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Stunning version of Jane Austen novel is next on in Theatre by the Lake season

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 7:40pm
FOR the first time since Theatre by the Lake's opening year, the whole company of actors who make up the summer company will join forces to perform in Jane Austen’s much-loved Sense and Sensibility, which opens in the Keswick theatre's Main House stage on Thursday, August 9.

President’s role for Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club stalwart

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 4:07pm
A STALWART of Rugby Union in Cumbria has been elected the county game’s top official for the upcoming season.

DREAMCATCHER : I never got time to hug her

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 2:49pm
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Cumbria County Council to open Kendal staff car park to public

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 2:44pm
A COUNTY council owned car park in Kendal is due to be opened up to the public.

Discover beautiful Morecambe Bay on a set of expert-led walks

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 2:25pm
A set of free walks around the Morecambe Bay area is being led by experts.

Kirkby Lonsdale dad braves Tough Mudder mudbath for Rosemere

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 1:51pm
KIRKBY Lonsdale's Ben Teece braved a mudbath to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Hen harriers breed in Yorkshire Dales National Park for first time since 2007

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 1:24pm
ONE of the UK’s most persecuted birds of prey, the hen harrier, has successfully bred in the Yorkshire Dales National Park for the first time since 2007.

PROPERTY: NWA Property sells land at New Hutton for £119,000

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 12:27pm
A FULL room "of eager bidders and onlookers" saw a parcel of land sell for a final bid of £119,000.

Kendal Buddhists celebrate 30 years of Introducing Buddhism book

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:46am
THE Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) took part in a retreat to celebrate 30 years since the publication of a book co-written by one of its teachers, Jacquetta Gomes.

Retired police officer given £1,000 court bill after his dog kills pet cat

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:13am
A RETIRED police officer whose dog killed a much-loved cat has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and compensation.

Businesses give South Lakeland breastfeeding campaign a boost

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 9:43am
MORE than 70 businesses and organisations across South Lakeland are now signed-up to a scheme designed to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding.

Parts of Kirkby Lonsdale to get double yellow lines

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 8:58am
DOUBLE-yellow lines are to be painted in parts of historic Kirkby Lonsdale, a South Lakeland local committee meeting heard.

Striding Edge monument to be highlighted in Historic England project

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 8:51am
A MONUMENT to a Lakes man who fell to his death from a notorious Helvellyn ridge is one of hundreds of 'secret and unknown' memorials to be highlighted in a new project unveiled by Historic England.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Blaze at former St George's Theatre in Kendal in 1992

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 6:50am
To mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we are publishing a photograph from our archives on our website every day this year.

Rotarians hand cash to Growing Well charity

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 6:14am
Members of Kendal Rotary Club visited the local charity Growing Well to hand over £650, which was raised at a successful auction at 1818 Auctioneers.

Plenty of original paintings and drawings in society's summer show

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 7:12pm
KIRKBY Lonsdale Art Society’s much awaited summer exhibition takes place at St Mary's Church next week.

"Dangerous" Burneside sex offender jailed

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 5:00pm
A "DANGEROUS" South Lakeland sex offender who committed crimes against a teenage girl has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Lamb is decapitated in Selside

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 4:33pm
POLICE are investigating an incident where a sheep and her lamb were brutally killed in Selside.

Share your old photos with readers - and let us help you identify people on them

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 4:33pm
THE Westmorland Gazette is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion we have been trawling back through out archives to find photographs that reflect life in this area over the years.