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MARY Berry, renowned as the queen of British baking, has revealed her recipe for a happy home in her new book - Mary's Household Tips & Tricks.
EIGHT women have gained their yoga teaching qualification thanks to Kendal's Deyna Hirst.
RURAL touring favourites, Lempen Puppet Theatre, return to Eden performing Cardboard Carnival at Dufton Village Hall on Saturday, October 28 (6.30pm) and Shap Memorial Hall on Sunday, October 29 (4pm).
Forever Changes by Love recorded in 1967 and released on Elektra Records, value £200 mono orange label, £170 stereo orange label
TASTY pork pies baked at a Kirkby Lonsdale butchers' shop have made the upper crust at a competition.
A 51-YEAR-OLD woman was attended to by the Cave Rescue Organisation after falling near Clapham.
FAITH VIEWPOINT: it's not like sending an email off into cyberspace wondering if it will ever be read
PUSH the button! You must be joking, right? The online retailer Amazon suggested that I might like their new product. Looking into it, it's a small button you place near regular items you use in your house. For example, there's an Andrex button which you place by your loo roll and when you're about to run out you simply press the button and its places it on your online shopping list. I like technology, but that's just lazy! There are many emergency buttons you might like to hit in life's twists and turns. Our natural instinct as humans is to try and solve situations on our own, maybe even turning to Google.
ELECTRICITY North West has drafted in extra engineers and call centre agents in preparation for Storm Brian. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind for today (October 21) between 4am and midnight with anticipated gales of up to 55mph in Cumbria, Lancashire and along the coast. In response, Electricity North West has drafted in extra engineers and call centre agents to help keep power on, repair any potential damage caused by Storm Brian and help customers 24/7. Chris Fox, networks systems manager for Electricity North West, said: “Just this week we experienced the impact of severe weather on the power network with ex-hurricane Ophelia on Tuesday. “Our engineers worked incredibly hard to repair the damage and restore power to 25,000 customers as quickly as possible and we are again fully prepared for Storm Brian. “We are taking extra measures and we have extra engineers and call centre staff on standby and ready to act when required. “If customers do see any damage to our overhead power lines please stay away and report it to us on the free national power cut number, 105. “We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week if customers need any help or advice.”
A BRIDGE that has been closed for safety reasons has split a village in two and sparked criticism over why action has not be taken sooner.
A Day in Venice puts one of Cumbria's best known and highly rated painters back on the exhibition trail
ARTIST Phil Hobbs needs little introduction these days. One of Cumbria's best known and highly rated painters, the Old Courthouse Gallery, at Ambleside, is hosting an exhibition by the county's own Canaletto - A Day in Venice: a Watercolour Journey, running until Sunday, November 5. The exhibition includes a selection of Phil's exquisite paintings of Venice, all of which feature in his new book Venice: A Watercolour Journey.
NEWLY created gardens have sown seeds of change in a once-rundown part of Barrow-in-Furness, says a firm of landscape architects.
BARRATT Homes has been awarded a maximum five-star rating in the new Home Builders Federation customer satisfaction survey for 2017.
WHETHER you are renting for the first time or are an experienced tenant, renting a property can present challenges for the unprepared.
A RENOWNED British mountaineer has expressed regret over 'off the cuff' comments he made describing mountain rescue as 'sport'.
PLANTING for privacy needn’t mean creating an evergreen fortress, writes TOM ATTWOOD. Privacy is something most of us want, especially in our garden spaces and by using and selecting a range of plants this is entirely achievable.
AN expanded dairy in the Yorkshire Dales has been officially opened by the Duchess of Northumberland.
I’ve been set the challenge of making a meal for eight based on dishes from Thailand. What would chef serve as the main?
A LAKE District man who launched a "Going the Distance" campaign has raised thousands of pounds for a charity close to his heart after completing a series of testing challenges.
REVIEW: magnificent display of technical virtuosity, imaginative improvisations and impeccable musical style
Tim Kliphuis Trio, Kendal Town Hall
HALF term is a time for a break from school and nursery. The autumn half term falls when it is dark, cold, wet and windy and it is a time (if you are not working) for a few lazy days, providing you and your family with an opportunity to rest and recharge.