2021 Best Kept Village Results

We’re very proud to report that Haskayne achieved some good results in this year’s competitions:

“Highly Commended” in both the “Small Villages” & “Children’s Play Area” categories.

Thank you to everyone involved for all their efforts.

Congratulations also to Halsall who won “Best Kept Village” in the “Large Village” category.


Downholland & Lydiate Roll of Honour 2021

First World War

George Allin
Ewan Blackledge
John Bond
Herman Bradley
Bruno Bradley
James Cheetham
Thomas Cox
Patrick B Cox
John Culshaw
John Draper
Harry Fawcett
Herbert Finch
William Hampson
William Hodge
William Henry Hunt
George Lowe
George Ernest Norris
Thomas Pye
James Pye
Henry Rawlinson
William Rothwell
Peter Sharrock
Edward Townsend
James White

Second World War

James Boyde
Norman Cookson
Alfred Draper
Maximillian Draper
Arthur Green
John Halsall
Eric Moultrie
James Mullany
Harold Quinn
John Underwood
Robert Worthington
Thomas Gerard Coonan
John Hesketh
Richard Pope


Website Accessibility

Downholland Parish Council is committed to providing equal access to its services and resources. To aid this commitment we have recently added several features to our website to ensure it’s is easily accessible to everyone.

By clicking the blue and white icon in the top left of any page you can access a number of features to help you.

  • Increase the text size
  • Enable navigation without a mouse
  • Hear the site read to you
  • Enable high contrast colours
  • Increase the text spacing
  • Change the font to make it clearer
  • Use a large cursor
  • View tooltips to help you find features



Would you like to work with others to promote the quality of life in Downholland and Haskayne?

Would you like to help Downholland and Haskayne remain a good place to live?

Do you have skills you could use to support our village?

Do you think you could represent the views of local people?

If you have answered YES to any of these questions then why not apply to join Downholland Parish Council

Please contact the clerk via the details on the contact page to find out more