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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Extension opened at Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, in 1968

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 6:40am
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.

One of the UK's most respected and popular pianists shares stage with local orchestra

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 7:04pm
JONNY Lo conducts his second concert with Lancaster’s Haffner Orchestra on Saturday, February 24, with a very special guest in the spotlight.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Orchard Corner, Clifford Hall, Burton-in-Lonsdale

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 6:01pm
"FAR from your average conversion" is how estate agents Davis & Bowring describe this stylish and contemporary property in the lovely Lune Valley village of Burton-in-Lonsdale.

Hawkshead health service under threat as pharmacist forced to dig into own savings

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 5:06pm
A LAKE District family pharmacy providing an essential community service is under threat of closure as a result of funding cuts and rising drugs costs.

Break in at Kendal's Whinfell Centre

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 4:45pm
OFFENDERS have broken into Kendal's Whinfell Centre over the weekend, taking speakers and spraying graffiti on the walls.

'Vibrant and dynamic': Praise is heaped on Kendal nursery in 'outstanding' report

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 4:25pm
A SOUTH Lakeland nursery with 'invested and passionate staff' has been judged to be 'outstanding' in an exemplary Ofsted report.

A591 expected to be shut for three hours after motorbike crash

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 3:52pm
THE A591 is closed in both directions following a collision involving a motorcycle at Staveley. 

Ambleside garage approved despite 14 objections

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 3:01pm
A GARAGE planned for an Ambleside house has been approved, although 14 neighbouring households objected.

Seven camping pods approved for caravan site near Coniston Water

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 1:01pm
SEVEN camping pods planned for a 20-acre caravan site near Coniston Water met with approval by Lake District National Park Authority planners.

Three of Cumbria's roads ranked as some of the most dangerous in Britain

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:43pm
TWO roads that pass through South Lakeland have been named among the most dangerous in Britain.

Tools stolen from Burton-in-Kendal yard

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:15pm
A NUMBER of industrial have been taken from Edward Duckett's yard in Burton-in-Kendal.

Holiday let near Colton gets go-ahead from Lake District planners

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 11:42am
PLANS for a converted barn near Colton hamlet to be used as a holiday let met with approval from Lake District National Park Authority planners.

Three new superbikes join Lakeland Motor Museum's expanding collection

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 10:46am
THREE 'extra special' superbikes from the 1980s and '90s have joined the Lakeland Motor Museum’s ever-expanding motorcycle collection.

Two vehicle collision on A590

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 9:09am
TWO cars were involved in a collision on the A590 last Thursday (February 8).

Attempted burglary in Cartmel

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 8:57am
POLICE are investigating after an attempted burglary in Cartmel.

Cumbria Police has joint second lowest reserves out all country's forces

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 8:40am
A CUMBRIAN MP has said that figures released to show cash reserves held by police forces only succeeded in highlighting the severe funding problems facing the county's own constabulary.

Two young males sustain facial injuries after alleged assault in Bowness-on-Windermere

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 8:37am
TWO young males have sustained facial injuries after an alleged assault on Sunday (February 11) morning.

Hazardous driving conditions due to snow and ice in Cumbria

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 8:11am
A YELLOW weather warning is in place and there are hazardous driving conditions on the roads this morning due to snow and ice. 

LETTER: It's time that littering was seen in society as totally unacceptable

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 8:02am
THERE has been much said in the media recently about plastic pollution in the oceans.

Up to 11 new homes get go-ahead for Hornby village

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 7:01am
OUTLINE plans for up to 11 new homes at Hornby village met with unanimous approval.