County Matters - December 2018

As Christmas approaches I know we are thinking more about our families and loved ones who are not able to join us at this time for one reason or another. I have a daughter who lives in the USA and we will not see her this time so our thoughts are with her.

County Matters November 2018

Windermere Road flooding

As we are now well into autumn and approaching winter we have experienced yet again extreme weather conditions during the last month.

Brexit negociations

We are in the final straight of the Brexit negotiations. So now is the time for cool heads. If you want to know more about the Brexit negotiations – then read about them here.

These negotiations were always going to be tough.

County Matters October 2018

The Grange and Cartmel Wellbeing Group undertook a survey back in August 2018 to identify future priorities of work to make the area a happier and healthier community.  Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey, as your feedback was greatly appreciated.  The top priorities fr

County Matters - September 2018

The County Council has just recently put out a series of posters designed to raise the profile of adult safeguarding. This is to ensure that all residents are clear that if they have concerns about an adult’s safety or well-being they know how to report it.

County Matters - August 2018

Cumbria Trading Standards are warning both the farming community and local residents in South Lakeland to look out for doorstep callers after an incident was reported in the Cartmel area earlier in the year

County Matters - July 2018

County Council Local Committee has again found funding for a discount card for local young people to travel on local buses. This is the A2B card.

The A2B gives you freedom to travel for less around South Lakeland and beyond.

County Matters June 2018

I must thank everyone who filled in the Grange and Cartmel Community questionnaire circulated in Grange Now last month. This will be invaluable in setting out our priorities for the next twelve months in our area.

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At a recent meeting of the County Council the Director of Public Health for Cumbria presented his Annual report to Council Members. One of his main recommendations was to have a clear weight management pathway for children and young people.

Mel Mackie won District Council Seat

Mel Mackie won, for the Conservatives, the District Council Seat for Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale in the Local Elections this May.