A Strategic Review of Newton Rigg College is to be carried out from July 2020 by the Further Education Commissioner as a direct result of the Save Newton Rigg campaign led by Dr Neil Hudson, MP for Penrith and The Border.
Dr Neil Hudson MP for Penrith and The Border this week in Education Questions in the House Commons highlighted the uncertainty facing Newton Rigg College in Penrith and called for support for his campaign to secure a viable future for this vital educational institution.
The Government has announced tourism and visitor attractions will reopen in England from 4 July.
Up to 585 businesses in Penrith and the Border will benefit, following local MP’s support for reopening.
The Prime Minister has set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.
From June 15th, shops are able to reopen their doors in England, in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, keeping staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.