The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 49 min 44 sec ago
A DALES teenager has won a prestigious scholarship to pursue his dream of studying at Berklee College of Music in America.
A RETIREMENT developer is encouraging older people to become pen pals to help put an end to loneliness.
DANCE is one of the most expressive and seductive of all the art forms.
DOZENS of empty homes have been brought back into use across South Lakeland since 2015, according to new figures.
The C5046 at Witherslack will be temporarily closed to allow Openreach to carry out re-connection works tomorrow (February 18) between 9:30am - 3:30pm.
The best advice is to avoid travelling in extreme weather.
A section of the B6256 south of Black Horse Hill near Sedbergh will be temporarily closed for resurfacing workson Tuesday (February 19) for one day.
A PERSON had to be cut free from their car after a late-night crash in Appleby.
The M6 northbound exit slip road closed and there is very slow traffic due to a broken down vehicle at Junction 33 Lancaster South/Garstang.
Gallansay Lane Railway Bridge near Crosby Garrett will be temporarily closed for a railway bridge safety inspectionfrom 19th February for approximately a day.
A section of the C5077 at Cross Road, Gatebeck, near Kendal, will be temporary closed to allow T&K Gallagher to carry out connection works.
If Ann Wedgewood (Letters, January 31, 'Let them grow veg') cared to read the complaints raised by local residents and visitors to the Lake District National Park Authority about the retrospective planning application, she would discover that complaints were primarily concerned with the protection of the habitats of several resident and visiting species, including rare protected curlews, miner bees, pink footed geese, house martins, bats, owls and red squirrels etc that lived, foraged or visited
A BATTLING judo duo from Kendal made a long trip to the West Midlands last week, but it proved well worthwhile as they returned to Cumbria with hard earned medals.
THE digger arrived. The usual inhabitants of the field are sheep. Today there were no sheep, just a digger. What, I wondered, would happen next? Nothing for a while, the digger was waiting for a truck. When both were in place the job began. In part of the field, there is still plenty left for the sheep; the digger started to remove the grass and the top layer of soil and put it in the truck. This went on for a few days until that section of the field was clear and levelled off.
Breakfast in America by Supertramp, released on A&M Records 1979, value £80
HOPES that Cumbria could become a carbon neutral county by the year 2030 have been questioned by councillors.
A LAKE District inn has teamed up with a local farming couple to give their guests the opportunity to participate in the unusual pastime of duck herding.
A LAKE District pub and restaurant has won a coveted specialist award for its ‘Front of House Team’ at an annual industry awards ceremony.
ABBOT Hall Art Gallery has opened its revered doors to one of the most poignant exhibitions its probably ever held.
STEVE Harley is one of the most recognisable names in rock. With his band Cockney Rebel he had some of the biggest selling singles of the 1970s, particularly Make Me Smile (Come up and see me) which reached number one in 1975 in the UK and many European countries and is often voted among the top singles in chart history. Steve tours frequently with his Acoustic Trio, accompanied by his Cockney Rebel bandmates of long-standing, Barry Wickens on violin and guitar, and James Lascelles, piano and pe