Volunteer Course ‘How to Set up a WordPress Website in a Day,’ 17th May 2015

Silloth Town Council are running a three part course in Marketing, PR and Social Media to help Silloth Green volunteers market what happens on the Green.  The third part of the course will take place on 17th May between 10.00am and 4.00pm in the Solway Community Technology College, and will cover setting up and adding content to a WordPress website. You must […]

Craft Trail Around Silloth 16th May

Put 16th May in your diary for coming to a craft trail around different venues in Silloth. Crafters are often inspired by the town’s magnificent coastal location. In 2014, Brenda Dowdell decided it was time to co-ordinate their efforts and showcase what they are achieving. Brenda began to organise a craft trail and found various venues in the town willing to help. Silloth Tourism Action […]

Silloth Vintage Rally 13-14th June 2015

Silloth Vintage Rally is one of the biggest events of the year, held on Silloth Green, with something for all the family.

Silloth Green Day 24th May 2015

Silloth Green Day marks the beginning of the events season. It showcases what is on offer over the summer and provides a fun day out for the whole family. The kids will enjoy the dog show, circus skills, reptile encounters, the fun fair and face-painting, also a falconry display and other kinds of entertainment. Vintage vehicles will be on display, always a big […]

Marketing, Social Media and Fundraising Training

Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media & Fundraising training is being organised for volunteers and Councillors in Silloth over the next few months. All the course components are important to events organisation and they will all be free to attend (paid for out of Heritage Lottery Funds). The courses will be held over weekends and perhaps one evening. Social media is […]

WordPress Courses available to Volunteers on Silloth Green

WordPress courses are available to Silloth Green volunteers free of charge. These courses will provide skills to develop websites that support and market events on the Green. The courses  are being run by the Chamber of Trade. The first is due to take place at Newton Rigg, Penrith on 3rd February and is for Absolute Beginners, while the second will take place at […]

Silloth Presentation to Cumbria in Bloom AGM 17th Nov 2014

Image courtesy of Julian Thurgood, Visit Cumbria. Cllr Bill Jefferson was invited to talk about Silloth at the Cumbria in Bloom AGM on 17th November 2014.  Bill was joined by Anna Malina, Community Engagement Officer, who gave a power point presentation to illustrate Silloth’s History and heritage, tourism services in the town, sports facilities, the civic role of volunteers, and organised events for visitors and people who […]

Committees Elected to Save Town Events

Fantastic news!!! After a number of meetings around town, the new Vintage Rally and Carnival Committees have been elected, which means that future events will carry on. The Town’s Mayor, Tony Markley, is heading up the Vintage Rally while Mandy Kerr is leading on the Carnival  committee with dedicated help from others equally keen to keep these great events going. Events are the town’s […]