A NEW branch of a prominent South Lakeland solicitors and estate agents has officially opened.

South Lakes MP Tim Farron cut the ribbon at the new Milne Moser office at Westmorland House, The Square, Milnthorpe.

The grand opening was also attended by clients and local businesses. At the opening winning entries of a school competition to create a new home card with the theme of designing a home for pets were also displayed.

Winners were announced for all year groups who took place with an overall first, second and third.

The overall winner was Tiana Brown, of Milnthorpe Primary School, and her prize of a tablet computer and a framed picture of her entry was presented in a special assembly by Milne Moser solicitor Suzie Kavanagh.