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Disruption on the A590 after three-car accident

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 5:48pm
A SECTION of the A590 is closed following an accident.

Kendal Post Office petition has more than 3,500 signatures

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 4:52pm
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.

Mountain rescuers search for lone walker who failed to contact her husband

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 3:40pm
A WALKER on a solo expedition was found by mountain rescuers safely in a tent following fears for her safety.

Kendal man who "glassed" partner is spared immediate jail term

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 3:30pm
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.

Man who spent his career in the brewing industry dies aged 88

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 1:40pm
A MAN who worked in the licensed trade across the Lake District for much of his career has died, aged 88.

Scouts show their community spirit at Kendal People's Cafe

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 12:01pm
COMMUNITY-spirited Scouts have been doing their bit to spread cheer and reduce food waste over the festive season.

South Lakeland economy is on the rise

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 12:00pm
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.

Lakes School's head's delight at new report

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 11:49am
A LAKE District school head teacher said the community was ‘excited’ following an 'improving' Ofsted report.

Sadness at passing of Netherfield football great

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 11:41am
Sadness has greeted the news of the passing of Netherfield FC great Tom Brownlee at the age of 83.

Glaxo to 'gift' land to Ulverston for new industrial park

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 10:32am
GLAXO is planning to “gift” Ulverston some land for a new industrial park following its recent jobs bombshell, a meeting has heard.

New venture for artistic duo Rosie and Tina

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 10:20am
ROSIE Wates and Tina Balmer make the perfect team, artistically speaking.

Beloved spaniel still missing in Cumbria

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 10:10am
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.

Stay at home if you have symptoms of norovirus or flu, urge NHS bosses

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:57am
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.

Pothole reports in Cumbria up by 94 per cent

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:53am
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 paid to former mayoress

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:29am
Tributes have been paid to former Barrow councillor and mayoress Shirley Richardson, who has died aged 79.

Record turnout for festive hunt meets

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:16am
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 invited to take part in Snowdrop Walk at Windermere

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:10am
FAMILIES are invited to plant a snowdrop in memory of a loved one at a special event at Brockhole on Windermere.

Fifteen local gigs to check out this week

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:05am
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 causes of car crashes in Cumbria are revealed

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 9:00am
THE number one cause of car crashes on Cumbria’s roads has been revealed.

School seeks talented young performers

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 8:45am
THE search is on for talented young actors and musicians to take part in a performing arts workshop at Giggleswick School.