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​RORY PRAISES WORK OF WIGTON YOUTH STATION​

Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart paid a visit to Wigton Youth Station recently to meet some of the young people and staff, and to have a tour of the facilities the centre provides for young people aged between 11 and 18. During the visit, Rory participated in a lively question-and-answer session with some of young people […]

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RORY’S FORESTRY THINK-TANK IN FACT-FINDING BORDERLANDS VISIT

Rory Stewart MP led twenty members of his forestry and woodlands think-tank on a tour of the northernmost part of his constituency – around Kershope Forest and the parish of Bewcastle – on a mobile visit designed to assess the potential of woodland and forestry to regenerate rural development in north-east Cumbria. The tour took […]

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RORY ENJOYS REDEVELOPMENT PREVIEW AT HISTORIC BIRDOSWALD

As part of ​a major​ consultation process, Rory Stewart MP was given a preview of English Heritage’s £1.3 million visitor centre redevelopment project at its Birdoswald site on Hadrian’s Wall this week. In a visit led by English Heritage’s Head of Projects and Performance (North) Simon Bean, Area Manager Lynn Rylance, and Site Manager Vic Cunningham, […]

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RORY ​CELEBRATES ‘OUTSTANDING’ CARE HOME RATING

Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart, visited staff at Wigton’s Inglewood Care Home last week to congratulate them ​on a recent inspection in which they were rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)​. CQC inspectors spoke to residents and relatives who told them staff were ​’exceptionally kind and caring​’ ​and Inspectors ​described Inglewood […]

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RORY VISITS ONE OF BRITAIN’S LEADING EDUCATION FACILITIES

Last Friday, Rory Stewart was given a tour of the Blencathra Field Studies Council by the centre’s leader Tim Foster, to hear about another record-breaking year for the centre. The centre is part of the Field Studies Council (FSC) – an environmental education charity providing informative and enjoyable opportunities for people of all ages and […]

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RORY NOMINATES EDEN CHEF FOR PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARD

  Rory Stewart MP has nominated Stephen Kierney, ​Head ​Chef ​at ​T​he Cross Keys, ​Penrith, ​for the widely coveted Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Award. The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group launched the awards in partnership with Nestlé Professional, and asked for all MPs to nominate a pub chef […]

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RORY “CUTS THE RIBBON” AT OFFICIAL OPENING OF GREYSTOKE POST OFFICE

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border “cut the ribbon” on the 21st July to mark the official opening of Greystoke Post Office, Church Road, Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TW. The new Postmasters Andrew and Linda James also laid on some nibbles for the local community to celebrate the opening, with one local resident describing […]

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RORY ENJOYS ‘QUINTESSENTIALLY CUMBRIAN’ SHOW

MP for Penrith and the Border and Vice-President of Penrith Show, Rory Stewart MP, attended the show with his family, and has praised all involved in the organisation of this year’s show for an excellent event. The 2017 show was widely praised by the thousands who turned out to enjoy another brilliantly organised show, continuing its tradition as a real showcase […]

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RORY ‘FIXES THE FELLS’ WITH AWE-INSPIRING VOLUNTEERS

Last week, local MP Rory Stewart joined volunteer organisation Fix The Fells to hear about their work across Lake District, before joining the group to clear drains on Gowbarrow Fell. Whilst out on the fell Rory learnt about Fix The Fells’ sustainable prevention and restoration techniques on Lakeland footpaths. Repairing and maintaining the ancient network […]