Subscribe to Westmorland Gazette feed Westmorland Gazette
The Westmorland Gazette /news/
Updated: 1 min 1 sec ago

Don't miss murder mystery cruise and golf day at Windermere for Rosemere cancer charity

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 5:01pm
A MURDER mystery cruise is to set sail on Windermere on Friday, July 14 to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Time-travelling Freemasons celebrate 300th birthday

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 4:45pm
'TIME-travelling' Freemasons celebrated 300 years of brotherhood by recreating an 18th century lodge meeting.

Sir Tom and Charlotte share top billing at Cartmel

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 3:24pm
SIR Tom was not the only Jones to prove a headline act at Cartmel at the weekend.

Windermere Marina Village reports boom in mooring occupancy rates

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 2:42pm
WINDERMERE Marina Village has seen a five per cent year on year increase in mooring occupancy rates.

Missing Allithwaite man found safe

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 2:28pm
Robert Hodgson, 41, who had been reported as missing, has been located safe this morning.

Volunteers help police in poaching crackdown

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 2:22pm
Officers joined volunteers from the South Lakes Deer Management Group on Friday night (June 30th) to target poaching hot spots and conduct vehicle spot checks as part of Operation Samurai.

Elijah promises to be one of the choral performances of the year

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 1:34pm
GREAT tunes, big choruses, melting solos and marvellous orchestral sounds blend brilliantly in what promises to be one of the choral performances of the year on Saturday (July 8).

Top job for the fit and fearless

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 1:12pm
If you’re a fan of roaming the Lake District’s unique and sometimes testing fells in all weathers then this could be the job for you.

Colourful Dales and Lakes characters to star in new More 4 show

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 12:00pm
THE everyday lives of shopkeepers, farmers, castle owners and an expert upholsterer have been captured on camera for a major new TV series about the Lake District and the Dales.

Ambleside man dies in river while drunk

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 11:01am
A 'LOVEABLE rogue' who had lived around Ambleside for 20 years died when he fell into the Rothay River while he was drunk, an inquest heard.

Ambleside Rushbearing takes step back in time

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 10:54am
BRIGHT sunshine provided the perfect setting for Ambleside Rushbearing last Saturday as the village’s historic and hallowed tradition of carrying flower-decorated rushes round the streets delighted onlookers.

Highly-regarded Ambleside firefighter died an alcohol-related death, coroner finds

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 10:32am
AN Ambleside man who became the first Polish national to join Cumbria Fire Service in 2003 died from an alcohol-related death, an inquest heard.

Kendal's bid for points beaten by rain at Morecambe

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 10:22am
KENDAL Cricket Club's bid to move clear of the foot of the Northern Premier League was handed a blow as rain brought an early end to their match at Morecambe.

Netherfield book Finals Day spot after wins over Lancaster and Morecambe

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 9:51am
NETHERFIELD Cricket Club progressed to the Twenty-20 Finals Day at Penrith after two comfortable victories at Parkside Road.

PROPERTY: Harding family are the first to move in at Ash Tree Park, Kendal

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 7:00am
TEACHERS Sarah and Luke Harding were the first family to unpack at Ash Tree Park, Story Homes' second development in Kendal, thanks to the Government's Help to Buy scheme.

Man who wound up landmark Lake District clock steps down after 27 years

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 6:30am
A MAN who has wound up a Lake District town's landmark clock every week for the past 27 years has decided to call time on the job.

Street Choirs Festival brings hundreds of singers to Kendal

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 6:25am
KENDAL was in good tune over the weekend as some 900 choristers from 40 different groups gathered en masse to sing.

LETTER: There was plenty of free parking in France - why can't we do that?

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 6:06am
I have just returned from a holiday in a region of France that is primarily rural but also heavily reliant on tourism - does that sound familiar?

LETTER: Praise for Furness General Hospital

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 6:00am
THERE are so many negative reports about poor care in our hospitals. I would like to re-dress this through our experience.