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Theresa May announces snap general election

Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in Downing Street, London, announcing a snap general election on June 8. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire

THE United Kingdom was shocked when Prime Minister Theresa May made a u-turn to call a snap general election for June 8.

8:44am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Cumbrian couple speak of shock encounter with London terrorist Khalid Masood

Cumbrian couple speak of shock encounter with London terrorist Khalid Masood

AN EDEN couple have spoken of their shock at coming face to face with the knife-wielding terrorist who brought shock to London on Wednesday afternoon.

4:56pm Friday 24 March 2017

Famous faces booked for Keswick's literary festival Words by the Water

Harriet Harman, the longest-serving female MP, is to speak on Women and Parliament at Keswick's Words by the Water festival on Friday, March 3

FROM the Brontës to Brexit, Words by the Water promises a feast of riches past and present for festival-goers next month.

6:01pm Sunday 26 February 2017

Rory Stewart MP pledges support for Edenside Care Home residents

Rory Stewart MP

A CUMBRIAN MP has voiced his support for residents of a care home who are still in temporary accommodation after the December floods.

11:56am Wednesday 13 April 2016

Rory Stewart MP joins campaign to save Edenside Care Home

Rory Stewart Edenside

Around 300 supporters of Appleby's 'Bring Edenside Home' campaign were joined by Rory Stewart MP on Saturday, as they marched through the town to raise the profile of their campaign and put pressure on Cumbria County Council to reopen the care home.

4:52pm Wednesday 18 May 2016

Rory Stewart MP Kick Starts McCarthy & Stone’s Construction

Rory Stawart MP and Chris Watson McCarthy & Stone

The right honourable Rory Stewart MP, the Conservative representative for Penrith and The Border, formally marked the commencement of construction at McCarthy & Stone’s forthcoming Retirement Living development on Friargate in Penrith by attending…

2:21pm Wednesday 16 April 2014

MP Rory Stewart’s prickly response at hedgehog icon debate

MP Rory Stewart’s prickly response at hedgehog icon debate

A MUCH-LOVED garden visitor, known for its prickles and noisy love life, has been rejected by a Cumbrian MP as a potential national icon.

2:13pm Wednesday 18 November 2015

MP Rory Stewart wants more help for unemployed people

A CUMBRIAN MP has welcomed the decision to keep a branch of the Jobcentre open in Eden - but is now calling for services to be brought to Appleby and Kirkby Stephen as well.

7:04am Thursday 13 November 2014

Farmers share their vision of a profitable Cumbrian agricultural industry post Brexit with Rory Stewart MP

Eden MP Rory Stewart meets with farmers

CUMBRIAN farmers met with Eden MP Rory Stewart to discuss a range of issues as members of the National Farmers Union gear up to give their ideas on the country's future domestic agricultural policy.

9:38am Thursday 25 August 2016

Cumbria 'ideal' to lead ash tree dieback fight, says Eden MP Rory Stewart

A CUMBRIAN MP has called for the county to take the national lead in protecting Ash trees from a disease which has destroyed populations across mainland Europe.

6:00pm Monday 31 December 2012
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