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RORY PRESSES CAMPAIGN FOR BETTER ACCESS AT KIRKBY STEPHEN RAILWAY STATION

Rory Stewart has convened a meeting at Kirkby Stephen Railway Station to solve the problems around accessing the northbound platform, which involves a dangerous gravel slope down to a busy road, with no parking facilities or safety measures for the disabled, the elderly, or those with children. Rory brought together representatives from Northern Rail and […]

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RORY THANKS FRIENDS OF WIGTON STATION AND CALLS FOR MORE VOLUNTEERS

Rory Stewart joined local volunteers on the platform of Wigton Railway Station last week to see the stations recent improvements. The Friends of Wigton Railway Station group was established in 2009, and over the years, as a result of local support and community engagement the station has been transformed, utilising local stone for features, flower […]

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RORY LEARNS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF DEMENTIA WHILE ON CARE HOME VISIT

Rory visited Cold Springs Care Home in Penrith on 20 April in advance of National Care Home Day to speak with staff and residents, and gain a greater understanding of the provision of care.  National Care Home Day was introduced in 2012 to strengthen links between care homes and their local communities, encouraging people, clubs, […]

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RORY SEEKS BETTER EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN FOR STAINMORE

Rory Stewart MP has paid a visit to the community on Stainmore to hear about their experiences, after they were completely cut off by Storm Emma. Residents in the small, remote community found themselves isolated when deep snow and huge drifts blocked the roads and almost entirely submerged the ground floor of some properties. After […]

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PRAISE FOR ‘SELFLESS’ MOUNTAIN RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Rory Stewart MP has praised the work of Mountain Rescue ​teams across his constituency, who went above and beyond to support Cumbrian communities hit by Storm Emma. Through the intense period of snow and high winds, Mountain Rescue teams across the county worked to keep the public safe, cleared roads ​ and paths​ , and […]

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THANKS FOR DEDICATED DISTRICT NURSES AFTER STORM EMMA

Rory Stewart MP has praised the work of Eden’s District Nursing teams after they battled through snow and wind to care for patients during Storm Emma. With the help of Mountain Rescue, and members of the public with four wheel drive vehicles, or farmers with tractors, teams from Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Alston endured heavy […]

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PRAISE FOR KIND AND RESILIENT BROUGH HEROES

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart visited the community in Brough on Friday, to hear about the work of local heroes that stepped up to help when the community was hit by Storm Emma. The village was cut off by heavy snow and huge drifts, and many motorists became stranded when they found that […]