The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 1 hour 40 min ago
A SECTION of the A590 is closed following an accident.
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron joined local councillors on Stricklandgate in Kendal this lunchtime to gather signatures for the petition to save Kendal Post Office.
A WALKER on a solo expedition was found by mountain rescuers safely in a tent following fears for her safety.
A SOUTH Cumbria man who hit his partner in the face with a glass which smashed and left her permanently scarred has been spared immediate prison.
A MAN who worked in the licensed trade across the Lake District for much of his career has died, aged 88.
COMMUNITY-spirited Scouts have been doing their bit to spread cheer and reduce food waste over the festive season.
SOUTH Lakeland has the biggest economy in Cumbria – adding £21 million to its value of goods and services in the last year alone, a meeting has heard.
A LAKE District school head teacher said the community was ‘excited’ following an 'improving' Ofsted report.
Sadness has greeted the news of the passing of Netherfield FC great Tom Brownlee at the age of 83.
GLAXO is planning to “gift” Ulverston some land for a new industrial park following its recent jobs bombshell, a meeting has heard.
ROSIE Wates and Tina Balmer make the perfect team, artistically speaking.
A COCKER spaniel that has been missing for more than three weeks while out on a walk with family in Killington, near Sedbergh, has still not been found.
The NHS is asking people to stay at home if they have symptoms of flu or norovirus and not visit vulnerable patients in hospitals, care homes and the wider community, to limit the spread of any infection.
CUMBRIA has seen a 94 per cent rise in the number of pothole reports between 2015 and 2017, according to figures obtained by a freedom of information request.
Tributes have been paid to former Barrow councillor and mayoress Shirley Richardson, who has died aged 79.
A RECORD number of riders attended each of Vale of Lune Harriers' hunt meets over the festive period as both events proved a great success.
FAMILIES are invited to plant a snowdrop in memory of a loved one at a special event at Brockhole on Windermere.
FRIDAY: Lily Bar, Ambleside: Paddy and Beak. Robert Gillow, Lancaster: Live Music sessions. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Live Music sessions. Zeffirellis, Ambleside: Matt Cowe plays Chet Atkins.
THE number one cause of car crashes on Cumbria’s roads has been revealed.
THE search is on for talented young actors and musicians to take part in a performing arts workshop at Giggleswick School.