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Kendal United Girls are on the lookout for more players

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 1:46pm
A KENDAL girls football team is appealing for more players to join up after getting a new kit.

Ofsted joy as Kirkby Stephen Grammar School judged 'good'

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 12:58pm
PUPILS and teachers are celebrating after an Eden secondary school was judged 'good' by Ofsted inspectors, just six months after being placed in special measures.

World-class mountaineer joins Lake District fell top assessors

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 12:31pm
MOUNTAINEER Zac Poulton is swapping the Himalayas for the Lake District in a new role aimed at keeping walkers safe on the Cumbrian fells.

Along the Lane, Across the Dale gives artist fresh perspective

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 12:13pm
IMPRESSIONISTIC and engaging are words that immediately spring to mind when first seeing out the colourful contemporary paintings of acclaimed Ravenstonedale artist David William Morris.

First game at new ground ends in defeat for Kendal

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 11:50am
KENDAL RUFC welcomed Preston Grasshoppers to Mint Bridge for the long-awaited curtain raiser at their new home.

Fire crews dealing with blaze in Burneside

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 11:38am
FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling an ongoing blaze at a house in Burneside.

10-man Radcliffe hold on for win over Kendal Town

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:14am
KENDAL Town lost 3-2 to Radcliffe Borough at The Pye Motors Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Bike worth £600 stolen from Kendal College

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 9:04am
A MOUNTAIN bike worth £600 has been stolen from Kendal College.

Delays and power cuts expected as Met Office issue weather warning

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 8:10am
THE Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the north of the country. 

LETTER: Can anyone give me information about Captain John Charles Hodgson?

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 5:50am
I AM a member of the committee of the Alumni of The University of Chester, formerly Chester College. As part of our commemoration of the centenary of the end of World War 1, I am searching for any descendants of the 77 students, and former students, who were killed in this conflict.

Kendal house dating back to the 1700s is given new lease of life

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 5:06am
A HOUSE dating back to the 1700s has been given a new lease of life by a Kendal property developer.

New book is artists' own ode to great Romantic poet

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 7:45pm
THE poems of William Wordsworth have inspired countless artists down the generations - and continue to do so.

NOSTALGIA: Memories of washing day

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 6:12pm
Geoff Stead of Kendal, recalls Washing Day in years gone by.

PROPERTY: Advice galore for self-builders and home renovators at Harrogate show

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 6:00pm
RENOVATORS and self-builders will be making a beeline for Harrogate in November, for the Northern Homebuilding and Renovating Show.

Symphony orchestra brings classical sounds to city streets

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 5:35pm
THE French horns, strings, flutes and other fine orchestral instruments of the Haffner will be out and about playing tunes by Rossini and more in the upcoming Lancaster Music Festival, on Saturday, October 14. As part of the festival, Lancaster’s very own symphony orchestra will be performing a 45 minute programme conducted by Jonny Lo from 3pm at the city's St Nicholas Arcades, outside Poundland.

Whisky is hotel’s winter warmer

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 5:00pm
A LAKE District hotel is preparing for the longer nights closing in this autumn with the introduction of whisky matured meat to its extensive menu.

Heron Hill and Stramongate primary pupils join in ‘pollinators’ project

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 3:48pm
CHILDREN from five schools and community groups have planted 6,000 wildflowers as part of the Kendal Pollinator Project during September.

BOOK REVIEW: a nostalgic look at the Lake District’s past

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 3:25pm
The Lake District by Billy F K Howarth, £14.99

Still Mix exhibition is appealing artistic appreciation of everyday objects

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 2:04pm
TWO well-known local artists have teamed up again for their second joint exhibition.

CLASSIC VINYL: songs that were big enough for both of them

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 12:59pm
Propaganda by the band Sparks, released on the Island Records label in 1974, value £50