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Labour candidates for Kendal Town Council

Taking place on May 3rd, the same day as the district council elections, electors in Kendal will be able to vote for councillors for Kendal Town Council. 

The town council is the third, or lowest, tier of local government for Kendal. It has responsibility for providing allotments, it manages initiatives such as Mint Clean and Kendal in Bloom, and makes grants to a range of charitable, community and festival projects each year. 

There are 28 town councillors across 14 town wards, currently every seat on Kendal Town Council is occupied by a Lib Dem councillor.  We intend to change that!

Our candidates for the Kendal Town Council wards are:

Castle
Phil Atherton

Fell
Kate Tordoff, Steve Palmer

Heron Hill
Lois Sparling

Highgate
Paul Braithwaite

Kirkland
Tony Rothwell, John Bateson

Mintsfeet
Mick Downes, Tom Lynch

Nether
Helen Stafford

Oxenholme
Alison Gilchrist

Stonecross
Trevor Batchelor, Ian Law

Strickland
Jim Ring, Jo Magne

See our Facebook candidates page here: https://www.facebook.com/south.lakes.labour.council.candidates/

Labour candidates for Kendal Town Council

Taking place on May 3rd, the same day as the district council elections, electors in Kendal will be able to vote for councillors for Kendal Town Council.  The town council is the third,...

Your Labour candidates for SLDC

South Lakes Labour candidates are contesting every ward on South Lakeland District Council that falls within our constituency area. 

Ambleside & Grasmere
Mark Harrison, Joshua Gilroy

Arnside & Milnthorpe
Barry Morgan

Bowness & Levens
Charlie Whinney

Broughton & Coniston
Paul Martin

Burton & Crooklands
Paul Casson

Cartmel
Kate Random Love

Grange
Nicola Kennedy

Kendal East
Phil Atherton, Maggie Mason, Helen Stafford

Kendal North
Jim Ring, Jo Magne

Kendal South & Natland
Alison Gilchrist, Lois Sparling, Ian Law

Kendal Town
Paul Braithwaite, Mick Downes, Alison Ireland

Kendal West
Tony Rothwell, Trevor Batchelor, Kate Tordoff

Kendal Rural
Mike Hallsall, Hanna Burke

Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale
Nick Cross

Windermere
Penny Henderson

See our Facebook candidates page here: https://www.facebook.com/south.lakes.labour.council.candidates/

Labour candidates for SLDC 2018

South Lakes Labour candidates are contesting every ward on South Lakeland District Council that falls within our constituency area.  Ambleside & GrasmereMark Harrison, Joshua Gilroy Arnside & MilnthorpeBarry Morgan Bowness...

On Thursday 3rd May the whole of South Lakeland District Council is up for re-election. Currently SLDC is LibDem dominated, with 31 seats out of 51. The Tories have 16, Labour currently has just 2. This is not good for local democracy as decisions are taken with no effective opposition: e.g. the closure of the New Road car park, and the removal of the disabled parking bays from the Market Place in Kendal. 

Many people are rightly angry that the LibDem-controlled council are ignoring their voice, and of course the Tories are seeking to capitalise on this and take control of the district council. That would be just swapping one bad idea for another! We need  more Labour councillors on the district council: to give a balance, to provide checks on decision-making, and to be a voice for the people.

In this year's council election the Wards have been changed, and instead of lots of smaller Wards as previously there are now 18 larger ones, most of which will elect three councillors, the remaining ones will elect two councillors. 

We are asking you to vote with your heart and for a Labour candidate. 

With more councillors, Labour can improve lives here!

With more councillors, Labour can improve lives here

 

Local elections in South Lakes

On Thursday 3rd May the whole of South Lakeland District Council is up for re-election. Currently SLDC is LibDem dominated, with 31 seats out of 51. The Tories have 16, Labour currently...

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