Ben asks SLDC to make win-win investment in first time buyers

South Lakeland District Council are being asked to consider investing £1million in a Local Authority Mortgage Scheme (LAMS) by 25 year old Councillor, Ben Berry. He cites his own problems of saving a deposit as inspiration for proposing the scheme. “There are so many hard working young people out there…

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“Casino style bet” fails to pay off for SLDC

Councillors react in horror as worst case scenario for K Village rapidly develops   £100,000 of tax payer money lent to K Village may disappear after a “casino style bet” fails to pay off for South Lakeland District Council with the company running the site going into administration   Councillors…

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Ben gets every grit bin filled with one email (or does he?)

There has been running battles and skirmishes in the SLDC sphere recently, at Cabinet we were threatened with life imprisonment and accused directly by members of the administration of leaking “embarrasing” documents. So to say Tim’s Team are on their toes is an understatement. But on the subject of grit…

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Support for Honister Zip Wire gathers pace

Support for Honister Zip Wire gathers pace    Support for the Honister Zip Wire gathers pace as Councillor Ben Berry put forward a motion to South Lakeland District Council to formally support the application.   Even though the Mine and Visitor Attraction is outside of South Lakeland District Ben claimed…

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