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  • Langdale school
    Article: Jun 20, 2017

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron yesterday visited Langdale C of E Primary School, where he was quizzed by pupils on a wide range of issues, from the Loch Ness Monster through to the recent elections.

    Tim spoke to the pupils about his job as the area's MP, before doing a Q&A and discussion with the pupils.

  • Great Get Together
    Article: Jun 16, 2017

    South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has today attended a 'Great Get Together' event in Storth, inspired by Jo Cox MP who was killed on this day last year.

    Pupils from Storth Primary School worked with local WI members to organise the event and put on an afternoon tea. The pupils also performed a number of songs as entertainment - including dedicating 'You've got a friend in me' to the memory of Jo Cox.

  • Heaves Farm
    Article: Jun 16, 2017

    Local MP Tim Farron yesterday attended a farm open day with local primary school pupils. He praised the event, saying it is vital in helping pupils understand our area and where their food comes from.

    The event took place on Tuesday and Thursday this week, and saw over 1600 local pupils visit Heaves Farm in Levens to learn about farming. Pupils were taken around a series of interactive stations and exhibits to learn about all aspects of farming and food production.

  • Article: Jun 16, 2017

    Local MP Tim Farron has welcomed the news that Kendal Rugby Club will receive almost £50K from a special council fund which supports community projects.

    The grant will go towards phase 2 of the rugby club's new Mint Bridge ground. It is one of sixteen new 'Locally Important Project' (LIP) grants approved by South Lakeland District Council. In total, these grants are worth more than a quarter of a million pounds.

  • Article: Jun 13, 2017

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron as called for full publication of leaked plans which single out the Morecambe Bay area for drastic health cuts including closing wards and services.

    Documents leaked to the Health Service Journal reveal secret plans for closing wards and services, extending waiting times, and stopping some treatments. The plans are being drawn up between top officials from NHS England, NHS Improvement and health managers in 14 areas of the country with the highest levels of overspending, including here in Morecambe Bay.