Opinions

Louise Allonby: Why can't Barrow's M&S be a food hall?

In yet another hammer blow to Barrow, the already struggling town centre is to lose probably its most popular store.

The death sentence has been proclaimed on Marks and Spencer in Dalton Road, to the utter dismay of the thousands of us locals who shop there on a regular basis.

Simon Fell on the latest from Parliament (December 2018)

Before I inevitably go on to discuss Brexit, a brief reminder that our party is quietly getting on with the hard job of governing – and doing it well. This may be getting drowned out in the media, but it is important as voters will judge our party on delivery. 

 

Simon Fell welcomes winter social care funding

Today, the government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to our balanced approach to the economy,  including £2,507,222 for Cumbria County Council.