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  • Article: Jun 6, 2018

    Today, South Lakeland District Council confirmed that the future of the Royalty cinema in Bowness is not under threat.

    Andrew Jarvis, District Councillor for Windermere and South Lakeland District Council's portfolio holder for Finance said:

    "South Lakeland District Council have been very clear that they have no intention to close the Royalty Cinema in Bowness. For anyone to suggest otherwise is complete fiction.

  • Tim at the Tour of Britain
    Article: Jun 6, 2018

    Local MP Tim Farron has welcomed today's news that the Tour of Britain will be returning to Cumbria this summer.

    The Tour of Britain will see some of Britain's top cyclists tackle the roads of Cumbria.

    Tim said: "This race is the perfect showcase for our area. People in Britain and beyond will see that the Lake District really is a stunning location and a fantastic place to visit.

  • Tim and volunteers collecting litter in Grange
    Article: Jun 6, 2018

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron is set to join forces with local residents to help clean up the beach in Arnside this Friday.

    The rescheduled event, which will run from 2pm to 4pm, is jointly organised by Tim and LOVEmyBeach, the North West campaign for cleaner beaches and seas.

    Back in March, Tim joined local volunteers in Grange to help collect around eight and a half stone's worth of rubbish on the shoreline.

  • Tim at a Town Hall meeting in Windermere
    Article: Jun 6, 2018

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron will host his next 'Town Hall meeting' this Thursday at Kendal Town Hall from 7pm to 9pm.

    The meeting is open to everyone, and residents will be able to put their questions to Tim and raise and discuss issues of concern to local people.

    Tim said: "One of the best parts of my job is getting out into the community, listening to local issues and acting on them.

  • Tim at Windermere station
    Article: Jun 6, 2018

    Commenting on the news this afternoon that Northern are suspending train services on the Lakes Line for at least the next two weeks, South Lakes MP Tim Farron said:

    "This is disgraceful - Northern have simply given up. If they can't run the service, then it should be turned over to someone who can.

    "I've secured an urgent meeting with the rail minister Jo Johnson for Monday. It's simply not on for there to be no trains for two weeks - if not longer.