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You might be interested in the Financial Section on this site. Banks, like Building Societies, often have a restricted range of services - and are notoriously conservative when investing your money. This usually results in very low rates of return. Our financial section covers other Financial Institutions, Mortgages, Investment Consultants, Credit & Finance Companies - and Crowd Funding!

Also see below for all the Building Societies around Your Postcode with their contact details. Just click through to go to a map, street views, reviews and a link to their own websites.

Banks

Barclays Bank

County Square, Ulverston LA12 7AL, UK – 0345 734 5345

This is a traditional old bank with high ceilings and a musty smell - reminds me of my childhood.

Santander

17 New Market St, Ulverston LA12 7LQ, UK – 055 1143 1656

Always service with a smile - very helpful, and good updated ATM outside too.

Lloyds Bank

Union St, Ulverston LA12 7HR, UK – 0345 300 0000

Traditional bank in an old building. Friendly staff. Handy ramped entrance for wheelchairs & buggys.

Building Societies

Furness Building Society

20 New Market St, Ulverston LA12 7LN, UK – 01229 582924

Always service with a smile here.

Ulverston branch of local building society

Cumberland Building Society

26 New Market St, Ulverston LA12 7LN, UK – 01229 580525

Local Chambers of Commerce for LA12 8NA. These can be an extraordinarily effective way of getting into the business community and / or getting things done. Equally they can be entirely useless depending on the chair. If they have networking events associated with them definitely go, and keep going, if you have a business that need local support. What you put in is exactly what you get out. Below is the national site. Watch this slot - it might improve!
South Lakeland District Council

County Square, Ulverston LA12 7LZ, UK – 01539 733333

Friendly.

Ulverston Library

Kings Rd, Ulverston LA12 0BT, UK – 01229 404151

I could get what I wanted done and there was easy access to computers, has a brilliant location and I can easily walk from anywhere in Ulverston.

Nice local library, friendly staff and good selection of books.

St Mary's Catholic Church

Victoria Rd, Ulverston LA12 0BY, UK – 01229 582205

This link works well. If you have fly tipping, litter issues etc you can either click and enter your local authority or find it on an interactive map. The services just drop down for you.
Find the local council, MP and MEP for LA12. Type your postcode into relevant box and find details for your local councillor, MP and MEP. MPs can be extremely useful if you want a local issue aired or fixed. Get an appointment for a surgery meeting if you want to talk directly to your MP.

Councils have also become increasingly useful, business focused and lean. If you want something done think about contacting your local council or contacting your local representative. Click below to get the contact details of your representatives for the Newby Bridge area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Newby Bridge and LA12 8NA with location maps and contact details. The link below takes you to a vastly improved NHS site which tells you what you need to know! This includes whether they take NHS patients and lots of other useful information. You can also find out whether they do orthodontic dentistry and other complex work.

Well worth a click.

Dental Surgeries

Benson St Dental & Beauty

3 Benson St, Ulverston LA12 7AG, UK – 01229 584051

Great professional service with a friendly smile!

Ulverston Community Health Centre

Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484045

Great doctors surgery

Dr G R Murray & Partners

Ulverston Community Health Centre, Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484141

The receptionists now are lovely and helpful. I have never been disappointed with the level of care I've received. I think the health centre is marvellous.

Dr G R Murray & Partners

Ulverston Community Health Centre, Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484141

The receptionists now are lovely and helpful. I have never been disappointed with the level of care I've received. I think the health centre is marvellous.

Daintree Helen

1 White Hart Yard, Daltongate, Ulverston LA12 7BB, UK – 01229 587800

Brilliant friendly and knowledgeable podiatrist

Best pedicure I've ever had and really fantastic service - highly recommended.

Ulverston Community Health Centre

Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484045

Great doctors surgery

NHS Direct is now NHS 24. Just dial 111 to speak to a professional or click the link below for there self help website. Lots of really useful info but keep clear of heart surgery! If in doubt ask your GP or call 111. Good luck.

British Gas - Breakdown & Repairs 0845 9 60 50 40

Fire - Ambulance - Police 999

Morecambe Bay Hospitals Nhs Trust Outpatients Dept

Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484045

Well laid out modern building with on-site parking.

Ulverston Community Health Centre

Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484045

Great doctors surgery

Dr G R Murray & Partners

Ulverston Community Health Centre, Stanley St, Ulverston LA12 7BT, UK – 01229 484141

The receptionists now are lovely and helpful. I have never been disappointed with the level of care I've received. I think the health centre is marvellous.

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for LA12 8NA.

The new NHS website below is very well worth a look. Hospitals are not only listed but evaluated. I certainly know which ones I would go to! At the very least you will know what questions to ask if you are sent to one which has not entered its data. Good luck!
Find the local Health Trust for LA12 8NA
This Parliamentary website will find MPs - just type in your postcode. It also gives details of how to contact your MP

Find Local Churches & Places of Worship

Ulverston Parish Church

20 Church Walk, Ulverston LA12 7EN, UK – 01229 588081

Serving the community since 1111.

Grace Baptist Church

40 Quebec St, Ulverston LA12 9AD, UK – 01229 582939

I can highly recommend coming to this church. The pastor (Steve Wood) and the rest of the elders and deacons always give you a warm welcome, the sermons are easy to understand (they use the New King James Version of The Bible, and Praise! hymnbook) and the hymns are played traditionally with piano accompaniment. They have a loop system for hearing aid users, and provide tea and coffee after the services. There are also children's meetings on Wednesday evenings during school term times, and a ladies' group on the first Friday of each month.

St Mary's Catholic Church

Victoria Rd, Ulverston LA12 0BY, UK – 01229 582205

Your local Christian churches. Click on your town/village to find churches in your area. Good and media savvy churches will give you a real feel for what sort of service to expect.
This is a brilliant site. Click to see virtually everything you are likely to need to know about the Police and crime statistics around Newby Bridge. You can often even see a photo of your local policeman!

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Household Waste Recycling Centre

9BL, Morecambe Rd, Ulverston LA12 0BH, UK – 01229 581687

Great place to recycle. Friendly assistants always on hand to give a lift or recommend which one to put your items in.

Oxfam Shop

1 King St, Ulverston LA12 7DY, UK – 01229 586318

Friendly staff. Lots to look at.

St Marys Hospice Charity Shop

12 New Market St, Ulverston LA12 7LN, UK – 01229 580614

Supporting a great cause

Give and get free stuff. Here you will find lots of items that people are willing to give away, for FREE! This is instead of taking them to a local landfill site. The aim of this site is to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill (20.9 million tonnes of it last year in the UK) and recycling is great news for the environment.
We all know that we need to recycle more - and this is a great way of doing it.
You may prefer to go through to our Eating Out page which has a complete range of places you can go from the most economical to the most lavish.  Please CLICK HERE!

You will also find Take Aways and Pubs in this section. Enjoy!

Local Restaurants & Places to Eat around Newby Bridge

Jade Fountain

5 Fountain St, Ulverston LA12 7EQ, UK – 01229 585047

Great food, service and I think the place deserves to sell food at slightly higher than the other places in town because none of them really come close in terms of service and food. Drinks are a little pricey though

The man who works in the kitchen on Friday and Saturday is very charming. Great food and serivce

Amigos Mexican & Steakhouse

30 Cavendish St, Ulverston LA12 7AD, UK – 01229 587616

Mmmmmm.....yum, yum. Delicious food, lovely staff and a great atmosphere. Restaurant very busy which is always a good sign (booking advisable). Highly recommended.

Average service food was good needs attention to detail on service and food! Could be great.

Old Farmhouse

Priory Rd, Ulverston LA12 9HR, UK – 01229 480324

Some of the best food I have ever tasted. This place really shouldn’t be missed. Service was exceptional and it has a great ambiance. It’s also very low priced considering the quality of the food. They also have great facilities for watching sports.

Absolutely fantastic amazing customer service. Such a massive improvement in the menu and great selection of meals to suit every especially kids . Went with my family and will be my local from now on well done keep up the hard work

Nursery and Preschools

Croftlands Infant School

Oakwood Dr, Ulverston LA12 9JU, UK – 01229 586565

Excellent school, friendly staff and lovely atmosphere. Teaching standards are high and my child is happy to attend.

Little Acorns Pre School Nursery

Oakwood Dr, Ulverston LA12 9JU, UK – 01229 480018

Pennington Nursery

Cross-a-Moor, Swarthmoor, Ulverston LA12 0RT, UK – 01229 582212

Primary and Secondary Schools

Pennington C of E Primary School

Pennington, Ulverston LA12 0RR, UK – 01229 587253

Dear All Very well done at The Harvest Festival last Friday. The songs and poems were fabulous and very well performed. We have started to give out the produce to Foodbanks, Older Peoples homes, and the other needy in the area. Thank you for your generosity. Best wishes and see you soon! Mark Wilson Churchwarden

I am in Year 6 right now at Pennington, It is a fantastic school and a school that is fair to it's students. We have recently been on a school residential and I had the time of my life!

Sir John Barrow School

29 Argyle St, Ulverston LA12 0BD, UK – 01229 483960

Very good school,I've met good friends there and I enjoy it.

Fantastic school, highly recommend

Ulverston Victoria High School

Springfield Rd, Ulverston LA12 0EB, UK – 01229 483900

Public & Preparatory Schools

Pennington C of E Primary School

Pennington, Ulverston LA12 0RR, UK – 01229 587253

Dear All Very well done at The Harvest Festival last Friday. The songs and poems were fabulous and very well performed. We have started to give out the produce to Foodbanks, Older Peoples homes, and the other needy in the area. Thank you for your generosity. Best wishes and see you soon! Mark Wilson Churchwarden

I am in Year 6 right now at Pennington, It is a fantastic school and a school that is fair to it's students. We have recently been on a school residential and I had the time of my life!

Local social service agencies for LA12 8NA with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for LA12 8NA with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for LA12 8NA, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for LA12 8NA with contact details and location maps