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Readers to the Rescue campaign vehicle is bought

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 9:12am
KENDAL’S mountain rescue team has taken delivery of its brand new vehicle, funded by the generosity of The Westmorland Gazette’s readers.

Executive File: Steve Howard, Business Doctor Lakes and Dales

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 9:12am
Name: Steve Howard

Kirkby Lonsdale butcher is named Supreme BBQ Champion

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 9:03am
A SOUTH Lakeland butcher has picked up a national award for his speciality meats.

Windermere marathon runners remember Matt Campbell

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 8:52am
ALMOST 1000 runners completed a marathon around England’s longest lake for the 12th ASICS Windermere Marathon on Sunday.

Hundreds of pounds donated to Kendal boxing club

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 8:49am
THE Freemasons of Cumberland and Westmorland have made a donation of £600 to the Kendal Amateur Boxing Club.

Kendal residents vote against return to free parking on New Road

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 8:04am
KENDAL residents have decided that they do not want South Lakeland District Council to amend a by-law which would allow free parking back on New Road's Common Land.

WALK: pleasant ramble that steps back in time

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 7:46am
Shap Abbey

Kirkby Lonsdale friends dress up for Royal wedding tea party

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 7:01am
DANIELLE Owen-Jones, who runs Kirkby Lonsdale PR agency Bloomin' Creative, arranged a Royal wedding-themed tea party on Saturday.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Kendal Model Engineering Society display in 1961

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 6:50am
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.

PROPERTY: Grandy Barn, Kentmere, sells at auction in seven lots

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 6:01am
TRADITIONAL Kentmere farmhouse Grandy Barn, its buildings and almost 22 acres of meadow and pasture land have been sold at auction.

PROPERTY: Buy-to-let mortgage figures "plunged" in March 2018

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 6:01am
BUY-to-let lending for house purchases plunged by a fifth in March 2018 compared with a year earlier, figures from a trade association show.

Car fire closes one lane of A590

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:51pm
A CAR fire on the A590 has seen one lane closed after fire crews worked to battle the flames.

Kendal hair stylist praises Meghan Markle's wedding day look

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:01pm
KENDAL hair stylist Kerry Colman has praised Royal bride Meghan Markle's wedding day look.

Holiday site at Hale plans 20 lodges to replace touring pitches

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:01pm
A FAMILY-owned holiday site at Hale hopes to replace 20 touring caravan pitches with 20 timber lodges.

Kendal burglary sparks police investigation

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 4:41pm
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in Kendal on May 22.   This occurred at approximately 4am at a property on Langdale Crescent.   Officers are appealing for witnesses that may have seen a male in his 20s fleeing from the area.    Anyone with any information is asked to email or call 101 and ask to speak an officer in Kendal CID, quoting incident number 32 of the 22nd May. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.     

Calls grow for Northern to be stripped of franchise

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 2:11pm
CALLS to strip Northern from operating the Lakes and Furness Lines have received widespread support.

PROPERTY: Lancastrian Estates wins gold at British Property Awards

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 2:01pm
LANCASTRIAN Estates has been hailed the best estate agent in Kendal at the British Property Awards 2018.

Kendal Calling drug dealer begins jail term

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 1:00pm
A DRUG dealer who was found with more than £10,000 cash and class A substances at Kendal Calling has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Money makes a fortune at Crooklands company's first specialist auction

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 12:49pm
A SALE of mostly modern silver and gold coins from around the world along with bank notes and bars made £78,000 at 1818 Auctioneers first specialist sale.