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Rugby star Mark Wilson wants to make Cumbria proud

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 6:50am
FORMER Kendal schoolboy Mark Wilson is living the dream – named as England’s player-of-the-series in last autumn’s Quilter international series.

Winner of the Gazette 2019 calendar photograph for November contest revealed

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 6:47am
THE winner of the competition among Facebook Camera Club members to have their photograph in next year's Westmorland Gazette calendar is Geoff Beattie.

POSITIVE PARENTING: the new year is a good time to make positive changes in your family life

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 5:10pm
THE start of any new year offers an opportunity to make positive changes, this applies to aspects of family life too. Going back to basics and remembering what is important can help you make positive changes:

New classes will recreate the atmosphere of 1950s and 1960s dance halls

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 4:47pm
A NEW class which aims to re-create the atmosphere of dance halls in the 1950s and 1960s will begin next week.

Court hears 'tipsy' learner driver took unlocked car and drove it into house

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 4:22pm
A 19-YEAR-OLD provisional driver from Bentham took a car without its owner's consent and drove it into a house, causing thousands of pounds of damage, Skipton Magistrates Court heard.

Luxury Observation carriage finally arrives at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 3:53pm
A NEW luxury Observation carriage which has been built for a 'much-loved' Railway in Cumbria has finally arrived.

School opens new nursery venture

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 2:25pm
FLOOKBURGH CE Primary School has extended its opening time to offer 30 hours of nursery provision.

A6 service station sold to expanding national group operator

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 2:23pm
A SERVICE station on the A6 has been sold to an expanding national group operator.

First rescue of 2019 for Mountain Rescue Team

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 2:00pm
A SOUTH Lakes Mountain Rescue Team carried out their first rescue of 2019 at the weekend after helping to rescue an injured mountain biker.

You can now report water leaks via mobile app

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 1:51pm
People can now report water leaks at the touch of a button after United Utilities added a new feature to its customer app.

Legal firm celebrates a stellar year

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:52pm
STAFF at Cumbria law firm Baines Wilson have been celebrating after one of its most successful years.

Traffic chaos in Kendal area following M6 road traffic collision

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:32pm
THERE are severe traffic problems in the Kendal area following a serious incident on the M6 close to the town.

Iconic vessel is back on the lake

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:37am
Windermere Lake Cruises’ most iconic vessel has been returned to the water, after a thorough planned inspection.

LETTER: The plans look set to decimate the arboreal landscape along the river-facing section of Aynam Road

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:48am
AS ONE of Kendal’s town and district councillors and specifically as the representative for Aynam Road and many of the surrounding residential areas, I, like many others, read the Environment Agency’s plans for flood defences in Kendal with concern.

Dascham appeal following fatal Kendal collision

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 9:42am
POLICE have named the 81-year-old woman who died yesterday (Jan 6) after being hit by a car in Kendal.

On-street parking plans for Cumbria's streets hit the buffers

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:54am
COUNCILLORS are set to come down on the side of drivers and snub the chance to introduce on-street parking charges - despite the possibility of raising around £700,000 a year if payment was brought in.

The Inside Line: Kendal Captain gives his views on why the Hornets lost the derby

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:50am
KENDAL RUGBY Club's 1st XV suffered a tragic loss in their first match of the new year against Lancashire’s Vale of Lune. With only a few points separating the two teams this was a crucial game for both sides.

Sports writer Richard Edmondson's view of Kendal Town's latest match against Mossley

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:44am
Kendal Town’s players continued to give everything, despite losing 1-0 to Mossley at the weekend.

One lane of A66 closed on both carriageways following traffic incident

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:22am
One lane of the A66 is closed on both sides of the carriageway due to a traffic incident after a lorry was in collision with the central barrier.

Gardens firm staff head to High Atlas Mountains to scale 4,167m peak for charity

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 6:52am
A GARDENING and landscaping company will be celebrating its Christmas party next month - with an African twist.