Great Clifton Old School
Great Clifton shown within Cumbria
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The Village contains three pubs (Market Cross, The Queens Head (formerly the Lions Club) and The Old Ginn House, the latter also being a hotel and a restaurant. The village also has a butchers which is owned by Cumberland sausage maker Rodney Flett, and a Post Office.
The village school, Derwent Vale Primary School, was built in 1995. The previous school was opposite the old pit and still stands now, only as a house.
There are several wind farms nearby, one being the Winscales Moor Wind Farm whose Community Fund has contributed money to the local village hall.
The local Rugby League team, the Great Clifton Lions, currently compete in the Cumberland Group C.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Allerdale Retrieved 2009-11-23
- Smith, Aidan (19 February 2011). "Interview: John Burridge, football veteran". The Scotsman. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
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