Tim Farron

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England’s top beaches faced 8,500 hours of sewage dumping last year, study says
Brighton beach among worst-hit, Lib Dem analysis shows, as pressure on environment secretary grows

Helena Horton Environment reporter

03, Apr, 2023 @9:30 PM

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The Guardian view on rivers: delaying pollution controls will only lead to harm | Editorial
Editorial: Allowing farmers to continue dumping slurry is short-sighted. If ministers want nature to recover, they must regulate


12, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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New Cumbria coalmine ‘like opening a Betamax factory’, says Tim Farron
Cumbrian Lib Dem MP condemns decision to give green light to Britain’s first new coalmine in 30 years

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

08, Dec, 2022 @1:10 PM

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‘I admire her’: UK politicians on whether they would party like Sanna Marin
Finnish PM’s dancing video shows how politicians are expected to moderate their behaviour – but have right to a private life

Rachel Hall

26, Aug, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Inquiry after Avanti passengers have to scale 2-metre spiked fence to leave station
People locked in at Lake District stop after 100 minute-delay on one of UK’s worst performing rail services

Helen Pidd North of England editor

18, Aug, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Lake District braces for the return of overnight visitors
Lockdowns cost Cumbria £2bn in tourism revenue last year, but trepidation surrounds what is set to be ‘busiest summer ever’

Helen Pidd North of England editor

09, Apr, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Dismay at NHS England plan to slow north-west's Covid vaccine supply
Leaders in region say plan to cut supply by a third next month is ‘utterly inexcusable’

Josh Halliday, Helen Pidd , Anna Fazackerley and Maya Wolfe-Robinson

28, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stay away from Lake District despite easing of lockdown, police say
Public urged to ‘take long hard look at your conscience’ after PM relaxes travel rules in England

Helen Pidd North of England editor

11, May, 2020 @11:46 AM

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Key Lib Dems warned party not to back December election
Former party leaders Vince Cable and Tim Farron among those who raised fears about breaking opposition ranks

Michael Savage

14, Dec, 2019 @4:15 PM

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Government under fire for approval of new coalmine in Cumbria
Decision coincides with net-zero emissions review and is branded ‘backwards step’

Helen Pidd North of England editor

03, Nov, 2019 @12:36 PM

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Defra ordered urgent study on no-deal food supplies in August
Lib Dems say disclosure contradicts ministers’ assurances about food security

Ben Quinn

02, Sep, 2019 @5:18 PM

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The Guardian view on the Lib Dem leadership contest: it’s not just about Brexit | Editorial
Editorial: Ed Davey and Jo Swinson are fighting a more polite leadership contest than the Conservatives. But they need to talk about vision too


11, Jul, 2019 @5:34 PM

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