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Rory Stewart 4Eden

RORY SUPPORTS 4EDEN’S CAFÉ

Rory visited 4Eden’s latest venture, Cafe4EDEN at Brougham Hall, to find out more about the charity’s exciting plans for the future. Mr Stewart was very impressed by the delicious food and  service at the café which is run by 4EDEN, formerly Eden Mencap Society. Owning a café has been a long-term plan of 4EDEN’s chief […]

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RORY CALLS FOR CLEAR DEADLINES FOR IMPROVEMENT OF ‘PENRITH PONG’

Rory has called for clear deadlines to be set out for improvement of the ‘Penrith Pong’. Mr Stewart made the call after meeting separately with Omega Proteins, Penrith Industrial BID and the Environment Agency on Friday, August 16th. Mr Stewart was shown around the animal rendering facility by Danny Sawrij, director of Leo Group, and the […]

Rory Stewart Penrith In Bloom

RORY WISHES PENRITH GARDENERS LUCK AHEAD OF JUDGING

Rory met Louise Armstrong, of Penrith Community Gardeners, to wish the group luck ahead of the RHS Britain in Bloom judging on Friday, 2nd August. Penrith has a strong history of excelling in both Cumbria in Bloom and Britain in Bloom awards. Last year in the Cumbria in Bloom awards, Penrith won Gold Awards in the […]

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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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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 […]

Rory Stewart MP at the Planting

PENRITH AND THE BORDER BECOMES A PART OF THE QUEEN’S COMMONWEALTH CANOPY

Penrith and The Border is now a part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, following the planting of five saplings in Castle Park by Rory Stewart MP. The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, launched at the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting by Frank Field MP, aims to save the association’s members’ forests by creating a network of […]

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PENRITH AND THE BORDER TO BE A PART OF THE QUEEN’S COMMONWEALTH CANOPY

Rory will plant five trees on 18 January at Castle Park in Penrith, as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. The saplings, two silver birch, two rowan and a hazel, are UK sourced and grown, and were donated by a partnership between the Woodland Trust, Sainsbury’s and ITV. If well maintained they can be expected to grow […]

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RORY SUPPORTS LOCAL SPORTS CLUB

Rory has met with representatives from the Pitch Replacement Group for Kirkby Stephen Community Sports Association to discuss the site’s condition and their plans for its improvement. The pitch, which is over 22 years old, and ten years past its life expectancy, has deteriorated to such a state that it will soon be unfit for use. The facility is […]

Rory at the Multi Agency Hub

RORY VISITS MULTI AGENCY HUB IN CARLISLE

        Rory visited the Multi Agency Hub in Carlisle’s Civic Centre to discuss the challenges faced by those working in the hub. The Multi-Agency Hub was set up in Carlisle to bring agencies together so that they can work more effectively on solving problems across the county. They deal with a range of […]

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RORY VISITS HERMES DEPOT IN CARLISLE

Rory visited the Hermes on Kingstown Industrial Estate as the depot prepares for the busy Christmas period.  Mr Stewart was given a tour of the depot, which handles on average around 17,000 parcels a day. As Christmas is approaching the depot is gearing up for its busy period – when around 31,000 parcels will come […]