The Westmorland Gazette
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A PAIR of boots belonging to a Dent born priest and founder of modern geology have been returned to his Cambridge home after spending 191 years in Scotland.
A PENSIONER with a passion for photography was left bemused after she was told to stop taking pictures outside a Kendal shopping centre.
AN immersive, site-specific dance performance is taking place on the coastline of Silverdale.
GIANT gourds of all shapes and sizes and sunny weather helped make the annual Underbarrow Marrow Day Country Fayre a 'roaring success' on Sunday.
CUMBRIA’S local currency, the Lake District Pound, has expanded into businesses in Kendal.
AN ‘ICONIC’ Kendal wine bar has got a new lease of life thanks to a family that are hoping to offer a ‘community’ spot.
A TEENAGE drink driver who crashed into a tree has been banned from the roads.
AN ULVERSTON pipework company is planning a new car park for its workforce.
REGIONAL law firm Napthens has continued its largest-ever annual intake of trainees with the latest new appointments to its ranks.
The Gazette's Give Them A Break campaign aims to raise £20,000 to give carers a break. It could not have come at a better time for mum Sue Buckley who is taking care of her daughter full time. This week Celia Powell speaks with Sue about what it take
KNIPE Scar is a rarely visited feature above Bampton, near Penrith, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. A walk along its mile-long terrace is rewarded by far reaching views across the valley to Haweswater Reservoir and the surrounding fells. Remains of a stone circle indicate that this was once the site of an ancient settlement. The villages of Bampton Grange and Bampton make this an attractive area for a walk. You might also be interested in how some of the places got their names.
Regarding 'Tourist tax for Lakes?' (Gazette, September 20) a ‘tourism’ tax, or ‘bed’ tax is not necessarily a bad thing.
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.
NEARLY 500 homes are without power in Askam.
AN Ambleside tri-athlete has dominated the world’s toughest triathlon – and set a new record.
OFFICERS investigating an alleged assault by a cyclist on a 59-year-old visitor to Ambleside are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
A NEW bone density scanner is set to be sited at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital
Kendal Gymnasts brought back a clutch of medals at the Cumbria Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships at Carlisle.
STAVELEY School pupils will now be able to enjoy their new outdoor gym equipment after its grand unveiling.
FELL CrossFit has opened its doors in Kendal, offering functional fitness classes.