The Westmorland Gazette
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TWO guided "gunpowder trail" walks are planned from Crooklands, this Sunday (September 16).
A PERIOD cottage offering spectacular views over "the auld grey town" of Kendal has come onto the market for £450,000.
A FORMER RAF corporal and scout leader accused of molesting a boy during a camping trip to the Lake District has gone on trial.
Following our request to readers to send in their old photographs, Doug Coates, 74, who has lived near Leeds for the last 47 years, sent in this picture of the pupils and staff at Tebay Infants School in 1948.
In Carlisle in the 2016 referendum Carlisle voted 60 per cent to 40 per cent in favour of Leave.
FOLLOWING their recent joint exhibition at the Lanntair Arts Centre in Stornoway Scotland, Settle-based artists Margaret Uttley and David Knight are exhibiting their paintings and drawings at Gavagan Art.
DID other readers notice the irony of your report 'Shops are filling up in Kendal' being placed next to 'Kendal’s New Look will close its doors'? (Business, August 23). Elsewhere there are reports of Argos and Carphone Warehouse moving from the Westmorland Shopping Centre to out of town locations.
TWO cars have been stolen from Cumbrian properties over the weekend.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a racially aggravated public order offence that occurred in a children’s play area in Kendal.
WINDERMERE residents awoke to the sight of a tree toppled onto a car at Park Road yesterday morning (Sunday).
A GROUP of Lakeland artists are offering the public an early preview of their latest work ahead of the opening of their own studio and gallery space next year.
THE Waterhead Hotel overlooking Coniston Water has been sold for an undisclosed sum.
THE number of homelessness applications in South Lakeland has almost trebled in the past year.
THE A687 is closed both ways due to a building fire at a farm between Chapel Lane (Burton in Lonsdale) and Greta Bridge (Wrayton).
THERE are reports of heavy traffic on the A590 both ways this morning (Monday).
TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The Lowland sheep champion, at Westmorland County Show in 1993
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.
THE name Green Door is synonymous with some of the region's best contemporary art and over the September 29/30 weekend many members of the artists' collective will be blazing a creative trail across the region.
MORE often than not the Brewery has something cutting edge up its theatrical sleeve.
Clinginess in little ones can come and go especially if your child is feeling unwell this type of behaviour might be more prevalent. You are the centre of your children’s universe, so it is only natural that they have times when they want to stay close to you. It is in fact a true sign that they are securely attached to you and is part of healthy development.
WHILE travelling on holiday and stopping at a service station, I bought an outdoor magazine as I do once or twice a year. It had one of those competitions where you have to guess from where the photograph was taken and send in the map grid reference. The photo looked fairly familiar so over the next few days, I kept looking at the photo and scanning my OS map app checking the position of crags and gullies in relation to the fell tops. Finally, after a week puzzling over it, my wife was relieved