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FIREFIGHTERS tackled a vehicle fire on the M6 northbound in the early hours of this morning (January 11).
Despite the Rural Payments Agency’s announcement that 91% of farmers should have been paid their Basic payment by 31st December 2017, I know that some of my clients, particularly those with common rights and arable cropping are still waiting for their payment.
THE CHIEF executive of Cumbria's Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of controversial plans that would see eight zip wires running over Thirlmere.
MARMALADE lovers are being sought to enter their preserves into the 13th annual World’s Original Marmalade Awards.
AN inspirational fell runner from Windermere has completed a gruelling 365 day challenge for a charity that offers end of life care.
OWNERS of dogs who meet blood donation criteria are being encouraged to attend a donation session at Windermere vets.
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.
TIM Farron MP has admitted he regrets saying he believed gay sex is not a sin in the run up to last year's general election.
AS AN Atlantic rowing race enters its final stages, two former Sedbergh School boys and their crewmates are in the lead by 14 nautical miles.
THE four finalists for November for the Gazette's 2019 Calendar competition have been chosen.
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PEOPLE struggling to afford to heat their homes this winter are being given £500,000 by Lancashire County Council.
ANYONE thinking about adopting a child in Lancashire is welcome to find out more on Tuesday, January 16 at County Hall, Preston, from 6pm to 7.30pm.
A CONCRETE-walled field barn proposed for Guides Farm, Flookburgh, would be "prominent and discordant" in the landscape, planners decided.
AN ULVERSTON resident has had outline planning consent for a new bungalow renewed.
A NEW preventative service to tackle child sexual exploitation in Cumbria has been launched by Barnardo’s.
PRIME Minister Theresa May has joined those paying tribute to Dame Jackie Daniel, the chief executive of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust who is to step down from her position.
Ann Chapman describes the life of Jack Kirkby, a Kendal rugby player selected to play for England boys in 1937
AGEING timber-built jetties at an outdoor centre on Windermere's shores are to be replaced.
PLANS for 20 "much-needed" storage containers to be sited on Kendal's Mintsfeet Industrial Estate met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.