'New opportunities and positive development will take place, alongside preserving unique character of places in the constituency’.   


Whilst 2013 had its challenges for the Conservatives (and the Coalition Government), which seriously reflected on the local elections throughout the land, 2014 has started in a more positive way:      

Local Farmer to contest Euro Elections

Ahead of the European Election in May 2014, Conservatives have selected their candidates for Cumbria and the North West.  For the first time in many years, voters in Eden will be able to select someone with a strong farming and countryside background from the area.   

Foreign Secretary visit

The Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon William Hague MP, visited Penrith this morning

Planning Minister visit

Nick Boles MP, Minister for Planning, visited Upper Eden today with Rory Stewart and met constituents and local community groups in Crosby Ravensworth

Conservative PCC elected

Richard Rhodes, the Conservative Party Candidate for Cumbria's Police & Crime Commissioner was elected today.

MP marries!

Rory Stewart marries Shoshana Clark today

Minister for Police visit

Rt Hon Damien Green MP, Minister of State (Policing), visited Penrith today to support the Conservative PCC candidate, Richard Rhodes

Association Autumn Dinner

Penrith and the Border Association held its Annual Autumn Dinner at the Roundthorn Country Hotel and welcomed Elizabeth Smith MSP as the Guest Speaker