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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

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  • St Thomas Primary School

    Local MP Tim Farron has presented a Gold School Games Award to a school in Kendal in recognition of its commitment to school sport.

    St. Thomas's C of E Primary School in Kendal has been awarded the Gold Mark in the Sainsbury's School Games awards scheme. Launched in 2012, the scheme's purpose is to reward schools for their commitment to sport in school and in the community. Tim visited the school to present them with the award, and congratulated the school on its achievement.

    Article / Feb 1, 2016
  • Tim Farron

    Flood-hit areas could miss out on millions of pounds, South Lakes MP Tim Farron has warned, as the deadline for applying for EU funding is just four weeks away.

    The EU Solidarity Fund exists to help member states who have been hit by major natural disasters, to help rebuild infrastructure and deal with the costs of flood damage.

    Article / Jan 29, 2016
  • Holocaust Memorial Day

    This week local MP Tim Farron signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment, to pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust. Tim also paid tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

    Article / Jan 29, 2016
  • A591

    Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has criticised the "derisory" offer made by David Cameron today during his visit to South Lakeland.

    The Prime Minister today announced £2m of new funding announced to repair flood-damaged infrastructure across the Lake District National Park, as well as a £1m PR campaign announced to encourage British families to spend their Easter holidays in the North.

    Article / Jan 28, 2016
  • Tim Farron with apprentices

    Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has met with local apprentices in Kendal to find out about the opportunities available for young people entering the construction industry.

    Tim met staff from AJM Decorating at a site visit organised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). AJM Decorating provides painting and decorating services across to commercial, domestic and house building sites across Cumbria, Lancashire, North Yorkshire and Southern Scotland. The company employs 41 decorators with 3 new apprentices on board for the 2015/16 academic years. In 2011 AJM achieved CITB's Apprenticeship Commitment and Development certification.

    Article / Jan 27, 2016