The Westmorland Gazette /news/
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WHERE there is a will… there is a disgruntled relative!
A FORMER teacher, entrepreneur and golfing enthusiast has passed away, aged 70.
A SOUTH Cumbria cannabis user who bought the drug in bulk and then sold some to pals has been sentenced by a judge.
AN Appleby horse fair visitor who crashed his uncle's Range Rover after sinking a dozen pints of beer has been spared immediate prison.
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'.
A MUCH-loved and well-known Kendal football fanatic and plumber has died at the age of 60.
THE way which the public participates in planning matters in South Lakeland could be set to change.
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.
AN ULVERSTON beer enthusiast has fulfilled an 'ambition' by opening a new drinking spot and shop in the town.
I AM appalled at the Scottish Government’s ill-considered intention to ban the reasonable chastisement of children by their parents.
THE hum of engines has been bellowing around Coniston since Monday as powerboat enthusiasts took to the water for 47th Speed Records Week.
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.
A PROPOSAL to build a housing development on a field in Kendal have been rejected for the second time in a year.
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.
Westmorland Gazette reader Ruth Southall, of Kendal, took these lovely pictures.
THOUSANDS of local people have signed South Lakes MP Tim Farron’s petition to bring a radiotherapy unit to Westmorland General Hospital.
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.
Pro-Musica Trio, Kendal Town Hall
A SPOOK-tacular time was enjoyed by Hallowe'en revellers at Ulverston's Candlelit Walk.
ULVERSTON goalkeeper Curtis Anderson has become a world champion with the England under-17 side in India.