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Tim Farron MP signing the BritORA broadband petition with Adrian Quine.
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Group of campaigners outside Westmorland General Hospital
  • TF Kendal
    Article: Mar 31, 2015

    Funding announced by the Liberal Democrat run district council will keep village halls at the heart of our communities. Parliamentary candidate Tim Farron and council leader Peter Thornton have welcomed the £80,000 of grants for community centres and village halls across the South Lakes.

    The funding will go to:

  • Attached is a photo of Tim meeting with Councillor Graham Vincent (far left) and local residents at the play area. The meeting was organised by Julie Barker of Rinkfield Residents’ Association (on Tim’s left holding a clipboard)
    Article: Mar 30, 2015

    Tim Farron has hailed a package of funding totalling over £50,000 to improve facilities for young people in our area.

    £20,000 has been secured to upgrade the play area in Oxenholme. Play equipment was removed a few years ago and since then Councillor Brenda Gray has worked hard to secure funding to improve the area for local children.

  • Tim and the Lib Dems at WGH
    Article: Mar 30, 2015

    Age UK South Lakeland and the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust will gain a slice of a £470,740 grant from the Government, Tim Farron has announced today.

    This funding will support the link up of volunteers and elderly people, many of whom spend long periods in hospitals. This will help to ensure that they will receive not only appropriate physical care and support, but also companionship and friendship from dedicated volunteers.

  • Tim speaking in Parliament
    Article: Mar 26, 2015

    Schools Minister David Laws MP and South Lakes MP Tim Farron have today announced that Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale and Arnside National CofE School will receive a major share of a £370 million school buildings fund.

    Good school buildings are vital to making sure that more children and young people in Kirkby Lonsdale receive a first class education. The local school will receive money from the Condition Improvement Fund to rebuild their design technology block. The block will be a state of the art centre to deliver design technology education.

  • Tim in Westminster
    Article: Mar 26, 2015

    Twenty supply chain projects from across the country will benefit from a total of £67 million of government investment. It has been announced that this will include Siemens in Ulverston. South Lakes MP Tim Farron thinks this grant will help South Cumbria and South Lakeland has a real opportunity to grow its supply chain.