Councillor James Airey, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has welcomed news that children and young people in South Lakeland are to benefit from additional mental health support.
A leading South Lakes councillor has written to schools across district, asking teachers to encourage their students to take advantage of a new railcard for 16 and 17 year olds, that is soon to be launched by the Conservative Government.
New trains which start to go into service on the Oxenholme to Windermere and Barrow to Lancaster lines on Monday (1 July) have been welcomed by local councillor James Airey, the Conservative’s Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale.
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.
Fewer affordable homes to rent in South Lakeland were created last year compared to the previous year despite almost a £1 million in extra funding being made available to the council for affordable housing.
Councillor James Airey has praised improvements made by Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner to the policing of this year’s Appleby Horse Fair after the 2018 event was marred by anti-social behaviour.