Local news

Caton St Paul's School OFSTED report

Recent Ofsted Report (19th April 2017) - St Paul’s school are delighted to let the community know that our super school continues to be graded as “GOOD” with safeguarding being highly effective.

DalesBus calls at Caton!

DalesBus is running a Sunday and Bank Holiday service between Lancaster and places in the Forest of Bowland and Yorkshire Dales. One route goes to  Malham, including stops at Clapham, Austwick, Giggleswick and Settle.  It picks up at Caton Medical Centre at 0907 and reaches Malham at 1050. The return bus leaves Malham NPC Car Park at 1605 and arrives in Caton at 1738.  There's also a service to Clapham, Slaidburn and Clitheroe which leaves Caton Medical Centre at 0933 and returns for 1832. .

New people at the Post Office

 Welcome to Ruby and Goldy, who have taken over at the Post Office/Londis store in Brookhouse.  There's no change in the Post office opening hours, and there will still be familiar faces behind the counter.  Many people in the villages will want to thank Paul and Rachel for their hard work and enthusiasm over their years in this key village service.

March Madness - A busy month of inter-school activities at Caton CPS

As you are reading this the children, staff and families will have been enjoying a well earned holiday, as well as remembering and celebrating Easter. This was marked in school by a lovely assembly by Alan Wadsworth and the class 1 children making their specially embroidered Easter cards. Their sewing skills were very impressive!

Places Available On Twinning Visit to Socx - 28th to 31st August

Our friends in Socx are looking forward to our next visit and have been making plans for our entertainment. They are hoping that their visit last year and the video quizzes which we have run during the year both for adults and in the schools will have encouraged more of you to consider visiting them. You can be sure of a warm welcome. The area is very close to action of the First World War and as we are remembering the centenary of the start of the war, a visit to one of the cemeteries or other places of interest might be on the cards.

Free Cash To Help Youth in the Parish

The Caton youth Club trustees will again have money available in July to help young people whether individuals or groups with the leisure time activities. This is on offer to young ones living in the Caton with Littledale parish and those interested should ask for details and obtain an application form from: Stephen Talbot -01524 812274.  talbotshome@gmail.com  Closing date for applications is 30th June 2014.

Three held after third raid on Caton Co-operative store

Three men were arrested following a police chase after the Co-op in Caton was burgled for the third time in a month.

A fourth is still being hunted by officers after the alarm at the Hornby Road store was activated at 1.20am on Tuesday.

Police raced to the scene and saw a red Seat Leon car speeding off.

Its details were circulated and it was spotted exiting the M6 at junction 31 where it joined the A59 and headed into Blackburn.

It sped off towards a housing estate where it was found abandoned.