Councillor Janette Jenkinson

Janette Jenkinson is the District Councillor for Ulverston West and lives in Ulverston.  She can be contacted on 01229 585305 / 07765 244002 or at

Cllr. Janette Jenkinson was first elected to South Lakeland District Council in 1991 and she represents Ulverston West Ward.  During her time on the District Council she has been the Chairman of Council 2004/5 and Chairman of the Planning Committee. At present she is Shadow Portfolio Holder for the Environment and People. Throughout this period she has sat on many Committees, Sub-Committees, Task and Finish Groups and Outside Bodies. Janette’s interests lie in the Economy and the Health and Well-Being of residents. She has always said being a councillor is a huge commitment, for you are not only forming and scrutinising policy but also helping constituents with issues that concern and affect them. She enjoys being a Councillor and would recommend it to anyone interested in their Community. She is also an Ulverston Town Councillor for Ulverston West Ward and has been Mayor of Ulverston twice. Her hobbies outside Council work are gardening and historical buildings. 


See Also

Councillor John Holmes

John Holmes has been a SLDC Councillor for Lyth Valley since 2010 and serves on the Planning, Licencing and Windermere Lake Committees. He was elected Treasurer in March 2015.

Councillor Bill Wearing

Bill has been involved in Town politics for many years and has just stepped down from the Town Council after 35 years having been Mayor of the Town on three occasions.  He is a County Councillor for Grange and the Deputy Chairman Political for the Association.He was born in South Cumbria and has lived and worked in the area most of his life. He comes from a local farming family. His Grandfathers and Father before him were farmers.

Councillor James Airey

James is the Leader of the Conservative Group at the County Council and represents Ulverston West. He is also the South Lakeland District Councillor for Furness Peninsula. He lives at 5 Reeds Gardens, Little Urswick, Ulverston, LA12 0US.  Contact him at or on 01229 868088 or 07881920810.  

Councillor Ben Berry

District Councillor for Windermere and Leader of the Conservatives Group on SLDC. Correspondence address  Low Wood Bay Hotel, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP.  Mob: 07881388042. Email:

Councillor Tom Harvey

Tom is the District Councillor for Grange South. He lives at 4 Westcliffe Gardens, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 6BT, and can be contacted on 015395 32932 or 07769 705307.  His email is

Councillor Kevin Lancaster

Kevin is the District Councillor for Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale.  He also topped the poll in the recent Parish Council elections in Sedbergh. His family has been living in the area for more than 100 years, and Kevin has continued the family farming business. In his spare time Kevin is a keen local historian and is on the committee of the Sedbergh and District History Society. Kevin says that he aims to "improve the wellbeing of residents of Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale". He can be contacted on 07980844695 and