Ulverston Town Council Committees and Working Groups

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Council committees and representatives on outside groups and organisations.

This structure shows the main council and the standing committees of the town council, together with the working groups and other committees whose work is independent from the council but which feed into the work of the council.


Standing Committees:

Finance and General Purposes:  Manage all the finances of the council and approves expenditure over £500.00.  It makes recommendations on all grants for final approval by the full council, manages Christmas Lights and Ulverston’s Combined Charities.



Manages the appraisals and legislation relating to the councils staff. The council employs one full time town clerk and RFO (35 hours per week) and one part time accounts administrator (25 hours per week). 


Allotments:   The town council owns and manages 7 allotments containing almost 300 individual allotments, for the benefit and enjoyment of Ulverston residents. Each Allotment has a volunteer allotment representative, who supports the 2 council staff in ensuring that the allotments are fully let, and raises any concerns that allotment holders may have.


Ulverston Town Council. 


  Standing Committees:


Finance and General Purposes:

(Incorporating: Financial Management, Capital expenditure, Grants, Christmas Lights, United Charities)

Cllr’s: C. Pickthall, B. Rajan, D. Webster, S. Webster, J. Pickthall. P. Jones,

J. Jenkinson, J. Airey.


Allotments Committee:

Cllr’s: C. Pickthall, D. Smith, S. Webster, A. Butcher, H. Irving


 HR Committee:

 (4 year appointment/term of council)

Cllr’s J. Pickthall, D. Webster, C. Tennyson. P. Halfpenny, J Airey.            

.United Charities: All Councillors


Associated Groups:

Ulverston – Albert Twinning Association:

Cllr: P. Smith, J. Clough, C. Pickthall, D. Webster, H. Irving. 

Ulverston Community Partnership:

Cllr N. Bishop Rowe, A. Rigg, J. Jenkinson, J. Pickthall M. Wilson, B. Rajan.

Business Improvement District:

Cllr J. Pickthall.


Representatives on External Organisations:

Ulverston Town Lands Trust:

                                        For 4 years to 19. 08.2020                      Cllr. D. Webster. Mrs S.A. Wilson

                For 4 years to 28.07.2016                           Cllr.  P. Smith*       

          For 4 years to 10. 05. 2018                     Cllr. J. Jenkinson

         For 4 years to 13.05. 2017                      Mrs J. Hancock.

          For 4 years  21.11.2015 – 21.11.19         Mrs  M. Hornby


                  St. John Ambulance:                                                  N.  Bishop Rowe

                     Sir John Barrow Cottage                                   B. Rajan. N. Bishop Rowe.

                    Air Training Corps:                                                        N. Bishop Rowe

                     Age Concern:                                                                    S. Webster, P Jones.

                     Croftlands Community Association:                P. Smith, A. Rigg.

                     Ford Park Community Group:                            S. Webster, P. Jones.

                     Ulverston Inshore Rescue:                                      D. Webster.

                     Ulverston Town Band:                                          H. Irving,

                  Ulverston Traders Association:                        N. Bishop Rowe, J. Pickthall,   D. Webster.

                     Ulverston in Bloom:                                              P. Halfpenny, J. Pickthall, D. Smith.

                     Carnival Committee:                                                   A. Rigg, J. Clough, M. Wilson 

                     Lantern Procession:                                            P. Smith

                     Dickensian Festival:                                                   H. Irving,  S. Webster

                     Local Area Partnership:                                           M. Wilson, N. Bishop Rowe

                     South Lakeland -  CALC:                                          C. Tennyson, J. Jenkinson.

                 Civic Society                                                         C. Tennyson.