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Minister asked to look into council’s Storm Desmond repair delays

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has written to the Local Government Minister asking him to review Cumbria County Council’s management of £117.6 million provide by the Government for road and bridge repairs in the immediate aftermath o

James Airey welcomes Kendal Northern Access Route business case bid

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has welcomed news that Transport for North has submitted an application by Cumbria County Council for funding to develop of an Outline Business Case for a Kendal Northern Access Route.

James Airey congratulates Boris on leadership victory

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has given his congratulations to Boris Johnson on being elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party.

Call for Brexit rural pubs boost

New freedoms to cut duty on beer sold in pubs after Brexit should be used to give a boost to rural publicans according to councillor James Airey, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale.

Public encouraged to come along to Highways England A590 event

Councillors who earlier this year took their case for improvements to the A590 to a meeting in London are now encouraging residents and road users to have their say at a local drop-in session which is being held by Highways England on Thursday 27 June.