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.  

"In 2001 I was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Barrow and Furness and I was the Candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdale in 2005. I am married to Caroline and have one son, Owen. I am also a farmer and in my spare time I am a keen supporter of Country sports and a passionate clay pigeon shooter. In June 2017 I was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale reducing the LibDem majority from 8949 to 777. Currently I am Leader of the Conservatives, the largest Party, on Cumbria County Council and am delighted to have recently been reselected as the Parliamentary candidate for this Constituency"

 

 

 

 

News

County Matters: January 2018

County Matters

2017 was a year of contrasting elements especially weather wise. The extremes of our weather system are becoming even more profound with an abundance of wet weather. We have had many instances of road and property flooding across our County and also in the Grange area.

Council pushes ahead with closure of New Road car park despite appeal

A meeting of the South Lakeland District Council Overview & Scrutiny Committee has today (Friday 15 September) rejected a proposal from Conservative Councillors to refer decisions regarding the future of the New Road Car Park for further scrutiny by the Full Council of SLDC and proper consult

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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.

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

Councillor Kevin Lancaster

Kevin is the District Councillor for Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale.  He also topped the poll in the recent Parish Council elections in Sedbergh. His family has been living in the area for more than 100 years, and Kevin has continued the family farming business. In his spare time Kevin is a keen local historian and is on the committee of the Sedbergh and District History Society. Kevin says that he aims to "improve the wellbeing of residents of Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale". He can be contacted on 07980844695 and kevin@sarthwaite.com.