RORY STEWART MP LAUNCHES ‘MOVING’ NEW BOOK ABOUT PENRITH IN WORLD WAR I

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart attended a reception at The George Hotel last week, to launch a new book about Penrith during the First World War. The collection of stories, entitled ‘Heroism, Hardship… and Victory’ were drawn together by the Penrith Reme...

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RORY STEWART MP PRAISES GOVERNMENT BOOST FOR PENRITH MOUNTAIN RESCUE

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart has praised the work of a group of dedicated volunteers, who have been awarded £5,958 to boost their vital life-saving work. The money for the Penrith Mountain Rescue Team has been made available from the Government’s inshore and inland r...

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RORY STEWART MP PUSHES FOR CLARITY ON FUTURE FLOOD DEFENCE PLANS FOR RICKERBY AND LOW CROSBY

On Friday 27th October, Rory Stewart MP convened a meeting between local residents and area, county and local Environment Agency managers to discuss the Agency’s plans for future flood defences in Rickerby and Low Crosby. Both communities were badly affected by the winter 2015-...

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RORY STEWART MP VISITS WARWICK BRIDGE’S HERITAGE ASSETS

Last week, Penrith and The Border MP​ Rory Stewart paid a visit to two of Warwick Bridge’s heritage assets; Warwick Bridge Corn Mill, and Our Lady and St Wilfrid’s Church​.Rory was accompanied to the Corn Mill by local residents, including Councillors Doreen Par...

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RORY STEWART MP URGES PUBLIC BODIES TO FIND SOLUTION FOR WEATHERIGGS PARK

Rory Stewart MP has met with local residents at Wetheriggs Country Park to look at the failing drainage system, which has caused sewerage to be washed up onto pathways and grass verges throughout the park, during heavy downpours.   The park, which is located between Clifford R...

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