Kendal Town Council


  • Kendal Town Council Supporting Natural Play in Serpentine Woods

    Kendal Town Council together with volunteers from Fellside Forum, Ghyllside School and Kendal Fell Management Group and SLDC enjoyed a visit to the Wild Trail at Sizergh Castle to be inspired by the work of National Trust Ranger Sam Sharples. The Town Council have allocated £5000 towards natural play additions at Serpentine Woods and are […]

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  • Kendal Blooms!

    Thanks to the commitment and dedication of various friends groups, allotment holders, local schools, Kendal Civic Society and Kendal Conservation Volunteers; the Town Council co-ordinated a tour of Kendal’s Green Spaces for the ‘Cumbria In Bloom’ judges with resounding success. The judges were impressed by displays, biodiversity and improvements at our parks including Fletcher, Ford […]

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  • Town Council Elects New Mayor

    Kendal Town Council elected a new Mayor at its Annual Meeting on 16 May. But it was outgoing Mayor Cllr Doug Rathbone who picked up the only nomination, meaning he will serve a second year in office. Supported by Deputy Mayor Cllr Julia Dunlop, also serving a second year, the Mayor was formally ‘made’ at […]

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  • Elections 2022

    There were contested elections in all Kendal Town Council’s wards on 6 May 2022. You can read the results here. There were also elections for the new ‘shadow’ unitary authority of Westmoland and Furness, which will replace South Lakeland District Council, Eden District Council, Barrow Borough Council and Cumbria County Council on 1 April 2023. […]

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  • Helping Ukraine’s refugees

    You can find out more about how to help support refugees from the war in Ukraine by visiting Cumbria County Council’s website: This will post the latest details from government on their sheme for housing refugees and include any specifically Cumbrian initiatives you can be involved with.

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  • New website launched to support the recommendations of Kendal’s Climate Change Citizens Jury

    Thanks to support from South Lakeland District Council, Kendal Town Council have launched a new website,, to celebrate the people and organisations within Kendal who are actively reducing their carbon. The website aims to provides practical examples, links and advice about retrofitting, installing solar and switching to electric cars and highlights various lifestyle changes […]

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