A leading South Lakes councillor has used a special video message marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS to say a heartfelt thank you to local NHS staff for the care they have provided to him, his family and people across South Lakeland.
Cumbria’s Conservative Group Leader, councillor James Airey, is encouraging communities across the county to nominate their best local High Streets in the upcoming Great British High Street Awards 2018.
Councillor James Airey has spent a morning with South Lakeland’s out-of-hours GP service in Kendal ahead of this month’s national NHS70 awards in London where Cumbria Health On Call (CHOC) will be competing in the Excellence in Primary Care category.
Councillor Ben Berry is urging South Lakeland’s Liberal Democrat District Council to go the extra mile to save the Royalty Cinema in Bowness by removing the site from a list of buildings put forward by the local authority for future redevelopment.
South Lakes councillor James Airey has asked the independent rail regulator to look at how more local accountability can be put in place on the Lakes Line following the recent disruption which led to the introduction of replacement bus services in June.
Figures revealed by Cumbria’s Labour and Liberal Democrat County Council show that the ‘cash-strapped’ authority has failed to spend a penny of nearly £3 million in emergency pothole repair funding which it received from the Government almost three months ago.