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Renowned Dent geologist's boots returned to his home after 191 years

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 2:31pm
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.

Apology for photographer told to stop taking pictures at Kendal shopping centre

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 2:31pm
A PENSIONER with a passion for photography was left bemused after she was told to stop taking pictures outside a Kendal shopping centre.

Dance performance takes place on Morecambe Bay coast

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 2:22pm
AN immersive, site-specific dance performance is taking place on the coastline of Silverdale.

Crowds turn out for Underbarrow Marrow Day

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 1:44pm
GIANT gourds of all shapes and sizes and sunny weather helped make the annual Underbarrow Marrow Day Country Fayre a 'roaring success' on Sunday.

Lake District Pound comes to Kendal

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 1:13pm
CUMBRIA’S local currency, the Lake District Pound, has expanded into businesses in Kendal.

New lease of life for iconic Kendal wine bar

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 12:06pm
AN ‘ICONIC’ Kendal wine bar has got a new lease of life thanks to a family that are hoping to offer a ‘community’ spot.

Drink driver, 18, crashed into tree after friend's party

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 12:01pm
A TEENAGE drink driver who crashed into a tree has been banned from the roads.

Ulverston pipework company plans new 15-space staff car park

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 12:01pm
AN ULVERSTON pipework company is planning a new car park for its workforce.

Largest ever intake of trainees for law firm

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 11:17am
REGIONAL law firm Napthens has continued its largest-ever annual intake of trainees with the latest new appointments to its ranks.

"I want her to stay at home for as long as possible"

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 8:00am
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

WALK: far reaching views across the valley

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 7:30am
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.

LETTER: Any tourist tax should be paid by online travel agents

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 6:57am
Regarding 'Tourist tax for Lakes?' (Gazette, September 20) a ‘tourism’ tax, or ‘bed’ tax is not necessarily a bad thing.


Fri, 28/09/2018 - 6:50am
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

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 10:46pm
NEARLY 500 homes are without power in Askam.

An Ambleside tri-athlete dominate world’s toughest triathlon and creates a new record.

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 7:41pm
AN Ambleside tri-athlete has dominated the world’s toughest triathlon – and set a new record.

Police investigating alleged assault by cyclist in Ambleside

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 5:32pm
OFFICERS investigating an alleged assault by a cyclist on a 59-year-old visitor to Ambleside are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

New bone density scanner to be sited at Kendal hospital

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 3:13pm
A NEW bone density scanner is set to be sited at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital

Kendal Gymnasts win host of medals

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 2:30pm
Kendal Gymnasts brought back a clutch of medals at the Cumbria Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships at Carlisle.

Fundraising pays for Staveley outdoor gym equipment

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 2:28pm
STAVELEY School pupils will now be able to enjoy their new outdoor gym equipment after its grand unveiling.

Husband and wife open new Kendal gym

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 2:07pm
FELL CrossFit has opened its doors in Kendal, offering functional fitness classes.