“I very much welcome today’s announcements from the Boundaries Commission for England, which by and large retain the counter-proposals that Cumbria’s communities worked hard to provide over the course of this consultation. In fact I have been impressed throughout by the BCE’s willingness to listen to communities, and to convert that into workable proposals. […]
Friday 27th October 2017 1540 – 1640 The Community Centre, Longtown 1700 – 1800 The Conservative Club, Brampton No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. More information can be found at www.rorystewart.co.uk/surgeries For more information please call 01768 484 114.
Please note that Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border will be holding a drop-in surgery at the George Hotel in Penrith on Friday 13th October from 5:30pm-7:00pm. No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome. More information can be found at www.rorystewart.co.uk/surgeries For more information please call 01768 484 114.
MP for Penrith and The Border, Rory Stewart, is backing ’Voice Box’ - a national joke-telling competition for both mainstream and special schools, run by The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy (RCSLT), in partnership with the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). The competition aims to demonstrate the importance of good communication skills and will culminate in a national final at Westminster next […]
In a meeting at the Jobcentre in Penrith, Rory Stewart MP commended the work of the organisation in helping achieve record employment figures for the Eden Valley. With an astounding 87.8% of 16-64 year-olds employed, the Eden Valley strengthens its position as a thriving hub of productivity in a rural economy. The figures come as […]
Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart has returned to Appleby Training and Heritage Centre for an update on the centre’s current provision and their apprenticeship schemes. During the meeting with Jonty Rostron,Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Centre Manager Hayley Chapman, Rory made it absolutely clear that he would do everything possible to […]
Rory Stewart MP has picked out two Cumbrian broadband schemes to be national models for community broadband – and is working with the Minister for Broadband to share the Cumbrian example across the country. Rory met residents in Milburn and Dufton, this week, who are behind two successful community broadband schemes, established to bring high-speed broadband […]
Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart last week attended a meeting of farmers from Appleby and Upper Eden, organised by the National Farmers Union (NFU) and held at Coupland Beck Farm. The primary focus was on the current bovine TB (bTB) scare in the Eden Valley, but the group also discussed other pressing issues […]
The purpose of terrorism is the propagation of terror. And so one of the prime targets – and victims – of the terrorists are the survivors, and in particular the witnesses. As we saw in Manchester, and in London, in Paris, and Brussels, Spain and Tunisia, the impact of an attack extends, deepens, and multiplies, […]
Rory Stewart MP is strongly encouraging students from Penrith and The Border to put themselves forward as participants for the 2017 Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The scheme, run by the Holocaust Educational Trust, is a great opportunity for local teenagers to learn about the Holocaust with a chance to visit Auschwitz for themselves. The Lessons […]