaching for kids on Thursday nights at Kirkby Stephen Grammar 
Contact Matt Harris, Head Coach
Tel 07737 815718
Email mattmharris@hotmail.com

Ravenstonedale Tennis Club
Tennis for all ages, all year round. Open to members and visitors.
Contact Caroline A Morris, Secretary
Tel 015396 23308
Email davidandcaroline@ravenstonedale.org

Sports and Leisure Centres

  • Appleby Sports Centre
    Tel 017683 52957
  • Appleby Swimming Pool and Gym
    Tel 017683 51212
  • Barnard Castle Sports and Leisure Centre
    Tel 01833 690400
  • Kendal Leisure Centre
    Tel 01539 729511

Stainmore Badminton Club
Brough Memorial Hall between September and March.
Wednesday nights 7.30 - 10pm at All welcome (above 11 years old).
Contact Hannah Beckwith 
Tel 017683 41219

Upper Eden RUFC
Rugby club promoting mini, youth and senior Rugby. Play at Pennine Park, Kirkby
Stephen. See our website for more details.
Contact David Pearson, Hon Sec
Tel 017683 71585
Email dcpearson8@hotmail.com 

Westmorland Wanderers Netball Club
Develop netball skills through fun activities. Experience friendly and competitive
games and links with super league coaches. Club plays at Appleby Sports Centre. 
U13 - 5.30 - 6.30pm, U16 - 6.30 - 7.30pm, Senior - 7.00 - 8.30pm 
Contact Helen Paul, Head Coach
Tel 017683 42543
Email helen.paul@ksgs.cumbria.sch.uk  

Local Information and Advice

Age Concern Eden
Services for older people in Eden
Kirkby Stephen Shop open Wednesdays 10am to 12noon
Contact Moira Gaine 017683 54918
Email ageconcerneden-a@ktdinternet.com

Appleby Heritage Centre
Station Yard
Appleby CA16 6UL
Tel. 017683 53350
Email: Info@applebyheritagecentre.org.uk

Autism Family Support Group
Meets on the first Monday of the month from 7.30 - 9.30pm at
Penrith Methodist Church, Wordsworth Street, Penrith
Contact: Karen Nicholson

Blue Jam
Music and Arts at Eden Rural Foyer
01768 861668

Childrens Information Service 
Details on early years education and childcare provision
08457 125737

Eden Arts
01768 899444

Eden Citizens Advice Bureau
2 Sandgate Penrith
01768 895736

Eden District Council
01768 817817

Eden Mencap
01768 868854

Inspira Cumbria
Gillan Way, Penrith 40 Business Park, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9BP

Emergency Services

Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team
Christian Head
Kirkby Stephen
CA17 4HA
The Team’s Secretary may be contacted on (015396) 24249
Visit http://www.kirkbystephenmrt.org.uk for more information about the Team’s work.

Cumbria Fire Service
Christian Head
Kirkby Stephen CA17 4HA
Tel: 017683 71469

Community Police 
Officer PC Roly Earl: 
County Police Station 
The Sands 
CA16 6XN 
Tel: (01768) 864355 Ext 3101 
Fax: 017683 53185 
Email: roly.earl@cumbria.police.uk

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A guide to post 16 education

Health Services

The Upper Eden Medical Practice has surgeries at:

Kirkby Stephen Health Centre 
Silver Street 
Kirkby Stephen 
CA17 4RB 
Tel: (017683) 71369 
Fax: 017683 72385

Brough Medical Centre 
Main Street 
CA17 4AY 
Tel: (017683) 41294

Tebay Surgery 
Church Street 
CA10 3SL 
Tel: (015396) 24591 
For out of hours medical problems that cannot wait until the next routine surgery, ring (017683) 71369 and your call will be diverted to CUEDOC.

The Dental Practice is at: 

Market Square 
Kirkby Stephen 
CA17 4QT 
Tel: (017683) 71250 
Fax: 017683 72721 
Email: phil@borman.org.uk
Website: www.borman.org.uk

Kirkby Stephen Community and Council Centre
For local information and advice
17 Market Street
Kirkby Stephen
CA17 4QS
Tel: (017683) 71325
Fax: 017683 71325
Opening times:

  • Mon and Tues 10am to 12.30pm
  • Wed 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Fri 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm


Kirkby Stephen Library

15 Market Street
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria CA17 4QS

Tel: (017683) 71775
Fax: 017683 71775
Email: kirkbystephen.library@cumbriacc.gov.uk 
Website: www.cumbria.gov.uk 
Opening hours:
Monday 10.30 - 12.30 and 13.30 - 18.00 
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10.30 - 12.30 and 13.30 - 18.00
Thursday Closed
Friday 10.30 - 12.30 and 13.30 - 18.00 
Saturday 10.00 - 13.00

Newton Rigg Campus
University of Cumbria, Penrith
01768 893400

North Cumbria NHS
For all information on Health Services in north Cumbria ncumbria.nhs.uk

Penrith and District Volunteer Transport
Transport for groups and individuals who are unable to use conventional transport
01768 867057
Penrith Hospital
01768 245300
Penrith Library
01768 2421000

Resolve mediation
Free mediation for young people and their parents
01768 864055 resolvemediationservice.co.uk

Tourist Information Centre 
Market Square
Kirkby Stephen  CA17 4QN
Tel: (017683) 71199
Fax: 017683 72728
Email: ks.tic@eden.gov.uk 

Vetinary Surgery
93-95 High Street
Kirkby Stephen CA17 4SH
Tel: 017683 71359
Email: vets@kirkbystephen.fsbusiness.co.uk

Volunteer Centre Eden
Supporting volunteering as a means of personal and community development.
Kirkby Stephen Drop-in Wed from 10am to 12.30pm at Community Centre
Appleby office open Mon, Thurs and Fri 10am to 3pm and Wed from 9am to 2pm
16 Boroughgate
Contact: Alex Chalmers, Menna Lewis or Howard Long
017683 52411
email: volunteer.edenvc@tiscali.co.uk

Website with information about what’s on for young people in Eden and Cumbria

Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria, CA17 4HA

T: (+44) 17683 71693
F: (+44) 17683 72387

Mrs Ruth Houston


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