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SLDC for graffiti, dog fouling, abandoned vehicles, fly-tipping & litter: 01539 733333

SLDC refuse collection and recycling info 01539 733333

POLICE Non-emergency: 101


HIGHWAYS HOTLINE roads, footpaths, potholes, street lighting: 0300 303 2992 

UNITED UTILITIES: emergency contact number 0345 672 3723

DVLA vehicle information, check MOT and tax, report an untaxed vehicle etc. 


Gov.uk is the place to turn to for the latest and widest range of public services and government information. Book a driving test, find a job, get advice about childcare, renew your passport and lots more.

The UK Parliament
The UK Parliament, how it works, directory of M.P.'s & constituencies, Hansard, Bills before Parliament, Acts database, judicial appeals, and more.

Tim Farron, M.P.
Burton-in-Kendal is in the constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale and is represented in Parliament by Tim Farron, M.P.

Cumbria County Council
Cumbria County Council is the county authority for Burton-in-Kendal. Based in Carlisle, but there are local offices in Kendal. Tel: Carlisle 01228 606060 or Kendal 01539 773000.

South Lakeland District Council
The local authority for Burton-in-Kendal is South Lakeland District Council based in Kendal. Tel: 01539 733333


Cumbria Constabulary
Burton-in-Kendal is policed by Cumbria Constabulary. Tel: 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency only). Local page: South Lakeland East

Cumbria Fire and Rescue
Kendal Area Office, Busher Walk, Kendal LA9 4RH Tel: 01539 713559 Fax: 01539 713629


BBC Cumbria
The BBC's Cumbria section, including local news, weather, live radio feed, etc. Tel: 01228 592444

Heart Radio
Independent radio station covering the area of Morecambe Bay; news, travel, sport, music, events and more. Tel: 01524 848747 (reception) or 01524 848969 (studio)

Smooth Radio
Independent radio station covering the South Lakes area; news, travel, sport, music, events and more. Tel: 01539 737380 (reception) or 01539 737370 (studio)


Burton Memorial Hall
The Memorial Hall stands in the centre of the village and is available for hire for a range of groups, activities and events. To book contact the Hall's manager Mrs Dawson on 01524 782277.

Burton MUGA
The MUGA is located behind the former Royal Hotel in the centre of the village and is available for hire for a range of sports. For any information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Burton News
The monthly village newsletter for Burton in Kendal, published on the first of each month from February to December. To contact The Editors please visit the website or call 01524 781306.

Burton-in-Kendal online - all you need to know about Burton-in-Kendal. Local information, leisure and sports activities, history and local nature links. 

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