The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 19 min 28 sec ago
SEDBERGH School has opened overseas and welcomed its first cohort of pupils to its Rong Qiao site.
A NEW one-year government trial will help support South Lakeland adults that are in low paid employment to access college courses.
Team members at South Lakes-based Volvo retailer, P V Dobson, are digging out their cycling shorts and dusting off their cycles for their annual Ride Like A Pro event this weekend.
INSPECTORS have welcomed “significant improvements” at South Lakes Safari Zoo following their most recent visit.
THE controversial changes to disabled parking in Kendal town centre were implemented on Monday, provoking anger from users who have slammed the new system.
AN INTREPID Lake District five-year-old followed in her adventurous father’s footsteps when she tackled one of Europe’s most iconic mountains - and she took the hard route.
AN inquest into the death of a ‘devoted’ husband and grandfather who died following a road accident near Levens opened yesterday.
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.
A KENDAL duo is planning a gruelling 60 kilometres hike later this month to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
TWO guided "gunpowder trail" walks are planned from Crooklands, this Sunday (September 16).
A PERIOD cottage offering spectacular views over "the auld grey town" of Kendal has come onto the market for £450,000.
A FORMER RAF corporal and scout leader accused of molesting a boy during a camping trip to the Lake District has gone on trial.
Following our request to readers to send in their old photographs, Doug Coates, 74, who has lived near Leeds for the last 47 years, sent in this picture of the pupils and staff at Tebay Infants School in 1948.
In Carlisle in the 2016 referendum Carlisle voted 60 per cent to 40 per cent in favour of Leave.
FOLLOWING their recent joint exhibition at the Lanntair Arts Centre in Stornoway Scotland, Settle-based artists Margaret Uttley and David Knight are exhibiting their paintings and drawings at Gavagan Art.
DID other readers notice the irony of your report 'Shops are filling up in Kendal' being placed next to 'Kendal’s New Look will close its doors'? (Business, August 23). Elsewhere there are reports of Argos and Carphone Warehouse moving from the Westmorland Shopping Centre to out of town locations.
TWO cars have been stolen from Cumbrian properties over the weekend.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a racially aggravated public order offence that occurred in a children’s play area in Kendal.
WINDERMERE residents awoke to the sight of a tree toppled onto a car at Park Road yesterday morning (Sunday).
A GROUP of Lakeland artists are offering the public an early preview of their latest work ahead of the opening of their own studio and gallery space next year.