The South Lakes is, apparently, a key marginal in the fight for the next General Election. It's a tense battle between the Conservatives and LibDems and one the Tories need to win to be sure of a majority in the Commons.
This means we'll be seeing some of the Westminster heavy hitters campaigning in the area.
The story was front page news on last week's Westmorland Gazette, so I produced a series of ideas for the cartoon. You can see these below, along with the one that made it. Note the changes to the final cartoon - partly for legal reasons but mostly because it made the joke stronger.