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PROPERTY: top ten tips for first-time house buyers

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 7:00am
AUTUMN is traditionally a time of year when the property market starts to get going again after the summer holiday lull.

PROPERTY: Smart home technology is here to say, suggests survey

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 6:00am
OLDER folks are the biggest users of smart home technology, a poll suggests.

LETTER: Tourism firms must do more to help those with restricted personal mobility

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 5:03am
IT’S about time that those responsible for taking planning decisions in the Lake District began to pay more attention to the needs of people with restricted personal mobility.

PROPERTY: Time to cut the apron-strings of rent-free kids, says Hillarys

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 6:00pm
THREE-quarters of young people still at home with Mum and Dad are living rent-free, according to a new survey.

Multiple burglaries in Kirkby Stephen

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:54pm
POLICE are investigating several burglaries that occurred in the area of Hobson Lane and St Lukes Road in Kirkby Stephen.

‘Plastic’ roads trial paves way for greener resurfacing

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:51pm
Cumbria County Council is introducing ‘plastic’ roads around the county after successfully trialling a new product that replaces some of the bitumen with recycled waste as part of the asphalt mix for resurfacing schemes.

Graduate Kendal apprentices celebrate course completion

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:19pm
GRADUATES are celebrating having completed engineering apprenticeships at Kendal's Gilkes.

More than half a million earmarked to turn Fell Foot Park into 'flagship destination'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:08pm
MORE than half a million pounds has been earmarked to help turn a much-loved Lake District park into a 'flagship destination'.

Heavy rain forecast for weekend

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:01pm
HEAVY persistent rain, accompanied by strong winds, is forecast for the region overnight on Saturday and throughout Sunday.

Lakes hoteliers see boost in visitor numbers

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 3:59pm
LAKES hoteliers have been enjoying a boost in visitor numbers, reflecting national record inbound tourism figures for the UK.

Town loses its oldest resident with the death of Martin Edward Ashburner

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 3:58pm
WITH the death, aged 96, of Martin Edward Ashburner, Milnthorpe has lost its oldest native-born inhabitant whose life linked both World Wars.

Lorry driver who injured two motorists in A66 crash receives suspended prison term

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 3:47pm
A MAN whose dangerous driving on the A66 left two motorists seriously hurt has been spared immediate prison.

LETTER: Windermere Ferry payment system is ill-conceived

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 3:39pm
YOUR correspondent Trevor Pollard ( Letters September 14, 'New system will remain') actually reinforces my point.