Case made for A590 economic corridor

The case for a thriving A590 economic corridor that supports existing businesses, and attracts more, by ironing out traffic bottlenecks and creating new start-up units, received a national hearing today (5 April 2018). Andrew Jones MP, the Conservative Party’s Vice Chair for Business Engagement, came to the J36 Rural Auction…

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Government investment in Lake District welcomed

More than £3 million in government investment for the Lake District has been welcomed by councillor James Airey, the Conservative group leader on Cumbria County Council. The announcement means £3.29 million will be invested in a project to strengthen the visitor experience at Windermere Jetty, Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum…

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Support for South Lakes full-fibre broadband costs welcomed

Today’s announcement that businesses and residents in South Lakeland are to receive more government help to meet the costs of connecting to faster and more reliable full-fibre internet broadband, has been welcomed by councillor James Airey, the Conservative’s group leader on Cumbria County Council. From the end March, the government…

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More investment planned at Kendal business following trade mission

More investment is planned at a Kendal firm following a successful trade mission to China with Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this year. During a visit to Kendal Nutricare, Britain’s only manufacturer of Infant formula, yesterday (13 March) councillor James Airey, the Conservative’s parliamentary spokesman for Westmorland and Lonsdale, heard…

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United front in campaign for Kendal radiotherapy unit

Councillors have backed a motion pledging cross-party support for a satellite radiotherapy unit at Kendal’s Westmorland General Hospital. The successful motion was tabled by Conservative councillor James Airey at last night’s (27 February 2018)  full meeting of South Lakeland District Council and emphasises cross-party support to encourage national decision-makers to…

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