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The latest news articles from Ulverston Town Council are listed below:

25 March 2020

News Release
Ulverston Town Council News Release. March 24 2020 The town council meetings are cancelled for April and May, together with all of the councils committee meetings. Council has also taken the decision to cancel Civic Sunday and the Annual Town Meeting. The Mayor will still make awards from the Mayors fund raising during the year. The Annual Report will be available on line in May. These decisions have been taken by the Council’s executive committee comprising the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Leader and Deputy leader of both parties and their deputies and the chair of the emergency resilience group, together with the clerk. Cllr Sharon Webster will remain as Town Mayor for 2020/2021 and Cllr Amanda Rigg will remain in post as Deputy Mayor for 2020/2021 All VE day events are cancelled, although the Mayor will lay a wreath privately on May 8th to commemorate this important anniversary. The town council has produced a list of shops and businesses that deliver from home, are supporting the Ulverston Covid Volunteer group by enabling volunteers to collect ID passes; assisting the Food Bank by signing vouchers and have a small quantity of emergency food supplies. The town council can also confirm that all of its 7 allotment sites will remain open together with the public conveniences in the Gill, which are thoroughly cleaned daily. It has also been agreed that whilst the monument will not open at Easter, it will be lit in blue for the next few weeks to support and thank the NHS and Blue Light staff The office is still staffed and we will do our best to help all callers. 01229 585778. READ MORE

11 December 2019

In Support of NSPCC Hoad lit up Green
The monument will be lit in green this evening to support the NSPCC’s Get Your Sparkle On campaign for December. READ MORE

25 November 2019

Mayors plants tree at Ford Park for National Tree Week
TREE PLANTING FOR NATIONAL TREE WEEK The Mayor of Ulverston Cllr Sharon Webster will be planting an Oak sapling at Ford Park, Ulverston on Tuesday 26 November at 2.00pm as part of National Tree Week. It will be the first tree to be planted at Ford Park’s planned arboretum. The Mayor commented “This is part of the town councils Environmental proposals for Ulverston, that include planting more trees in and around the town. I am delighted to support Ford Park’s tree planting plans and wish them every success with their native species arboretum” The tree will be the first to be planted in Ford Park’s new arboretum and will be planted at the bottom of Ford Park field adjacent to Popla Grove. Ford Park Chief Executive, Jilll Salmon said: “We are very excited about our upcoming arboretum which will showcase and celebrate native tree species. We believe our arboretum will be the only one dedicated to native tree species in the UK and we are very proud to welcome the Mayor of Ulverston, Cllr Sharon Webster as she plants the first tree as part of National Tree Week.” READ MORE

Dickensian Festival Park and Ride

22 November 2019

Dickensian Festival Park and Ride
A park and ride service will run from Ulverston Auction Mart on North Lonsdale Road from 10 - 5 on both days (LA12 9AU) Free parking, but donations please to Rotary Club Charities. Parking is also ava at Ford Park subject to weather - £3.00 per car per day. Parking is also ava at Ford Park subject to weather - £3.00 per car per day. READ MORE

Christmas Late Night Shopping In Ulverston

14 November 2019

Christmas Late Night Shopping In Ulverston
Christmas Late Night Shopping in Ulverston with festive carols and choirs every Thursday in the run up to Christmas. plus lots of goodies from Ulverston's specialist shops. 28 November, December 5,12 and 19th READ MORE

Ulverston's Dickensian Festival

14 November 2019

Ulverston's Dickensian Festival
This wonderful festival hits the streets again on the 23 and 24 November. The event is organised by a volunteer committee. Visit or call 01229 580640. READ MORE

Remembrance Day Ulverston

4 November 2019

Remembrance Day Ulverston
Remembrance Sunday in Ulverston. The Remembrance Day parade on Sunday 10 November, organised by the Royal British Legion in Ulverston will start in Brogden Street, outside the British Legion. All Welcome. The Parade will step off at 2.10 for the service at the Parish Church, returning to the War Memorial for laying of wreaths at approximately 3.35. There will be a short service of Remembrance on Monday 11 November at 10.45 at the War Memorial. READ MORE

24 October 2019

Monument lit in purple on Thursday 24 October 2019
The monument will be lit in purple this evening READ MORE

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