Windermere goes blue for Berry

For the first time since 1988 Windermere has returned a Conservative County Councillor. Ben Berry was elected by residents of Windermere with a majority of 88 votes after a jump in turnout from previous elections. Ben thanked residents saying: “I pay tribute to all those who voted especially those who…

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General Election Welcomed

Conservatives in Westmorland and Lonsdale have welcomed the announcement by Theresa May of a General Election Councillor James Airey, Cumbria Conservative Group Leader said: “We now have two very important elections in a matter of weeks. On May 4th local people have a critical opportunity to secure a brighter future…

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We’re expecting!

I’m delighted to announce that Katie and I are expecting our first child in October! We’re super excited and look forward to starting our family.

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Historic low for Windermere Lake use

Councillors have heard how boat registration on Windermere is at a historic low after years of steady decline. The report from Windermere’s Lake Wardens and Rangers was heard at South Lakeland District Council’s Lake Administration Committee. Registrations have decreased from 4399 in 2010 to 3524 in 2016 with swinging moorings also…

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Ferry Ticket Machine victory – but war not over yet!

Just a quick update on our Ferry Ticket Machine Campaign Working with community activists we launched a petition with the hope of forcing the County Council Councillors to have a debate and stand up and defend them or, preferably, take action. Our petition read: We, the undersigned, petition Cumbria County Council to…

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