Silloth’s Heritage Rose and Bee Garden in Cumbria Life Magazine

Happy bees, bugs and butterflies in Silloth-on-Solway. The Heritage Rose and Bee Garden on Silloth Green has been highlighted in an article about Vivian Russell in Cumbria Life Magazine,  April 2016 Issue. Supported by Silloth Town Council, who manage Silloth Green, Vivian gave much of her free time in 2015 to designing, planting and caring for the garden. Not only did she concentrate […]

Silloth-on-Solway named 2016 RHS ‘Britain in Bloom’ Finalist

‘Blooming Marvellous’  Silloth-on-Solway is overjoyed by the news that the town has been selected from more than 600 entrants to take part in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals 2016 in the Coastal Town (up to 12k) category. The recent announcement identifies Silloth as one of the best cared for communities in the UK and presents […]

Silloth Christmas Lights Switch On

A Message from Silloth Christmas Lights Committee. The Christmas lights switch on will be taking place on 28th November from 3pm. Due to the weather the entertainment and Santa will be in the Silloth Cafe. Switch on at 5.30!! The fair will be there and also Eric Stanwix will be providing the entertainment. We do have room for a few stalls […]

What’s been and what’s next on the Green

  Continuing a long tradition, many diverse events have been held on Silloth Green during 2015. As the news, community memories and events pages on this website have indicated, the programme has included fun, sporty and theatrical offerings. In addition, a Green Flag and Cumbria in Bloom awards have been won, not to mention Silloth’s entry into the Guinness Book of Records. Thanks go […]

Silloth enters the Guiness Book of Records

    On the 8th September, 2015, during the Tour of Britain race which passed through Silloth-on-Solway, 794 people wearing white t-shirts formed the shape of a bicycle, gaining entry to the Guinness Book of Records “for most people forming the shape of a bike.” Here are a few photos of the Tour cyclists in the town, courtesy Cat Carr.    

Silloth Wins Cumbria in Bloom Awards 2015

Press Release – 17th September 2015 Silloth-on-Solway has won the Cumbria in Bloom ‘Coastal Town’ Award for the Second Year running. In addition this year, the special category Continental Landscapes Trophy was awarded to Silloth for the Community Garden and the new Bee Loving Garden, which were joint winners. In addition these two gardens were individual winners in the Britain […]

Silloth Carnival Day, August 31st 2015

Well it’s almost here – a most important day in Silloth’s busy annual events schedule, the Silloth Carnival. Here’s wishing for great weather and a bumper turn out to the 2015 Carnival on Bank Holiday Monday, 31st August. If anyone is listening to Radio Cumbria Val Armstong show in the morning around 10.30ish, you may hear a live chat with some of Silloth’s Carnival […]

Photocall for Green Flag Raising Ceremony, August 2015

Graham Wilkinson, who sits on the Town Council’s Parks Committee, will be raising the 2015-2016 Parks for People Green Flag during Silloth’s popular Carnival Day. The flag, which is the mark of a quality park or Green space, will be raised after a short ceremony at 11.00am on Monday 31st August in the Community Garden on the corner of Criffel […]