Kendal Town Council


  • Kendal Climate Change Jury – Final Report Released

      The facilitators of Kendal’s Climate Change Jury, Shared Future, have released a summary report detailing the background, process and recommendations of Kendal’s Citizens Jury. Read the full report via this link. The report thanks Jury members, funders and the volunteer support groups who made the Jury a success.   A Recommendations Panel, chaired by […]

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  • 20mph Supporters Meeting

    Circulating as requested by one of our local residents. Written by Paul Holdsworth.   20mph Supporters Meeting Zoom – Thursday 8thApril at 7.30pm Come to a free zoom meeting for 20mph supporters aimed at building teamwork to persuade Cumbria County Councillors and Police to support 20mph as normal. Fight together as a team to win […]

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  • Local Elections May 2021

    The next scheduled elections in Cumbria will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. These elections are for: the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Cumbria police area councillors for parish and town councils in some areas (not in Kendal) by-elections for district and county council seats where the vacancy has arisen since 13 […]

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  • 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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