People

Alan Price

Alan's twenty year career, in semiconductor manufacturing, began in quality engineering, progressing to division manager and subsequently MD of a multinational company.

Andrew Butcher

Born and brought up in Singleton near Blackpool, Andrew moved to Pennington when he was 13 years old. He has lived in Pennington and Ulverston ever since. Working in farming with his late Father, and also in the Pharmaceuticals industry, Andrew now breeds Pedigree Texel sheep.

Councillor Roger Bingham

Roger lives in Ackenthwaite and has been a Conservative District Councillor since 1984, a County Councillor since 1997 and a member of Milnthorpe Parish Council for nearly 40 years, never having missed a meeting. Roger has been Chairman of both the County Council and of South Lakeland District Co

Councillor Jim Bland

Jim Bland is the Association President and County Councillor for the Lyth Valley.  He lives at Oakridge, Underbarrow, Kendal LA8 8BL and can be contacted on 015395 68576 / 07720 740922 or at james.bland@cumbria.gov.uk 

Councillor John Holmes

John Holmes has been a SLDC Councillor for Lyth Valley since 2010 and serves on the Planning, Licencing and Windermere Lake Committees. He was elected Treasurer in March 2015.

Councillor Bill Wearing

Bill has been involved in Town politics for many years and has just stepped down from the Town Council after 35 years having been Mayor of the Town on three occasions.  He is a County Councillor for Grange and the Deputy Chairman Political for the Association.He was born in South Cumbria and has lived and worked in the area most of his life. He comes from a local farming family. His Grandfathers and Father before him were farmers.

Ruth Rimmer

Ruth Rimmer works part-time in the Office as Membership Secretary and Votesource Administrator.  Ruth lives in Bowness-on-Windermere.

Councillor James Airey

James is the Leader of the Conservative Group at the County Council and represents Ulverston West. He is also the South Lakeland District Councillor for Furness Peninsula. He lives at 5 Reeds Gardens, Little Urswick, Ulverston, LA12 0US.  Contact him at james.airey@cumbria.gov.uk or on 01229 868088 or 07881920810.  

Councillor Ben Berry

District Councillor for Windermere and Leader of the Conservatives Group on SLDC. Correspondence address  Low Wood Bay Hotel, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP.  Mob: 07881388042. Email: me@ben-berry.co.uk.

Councillor Tom Harvey

Tom is the District Councillor for Grange South. He lives at 4 Westcliffe Gardens, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 6BT, and can be contacted on 015395 32932 or 07769 705307.  His email is tom@tom-harvey.co.uk