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Parish council elections 2018

Elections will be held on Thursday 3 May 2018 for Councillors for Kendal Town Council and in the East ward or Ulverston Town Council.

Kendal Town Council

 Ward Number
of councillors
to be elected 
Statement of Persons Nominated Notice of Poll
Castle Two Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Castle Parish (PDF/21KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Castle Parish (PDF/17KB/1 page)
Fell Two Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Fell Parish (PDF/22KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Fell Parish (PDF/12KB/1 page)
Heron Hill Four Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Heron Hill Parish (PDF/23KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Heron Hill Parish (PDF/18KB/1 page)
Highgate Two Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Highgate Parish (PDF/31KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Highgate Parish (PDF/20KB/1 page)
Kirkland Four Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Kirkland Parish (PDF/34KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Kirkland Parish (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Mintsfeet Two Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Mintsfeet Parish (PDF/35KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Mintsfeet Parish (PDF/16KB/1 page)
Nether Four Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Nether Parish (PDF/25KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Nether Parish (PDF/17 KB/1 page)
Oxenholme One Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Oxenholme Parish (PDF/21KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Oxenholme Parish (PDF/19KB/1 page)
Stonecross Three Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Stonecross Parish (PDF/23KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Stonecross Parish (PDF/20KB/1 page)
Strickland Four Statement of Persons Nominated for Kendal:Strickland Parish (PDF/43KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal:Strickland Parish (PDF/24KB/1 page)

All wards in Kendal Town Council are being contested.

Ulverston Town Council

A vacancy arose in the Ulverston East ward of Ulverston Town Council due to the resignation of Councillor Dawn Smith. An election was subsequently called by ten electors of the parish ward which means a by-election must be held.

The by-election will be held on the same day as the district elections on 3 May 2018.

Ulverston East Statement of persons nominated (PDF/17KB/1 page)

Ulverston East Notice of Poll (PDF/20KB/1 page)

Uncontested elections

After the deadline for submitting nominations at an election, if there are fewer candidates than there are spaces on the council then the election is not contested. Those candidates are then elected onto the parish council unopposed. All the elections below are not being contested on 3 May 2018.

Dent Parish Council

 Ward Number
of councillors
to be elected
Statement of Persons Nominated Declaration of uncontested result
Cowgill Three Cowgill Ward Statement of Persons Nominated (PDF/21KB/1 page)  Cowgill Ward Declaration of uncontested result (PDF/26KB/1 page)
Dent Six Dent Ward Statement of Persons Nominated (PDF/24KB/1 page) Dent Ward Declaration of uncontested result (PDF/21KB/1 page)

Garsdale Parish Council

The Parish of Garsdale is not divided into wards. There are seven councillors to be elected.

Statement of persons nominated Garsdale Parish Council (PDF/25KB/1 page)

Declaration of uncontested election Garsdale Parish Council (PDF/21KB/1 page)

Natland Parish Council

The Parish of Natland is not divided into wards. There are seven councillors to be elected.

Statement of persons nominated Natland Parish Council (PDF/22KB/1 page)

Declaration of uncontested result Natland Parish Council (PDF/19KB/1 page)

Sedbergh Parish Council

The Parish of Sedbergh is not divided into wards. There are eleven councillors to be elected.

Statement of persons nominated Sedbergh Parish Council (PDF/25KB/1 page)

Declaration of uncontested result Sedbergh Parish Council (PDF/17KB/1 page)

Further information about parish elections

Any contested polls will take place on Thursday 3 May 2018, between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

The deadline to register in time for the elections on 3 May has passed.

The deadline to apply for a postal vote, change an exiting postal vote or cancel a postal vote has passed.

Applications to vote by proxy must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018.

Emergency proxy applications must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 3 May, which is polling day. Emergency proxy votes are only available if you are physically incapable of attending the polling station because of a medical emergency or disability, or for work/service/occupation reasons. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 25th April. To apply on the grounds of work/service/occupation, you must have become aware that you can't go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 25 April.

Notice of Election Parish Elections (PDF/3.4KB/2 pages)