Kendal Town Council

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  • Amazing Response to Climate Change Crowdfunder!

    Kendal Town Council’s crowdfunder for a Citizen’s Jury has already raised over 60% of funds needed with 115 supporters and just 14 days left. There are 47 comments from contributors, indicating a real belief in this process as a way of community engagement in our future.  All these comments will be displayed at the Jury meetings. […]

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  • What should Kendal do about climate change?

    In April 2019 Kendal Town Council declared a Climate Emergency and since then we have been looking at ways to implement change. A Citizen’s Jury is a central part of informing that change. Many Kendal residents are also worried about climate change. What are the impacts? What should we do? Who should do what? What […]

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  • ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN OFFICIAL MACE BEARER?

    Due to retirement, we are looking for two people interested in being the Mace Bearers for The Mayor of Kendal. The Mace Bearers are responsible for carrying the maces at our civic events.   There are three such events each year – Mayor Making (3rd Thursday in May – evening), Mayor’s Sunday (1st Sunday in July – […]

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  • Kendal’s VE Day Commemoration

    Kendal Town Council are working with the Royal British Legion and other interested groups in Kendal to organise VE Day Commemoration event(s) on Friday 8th May, which is now the date of the early May Bank Holiday. The Town Council have earmarked funding for the event. At this stage we are open to ideas including […]

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  • KENDAL TOWN COUNCIL PRECEPT FOR THE YEAR 2020/21

    At the Kendal Town Council meeting held on 6th January 2020, Members discussed the Budget for the Financial Year 2020/21. Council voted in favour of an annual £3.79 rise in the Kendal Town Council element of the annual Band D Council Tax for Kendal residents. The majority of the increase is to contribute funding towards […]

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  • December fundraisers are a resounding success

    Many thanks to all of you who joined us for the Mayor’s annual coffee morning which took place on Saturday 21st December at Kendal Town Hall. The event was a roaring success with £449.66 being raised for the Mayor’s Charities. Special thanks go to Kendal Concert Band and Tokari School of Theatre Arts for entertaining us. […]

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Kendal Climate Change Citizens’ JuryHelp plan a response to climate change

In April 2019, Kendal Town Council declared a climate emergency. We now want to take the next step and find out what the public thinks.

A Citizens’ Jury will help do this by planning a response to climate emergency. Citizens Juries have been run all over the world to help figure out what to do about really big difficult problems.

In order to launch a Kendal Climate Change Citizens’ Jury we need to raise £6,000, so please help by clicking the button below and donating.

Donate and find out more about Kendal Climate Change Citizens’ Jury