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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Conservatives hope to halt Council Tax hike in South Lakeland

Local Conservatives are hoping to stop Council tax hikes in the South Lakeland this evening (22nd Feb 2017). Conservative Councillors on South Lakeland District Council are putting forward amendments to the Council budget meeting, proposing not to put up Council tax and instead freeze the bill for residents. South Lakeland…

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Huge success for first Windermere Christmas Market

After much anticipation and planning, this weekend saw the first German-themed Windermere Christmas Market and community Christmas celebration take place on High Street and Victoria Street in the town. Large crowds gathered to enjoy the market’s stalls, live entertainment, artisan produce, street food and drink, and festive spirit – and…

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Windermere set to celebrate Christmas with German Fayre

A German themed Christmas Market and Community Christmas Celebration, Windermere Ja, is coming to the streets of Windermere on Saturday 10th December and Sunday 11th December 2016. Organised by a team including Windermere Tourist Information, Ben Berry, Made in Cumbria and Mountain Goat Tours, Windermere Ja will see nearly forty…

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New Conservative Office in Kendal opened by Minister

The Westmorland and Lonsdale Conservative Association welcomed Under Secretary of State for Transport, Paul Maynard MP to Kendal last Friday (11 November) as he came to formally open the new constituency office on New Road. Alan Price, Chairman of the Association, said: “We are delighted the Minister has come to…

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