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The South Lakeland Area Support Team works with residents and community groups based in South Lakeland. We deliver community engagement activities that help you speak up about the issues that matter to you. Our community engagement work can include a variety of activities from consulting the community about something the council is thinking about doing, to gaining information or support for a local community project or council initiative, or seeking public opinion over the design and delivery of local services.

We regularly hold community engagement activities and events across the district to respond to community issues or concerns and to enable communities to influence local decision making.

We work alongside the eighteen County Councillors in South Lakeland which make up the South Lakeland Local Committee, the council's local decision making body which serves to improve local services and the quality of life for the residents of South Lakeland. We also manage a range of grant funds that are available to support community groups to develop and deliver locally based community projects and initiatives. For further information visit our grants and funding page. 

Contact us

Telephone: 01539 713 419

Area Support Manager: 
Karen Johnson
Tel: 01539 713157

Area Engagement Officers: 
Cherrie Trelogan
Tel:01539 713447

Carol Last
Tel:01539 713405 

Engagement Support Officers:
Gae Hicks
Tel: 01539 713419


South Lakeland Team
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