HERE are the latest announcements from our community news correspondent Alec Deary for Austwick.

For the COVID-19 community support network contact,, 01524 805969. AustwickNews.

In response to the current Covid-19 situation and lockdown restrictions we regret that there will be no church services until further notice.

Please join our online Services each Sunday at 10.30am on Zoom by clicking: This weekly newsletter is available for you to read and join in worship in your own time.

Copies can be found in church porches or online at Clapham, Austwick and Eldroth churches continue to be open for individual prayer on Sundays and Wednesdays during daylight hours.

Please check church noticeboards or future issues of this newsletter for updates.


Austwick Parish News –* the new edition can be found on the link below or from the village website:

This is a request for content please for the May edition of the Austwick Parish Newsletter. With many thanks to everyone for finding interesting things to write during the lockdowns, I’m very much looking forward to hearing your plans for the ‘new normal’.

As usual, pictures are very welcome – high resolution if possible.

The deadline is April 15th.

Contact details can be found on the village website.

The Meeting of the Parish Council will take place by Zoom on Monday 12th April 2021 at7.30 pm. Time is given at the start of the meeting for electors to ask questions or make statements that relate to the work of the Council.

Please contact the clerk if you would like to attend on

The notice and agenda for this meeting is posted on the Parish notice boards and on the Parish Council website at

Please note that the Annual Parish Meeting planned to be held on 19th April has been cancelled. The possibility of holding this meeting at a later date remains under review.

Following the government announcement, we are now in national lockdown, Cross Leigh Stores & Post Office will continue to support our wonderful local community in any way we can and deliver to the village and surrounding areas as quickly as possible.

The shop and post office will maintain regular opening times with the two people at one time policy and urge customers to wear masks and use the hand sanitisers provided.

We are also continuing to coordinate deliveries of prescriptions from Settle and Bentham surgeries. Thank you for all your continued support. Our contact details for orders are - 01524251415 or email

Government Guidelines for national restrictions Craven:

We would hope and expect everyone to adhere to this information and help avoid Coronavirus19 spreading.

We look forward to welcoming visitors, once the pandemic is under control, to our village population that are generally aware of their vulnerabilities.