St Bees Village Organisations
St Bees Parish A B C directory – from the “St Bees News” flyleaf
Area Visitor / The church parish is divided into 30 small areas each with an official
Good Neighbour Church Visitor whose task is to welcome and help people in the
Scheme name of the Priory Church. Co-ordinator – M Westhead (822674).
Arts Society meets every two months on the last Wednesday of the month at
8.00 p.m. Venue to be arranged. Details from Dilys Brownrigg
(822584) or Chris Robson 822468.
Bellringing The Priory has a ring of 8 bells. Those interested in ringing or
learning to ring, contact D Sim, 31 Main Street. Practice
Wednesdays, 8.00 pm. Sundays, ring at 10.00 a.m.
Brownies Brownies meet on Tuesdays. Further details can be obtained
from Leanne Cherry, contact 07805154408.
Cubs, Scouts, Cubs for children aged 8 – 10, meet on Thursdays, 6.30 – 8pm.
Beavers Beavers meet on Thursdays (term time) from 5.00 – 6.00 pm.
Details from Graham Young. They meet in CCF Hut,
St Bees School. Scouts meet at Egremont.
Choir rehearses on Sundays at 9.30 a.m. Details from Frank Bowler, the Organist (Tel. 825307).
Churchwardens are leading lay Church members who will be pleased to help and
advise on church matters. Rosalie McAndrew (822326),
Malcolm Lightfoot, Wendy Mellor, & Tom Kelly.
Councillors Copeland – Cllr Jeffrey Hailes- 01946 814819, 7.00 to 9.00 p.m
Monday to Friday. Cumbria – Cllr Chris Whiteside, 01946 67575 or
07798667678. E-mail email@example.com
First Responders provide Basic Life Support in association with the Ambulance
Service. Contact Andy Brock 823497
Football Contacts – Seniors Tony Barnett 590640.
Association Juniors (U-12) – Alec Morton 823992 & Alastair Billson.
Freemasons St Bega Lodge meet 7:00 p.m. On 2nd Wed of each month, Village
Hall. Details: 01946 64275 or www.cumbwestmasons.co.uk.
Friends of the assists in the conservation of the Priory and encourages interest in
Priory its historical and architectural heritage. facebook page click here
or Tom Rice, Treasurer, Green Ghyll, Greendykes, Egremont.
Garden Society Details from Mark Hewertson, (Tel. 01946 825468). Flower Show is
held on the 3rd Saturday in August.
Guides meet on Tuesdays from 7.00 – 8.30 p.m. Further details can be
obtained from Amanda Smith or email firstname.lastname@example.org
History Group works towards improving knowledge of local history. Lectures
arranged periodically. Details from Chris Robson 822468.
Over 60’s Club meets in Hodgett’s Club on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month:
2.00 – 4.00 p.m. Details – Gill Richardson Tel. 822394.
Parish Council The civil council. Clerk to the Council is Mrs Jane Donaldson, East House,
Coulderton. Tel. (01946) 822560, email email@example.com, who
will answer queries on civil parish matters.
Church Council This is the Parochial Church Council, which deals with Priory Church matters.
Secretary – Jon Mellor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Playgroup meets every Wednesday in term time only, from 9.30 – 11.30 a.m. in
(Toddler Group) New College Hall, St Bees Priory. Details from Amy Linton –
Email – email@example.com
Pop-in Cafe Every Thursday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon – Pop-in Cafe in New
College Hall. Everyone welcome – Coffee and homemade cakes.
Pre-School meets in the new building next to the Village School, All day, 5 days a week.
For children of 2 years upwards. Contact on 823880.
Prayer Group meets on Thursdays from 1.45 – 3.15 p.m. in New College Hall . All
Priory Singers rehearse in Old College Hall, Mondays at 8.00 p.m. Details from Frank Bowler. (01946) 825307.
Seagalls meets first Tuesday of month at 7.30pm in the Seacote Hotel. Contact
Lynne Smith – Tel. 822285 – or Judith 07772523742
St Bees Triers Friendly running club for all abilities. Every Thursday 6pm & 7pm.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 823497 Web www.triers.co.uk
St Bees Youth meets 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at 7.00 p.m. in New College
Group Hall. All youngsters of secondary school age are welcome. See Priory website for details www.stbeespriory.co.uk/groups .
Village School exists to raise funds for the school and to foster links between school
Association and community. Secretary – via School – Tel. 822392.
Village Hall Management Committee administers Hodgett’s Club. For details and
booking contact Phil or Valerie Turpin (Tel 823772).
Village in Bloom Details from Eileen B Todd, 14 Main Street. St Bees. (Tel 822522).
Village Web Site Information for inclusion should be sent to Ian McAndrew (822326) or
email@example.com Address is http://www.stbees.org.uk
Women’s meets 2nd Monday of month at 7.30 p.m. usually in New College Hall
Institute (see program). Contact Roxanne Benson Tel 823137.