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Food Bank

The church provides a collecting point for the local food bank which is run by The Salvation Army in Penrith. Members of the congregation are encouraged to provide one item of food each week.

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Greystoke Stores

General stores, Post Office, Newsagent, Off Licence and The Lotto. We are a friendly family run store in the heart of the beautiful historic village of Greystoke. We sell newspapers, groceries, local fresh meat, fresh local bread, fresh fruit and veg, alcohol and lottery tickets. 

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We’re giving back £450 to the Community!

With support from those people and businesses that have placed listings on the Greystoke Online page and the extra funds have been bolstered by our 2 monthly featured listings by Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Craft Garden Barns and Bunkers hill dairy . Udderly good we are delighted to announce that we have a total of £450 available to donate back to the

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Greystoke OS Map 1926

Bridges. What’s in a name?

Allan recounts the history of the various bridges around the village, along with some old names for them. When I was lad we called the bridge along the Penrith road the ‘Bowlo’ bridge because it was next to the old bowling green. The bridge along the road heading to Poplin was called Gandi’s bridge because

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The Pubs of Greystoke

The Pubs of Greystoke Greystoke used to sport a total of 4 pubs, including 1 Inn – the Boot and Shoe, of course. But as our local history expert Allan Marshall explains, there was a crucial difference between a pub and an inn: The Boot and Shoe Inn is the only pub shown on old

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The Bowlo

The Bowlo Greystoke used to have a bowling green. It used to be on what is now the playing field, in the corner nearest the Penrith road bridge. It was still there in the late fifties / early sixties but had fallen into disuse. Instead, football and cricket end up being played on it.  The

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HandBell interior

Fancy trying out Handbells?

Did you enjoy the handbells at the church Christmas carol service? Did you think, “I could do that!”? *SPOILER* you definitely could do that! 🎶🎵🎵🎶🎶 We’re looking for new recruits to come and join us. We meet on Thursday afternoons in the village hall for practice, chat, laughs, tea and coffee, and sometimes cake. You don’t

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Local Hedgehog Rescue – Appeal for Funds

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] Lynn Cowperthwaite has been running a rescue centre for hedgehogs here in the village for a while now. As her work has become more widely known, care has become more expensive so she has set up a GoFundMe page for donations.  I have rescued hedgehogs for a number of years, all

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Greystoke Open Gardens and Cafe Sunday 7th July

Open Gardens and Cafe – Sunday 7th July

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] Greystoke Open Gardens & Cafe is coming soon. On Sunday 7th July, from 11am until 4pm you can enjoy an amble around Greystoke, discovering ten lovely gardens, herbaceous borders & hidden corners. Start at the village hall, with free parking in the village hall car park Other things to do include

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