Local Interest Groups, Societies and Parish Council

Arnside & District Natural History Society   –   Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month, September—April inclusive.  7.30pm in the W.I. Hall. Summer walks programme April—September. Contact: Gail Armstrong   gail@batlady.co.uk   01524 701316

Arnside & Silverdale Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)   –  The AONB Partnership and the Landscape Trust work together to conserve and enhance this extraordinary landscape and its amazing wildlife. Members of staff are happy to help with advice on flora and fauna, land management and grants as well as what to do and where to go in the area. Old Station Building, Arnside, LA5 OHG   01524 761034   info@arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk    arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk

Arnside Archive Group   –   Meets every Wednesday: 10am—12 noon and Thursday: 2-4pm in the Educational Institute.  Volunteers needed to help catalogue material and support  exhibitions. Contact: Norma Platts    01524 761238

Arnside Parish Council   –   Clerk: Anne-Marie Cade   clerk@arnsidepc.org.uk   015395 63661     www.arnsidepc.org.uk    A council meeting is held on the 2nd Monday of each month. The Cemetery Chapel is available to hire as a multi-purpose community room with car parking and facilities for people with disabilities.

Arnside Parish Plan Trust   –   An independent organisation which compiles, publishes and revises the Arnside Parish Plan (revision carried out every 5 years). The main aim is to create, in co-operation with the other parishes, a local plan for the AONB. The Trust relies on grants and donations as its only source of funds.  Pete McSweeney   enquiries@arnsideparishplantrust.org.uk   01524 761113