The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 1 hour 53 min ago
A PERSON was flown to hospital after being hit by a lorry this morning.
Oh good, £2,000 of taxpayers' money has been allocated by a councillor towards "consultation" and "possible costs" of road lining work at the junction between Burneside Road and the cul-de-sac, Webb View (Gazette, November 22, 'Junction an accident waiting to happen').
A landscape partnership programme worth £3.5m will give the 'Westmorland Dales' area a kick start and raise its profile significantly.
SOUTH Lakes MP has today secured a meeting with the housing minister to discuss problems connected with 'excessive' second home ownership in South Lakeland.
A MAN wanted in connection with a robbery s being hunted by police.
THE Chelsea Pensioners have been able to sample the finest cheeses from Appleby Creamery who donated a generous portion of two of their finest products to the annual Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses.
CUMBRIA POLICE has released a statement in regards to the accident that happened this morning (December 10) on the A591.
TWO new Macmillan Cancer information and support service pods have been rolled out at Kendal and Barrow hospitals.
CUMBRIA POLICE has sent out an appeal after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man.
THE Prime Minister has called on the country to unite behind the Withdrawal Agreement she has agreed with the European Union.
NOT many people arrange for the happiest day of their life to take place at work, but that's just what Margaret Bebbington did.
RECENTLY you published a letter which appeared to deny the harmful effects of man-made greenhouse gases. Sadly, there is no escaping the extremely dangerous effects of these greenhouse gases.
CUMBRIA POLICE is appealing for information about a missing man.
FORTY-five new jobs could be created by steel door manufacturer Strongdor in Carnforth if expansion plans get the go-ahead.
ENTHUSIASTIC bakers across Cumbria are being asked to roll up their sleeves and ready their mixing bowls to take part in the first Barnardo’s Big Bake event.The event, which kicked off in November, sees people across the country baking - or buying – an array of sweet treats and selling them to raise money to help vulnerable children, young people and families who are supported by Barnardo’s, which runs 18 children’s centres across the county.“The Barnardo’s Big Bake is the perfect opportunity to get together with friends and family and enjoy some delicious treats, knowing that the money you’re raising will be used to support children facing some of today’s most urgent issues," said Barnardo’s Head of Fundraising Gemma Cornwell."Every cake that is crafted, bought or cobbled together will make a huge difference to the children and young people that we support across Cumbria. On behalf of those children, we would like to say a big thank you to everyone who takes part.” The children’s charity has launched a booklet designed to inspire budding bakers which features actor and Barnardo’s ambassador Fay Ripley. For a free copy, go to : https://www.barnardos.org.uk/campaigns/big-bake.
Kendal had an awful afternoon after they lost 5-1 to Widnes, in what was a crucial game for the team.
FOUR finalists for the Westmorland Gazette's 2020 Calendar competition have been chosen.
THE A591, Sedgwick, is closed both ways following an accident between a car and a lorry.
FORESTRY equipment including CCTV cameras, and a generator has been stolen from a site in Thirlmere.
To mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we are publishing a photograph from our archives on our website every day this year.