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Case to be made for A590 economic corridor

[T]he case for a thriving A590 economic corridor that supports existing businesses, and attracts more, by ironing out traffic bottlenecks and creating new start-up units, is to receive a national hearing this week.

Andrew Jones MP, the Conservative Party’s Vice Chair for Business Engagement, will be visiting the J36 Rural Auction Centre on Thursday 5 April where he will meet councillor James Airey, the Conservative group leader on Cumbria County Council, to hear more about the case for an economic-artery for South Lakes stretching from the M6 to Furness.

Mr Jones and councillor Airey will be joining John Geldard, L&K Group Director, at the J36 Rural Auction Centre, where they will also be visiting local businesses based on the site.

James Airey

Councillor James Airey, said: “Local businesses in our area need to be supported to create more jobs and prosperity for young people and families in South Lakeland.

“Creating an A590 economic corridor would support existing businesses and help attract new ones. I’m pleased that Andrew Jones has agreed to visit us in his capacity as Conservative Vice Chair for Business Engagement, to learn more about how resolving traffic bottlenecks and creating more start-up units along the A590 can help bring more jobs and prosperity to our area.”

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