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Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights and Town Dressing

The council spends a minimum of £20,000 per annum on the towns Christmas Lights. This is the cost of putting them up and down and maintaining them. Last year the council spent an additional 5,000 on extending the lights and was supported in this by donations from some shopkeepers and the Ulverston Traders Association. The council also puts up the bunting which stays up from Carnival Day in July to the end of Charter Festival.

The Ulverston Traders Association pay for all the costs associated with putting the Christmas tree up at the Market Cross, and also arrange for the nativity scene to be on display.

In 2016 the town council work with the BID (Business Improvement district) to replace all of the infrastructure for the lights together with the lights themselves. It was agreed that all of the lights would be white icicle, with white lights on the tree and two large cross pieces at either end of New Market Street. The general view of the community was that it looked extremely attractive.

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Ulverston Charter Family Fun Day 11th September

Ulverston Charter Family Fun Day 11th September

Come and join us for our Charter Family Fun Day, Saturday 11th September! With live music, stalls, games, face painting, train rides, balloon modelling and a family dog show, there will be something for everyone! From 10.30am – 3.30pm in the town centre. Continue Reading

Painting begins on the Hoad Monument

Painting begins on the Hoad Monument

The ‘Hoad’ Monument was restored & re-opened in 2009. The Town Council has arranged for this Grade II* and much loved building to be repainted and repaired externally. It will be done this week by contractors using harnesses suspended from internal fixings in the ‘pepperpot’. Work has started and is going well, fingers crossed the… Continue Reading

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Ulverston Town Council Office
County Square
Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 7LZ