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Brexit Party comes out on top across North West

5 hours 49 min ago
THE Brexit Party came out on top as voters in the North West had their say in the European election.

Brexit Party and Lib Dems deliver Euro election 'kicking' to larger rivals

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 11:41pm
Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course for victory in the European elections as the Tories and Labour suffered a backlash from voters.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Daffodils at Waterhead

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 5:59pm
TAKEN by Joseph Hardman, this image shows a woman and child enjoying the daffodils at Waterhead. You can see lots more images of this and other areas on our website www.lakelandmuseum.org.uk

NOSTALGIA: Celebrating the lives of ‘worthy’ women

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 5:43pm
Historian Arthur R. Nicholls examines the lives of more Kendal 'Worthies'.

Tories and Labour braced for Europe poll backlash

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 3:06pm
Both the Conservatives and Labour are braced for a backlash from voters over Brexit as the results of the European elections are announced.

Farewell to hill farmer who led life of quiet but unstinting faith

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 3:00pm
THE huge esteem with which a quiet South Cumbrian hill farmer was held was shown by the fact that more than 200 people attended his funeral at the Kendal church where he was a much loved stalwart.

No one really wants to debate, they just want to tell you why they're right

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 2:27pm
NO ONE ever won an argument on Facebook. Online debate is dehumanising - it's not natural communication: your brain tells you you're not arguing with a person, so the aim is not to put forward a reasonable argument, but destroy the person you're 'debating' with. A question leads to an angry response, and before long, you've got a flame war on your hands. Everyone's fuming, and no one has changed their opinion on anything, they’re just more convinced that you're an idiot.

Rod Stewart: still wearing it well and back on tour

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 2:09pm
PICKING up the call from Palm Beach to be put through to Rod Stewart, there’s no mistaking the gravely tones of a musical icon who’s been honoured the world over, writes JOHN ANSON.

100th birthday for decorated soldier

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 12:40pm
A FORMER soldier who was involved in the mission of securing Pegasus Bridge in 1944 has celebrated his 100th birthday.

Reclusive pioneers of electronic music

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 12:38pm
Trans-Europe Express by Kraftwerk, released on Capitol/EMI records in 1977, value £40

Lake District chef makes Craft Guild semi-finals

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 12:00pm
DANIEL McGeorge, head chef at Ambleside’s Rothay Manor Hotel, has cooked his way to the semi-finals of the 2019 Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year competition in June.

Orchestra players excel themselves but concert hall has many empty seats

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 11:31am
THE Westmorland Orchestra’s latest concert got off to a fine start as the whole orchestra launched into Schubert’s tuneful sixth symphony, writes CLIVE WALKLEY.

Picture special: Crowds turn out for Cartmel opener

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 10:54am
THE rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the racegoers as Cartmel's season got underway on Saturday.

Lake District B&B attracts guests from 59 countries

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 8:01am
FROM Australia to Brazil, India to Japan, a Lake District B&B has welcomed guests from 60 countries since opening four years ago.

NOSTALGIA: The houses were poor but always clean

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 7:34am
Kendal Oral History Group aims to compile a picture of earlier times through the recorded memories of the area’s older residents. Doris Sharpe was born in 1929 and interviewed in 1999.

LETTER: Who actually like chargrilled food?

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 7:33am
AM I the only person in the whole of the UK who is wholeheartedly cheesed off when offered (frequently) chargrilled (burnt) food?

Education Secretary calls for an end to 'low value' degrees

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 5:00am
Thousands of students are being let down by universities providing poor value degrees, the Education Secretary has warned.

Don't get caught out buying fakes

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 5:00am
Bargain-hunters looking forward to bank holiday markets and car boot sales have been warned to avoid fake or shoddy goods that could be harmful or leave them out of pocket.

Man dies following crash on A590

Sun, 26/05/2019 - 4:25am
A MAN has lost his fight for life after a crash on the A590 near Greenodd.

Winning National Lottery numbers

Sat, 25/05/2019 - 8:54pm
Tonight's National Lottery Lotto winning numbers are: 05, 09, 26, 35, 43, 54

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