Tunnel Vision

As I understand it the National Grid preferred option regarding new cabling is to tunnel under the bay and spend many £100s of million pounds in the process.

Croftlands Development Brief

South Lakeland District Council are holding a presentation of the Croftlands Development Brief 

Withdrawal of On-Street Car Parking proposals

I am pleased for the people and businesses in Cumbria that the threat of the damaging proposal on street car parking charges has now been removed.  It should never have come to this however; the consultation on the budget proposals last year indicated that there was a majority of people opposed to this move.

Barrow & Furness launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Making Ulveston Dementia-Friendly

I am the Chairman of Low Furness and Ulverston Local Area Partnership which is the bringing together of Town/Parish, District and County Councillors along with other interested partners to discuss issues of concern in the area. This year we formed two sub groups one looking at health, the other emergency plans.