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Appleby Fair 2023

Appleby Horse Fair

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Warm weather sees another high turnout at 2023 Appleby Horse Fair

8 months 1 week

Appleby Horse Fair 2023 was one of the busiest Fairs in recent years, with the number of caravans

Fair attendees urged to be mindful of E. coli infection risks

8 months 2 weeks

With the Fair underway, everyone attending needs to be aware of the risks of E.coli infection.

Horse Welfare - Extra precautions advised as hot weather forecast for Appleby Horse Fair 2023

8 months 2 weeks

Fairgoers at Appleby are being advised to make sure their horses get plenty of extra rest and reh

Update: Bridge reopened in Appleby after ordnance found in river

8 months 2 weeks

The following was released by Cumbria Constabulary at 2pm today (6 June)

Appleby and Kirkby Stephen Licensed Premises Update - 2023

8 months 3 weeks

Update on which licensed premises will be open in Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and the surrounding are

Durham County Council confirm temporary stop over areas ahead of Appleby Fair

9 months 1 day

Preparations are being made across County Durham ahead of Gypsies and Travellers making the journ

People urged not to set off too soon ahead of Appleby Horse Fair 2023

9 months 2 weeks

A month ahead of the 2023 Appleby Horse Fair, Fair-goers who bring trailers (towed caravans) are

Are you and your children vaccinated against Measles, Mumps and Rubella?

9 months 3 weeks

There have recently been confirmed cases of measles circulating in the North West - so it's impor

Motorists urged to drive carefully following biggest Fair in years

1 year 8 months

As the biggest Appleby Horse Fair in recent years comes to a close, all road users are urged to b

Update to traffic restrictions

1 year 8 months

A road closure has been put in place, in the vicinity of the Midland Hotel, to help facilitate th

Car park and traffic restrictions information updated

1 year 8 months

A map has been produced to highlight the latest information about car parks and traffic restricti

Temporary One-Way System Roman Road, Garbridge Lane and Station Road, Appleby

1 year 8 months

Please see the latest location plan in relation to one-way systems

Emergency temporary speed restriction introduced on Powis Lane

1 year 8 months

An emergency temporary 40 mph speed restriction is now in place on the C3063 Powis Lane, near Lon

Car parking during Appleby Horse Fair

1 year 8 months

Please see the below information about car park changes for this year’s Appleby Horse Fair. 

Police urge caution on roads ahead of 2022 Appleby Horse Fair

1 year 8 months

Cumbria Police is urging motorists to drive cautiously and the public to report concerns so they

Essential info on taking horses to Northern Ireland

1 year 8 months

Defra has drawn up some information for anyone visiting Appleby Horse Fair who might be Importing

Public urged to speak up about Horse Fair issues

1 year 8 months

Eden residents are being urged to speak up about any issues that arise during this year’s Appleby

Daily community meetings start this week

1 year 8 months

This week the daily Community Action Groups begin which will give Eden residents the opportunity

Drop-In Sessions to be held in Kirkby Lonsdale and Sedbergh

1 year 9 months

Cumbria Police, South Lakeland District Council, and Cumbria County Council are hosting community

Sixty people attend Appleby Horse Fair meeting

1 year 9 months

Around sixty people attended a public meeting in Appleby last week to discuss this year's Horse F

Eleven licensed premises to shut during Appleby Horse Fair 2019

1 year 9 months

Please note that some licensed premises in Appleby and Kirkby Stephen will be closed during Apple

Stopping places information for 2022 available

1 year 9 months

We have updated all the information on stopping places for those travelling to this year's fair i

Information on temporary stopping places in Alston

1 year 9 months

Only one area of private land is available at Alston, this is: TYNE WILLOWS 

Appleby Horse Fair 2021 evaluation report published

2 years 1 week

The Multi-Agency Strategic Co-ordination Group (MASCG) has published its annual evaluation report

Appleby Horse Fair 2022 date moved to avoid Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

2 years 4 months

Members of the Appleby Horse Fair Multi-Agency Strategic Coordinating Group (MASCG) have agreed t

Covid vaccination opportunities made available at Appleby Horse Fair

2 years 6 months

An opportunity for people to get their Covid vaccination is being made available for people at Ap

River Warning: Obstruction discovered

2 years 6 months

As part of usual pre-fair preparations, a multi-agency effort has been taking place to clear the

Update on licensed premises for 2021 Horse Fair

2 years 6 months

UPDATE: The Three Greyhounds Inn at Great Asby will close from today (9th August) until 18th

Appleby Horse Fair Community Action Groups begin on 2 August

2 years 6 months

Next week, from 2nd August, the daily Community Action Groups begin and will run until 11th Augus

Notice - Horse tethering in Kirkby Stephen

2 years 6 months

Please note that the same policy regarding horse tethering in Kirkby Stephen will be being follow

Don’t arrive too soon ahead of Appleby Horse Fair

2 years 7 months

A month ahead of the rearranged date for Appleby Horse Fair 2021, Fair-goers who bring trailers (

Appleby Horse Fair 2021 - MASCG preparing for an August fair

2 years 10 months

Yesterday (April 20) the Appleby Horse Fair Multi-Agency Strategic Co-ordinating Group met again

Appleby Horse Fair 2021 - Update 29/3/21

2 years 10 months

Appleby Horse Fair Multi-Agency Strategic Co-ordinating Group met today to discuss the 2021 Fair.

Appleby Horse Fair 2021 - Update

2 years 11 months

Following the Government’s ‘Roadmap’ announcement last week, members of Appleby Horse Fair Multi

Appleby Horse Fair MASCG grateful to those people who stayed away

3 years 8 months

The Chair of the Appleby Horse Fair Multi-Agency Strategic Co-ordinating Group (MASCG) has thanke

'The health of everyone must be the priority during this national health crisis'

3 years 9 months

Appleby Horse Fair 2020 will not take place.

COVID-19: Appleby Horse Fair 2020 will not take place - don't travel to Cumbria

3 years 10 months

People in the Gypsy and Traveller community and the settled community are being thanked for their

COVID-19: Appleby Horse Fair 2020 will not take place - please stay home and do not travel to Appleby

3 years 11 months

**Please note the Trotting events due to take place at the end of May 2020 will also,

Positive response to non-emergency 101 option - police

4 years 8 months

A new Appleby Horse Fair non-emergency reporting option introduced ahead of the 2019 fair has pro

As Appleby Horse Fair 2019 winds down, people asked to take care on the roads

4 years 8 months

Despite heavy rainfall for most of Saturday, the number of caravans at Appleby Horse Fair held st

UPDATE: River Eden access ramp reopening at Appleby

4 years 8 months

2.40pm - 9/6/19

Appleby Update: Heavy rainfall predicted for Friday afternoon and Saturday

4 years 8 months

Below released on behalf of Appleby Horse Fair Multi-Agency Strategic Co-ordinating Group

South Lakeland Community Drop in events for Appleby Fair 2019

4 years 9 months

As the annual Appleby Fair approaches,

Community meetings to be held across Eden prior to Appleby Horse Fair

4 years 9 months

Community Action Group meetings (CAGs) are being held across Eden in the lead up to Appleby Horse

A685 warning issued ahead of Appleby Horse Fair

4 years 9 months

Gypsies and Travellers who stopped on the A685 prior to the Horse Fair last year are being advise

Fair-goers urged to avoid early arrival ahead to 2019 Appleby Horse Fair

4 years 10 months

The following has been released on behalf of the Appleby Horse Fair Multi-Agency Strategic Co

'Cultural Evening' to be held in Kirkby Stephen ahead of Appleby Horse Fair

4 years 10 months

A Gypsy and Traveller ‘Cultural Evening’ is to be held in Kirkby Stephen later this month aimed a

Deadline extended for Appleby Fair Strategy public consultation

5 years 4 weeks

The Draft Appleby Fair Strategy has gone out to public consultation.

Councillor Karen Greenwood joins Horse Fair MASCG as elected representative

5 years 1 month

Eden District Council has appointed Councillor Karen Greenwood (Independent Group/Appleby Ward) a