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
Care worker looking after elderly residents

Council agrees its vision and priorities

Westmorland and Furness Council has agreed its first Council Plan, outlining an ambition to be a caring council, delivering excellent services and with the communities it serves at the heart of all it does.

6 March 2023
A pile of one pound coins

Council backs cost of living motion

Councillors have called for more support for residents, businesses and services in the face of the cost of living crisis.

29 September 2022

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