Tim Farron MP signing the BritORA broadband petition with Adrian Quine.

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  • South Lakes MP Tim Farron has heralded the 2014 Kendal Mountain Festival as the

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has heralded the 2014 Kendal Mountain Festival as the "best ever".

    The event, now in its 15th year, is the biggest outdoor festival of its kind in the world attracting thousands of visitors and makes our area the premier spot for outdoor culture.

    Cumbria's Chamber of Commerce estimated that this year's festival will bring something in the region of £1.9million to the local economy.

    Article / Nov 24, 2014
  • Tim in Kendal

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed the news Kendal Town Council (KTC) will be consulting with the public about whether the current 20mph speed zones in Kendal should be extended.

    Early next year, KTC will put various ideas to residents for their views. One possibility is that the whole of Kendal becomes subject to a 20 mile an hour speed limit. Another possibility is simply to implement in residential areas. A third possibility is that it only applies in those residential areas where people have requested it. This will allow the people of Kendal to make their voice heard on if they want Kendal Town Council to request the County for more 20 mile an hour speed limits, and if so where.

    Article / Nov 24, 2014
  • Tim and the Lib Dems at WGH

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has used the release of a report showing that cancer care at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is rated as very good or excellent as further evidence to bring radiotherapy services to Westmorland General Hospital. Tim was instrumental in bringing chemotherapy to our hospital.

    Article / Nov 21, 2014
  • TF Recycling

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed the news that there will be a massive expansion of kerbside recycling of plastics and cardboard to thousands more homes in South Lakeland. Tim has thanked the Lib Dem run district council for their work to make this happen.

    The first step will be to roll-out fortnightly collections of plastics and cardboard to southern and eastern parts of Kendal - including the Heron Hill and Bellingham Road areas -this will be starting in January 2015.

    Article / Nov 21, 2014
  • South Lakes MP Tim Farron has issued a rallying cry after under threat charity South Lakeland Mind announced that they had raised over £50,000. (South Lakeland Mind)

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has issued a rallying cry after under threat charity South Lakeland Mind announced that they had raised over £50,000.

    The charity had been facing the threat of winding up its activities and closing down just before Christmas. This would have left vulnerable people without support over the holiday season.

    Article / Nov 21, 2014