Brougham Parish Council is a small parish situated in the Eden Valley in Eastern Cumbria.

At the 2011 census the Parish had 277 permanent residents.

The Parish includes the historic sites of Brougham Castle & Brougham Hall and is bounded on its north and east side by the rivers Lowther, Eamont and Eden. It also includes Center Parcs Holiday Complex.

Brougham Parish Council represents the views of residents of the parish to local, regional and national organisations on a range of issues. Parish Councils are consulted on planning applications and have an opportunity to comment and respond.

Meetings take approximately every two months, and notice of meetings will be published one week prior to the meetings on the noticeboards and on this website.

In the absence of any public building or room in the parish, the council meets in the homes of the Councillors. The address of the meeting will be given on the agenda. Public are welcome to attend.

The next meeting date is set at the previous one, to ensure that the council is quorate.

There are 5 seats on the council:

Sarah Harden (Chair) 01768 891913 brocavum@btinternet.com
Richard Stables 01768 867527 richardstables@outlook.com
Gordon Rigg 07708 342260 gordonrigg6@protonmail.com
Willy Bonner 07768270880 willy.bonner@marshcommercial.co.uk
David Coward 07891 018310 priorsfield@hotmail.com

For any further information or should you wish to apply for a vacancy on the parish council, please contact the clerk Caroline Fancott-Beynon on 07842585612 or at broughamparishcouncil@outlook.com  


Should there be any emergencies you may find the following useful. It contains a directory of useful contact numbers/websites for reporting & keeping up to date with emergencies.

Emergency Planning Contacts


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Access to personal information
Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the General Data Protection Regulations. If we do hold information about you we will:
•      give you a description of it;
•      tell you why we are holding it;
•      tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
•      let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
Please make any such request in writing via our email address broughamparishcouncil@outlook.com or by post to Green Head Barn, Great Asby, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6EX. We will normally respond within 20 days.
If at any time you feel that we have failed to meet these standards then please contact our chair or make a complaint direct to the Information Commissioner using their website www.ico.org.uk/concerns