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Rugby Club backs Gazette's Give Them A Break campaign

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 12:20pm
The Westmorland Gazette’s Give Them A Break campaign aims to raise £20,000 to give carers a break and this week it received the backing of Kendal Rugby Club, as CELIA POWELL finds out...

Grasmere surgery looks set to close in new year

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 12:01pm
A LAKE District village's GP surgery looks set to close in the new year.

Kendal's Tenterfield earns property award for Russell Armer Homes

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 12:01pm
THE careful conversion of Kendal's former nurses' home has earned an award for developer Russell Armer Homes.

Lakes pupils scoop writing awards

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 11:59am
CUMBRIAN pupils have won the three top prizes in the secondary school category in the 2018 national Alfred Huberman Writing Awards.

Appeal for missing teenager

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 11:50am
Police are concerned for the welfare of 15-year old teenager who has been missing since October 4.

‘Self-care is crucial for carers’

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 10:40am
A WIFE from Kendal who looks after her husband with dementia is backing the campaign.

LETTER: Tables and chairs must not obstruct pavements

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 9:57am
I REFER to Windermere Civic Society’s concerns about the proliferation of tables and chairs obstructing pavements (Gazette, September 6, 'Cafe question').

Support for teens 'critical' says MP

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 8:47am
A CONCERNED parent says a lack of services to help young people tackle eating disorders in Cumbria is an ‘absolute scandal’.

Accident on the A590

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 8:28am
AN accident has happened on the A590 this morning.

Petrol station worker springs into action after car crosses central barrier on A591

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 8:01am
A PETROL station worker sprung into action when a pensioner crashed through cones and drove down the wrong way of a dual-carriageway.


Fri, 05/10/2018 - 7:20am
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.

Westmorland Gazette shortlisted for North West Weekly Newspaper of the Year award

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 7:03am
THE Westmorland Gazette has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2018 02 Media Awards North West.

Road workers discover ancient remains in Appleby

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 6:56pm
Road workers resurfacing a major road in Appleby unearthed the remains of a Romanic burial ground and road on Tuesday.

Horse riders to help raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 6:01pm
A FULLY marshalled, largely off-road pleasure ride for owners of horses and ponies is to take place on Sunday, October, 14, from Westmorland County Showground to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Beautiful voice, captivating lyrics and mesmerising guitar playing

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 5:32pm
ULVERSTON Live is back in the spotlight next week with a gig by highly regarded guitarist and singer Reg Meuross.

190 possible job losses announced at GSK at Ulverston

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 5:05pm
ONE of Ulverston biggest employers, GlaxoSmithKline, has announced more than half its workforce could lose their jobs.

Popular horse show keeps on growing

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 4:25pm
COMPETITORS were out in force at Cartmel Racecourse for the annual Witherslack Horse Show.

LETTER: People must be given a vote on any Brexit deal

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 4:20pm
AS PART of the Cumbria People's Vote Group, I took part in a survey of local people at the Birdcage in Kendal on Saturday, September 22. We asked simple questions, such as is Brexit going well? Will it be good for jobs, the NHS, Kendal and, finally, should there be a People's Vote on the final deal?

Two Cumbrian pubs named in Good Pub Guide

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 2:11pm
TWO top Cumbrian pubs have been named in this year's 2019 Good Pub Guide.