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Kendal business opens pop-up as it bounces back from fire devastation

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 2:31pm
A KENDAL food shop that was gutted by a fire has already bounced back, opening a pop-up restaurant.

Popular folk trio to play special Christmas gig

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 12:59pm
AN award-winning folk trio are bringing a specially crafted Christmas show to Kendal this December.

Your guide to gigs in the Kendal area

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 12:57pm
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: The Paps. Burgundys, Kendal: Steve Oakes Quartet. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night. The New Union, Kendal: Lauren Davy. Zefirellis, Ambleside: The Elderly Brothers. The Platform, Morecambe: Peggy Seeger.

Gamekeepers' work with waders is welcomed

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 12:10pm
A PROJECT that trials the involvement of gamekeepers and farmers in surveying breeding waters in the Yorkshire Dales has been welcomed by the Moorland Association.

PROPERTY: Thurland Castle's managers shortlisted for prestigious award

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 12:00pm
THE company the manages Thurland Castle in the Lune Valley as well as apartments in Grange-over-Sands and Ambleside has been highly commended at a glittering awards ceremony in London.

Bathroom extractor fan causes South Lakeland property fire

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:51am
A BATHROOM extractor fan was said to be the cause of a property fire which emergency services responded to in Milnthorpe today.

Emergency services respond to carbon monoxide scare in Kendal

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:47am
EMERGENCY services responded to a carbon monoxide scare in Kendal on Thursday morning.

READER'S PHOTO: Robin at Grasmere

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 8:29am
This lovely photograph of a robin at Grasmere was taken by Westmorland Gazette reader Sue Barlow.

PROPERTY: Estate agents welcome scrapping of stamp duty for first-time buyers

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 7:00am
THE professional body for estate agents, NAEA Propertymark, says scrapping stamp duty for first-time buyers will have "a positive impact" on the housing market.

PROPERTY: Stamp duty tax cut 'will help a million people get on housing ladder'

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 7:00am
THE Chancellor, Philip Hammond, says his flagship Budget tax cut to assist first-time buyers will help a million people get on the housing ladder.

Cumbria Conservatives welcome leader of the Scottish Conservative Party Ruth Davidson

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 6:41am
LEADER of the Scottish Conservative Party Ruth Davidson MSP was guest of honour at a dinner on behalf of the newly formed Cumbria Conservative Association.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ...

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

Export tariffs would ‘devastate’ family-run hill farms in Cumbria, says MP Tim Farron

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:44pm
IN the wake of last week’s budget, Tim Farron has pressed the government to recognise the importance of EU exports for British sheep farmers.

Windermere School crowned best for IB programme

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:41pm
THE LAKE District's only independent school has been named in Sunday Times as the International Baccalaureate (IB) School of of the Year.

New brackets for Kendal banners given the go-ahead

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:00pm
PLANNERS have approved new brackets on lamp posts in Kirkland to hold banners advertising Kendal.

Eden farm fined £1,600 after slurry leak kills 6,000 fish

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:23pm
A CUMBRIAN farming partnership has been fined £1,600 for an illegal discharge of farm slurry that polluted and Eden beck.

Extra cladding at new-look Kendal McDonald's given go-ahead

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:00pm
EXTRA cladding can be added to the facade of McDonald's restaurant in Kendal as part of its recent refurbishment, planners decided.

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.