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  • Article: Aug 25, 2016

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has congratulated students on their GCSE results, which have been released today.

    Tim said: "I'd like to congratulate all the students across our area who have received results today.

    "I have visited many schools across South Lakeland and have seen the hard work students have put in, as well as the support that both teachers and parents have provided. The success students have seen today is a tribute to that hard work and dedication.

  • Money / banknotes (pounds sterling) in hand
    Article: Aug 23, 2016

    South Lakeland MP Tim Farron is encouraging local groups to consider applying for a grant from a bank

    RBS has put £2.5million towards the scheme, designed to give disadvantaged people access to skills and opportunities to help them get on in life. Grants are available to charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges.

  • Tim Farron MP visits apprentices on local housing development
    Article: Aug 22, 2016

    Local MP Tim Farron is encouraging young people in the area to consider starting an apprenticeship. Government figures show that more than two new apprenticeships are started each day in Westmorland and Lonsdale.

    Promoting apprenticeships was a key Liberal Democrat achievement during the coalition, and these figures show that this was a success. Prior to 2010, there were just over 30 apprenticeships a month started in Westmorland and Lonsdale constituency. Now, the figure is at almost 70.

  • Article: Aug 22, 2016

    South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has made a plea to local people to volunteer as marshals at this year's Kendal Torchlight Carnival.

    This year's event is scheduled to take place on the 9th September. However, the event organisers are still looking for volunteers to help out as marshals, to enable the event to go ahead.

  • Article: Aug 18, 2016

    South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has congratulated students who are receiving their A Level results today.

    Tim said: "Congratulations to all those across South Lakeland, and the rest of the UK, who are receiving their A Level results today.

    "These are fantastic results for pupils and schools across the South Lakes. Having visited many local schools over the course of the year I have seen first-hand the hard-work and dedication of both students and teachers, and these results are testament to those efforts.