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Councillors park party politics to keep rural bus routes running

Local councillors from Coniston, Broughton, Askam, Ulverston and Barrow have put party political differences aside to help support rural bus routes, working hard to raise money and securing £1,000s in local members’ funding to maintain vital links such as the X112 from Coniston via Ulverston to B

Funding for South Lakes rugby, football and playgroup

South Lakes District Councillor Sheila Capstick has used her £1,000 locality budget to support two sports clubs and a playgroup in her area.

Councillor Capstick, who represents the Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale Ward on South Lakeland District Council, has:

Support for South Lakes community groups

Three community projects will share £1,000 thanks to South Lakes District Councillor Brian Cooper.

Councillor Cooper, who represents the Burton and Crookland Ward on South Lakeland District Council, has used his locality budget to: