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RORY LEADS FIBRE REVOLUTION IN ULLSWATER COMMUNITIES

Following his commitment at a Matterdale parish council meeting in 2015, Rory Stewart MP brought the managing director of the BT Group, Bill Murphy, to Watermillock Village Hall on Friday, to talk directly to local Ullswater communities about the options for delivering superfast broadband to the outlying properties and businesses in the various parishes around […]

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RORY TO HOST ‘PRIORITY’ RURAL TRANSPORT EVENT

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, has committed to hosting an important event focusing on Rural Transport in Cumbria, to which he will invite fellow Cumbrian MPs and interested parties to meet and discuss the obstacles and potential solutions to delivering rural transport to communities in the area. On Friday he met with […]

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RORY SHOWS SUPPORT FOR BEIJING BIDDIES

Rory Stewart MP called in at the Lloyd Volvo showroom in Carlisle last week to show his support for the Beijing Biddies as they collected the vehicles which they will use for their Arctic Challenge. The group of five women will be driving from Carlisle to the Artic Circle in February to raise money for […]

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RORY VISITS WARCOP FLOOD VICTIMS IN NEW ROLE

Rory Stewart MP visited the village of Warcop on Friday to look at the damage caused by the recent floods. Residents gathered to meet Rory as he walked through the village, looking at the river and its banks and discussing how to protect the village better in the future. The visit was one of the […]

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RORY PRAISES ‘WONDERFUL’ CULGAITH SCHOOL

Rory Stewart MP visited Culgaith Primary school on Friday and took part in the school assembly, where he presented five year old Tom Taylor – the winner of his annual Christmas card competition – with book vouchers for Penrith’s Rheged Centre. Culgaith, which has been a first school since the mid 1970’s, currently has 61 […]

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RORY MAPS OUT FLOOD SESSIONS ACROSS THE COUNTY

R​ory Stewart MP, the Chair of the Cumbria Floods Partnership has laid out, with the Environment Agency, a calendar of community flood discussions across the County, and is encouraging Cumbrians to drop in. ‎These sessions will help feed-in to the longer term work on improving flood planning across the County. Rory said: “We have to […]

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‘LAKE DISTRICT TOURISM MUST BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE’

Rory Stewart MP for Penrith and The Border, and the Floods Minister, showed Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin around some of the county’s worst-hit infrastructure following the recent devastating flooding, in a day-long visit that took in Braithwaite, the A591 at Thirlmere, Pooley Bridge and Eamont Bridge, with the Secretary of State stopping […]

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RORY SUPPORTS MATTERDALE PARISH COUNCIL’S NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN AIMS AT Q&A

Rory Stewart MP pledged his support to Matterdale Parish Council’s Neighbourhood Plan at a wide-ranging ‘Q&A’ session at Watermillock Village Hall on Friday, where he participated in a panel discussion with planning consultant Tom Woof and Stephen Ratcliffe of the Lake District National Park Authority. Speaking to the packed hall local residents learnt directly from […]