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  • Peter Thornton, the leader of South Lakeland District Council, will tonight announce a single change to the Cabinet of the Lib Dem run council. David Evans is stepping down from the cabinet and will be replaced by Castle councillor Chris Hogg.
    Article: May 26, 2015

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has congratulated the new mayor of Kendal Chris Hogg and praised him for his campaign to boost organ donation within the county. Tim has also urged local people to look at becoming organ donors.

    Chris will give his wife Rachael one of his kidneys later this year and will be taking some time off from his mayoral duties to recuperate.

  • Tim, Lib Dem Police Commissioner Candidate Pru Jupe and Sir Alan Beith MP
    Article: May 22, 2015

    Senior Liberal Democrat Sir Alan Beith has today joined a growing number of people who have endorsed Tim Farron's bid to become the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats.

    Sir Alan was the Member of Parliament for Berwick-upon-Tweed from 1973 until 2015. Until May 2015 he was the longest-serving Liberal Democrat in Parliament. He has also been the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats and also chaired the Justice Select Committee and the influential Liaison Select Committee that questions the Prime Minister.

  • Tim in Kendal
    Article: May 21, 2015

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron is urging local businesses to take advantage of UK Trade & Investment's (UKTI) Export Week to get more information and support to try and grow their business markets abroad.

    UK Trade & Investment is holding its 6th Export Week this week. Tim is urging local businesses to look at the opportunities to grow their business abroad.'

  • Putting himself firmly behind Tim Farron’s bid to become the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats, former MP Simon Hughes has said Farron will put affordable housing at the heart of his leadership if elected.
    Article: May 21, 2015

    Putting himself firmly behind Tim Farron's bid to become the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats, former MP Simon Hughes has said Farron will put affordable housing at the heart of his leadership if elected.

    Hughes and Farron today visited the site of the old Heygate Estate in Elephant & Castle, where Hughes, who represented Bermondsey & Old Southwark constituency for 32 years, formally announced he was backing Farron's leadership bid.

  • TF Kendal
    Article: May 19, 2015

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron is holding his next advice surgery at Kendal's Castle Street Centre this Friday (22 May).

    Between 10 and 11am Tim will be listening to issues raised by local people and trying to help them. No appointments are needed - you can just turn up!

    Tim said: "Being able to help people is the most rewarding part of my job. If I can help in any way, please pop along to Castle Street Centre in Kendal any time between 10 and 11. All of my advice surgeries are open access, so you don't need an appointment."