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  • Tim with floods minister Thérèse Coffey
    Article: Feb 12, 2019

    Local MP Tim Farron has argued for Cumbria to become a special case when it comes to funding flood protection during a meeting with minister with Thérèse Coffey.

    Tim said that some communities such as Windermere, Bowness and Backbarrow were missing out on vital flood defences due to a lack of available funding.

  • Tim and the APPG for radiotherapy with Lord Prior
    Article: Feb 12, 2019

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has met with the new Chair of NHS England, Lord Prior, as part of his campaign to bring a satellite radiotherapy centre to Westmorland General Hospital.

    As chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group Tim led a group of cross-party MPs to meet with Lord Prior to make the case for much greater investment into radiotherapy services.

  • Article: Feb 11, 2019

    Local MP Tim Farron is pushing the Government to solve the ongoing dental crisis affecting the South Lakes.

    Last November, following pressure from Tim, health bosses agreed to increase contracts of local NHS Dental practices in Kendal so they could see and treat more patients.

    However, NHS England now say that no-one took up their offer because "the practices are already working to capacity within the staffing resources they have available, reporting they are having difficulties recruiting additional staff."

  • Tim with Matt Tummey from the Kendal Town Independent Supporters Club
    Article: Feb 8, 2019

    This afternoon, local MP Tim Farron was presented with a petition signed by over 200 Kendal Town supporters calling for the club to be saved.

    Kendal Town FC is effectively now without a first team squad following a mass exodus of players after the club refused to pay them.

    The leadership of club is also rejecting to talk to a consortium who are bidding to take over the club with a promise of a cash injection of £100,000.

  • Sir Vince Cable with Tim
    Article: Feb 8, 2019

    Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable visited the Mintworks in Kendal yesterday to take part in a Q&A with over 60 local businesses.

    The event, which was organised by Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, saw both the former Business Secretary and local MP Tim Farron taking questions from the floor ranging from Brexit to Universal Credit.