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MP backs Cumbria community messaging scheme

November 30, 2011 10:27 AM

 Please find attached a photo of Tim and Julia Hancock of Heversham who is a board member of the Cumbria Community Messaging Scheme Local MP Tim Farron has signed up to a new community messaging scheme allowing local residents to have a single focal point for news from various agencies like Trading Standards, Cumbria Police and local Neighbourhood Watch schemes.

Cumbria Community Messaging service is an initiative that will help people acrossCumbriastay up-to-date with issues in their community. The messaging service allows anyone inCumbriato get up-to-the-minute information on a wide range of community issues by email, voicemail or text.

The project is being led by the Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch Association with support from Cumbria Constabulary, Cumbria Community Safety Partnership and Cumbria County Council's emergency planning and trading standards teams and fire and rescue service.

The community messaging scheme's website can be found here: https://www.cumbriacommunitymessaging.co.uk/

Tim said: "The community messaging scheme is fantastic and very easy to use. It is great to have a focal point for all community news and it will allow local residents keep updated about important incidents in the South Lakes."