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  • Tim with Peter Holme from the Kendal Oral History Group
    Article: Jul 26, 2016

    Local MP Tim Farron has taken part in a project organised by the Kendal Oral History Group, which aims to record the experiences of local people affected by the floods of December 2015.

    Tim was interviewed by the group both about his personal experiences of the flood, such as losing his car, as well as his involvement with the wider South Lakeland community at this time through his work as an MP.

  • Tim with Rosie Wates and Tina Balmer at Artsfest North
    Article: Jul 26, 2016

    On Friday evening South Lakeland MP Tim Farron officially opened Artfest North, an art fair held at Kendal Town Hall.

    The event saw over 60 artists from all over the country come to Kendal to display and sell their work. The artists included painters, printmakers, ceramicists, photographers, textile and mixed media artists.

  • Article: Jul 25, 2016

    South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has written to the Lake District National Park Authority to call for a 'common sense approach' to business signs along the A591 near Staveley.

    Tim has written to the National Park Authority, to ask for them to treat Staveley as a "special case" given the ongoing difficulties for businesses due to the bridge closure.

  • Tim Farron MP meets Youth Volunteers at Kendal Town Hall
    Article: Jul 25, 2016

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron met last week in Kendal with youth volunteers participating in the National Citizen Service scheme.

    Tim met around 40 young people taking part in the programme. The 16 and 17 year olds were in the third week of the programme, focusing on social action in the community. Tim spoke to them about how and why he became involved in politics, and the difference that it can make to different communities. He then took a Q&A session about both local and national issues.

  • Tim making a speech
    Article: Jul 18, 2016

    The government must provide Cumbria's schools with the funds needed to keep class sizes down, according to South Lakes MP Tim Farron. Many pupils are already taught in classes over the recommended size, and growing pupil numbers will only increase this pressure.

    Almost 2% of Cumbrian pupils in Years 1 and 2 are taught in classes of more than 30 students, which is the government's legal class size limit for this age group.