The Westmorland Gazette /news/
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A MAN found in possession of a knuckleduster and a knife in a Kendal park has been sent to prison.
MORE THAN 25 weapons have been handed over to police by members of the public so far during a fortnight-long surrender period.
HAVING spent the larger part of this year attending hospitals in Kendal, Barrow and Newcastle one would wonder why there is no level playing field in the services provided by NHS England.
DRAFT minutes from Burneside Parish Council's last meeting have not shed any light on why seven councillors chose to simultaneously resign.
HEAVY rain with a risk of disruption is expected across Cumbria and North Lancashire on Wednesday.
A SPECIAL week of events to celebrate friendships between different faiths took place in Kendal during Interfaith Week 2017.
LANCASHIRE Day is to be marked in Carnforth with a brief event on Monday, November 27.
A POPULAR Kendal restaurant has been destroyed by a fire that took hold of the building yesterday (Sunday).
KENDAL RUFC inflicted Workington's heaviest ever defeat when they won 99-0 at The Ellis on Saturday in the first round of the Cumbria Cup.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the A65 near Austwick to contact them. Police say that at approximately 10.45am on Saturday, a small silver coloured Nissan Micra hatchback was travelling on the A65 from Settle in the direction of Ingleton, when it left the road and collided with a tree near Austwick. The passenger in the vehicle, an 89-year-old woman from Morley in Leeds, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, an 87-year-old woman from Morley in Leeds, sustained serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Preston Hospital where she later died from her injuries. Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision, or anyone who saw the car travelling along the A65 prior to the collision to contact them, to help them establish the circumstances around the incident.
A MANAGER at GlaxoSmithKline in Ulverston has received a prestigious ‘man of the year’ award from Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), a national campaign for gender balance in science, engineering and technology.
RECORD call-outs are stretching the Lake District’s mountain rescue teams to breaking point and putting lives at risk.
A CHRISTMAS tree fundraiser has been launched by Kendal's Dean Gibson Catholic Primary School.
A LAST gasp Martin Grundy header earned Kendal Town a point at Ossett Albion on Saturday.
RNLI volunteers were called into action on Sunday morning to rescue a group who had become stranded on Foulney Island as the tide came in.
Kendal Town's new under-17 development team were defeated 2-1 by Workington Under 18’s in a friendly encounter at The ST & B Accountants Stadium on Wednesday night.
A CENTURY-OLD beech wood in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) is to be given the chop under plans by Natural England.
A TRAILER for the forthcoming Peter Rabbit movie has outraged some fans of Beatrix Potter's classic children's tales.
HE BECAME famous for getting ordinary members of the public to bare all in front of the TV cameras, writes JOHN ANSON.
PROPERTIES being left dirty or messy is the top reason why renters don't get their deposit back, according to a survey of letting agents.