The website shows the best that Ulverston has to offer. We also want to encourage people to visit Ulverston and experience everything the town offers to tourists. We’re Ulverston’s information hub funded by the Ulverston Business Improvement District, displaying everything you need to know about visiting, living and working in our beautiful town. View our News and Events pages for the latest goings-on in the town and get the rundown on all of Ulverston’s events, festivals and visitor attractions. Our Businesses page explores Ulverston’s businesses and our Living section provides you with all of the essential information about life in the town, including features about the houses, schools and facilities that Ulverston has to offer.
The Sir John Fisher Foundation
The Sir John Fisher Foundation is a charitable trust (UK registered charity number 277844), established in 1980 by Sir John and Lady Maria Fisher. The Foundation’s objective is to distribute its income to charitable causes, throughout the UK, but with special regard to those based in and working for the benefit of people living in Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
The Foundation supports charitable causes particularly in the six categories of Maritime, Medical and Disability, Education, Music, Arts and Community projects in Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
Ulverston Town Council
The town council has 18 volunteer, unpaid councillors. Some of the councillors are also South Lakeland District and Cumbria County Council Councillors. The town council looks after Sir John Barrow’s Monument on Hoad Hill which is opened by volunteer lighthouse keepers, and it leases Sir John Barrow’s cottage at Dragley Beck to Greenlance Archeology who open it to the public. It manages 300 allotments at 7 sites throughout the town, together with a public toilet situated at The Gill, bus shelters and ‘squirrel’ benches, christmas lighting and town dressing, green spaces at Gill Banks and Little Hoad and also the Laurel and Hardy statue. It has a programme of grants for community groups. The town is twinned with Albert in Northern France and has an active twinning association and has partnered as a friendship town with Harlem in Georgia, birthplace of Oliver Hardy. It provides grants to community groups and supports local businesses through the shop front improvement grant. It works in partnership with SLDC and CCC to ensure projects happen. It works with the Ulverston BID in to market the town and the area.
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