Kendal Town Council

Town Council elects New Mayor of Kendal

Cllr Jonathan Cornthwaite (Mintsfeet Ward) was installed as the new Mayor of Kendal at the Town’s Mayor Making Ceremony on Thursday (16 May). Cllr Cornthwaite had been elected to the post 10 days previously at the Town Council’s Annual Meeting. The Ceremony saw him sign the official Declaration of Acceptance of Office and don the red robes, taking over the post from Cllr Julia Dunlop who held the post from 2023-24. Cllr Richard Sutton was installed as Deputy Mayor. Cllr Cornthwaite is the 276th individual to hold the office, which dates back to the Charter of Charles I.