With less than a month to go until its deadline, the Hot Spots scheme that offers vulnerable Cumbrian households a lifeline in cold weather has already handled almost 200 calls. However, the team still has budget available that needs to be spent before the end of March...

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed an announcement by Business Secretary Vince Cable that £239,000 will be invested to help boost advanced manufac...
Bike owners in the Kendal area are being warned to be on their guard against thieves following a spate of bicycle thefts over recent months. Thieves a...
Cumbrian MP Tim Farron has welcomed £243,000 to help Year 7 pupils who didn’t reach the expected level in literacy and maths when they finished primar...
Cumbria Disability Information Day will be held at rheged Centre, Penrith on Friday, March 8. This is an event organised by the parents and carers of...
Voluntary organisations and social enterprises are meeting with Cumbrian GPs to discuss health services in the county. Action for Health, a network of...
Cumbrian MP, Tim Farron, has today used a Parliamentary question session to secure a meeting with Transport Minister Norman Baker, signalling a major...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has secured a debate in Parliament as part of his campaign to bring about direct elections to the boards of National Park authorities across the UK.
South Lakes MP Tim Farron visited the Helme Chase Pharmacy in Kendal to receive his flu jab to launch a campaign to encourage people who are either at risk, or who come into contact with at risk...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has used the Businesses, Innovation and Skills departmental question time, to push to Government to use the legacy of the London 2012 Olympics to develop a plan to boost...
Support for children and families in Cumbria will be boosted in the next few years thanks to newly qualified health visitors. In the next few months eight nurses who have qualified as health visitors...