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Lib Dem councillors call for action on parking in Windermere

January 19, 2018 4:19 PM

Windermere team at Broad StreetLiberal Democrat district councillors Dyan Jones and Andrew Jarvis are calling for rapid action on parking issues in Windermere & Bowness.

Windermere Town Council have today released an in-depth report on parking in Windermere which highlights many of the problems that the Lib Dem team hear on the doorstep.

Dyan Jones said: "Parking is one of the biggest issues that residents raise with us, particularly the need for affordable off-street parking for people working in the town.

"We regularly hear from residents and local businesses who are frustrated about the lack of short-term parking for those wanting to shop in Windermere and Bowness."

The report from the Town Council contains many recommendations, some of which will require significant time and money to implement.

However, the Lib Dem team believe that a number of the proposals could be implemented quickly and call for:

Andrew Jarvis said: "There is no quick fix for solving all parking issues in Windermere, but these three actions could make a real difference to both residents and visitors.

"We can't go on talking about this, we need to get these changes made."