A RETIRED archaeologist and lecturer has promised to ‘promote the town as much as he can’ after being elected as Mayor of Kendal – for the second time.
Coun Tom Clare has proved to be a popular choice with his fellow town councillors, after also serving as deputy mayor over the past year.
The 68-year-old was made the 277th ‘first citizen’ of the Auld Grey Town at an inauguration ceremony on Thursday.
MORE TOP STORIES:
- Tests underway as Wi-Fi is about to go live in Kendal
- Tesco wins approval to open store on Kendal's high street
- Appeal for witnesses after parked car 'struck' in Ulverston
- Talking can help tackle mental health problems