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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Kendal Auction Mart in October 1977

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 6:20am
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.

REVIEW: theatre's summer season gets off to a roaring start

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 7:28pm
THEATRE by the Lake has launched its summer season with a roar of laughter with the Goodale brothers’ play featuring PG Wodehouse’s upper class comedy characters Jeeves and Wooster, writes Karen Morley-Chesworth.

Story Homes invites potential buyers to Ash Tree Park, Kendal, this Saturday

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 6:01pm
HOUSEBUILDER Story Homes is holding a special event at Ash Tree Park, Kendal, this Saturday (June 9).

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Naniki, Newton, near Kirkby Lonsdale, offers around £799,950

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 6:01pm
OUR featured property this week is a five-bedroom barn conversion in a secluded location between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks.

Man admits being responsible for fire at Kendal church

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 5:34pm
A MAN has admitted being responsible for a fire which started in the vestry of a Kendal church.

Majestic Windermere 'steamer' to mark 80th birthday

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 4:38pm
ONE of the most majestic vessels ever to take to the waters of Windermere will mark its 80th birthday this month.

Commemorative supplement on sale to mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 3:47pm
THERE is still time to get hold of a copy of a special commemorative supplement to mark the 200th anniversary this year of The Westmorland Gazette.

LETTER: Morecambe Bay must not become a rubbish dump

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 3:06pm
THE shameful discovery of bags of dog faeces in the River Kent (Gazette, May 17, 'River polluted by dog dirt') should serve as a warning to our community about how complacent we are when it comes to our natural environment.

Kendal girl raises cash for charity after having her hair shaved off

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 1:34pm
A PLUCKY Kendal schoolgirl has raised almost £800 for The Little Princess Trust by shaving off all of her hair.

Plaque unveiled to mark 20 years of the twinning of Windermere and Diessen

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 11:54am
VISITORS from Diessen, the twin town of Windermere and Bowness, visited the Lake District to celebrate 20 years of the partnership.

Plot of land in Coniston to go under virtual hammer this week

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 11:02am
A PLOT of land in Coniston is to go under the virtual hammer - with no reserve price - on Wednesday, June 6.

Helmside Farm, Stainton, sells at auction for £900k

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 10:23am
A PACKED sale room at J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, saw a 69-acre farm sell for £900,000.

Man missing in Yorkshire Dales

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 10:18am
POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of Duncan Burgess, 50, who has gone missing in the Yorkshire Dales area.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Kendal's medieval market in 1994

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 6:20am
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.

LETTER: Grateful to the NHS

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 5:25am
LIKE increasing numbers of elderly people, I spend unpredictable periods of time living on my own, grateful for the grants that allow me to continue living in my own home and supported by a loving family, in between their work absences far away, and by good neighbours, friends and sociable carers.

Farming Diary: conference focuses on vaccine efficiency

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 4:18pm
I’m writing this a couple of days after a Sheep Vet meeting in Aberystwyth. The theme was treatment of sheep without medicines, which may seem an odd thing for a group of vets to discuss.

LETTER: I'll keep on feeding the birds

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 2:57pm
THANK you Keith Chinn for your letter about filling bird feeders at this time of the year (Letters, May 17, 'Keep feeding the birds').

FAITH VIEWPOINT: there is nothing wrong with having a strong sense of identity, but there is danger

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 2:11pm
HUMANITY is tribal by nature. Just look on social media as arguments still rage over the EU referendum. The fallout between 'leavers' and 'remainers' displays how tribalism divides a population: "Our tribe is right, your tribe are fools." Families are literally divided over this one political issue.

Choir performs great masterpieces

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 1:46pm
ALLEGRI Singers and Players perform two great masterpieces for small choir at St Mary's Church, Crosthwaite, on Saturday, June 16 (7.30pm) and St Cuthbert's Church, Kentmere, on Sunday, June 17 (7.30pm). Handel's Dixit Dominus and Faure's Requiem are the main pieces plus three settings of Gerald Manley Hopkins put to music by popular choir director Owen Davies.

CLASSIC VINYL: soul icon who helped shape the sound of Motown

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 12:38pm
Marvin Gaye, released in 1964 on the Stateside label, value £200