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A MAN has died following a traffic collision at Burton-in-Kendal.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds to invest in a popular playground and park in Windermere.
DELEGATES from the Chinese district of Nanshan have paid a visit to Kendal.
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.
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.
A MISSING Lancaster man could be in Cumbria, police have said.
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 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.
A PLANNING application has now been submitted for the creation of the Beehive Business Park on the A590 in Ulverston.
Defectors by Joseph Kanon (Simon and Schuster)
THIS seemed an appropriate picture for this time of year. It shows a hedge layer at work in winter and was taken in Longsleddale by Joseph Hardman. If you have any more information you would like to tell us about this photo please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL. Please include the reference number 2002.7.066 in any correspondence.
THIS is one of the best times of the year to see the most famous star pattern in the whole of the night sky - The Big Dipper, writes STUART ATKINSON.
SOME of the finest artists in UK live and work in Cumbria and during the festive season many will be exhibiting their work at Farfield Mill.
KENDAL'S cultural quarter will be a hive of activity this weekend as the popular The Factory hosts a Open Studios weekend.
A FINE, double-fronted Victorian house on one of Kendal's most desirable roads is our property of the week.
THE lovely Yorkshire Dales village of Cautley, close to Sedbergh, is the location of week's featured property.
CUMBRIA Constabulary received 192 weapons from members of the public during a fortnight-long surrender period.
TWO men have been arrested after a ram-raid style attempt to steal a cash machine from within a South Lakeland supermarket.
Q: I am behind on my energy bills and my energy company wants to install a prepayment meter. I don't want one as I've heard they can be more expensive than paying by direct debit. What can I do?
A DOUBLE bill of Mozart and Michael Haydn (Joseph's equally talented brother) is the centrepiece of Furness Bach Choir's first performance with new musical director Marco Bellasi.