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  • Article: Oct 21, 2021

    On the floor of the House of Commons last night, South Lakes MP Tim Farron urged ministers to take action over the worrying rise of water pollution in Windermere.

    In the past week Tim has met with the Environment Minister and tabled an Early Day Motion in Parliament to try and raise the profile of the issue.

  • Article: Oct 21, 2021

    Yesterday, local MP Tim Farron met with the Health Minister Edward Argar MP as part of his campaign to stop plans to merge the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Royal Preston Hospital onto a single site.

    During the meeting, Tim made the case that moving acute services such as A&E further away from the South Lakes would have devasting consequences for local patients.

  • Article: Oct 13, 2021

    Local MP Tim Farron is demanding ministers invest in GP services after the number of doctors in Cumbria and North Lancashire has fallen by over 18% during the past six years.

    Figures from the House of Commons Library show that the number of GPs in Cumbria and North Lancashire has plummeted from 404 in September 2015 to 331 in June 2021.

  • Tim at Crosthwaite School
    Article: Oct 7, 2021

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron visited Crosthwaite CofE Primary School this morning as they officially marked joining B4RN's full fibre broadband network.

    Tim joined local volunteers and B4RN CEO Michael Lee to meet Year 6 pupils who were all busy learning online using their laptops.

    The school gets its 10Gbps service for no charge, joining dozens of other community hubs getting a free B4RN service.

  • Article: Oct 7, 2021

    Local MP Tim Farron has written to the Health Secretary Sajid Javid, urging him to fix the staffing crisis in social care after it was announced that Maudes Meadow care home in Kendal will be closed for the next six months.

    Maudes Meadow, which is home to 11 residents, has been forced into closing until next March due to a severe shortage of staff.