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  • 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."

  • Tim speaking in Parliament
    Article: May 19, 2015

    Leadership contender and Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesperson Tim Farron MP, has given his full support to BBC journalist Mark Lobel and his colleagues who have been arrested in Qatar.

    Mr Farron said "While legitimately reporting on the terrible living conditions of low-paid migrant workers in Qatar, BBC reporter Mark Lobel was followed, arrested and detained by Doha security services as if his team were spies".

  • South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed the ‘massive step forward’ in the long running campaign to bring back the play equipment to the Hallgarth estate in Kendal. Tim has thanked local councillor Matthew Severn for all of his hard work on the issue.
    Article: May 15, 2015

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed the news that work has started to build a new play area on the Hallgarth estate in Kendal.

    Work has started on improving the Kendal play area and recreational space, following a long campaign by residents. Developments at Hallgarth Park will include a new outdoor gym-style area, a toddler and junior playground and an area for teenagers. The Hallgarth Community Centre Association and South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) are spending £55,000 on rejuvenating Hallgarth Park.

  • Tim in Westminster
    Article: May 14, 2015

    Senior Liberal Democrat Tim Farron MP has launched his bid to be leader of the Liberal Democrats. Tim said that 'Britain needs an effective liberal voice more than ever.'

    Following his re-election as MP last week with a rock solid majority of 8,949, Tim has received hundreds of messages urging him to stand to be leader of his party from members, councillors and parliamentarians across the UK.

  • TF Kendal
    Article: May 4, 2015

    Tim Farron has welcomed the news that several local schools will receive funding to improve their school buildings. Six Voluntary Aided schools in South Lakeland will benefit from £393,914 awarded to the Diocese of Carlisle from the Education Funding Agency (EFA).

    Tim said: "Families in South Lakeland deserve local schools with facilities that provide the best learning environment for young people. This funding will help our brilliant local schools be even better.