County Matters - September 2019

Unfortunately the Dales and Lakes Historic Vehicle Day on Grange Playing fields had to be cancelled this year because of inclement weather. This was the first time in over 20 years that it has been cancelled due to bad weather.

County Matters - August 2019

Two Annual reports have just been issued by the County Council which will give you interesting information.

County Matters - July 2019

At a recent meeting of the Grange and Cartmel Wellbeing Group it was decided to put together a Local Wellbeing Directory with all the local groups and organisations in the area with their contact details in one easily accessible document.

County Matters - June 2019

At a recent meeting of County Councillors for South Lakeland we were given a briefing on the workings of the activity undertaken by Citizens Advice South Lakes on the money management advice contract which the County Council helps fund.

County Matters - April 2019

At our recent meeting of the Grange and Cartmel Community Wellbeing Group, updates and work in progress were reported to the Group. These included items from the Community Lunch, Youth project, Wellbeing hub and discussions on the newsletter to go out to all our area later in the year.

A new approach for a New Year

The last twelve months saw our nation’s economy continue to grow, unemployment at a 43-year low, the number of young people out of work half what it was in 2010 and wages rising at their fastest pace in nearly 10 years.

Housing boost

News of a £2 billion boost to help build homes across the country is great news for Cumbria.

Letter to the Westmorland Gaztte - farming and Brexit

The claim that farmers will be worst off in a post-Brexit economy (‘Plans bad for tenants’ – Westmorland Gazette 1/3/18) is just sour grapes from Mr Farron who does not want to see us leave the EU, as I believe farmers will actually benefit from these plans, especially as they won’t be bogged dow

Recovering Economy - Don't Let Labour Wreck It

Since 2010, we've been getting Britain's economy back on track: cutting the deficit, backing businesses, creating jobs.
Our plan is working. Britain's economy is recovering. But Labour's plans for more spending, more borrowing and more debt would wreck the progress the country has made - and mean chaos for the economy and higher taxes for hard-working families.

Yessss, it's a No!

Dr. Ann Myatt, our 2015 Parliamentary Candidate, expresses her joy at the outcome of the Scottish Independence Referendum.