Local MP thanks Town Council for their efforts to commemorate VE Day

Whilst it is disappointing that the planned Penrith Family VE Day event could not go ahead, I would like to thank Penrith Town Council and all those involved in their innovative efforts to bring together people from Penrith and the surrounding area, as they marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day f

Neil Hudson MP comments on the Government support schemes for our area

"I am acutely aware of the pressures that the Covid-19 pandemic is putting on our local economy and jobs, and the figures from recent research reports are extremely concerning. Cumbria is particularly exposed due to its dependence on the tourism and hospitality sectors.