Tim Farron launches Lib Dem local election campaign
South Lakeland candidates were joined in Kendal by former party leader and Westmoreland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron.
Their manifesto - Putting South Lakeland First - was launched at an affordable housing project in Dowkers Lane. The party says it wants to build 1,000 more affordable homes and 300 extra care units in the district by 2025.
Leader of the Liberal Democrats in South Lakeland, Giles Archibald, said: "I’m very proud of what we’ve achieved over the past twelve years.
It is the people we serve who are at the heart of this manifesto. “Over 1,000 affordable houses built, kerbside... read more
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