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Pupils flying high after winning North West drone design competition

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 5:00pm
TALENTED students at a South Lakes school are flying high after winning a competition to design a drone.

Police want to speak to man with Cumbrian connections in relation to murder investigation

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 4:04pm
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of 18-year-old Yusuf Sonko are appealing for a man from Toxteth to come forward as they believe he could have vital information in relation to the murder.

CCTV appeal in counterfeit notes investigation

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 3:44pm
POLICE are investigating an incident where a man has used counterfeit notes across Cumbria.

Singers raise more than £1,500 for charities during Kendal festival

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 3:35pm
MORE than £1,500 was raised at the Street Choirs Festival, which saw 40 choirs from all over the country gather in Kendal.

Council agrees to review controversial Windermere ferry ticket machines

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 3:10pm
THE way that people buy tickets to board the Windermere Ferry is to be reviewed.

Lakes farmers fed up with off road vehicles ripping up vital track

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 2:17pm
A HERDWICK sheep farming couple are considering relinquishing their National Trust tenancy because off road vehicles have ripped up a vital track making their job 'impossible.'

PROPERTY: Decluttering is good for the soul, says interior designer

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 2:12pm
A GOOD clear-out at home can be so therapeutic but what if the task is too daunting?

PROPERTY: Letting agents disappointed over proposed ban on fees

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 1:38pm
AN INDUSTRY body for letting agents has voiced its disappointment about a plan to ban charging letting fees to tenants.

Kendal block of flats is reviewed after Grenfell Tower fire

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 1:36pm
A RESIDENTIAL block of flats in Kendal has been given the all clear as part of a national review of fire safety following the Grenfell Tower blaze.

South Lakeland Carers appeal for support to win £25,000 community award

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 1:07pm
SOUTH Lakeland Carers is appealing to all its friends and supporters to vote online to help the charity receive a £25,000 community award from the Freemasons.

Kendal photographer's food shot wins him award

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 12:20pm
AN ARTISTIC shot of artisan bread has won a Kendal photographer the judges first prize on an online photography website.

Ingleton set to welcome thousands of visitors to 1940s Weekend

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 12:11pm
THOUSANDS of visitors are again set to throng the streets of Ingleton for the village's hugely popular 1940s weekend.

New leader of Cumbria County Council is elected as Liberal Democrats support Labour bid

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 11:10am
LABOUR's Stewart Young has been re-elected as leader of Cumbria County Council.

Grange Town Council moves step closer to adopting Neighbourhood Plan

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 10:55am
A PARISH council has taken another important step towards taking a greater role in planning and development in its area.

Kirkby Stephen farmer steps down as chairman of the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 10:04am
EDEN farmer Alan Alderson has stepped down from his role as chairman of the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association after 18 successful years as the figurehead for the breed.

Police investigating public order incident in Appleby

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:54am
POLICE are investigating a public order incident which occurred on Battebarrow, Appleby.

Criminal damage to cars in Eden

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:37am
TWO vehicles in Long Marton, near Appleby, were damaged in the early hours of Sunday (June 25).

Mountain biker dies following suspected cardiac arrest near Grasmere

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:20am
A WOMAN has died following a suspected cardiac arrest in Penny Rock Wood near Grasmere.

Carus Green now licensed for civil ceremonies following clubhouse expansion

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 8:04am
CARUS Green golf club has held an opening ceremony to celebrate its expansion with a modern, new extension.

Excitement building ahead of Sir Tom Jones concert

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 7:11am
THOUSANDS of racegoers and music fans are getting ready for what promises to be a sensational weekend as Tom Jones will play his first concert in the South Lakes in 50 years.