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TIME TO CLEAN UP

Article first published in Inside Time by Erwin James on 31 May 2018. “What I’m trying to work out is what it is that makes one prison, for example Altcourse, work well, and another prison – not too far away – not work well,” says Prisons Minister Rory Stewart when we meet at MoJ headquarters […]

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RORY PRAISES WIGTON’S ‘UNIQUE’ SUPPORTED LIVING FACILITY

Rory Stewart MP has visited a new supported living facility at Churchrigg, on the outskirts of Wigton. Churchrigg is a converted farmhouse and barns that has been restored and adapted by the Graham family to create a functional home which meets the needs of individuals with a range of disabilities. The Graham’s primary aim was […]

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RORY WELCOMES ANOTHER CUMBRIAN NHS SUCCESS

Rory has welcomed the news that North Cumbria Health and Care System has been named as a pilot Integrated Care System (ICS) by NHS England and NHS Improvement. This means that North Cumbria will be part of a national pilot programme that will link up health and care services, empowering teams from different organisations to […]

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RORY CELEBRATES CUMBRIAN NHS SUCCESS

Rory has welcomed the news that Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC) has been named regional champion and is through to the finals of the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. Rory nominated six healthcare providers and professionals for these awards, which are designed to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the NHS by recognising outstanding examples of care […]

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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 TALKS MENTAL HEALTH AT WIGTON YOUTH STATION

Rory has paid a visit to Wigton Youth Station to talk to young people about mental health issues and find out about their exciting new mental health project, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. The youth group was recently given £10,000 by the Big Lottery Fund to help young people tackle mental health issues. […]

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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 […]