Subscribe to Westmorland Gazette feed Westmorland Gazette
The Westmorland Gazette /news/
Updated: 48 min 41 sec ago

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: Teen anxiety

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 6:01pm
ANXIETY can be experienced at any age, though it is not uncommon for children to feel anxiety for the first time when they reach the teen years.

Local man's body found in Ambleside

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 4:15pm
THE BODY of a man was found in Ambleside last week.

Kendal school pulled out of special measures but still requires improvement

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 3:21pm
LEADERS of a South Lakes school forced into special measures have made 'substantial improvements' but work remains, a new report has judged.

South Lakes water usage warning issued

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 3:15pm
Residents and businesses on private water supplies are being urged to take precautions during the current prolonged dry weather.

Police to crack down on illegal parking at Fell Foot

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 3:05pm
POLICE in South Cumbria are issuing a warning to motorists that are parking illegally and dangerously on the A592 at Fell Foot.

Convicted Kendal drug dealer told to pay back £10,000 in ill-gotten gains

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 2:53pm
A KENDAL criminal jailed for his role in a class A drugs supply plot has been ordered to pay back £10,000 in ill-gotten gains.

Brothers from Grange raise more than £2,000 in memory of grandmother

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 2:10pm
BROTHERS from Grange-over-Sands have raised more than £2,000 for The Alzheimer's Association in memory of their Welsh grandmother.

NETHERFIELD Seconds defeat Leyland Seconds

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 1:43pm
NETHERFIELD Seconds defeated Leyland Seconds by six wickets, making it back-to-back wins for the side.

Cumbrian pigeon fanciers to commemorate World War One centenary

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 1:34pm
CUMBRIAN pigeon fanciers will commemorate the centenary of the World War One with an open race from Ypres.

Sailing accolade for Windermere School

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 12:42pm
Windermere School is one of fifteen clubs nationwide chosen to become a British Youth Sailing (BYS) Recognised Club.

Chartered accountants open office at Ulverston Auction Mart

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 12:41pm
The official opening of Robinson and Co chartered accountants and business advisers premises at Ulverston Auction Mart, by Robinson’s MD Ian Walker (left of centre) with team members (from left) Shannon Tublan, Peter Ellwood, Michael Wood, Darren Mewse and Emma Woodend. JON GRANGER.

Windermere boat goes green with electric power

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 12:16pm
ONE of Windermere Lake Cruises’ historic passenger boats has gone electric for the first time, taking her maiden voyage as an all-electric vessel over the weekend.

Two-bed home planned for garden of Grange-over-Sands house

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 12:01pm
A DETACHED two-bedroom dwelling is being proposed for the garden of an Arts and Crafts-style house in Grange-over-Sands.

LETTER: Leave the Royalty cinema alone

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:54am
WILL the council stop interfering in things they know nothing about?

Ford Park gets ready for summer of events

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:21am
ULVERSTON'S Ford Park is gearing up for yet another packed programme of summer fun including theatre and re-enactment.

Pancreatic cancer fundraiser in Kendal helps raise £3000

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:15am
A CHARITY race night held in aid of pancreatic cancer research was a roaring success.

Young cyclists compete at Go-Ride Races at Kendal

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 10:40am
MORE than 60 young cyclists took part in the first of Kendal Cycle Club’s 2018 Go-Ride Races at Heron Hill Primary School.

National park authority seeks to reassure farmers

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 8:39am
A NATIONAL park authority has moved to provide reassurance to farmers taking part in a scheme which could rejuvenate upland agriculture.

LETTER: Faith groups are filling the gaps in health and social care

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 8:36am
AS THE NHS experiences continued financial challenges, faith groups are being increasingly utilised to fill gaps in health and social care.

Damage to door in Flookburgh

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 8:06am
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident of damage to a door in Flookburgh.