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New shopfront approved for Kendal newsagents, despite concerns

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 3:00pm
A NEW shopfront planned for a Kendal newsagents has been approved by South Lakeland District Council, despite concerns.

Tattoo artist can 'ink in' plans for new Milnthorpe studio

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 2:14pm
TATTOO artist John Luke Sayer can 'ink in' his plans for a new studio on Milnthorpe's Main Street after approval from South Lakeland District Council.

District council is 'punching above its weight'

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 2:09pm
CRAVEN District Council is a high-achieving, successful council, with good quality services and is punching above its weight, according to a review carried out by senior officers from other councils.

Hard Knott Pass closed due to icy conditions

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 12:04pm
Hardknott Pass is closed both ways due to a stranded vehicle and ice between Cockley Beck and Boot.

Windermere Lake Cruises staff give helping hand to good causes

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 11:55am
STAFF at a South Lakeland tourist attraction are hoping small actions will make a big difference as they transform used uniforms into charitable donations.

BOOK REVIEW: Memorable characters in the first of the Poldark series

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 8:47am
Ross Poldark by Winston Graham (Pan)

Lake District remains one of the most desirable places to buy a holiday home

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 8:07am
NEW research by a holiday home insurance company has revealed that Cumbria and the Lake District is the fourth most popular place in the UK to buy a holiday home.

POSITIVE PARENTING: Helping your toddler adjust to a new baby

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 7:50pm
A new baby in the home changes the dynamics of family life.

Actor Natasha brings childhood favourite to life in stage version of much loved children’s novel

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 7:44pm
MARY Lennox, the heroine of The Secret Garden, the classic children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is described as "Mary, Mary, quite contrary," and as "a self-absorbed child who gave her entire thought to herself," writes DAVID WARD.

Players festive fable is in true panto style

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 5:59pm
THE Pied Piper of Hamelin is Silverdale Players' festive fable running at The Gaskell Hall, Silverdale, from Wednesday-Saturday, December 6-9 (7.30pm).

Man dies in A6 crash between Land Rover and Volkswagen

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 5:20pm
A MAN has died following a traffic collision at Burton-in-Kendal.

Campaign launched to make improvements to Windermere playground

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 3:05pm
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds to invest in a popular playground and park in Windermere.

Chinese delegation visits Kendal to strengthen cross cultural trade and tourism

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 2:49pm
DELEGATES from the Chinese district of Nanshan have paid a visit to Kendal.

Create your very own Christmas show-stoppers with these festive recipes from Booths

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 2:09pm
The Christmas season is upon us and this year Booths is on hand with some of its most sumptuous recipes to help see you through the festivities. At the heart of the each dish is a passion for sourcing the finest locally sourced ingredients so you can shop fresh and shop locally.

Shadow Tales mixes action, theatre, puppetry and storytelling

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 12:39pm
AS PART of its tour of major theatres across Cumbria, Prism Arts Studio Theatre brings its latest production, Shadow Tales, to Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre on Thursday, December 7 (1.30pm). Prism is an integrated group where adults with learning disabilities and professional artists work in partnership, creating new original productions. A mix of live action, shadow theatre, puppetry and storytelling, Shadow Tales follows the story of Charles, who when he was five years old moved back to England from India to avoid conflict. Ten years later, with just a letter from his mother, Charles returns to India and with the help of people he meets on the way, he discovers his story. Box office 01539-725133.

Missing man could be in Cumbria

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 12:09pm
A MISSING Lancaster man could be in Cumbria, police have said.

Eden District Council is mourning the loss of a leading Conservative councillor

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 11:36am
EDEN District Council is mourning the loss of Cllr Sheila Orchard (Conservative/Hartside), who passed away on Friday, after a long illness, aged 66.

Volunteers plant 4,000 saplings in Lake District spot loved by Beatrix Potter

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:02am
VOLUNTEERS celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National Trust Working Holiday programme and marked National Tree Week with a tree planting project in the Lake District.