Town crier in traditional dress holding the proclamation in a wooden case

Town criers proclaim new council

Town criers marked the biggest change to local government structures in nearly 50 years as they proclaimed the new Westmorland and Furness Council

3 April 2023
Ballot box

Window of opportunity for election candidates

Anyone intending to stand as a candidate in May’s local elections is being advised to submit their nomination papers ahead of the deadline of 4pm on Tuesday, 4 April 2023.

20 March 2023

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