1918 was a milestone in the history of women, for the first time many women were able to vote. It was a huge step forward and the culmination of decades of campaigning and activism. To commemorate this historic moment, South Lakes Labour have put together a small display focusing on some of the many local suffragettes and suffragists. The display is in Kendal Library from today until 20th May. If you are in Kendal do pop in and have a look and meet Mary our Suffragette, and find out why she is holding a toothbrush! (No clues, you'll have to go find out for yourself!)
Photo shows Labour candidates for SLDC Penny Henderson (Windermere Ward) and Hanna Burke (Kendal Rural Ward) with Mary the Suffragette, after setting up the display in Kendal Library.
1918 was a milestone in the history of women, for the first time many women were able to vote. It was a huge step forward and the culmination of decades...
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:
Kate Tordoff, Steve Palmer
Tony Rothwell, John Bateson
Mick Downes, Tom Lynch
Trevor Batchelor, Ian Law
Jim Ring, Jo Magne
See our Facebook candidates page here: https://www.facebook.com/south.lakes.labour.council.candidates/
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,...
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