Kendal Town Council


  • Dark Skies Lighting Audit for Kendal and Oxenholme

      Guest blog from Jack Ellerby, Friends of the Lake District Concerns have been growing for a while about the increasing volumes and intensity of new artificial lighting causing light pollution. Poor lighting impacts on people’s ability to see the stars, is harmful to wildlife species and habitats and bright light glare affects our ability […]

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  • Town Council launches Recovery Grants for Kendal’s hard hit Third Sector

    Kendal Town Council has launched a Community Recovery Grant for the Lakeland town’s third sector organisations hardest hit by the pandemic. The £10,000 fund passes on money granted to the Council by the government through its support of bodies paying business rates in the town. Chair of the Town Council’s Audit, Grants and Charities Committee, […]

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  • Kendal’s Climate Change Citizens Jury has spoken

        After weeks of listening to Climate Change experts and debating the information shared about energy, transport, food and political leadership; members of the Kendal Climate Change Citizens Jury have agreed 27 recommendations to answer the question ‘What Should Kendal do about Climate Change?’.  READ THE FULL RECOMMENDATIONS HERE Supported by facilitators Shared Future […]

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  • Kendal Town Council agrees that 20mph should be fast enough

    Kendal Town Council has welcomed a report from its Environment and Highways Committee recommending that Kendal adopts a town-wide speed restriction of 20mph. At a meeting of the full Town Council on Tuesday 4 January, Councillors heard that a scheme covering the whole town could cost as much as £850,000, but other cost effective solutions […]

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  • Further Funding Success for Kendal’s Citizens Jury

    KENDAL GETS BEHIND ITS CLIMATE CHANGE CITIZENS’ JURY Yet again Kendal residents, visitors and businesses have rallied together to support their Citizens’ Jury. In just 14 days, a second Crowdfunder campaign raised £2,050 from 58 committed supporters. This money will be combined with £2,000 confirmed from Kendal Town Council and a further £2,000 allocated by […]

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  • Biodiversity grant launched for Kendal

    Kendal Town Council declared a climate emergency in 2019 and together with the Kendal Climate Change Citizens Jury this Biodviersity Grant represents some of the actions Kendal Town Council are taking to respond to the climate emergency. To apply please read the Biodiversity Grant Criteria here and complete this application form. Applications must be received […]

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