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PROPERTY: Take proper legal advice when making your will, says solicitor John Cooke

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 6:00pm
WHERE there is a will… there is a disgruntled relative!

OBITUARY: Former teacher and golf lover Jennifer Margaret Charlton

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 4:32pm
A FORMER teacher, entrepreneur and golfing enthusiast has passed away, aged 70.

Cannabis user, 20, sold drug to his friends, court told

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 4:24pm
A SOUTH Cumbria cannabis user who bought the drug in bulk and then sold some to pals has been sentenced by a judge.

Appleby horse fair visitor downed a dozen pints before crashing uncle's £23,000 Range Rover

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:48pm
AN Appleby horse fair visitor who crashed his uncle's Range Rover after sinking a dozen pints of beer has been spared immediate prison.

LETTER: We need to understand more about this common land at Kendal

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:46pm
SOUTH Lakeland District Council has prevented vehicle access to the side of New Road Common Land, at Kendal, on the legal grounds of 'safety' and access denied to lawful users for 'air and recreation'.

Tributes paid to football-mad 'Wakey', 60

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:43pm
A MUCH-loved and well-known Kendal football fanatic and plumber has died at the age of 60.

Council seeks to put limit on how many members of the public can speak at planning meetings

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:19pm
THE way which the public participates in planning matters in South Lakeland could be set to change.

READERS TO THE RESCUE: Emotional support on offer for the rescuers

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 2:13pm
The Westmorland Gazette’s Readers to the Rescue campaign aims to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to buy a new state-of-the-art vehicle that will act as a ‘mobile base’. This would allow better communications on rescues and potentially save lives. This week SARA ROYLE talks to two team members about the difficulties of dealing with incidents that do not have a positive outcome.

Ulverston man fulfils 'ambition' with new bottleshop and tap room

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 1:57pm
AN ULVERSTON beer enthusiast has fulfilled an 'ambition' by opening a new drinking spot and shop in the town.

LETTER: Corporal punishment was a way of distinguishing the sheep from the goats

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 1:41pm
I AM appalled at the Scottish Government’s ill-considered intention to ban the reasonable chastisement of children by their parents.

Speed demons take to Coniston Water in search of records

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 12:16pm
THE hum of engines has been bellowing around Coniston since Monday as powerboat enthusiasts took to the water for 47th Speed Records Week.

Mother of two backs calls for public inquiry into effects of epilepsy drug

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 12:02pm
A SOUTH Cumbrian mother of two is backing calls for a public inquiry into the drug she believes has had lifelong damaging side effects for her son.

Plans for 26 homes at Natland Mill Beck Lane at Kendal are refused

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 8:20am
A PROPOSAL to build a housing development on a field in Kendal have been rejected for the second time in a year.

WALK: sample some of the best of Yorkshire’s scenery

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 8:13am
VISIT Yorkshire’s Wensleydale, taking in a scenic riverside walk and a climb up Penhill Beacon, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Those who travel along the A684 towards Leyburn may have noticed Penhill standing prominently on the right. This walk samples some of the best of Yorkshire’s scenery: a pretty river with waterfalls, walled fields and a hill with views that can stretch almost to the east coast.

READER'S PHOTOS: Red squirrels in the Eden Valley

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 7:15am
Westmorland Gazette reader Ruth Southall, of Kendal, took these lovely pictures.

Thousands sign MP’s petition to bring radiotherapy unit to Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 5:22am
THOUSANDS of local people have signed South Lakes MP Tim Farron’s petition to bring a radiotherapy unit to Westmorland General Hospital.

Printmakers group show is impressive in more ways than one

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 7:07pm
SHAP'S stunning new art gallery in the Old Courthouse is hosting Impressive Perspective, an exhibition of striking and diverse work by the ImPress Printmakers, a group of artists who live and work in Eden and South Lakeland.

REVIEW: highly distinguished artists take time to establish their undoubted finesse

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 6:30pm
Pro-Musica Trio, Kendal Town Hall

Revellers enjoy spook-tacular Halloween fun at Ulverston's Candlelit Walk

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 6:00pm
A SPOOK-tacular time was enjoyed by Hallowe'en revellers at Ulverston's Candlelit Walk.

Ulverston goalkeeper Curtis Anderson is on top of world

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 5:04pm
ULVERSTON goalkeeper Curtis Anderson has become a world champion with the England under-17 side in India.