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RORY BACKS ROYAL BRITISH LEGION’S HANDY VANS SERVICE

Rory has welcomed The Royal British Legion’s launch of the first Handy Vans Service in Cumbria. This service, which is delivered free of charge, gives home repairs and maintenance to eligible Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their families, dependents or carers, allowing them to remain safe in their homes. It is available to both serving and […]

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ULLSWATER’S WARTIME FRENCH CONNECTION TO BE COMMEMORATED

Rory is to unveil a plaque commemorating the site of the Lycée Francais, which relocated to Cumbria during the Second World War. The unveiling will take place at Another Place on Friday 1 March at 16:10pm, with speeches by Mr Stewart, Claudine Ripert, the Director of the French Institute and French Cultural Counsellor of the […]

Eden Valley Friends of Dementia UK

RORY SHOWS SUPPORT FOR NEW DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP

Rory is encouraging people to get behind a new dementia support group launched in Eden. The Eden Valley Friends of Dementia UK became an official Dementia UK fundraising group at the beginning of February. The group’s aim is to raise £50,000 to pay for an Admiral Nurse in Cumbria. Fran Flower, of Culgaith, was inspired […]

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WATCH RORY TALK BREXIT AND PRISONS

Rory appeared on the Today Programme this morning to discuss Brexit, the state of negotiations and the nation’s prisons. Watch it here: Sky News with Adam Boulton: TalkRadio with Julia Hartley-Brewer: And Good Morning Britain: And BBC Breakfast: And LBC: And ITN:

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SIGN RORY’S PETITION TO SAVE PENRITH POST OFFICE

Dear friend, I hope you are very well. I have just launched a petition to stop the “relocation” of Penrith Post Office to WHSmith, as I do not want to see any of its services downgraded. Post Offices are vital to our local communities and I would be extremely grateful if you could sign my […]

Time to Talk Day

RORY COMMENDS VITAL WORK OF SUICIDE CHARITY IN EDEN

Rory met with Suicide Safer Eden (SSE) to discuss issues around suicide and the importance of talking about mental health. Mr Stewart had an in depth discussion with a group of volunteers in Eden, who work towards reducing loss of life to suicide within the area. SSE explained how they believes suicide is a community wide […]