Transport Secretary Pledges Support for Barrow and Furness.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today visited Dalton to meet local residents and discuss the Government’s plans for improving local transport in and around Barrow and Furness.


Speaking to residents ahead of further engagements in Whitehaven, Mr Grayling said:


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.


Relief all round as bypass to ease A595 pinchpoint takes huge leap forward

Furness communities have been united in welcoming this week’s announcement from Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, that a plan to upgrade the road at the notorious Dove Ford pinchpoint between Grizebeck and Kirkby-in-Furness on the A595 has been elevated to one of the UK’s top five

Victory for the A595 Grizebeck by-pass Campaign!

Simon Fell, Conservative Spokesman for Barrow and Furness, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Transport Secretary that work will begin to build a bypass at Grizebeck, providing relief for locals and commuters alike.