Kendal Town Council


  • 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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  • New budget creates new projects for Kendal

    Kendal looks set to become a greener town after a raft of measures were voted through by the Town Council. The Town Council voted in favour of projects aimed at making Kendal “cleaner, safer and friendlier” including: Maintenance and improvements to the Alphabet Trail in Serpentine Woods Improving the visual aspect of railings on Windermere […]

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  • Kendal Walking Festival 2022!

    Kendal’s 5th annual Walking Festival is set to return in 2022. Despite both the pandemic and pingdemic of 2021, the festival attracted approximately 200 walk bookings for the belated August Festival. Kendal, surrounded by beautiful scenery, offers a wide variety of walking experiences.  We really do have it all….Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Valleys and the wide […]

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