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

Building Our Businesses

Group of campaigners outside Westmorland General Hospital

Saving Our Services

  • 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)

    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.

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

    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.

    Article / Mar 30, 2015
  • Tim speaking in Parliament

    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.

    Article / Mar 26, 2015
  • Tim in Westminster

    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.

    Article / Mar 26, 2015
  • Tim on bicycle

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has said that a major package of funding to improve cycling on the A590 will hopefully save lives. The announcement is the latest tranche of funding to try and make the A590 safer for motorists, residents and cyclists.

    Highways England, the government-owned company which will deliver the largest investment in England's major roads in a generation, officially launches next week. The company, which replaces the Highways Agency from 1 April, will invest £11 billion in delivering a raft of improvements on England's motorways and major A roads making roads even safer, improving traffic flow and reducing congestion.

    Article / Mar 26, 2015