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Police arrest man who barricaded himself and a woman in Barrow hotel room

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:51pm
A MAN has been arrested by police after he barricaded himself and a woman inside a Barrow hotel room.

MP backs mission to clean up north west beaches

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:46pm
A CAMPAIGN to clean up South Lakeland's beaches has been launched, marking the creation of the first group dedicated to the cause in the region.

Windermere tour operator unveils expansion plans across the north

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:31pm
ONE of the Lake District’s longest-running tourism operators has unveiled plans to expand.

Robbers punch woman and escape with keys to jewellers in 'terrifying ordeal'

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:22pm
ROBBERS made off with keys to a jewellers after forcing their way into a woman's home last night (Thursday).

LETTER: Postpone work at the former New Road car park until after the May district council elections

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:20pm
A LOT of decisions have been made by the Lib Dem-controlled South Lakeland District Council recently. A lot of controversial decisions. No more controversial than New Road at Kendal.

Ambleside photographer nominated for national climate change award at Parliament

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:02pm
A LAKE District photographer has been nominated for an award at Parliament for taking action to protect the planet from climate change.

Burglar gets suspended sentence for raid on Kendal scrap metal dealership

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 12:43pm
A BURGLAR who broke into a Kendal scrap metal dealership and stole £3,000 worth of property has been sentenced by a judge.

Kendal winter shelter closes its doors after extended opening

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 12:33pm
A SHELTER offering hot meals and beds to the homeless over the winter closed its doors on Saturday (March 3).

REVIEW: one of UK's best loved pianists enthrals audience with memorable performance

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 12:30pm
Haffner Orchestra and Martin Roscoe, Great Hall, Lancaster University

PROPERTY: Number of house-hunters soared in January 2018

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 12:01pm
THE number of people looking for new homes soared by 37 per cent in January, says the professional body for estate agents.

South Lakes nature reserve staff left 'dismayed and shocked' by act of vandalism

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 11:33am
STAFF at a South Lakeland nature reserve have been left 'dismayed and shocked' after vandals attacked a sign worth almost £1,000.

Carnforth library to stay open longer from July 2018

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:54am
LONGER opening hours for Carnforth library got the stamp of approval from Lancashire County Council's Cabinet.

Popular floating stage is back and bigger than ever for blues festival

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:37am
BACK by popular demand, the Blues Cruise will be taking to the waters as part of this year's Bowness Bay Blues festival.

At risk meals on wheels service saved thanks to Burneside bakery

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:15am
AN under threat community service that provides hot meals to elderly and housebound South Lakes residents has been saved thanks to a family run bakery.

Kendal runner climbs all Wainwright fells in under four months

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 9:10am
A KENDAL man has reached the summits of all 214 Wainwright Fells in under four months.

A6 closed at Shap following lorry collision

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 9:06am
CUMBRIA Police are currently dealing with an RTC on the A6 at Shap summit, near to the quarry.

Dalton school praised in Ofsted report

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 8:46am
A TECH savvy primary school in Dalton has been praised for providing a 'harmonious learning community' for its pupils.

Victory for Addison at Cunswick Scar

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 8:45am
AFTER successive second-placed finishes, Helm Hill runner Tom Addison took his first Kendal Winter League victory of the season at Cunswick Scar on Sunday.

LETTER: What a sight in the layby

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 7:53am
I elected on Saturday, February 24, to watch Steam Locomotive 45699 Galatea head North through the Lune Gorge from Jeffreys Mount lay-by.

WALK: energetic climb and a small mountain lake that's a 'must see' for visitors

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 7:36am
THIS walk starts with an energetic climb from Elterwater that is rewarded by brilliant views over Little Langdale, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. A highlight of the route is a circuit of Blea Tarn. This small mountain lake is a 'must see' for any visitor to the area. Its backdrop of famous fells, including the Langdale Pikes, make it a dream for photographers.