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More than 100 knives surrendered to police

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 1:55pm
CUMBRIA Police received 135 knives from members of the public during a week-long surrender period.

Ambleside barn could be transformed into rest stop and cafe for walkers

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 1:05pm
A SOUTH Lakeland barn could become a rest stop for walkers if plans submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) are given the go ahead.

Gazette parent company Newsquest set to buy CN Group

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 12:18pm
THE Westmorland Gazette's owners is set to buy a family-owned publisher which runs daily and weekly newspapers in Cumbria.

Ice cream parlour planned for former Ulverston lighting shop

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 12:01pm
AN ICE cream parlour is on the cards for a former lighting shop at 5 Theatre Street, Ulverston.

One in five people waiting at least four hours to see a doctor in Morecambe Bay hospitals

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 11:57am
MORECAMBE Bay hospitals missed their A&E wait target in January, with one in five people waiting at least four hours to see a doctor.

New Road protest camp destroyed by fire

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 11:26am
NEW Road common land protestor Jeff Hayton returned to the controversial spot in Kendal on Tuesday.

Marketing Matters: Back to basics

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 11:10am
Marketing Matters

'Fantasy and ridiculous': Underley Hall owner denies historic abuse allegations

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 9:28am
A FORMER South Cumbria boarding school owner told police historical allegations of his physical abuse of pupils were "fantasy and ridiculous", a jury has heard.

Missing Oldham man could be in Lancashire

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 9:13am
A MISSING Oldham man last seen more than a week ago could be in Lancashire. 

Tiny Carnforth pub with huge amounts of community spirit gears up to re-open

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 9:03am
A TINY pub situated at Carnforth railway station is gearing up for its grand reopening after five months of refurbishment work.

Several hundred pounds worth of damage caused to car in Kendal

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 8:35am
SEVERAL hundred pounds worth of damage has been caused to a car parked in Kendal.

Locked bike stolen from outside Kendal library

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 8:29am
A BIKE has been stolen from the railings outside of Kendal library.

New organisers for Lake District road races

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 8:23am
A SERIES of road races in the Great Langdale Valley have been taken over by new organisers.

106 new homes for Endmoor plan to be decided today

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 7:07am
PLANS which could see a village's housing stock increase by 42 per cent are being recommended for approval.

PROPERTY: Clean-up under way on Ambleside estate

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 7:01am
WORK is under way to give a housing estate in Ambleside "a much-needed clean-up", say Liberal Democrat councillors.

Hospitals won’t close pledges health boss

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 6:58am
A LEADING health chief has pledged no hospitals will close but warned services could change as funding continues to squeeze the NHS.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Skiers park on Kirkstone Pass to take advantage of snow-covered slopes in 1968

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 6:10am
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.


Thu, 22/02/2018 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

China forum wants more businesses

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 7:02pm
A GROUP of 10 Lake District businesses which have been working together to attract more Chinese visitors is seeking to extend its membership across Cumbria.

Empty Flookburgh butchers shop could be converted into house

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 6:01pm
AN EMPTY Flookburgh butchers shop could be converted to a house if plans are approved by South Lakeland District Council.