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Stunning new Show Home now open at Tennyson Drive

Applethwaite are delighted to announce that the superb new Show Home is now open at Tennyson Drive at Bispham. The sales office is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 11am – 5pm. Call Cheryl on 07775585144 to view.


Retirement development success

A new retirement development on the shores of Morecambe Bay has proved to be a great success. Less than two months after the 14 homes at Cove Orchard were completed only four properties remain available. Developed by Applethwaite Ltd, a division of The Eric Wright Group, Cove Orchard is located in the grounds of Cove… Read more »


New homes success dispels market gloom

DEVELOPERS of a housing scheme in South Lakeland say its success shows it is possible to overcome the doldrums in the property market, and provide affordable homes for local people. Less than three months after the 12 homes at Rowan Gardens, Natland, were finished, just two remain unsold. The development comprised four affordable homes, six… Read more »


Castle fit for a King

One of north Lancashire’s iconic buildings has been rescued from years of neglect. Thousands of people driving through the village of Hornby will have spotted the sad decline of the Castle Hotel, once a cornerstone of the community. But now developers have spent £2.5 million, turning it into two cottages and four apartments. known as… Read more »

Natland School Health and Saftey

Health and Safety lesson for St. Mark’s School pupils.

PUPILS at a South Lakeland school have received a lesson in health and safety, telling them to stay away from building sites. Now they are being invited to design a picture with a safety measure based on what they learned, for which prizes will be given. The session at St Mark’s Primary School in Natland… Read more »