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Sedbergh School welcomes its first cohort of pupils in China

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 12:43pm
SEDBERGH School has opened overseas and welcomed its first cohort of pupils to its Rong Qiao site.

Government trial to help support South Lakes adults

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 11:35am
A NEW one-year government trial will help support South Lakeland adults that are in low paid employment to access college courses.

South Lakes Volvo retailer gears up for wheely good weekend

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 11:12am
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.

'Significant' improvements at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 9:11am
INSPECTORS have welcomed “significant improvements” at South Lakes Safari Zoo following their most recent visit.

'Disabled are treated as second class citizens': Users slam changes to Kendal parking

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 9:05am
THE controversial changes to disabled parking in Kendal town centre were implemented on Monday, provoking anger from users who have slammed the new system.

Notorious peak does not faze Freya, aged five

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 7:00am
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.

Dementia sufferer who discharged himself from hospital died in crash, inquest heard

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 7:00am
AN inquest into the death of a ‘devoted’ husband and grandfather who died following a road accident near Levens opened yesterday.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Westmorland County Show in 2005

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 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.

Intrepid group plans 60-kilometre hike to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis Society

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 6:24pm
A KENDAL duo is planning a gruelling 60 kilometres hike later this month to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Follow the Lancaster Canal's gunpowder trail this Sunday

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 6:01pm
TWO guided "gunpowder trail" walks are planned from Crooklands, this Sunday (September 16).

Cottage with a view comes onto the market in Kendal

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 6:01pm
A PERIOD cottage offering spectacular views over "the auld grey town" of Kendal has come onto the market for £450,000.

Ex-RAF corporal and scout master on trial over alleged Lakes sex abuse

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 5:50pm
A FORMER RAF corporal and scout leader accused of molesting a boy during a camping trip to the Lake District has gone on trial.

Do you know any of the missing names in this old school photograph?

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 5:13pm
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.

LETTER: The people must have the final say over Brexit deal

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 4:51pm
In Carlisle in the 2016 referendum Carlisle voted 60 per cent to 40 per cent in favour of Leave.

Artists capture movement of sky and sea

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 4:08pm
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.

LETTER: Kendal faces retailing challenges

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 3:47pm
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.

Cars stolen in series of Cumbrian burglaries

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 3:23pm
TWO cars have been stolen from Cumbrian properties over the weekend.

Police investigate racially aggravated public order offence in Kendal

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 3:17pm
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a racially aggravated public order offence that occurred in a children’s play area in Kendal.

Road near Windermere's Rec blocked by tree on top of car

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 2:33pm
WINDERMERE residents awoke to the sight of a tree toppled onto a car at Park Road yesterday morning (Sunday).

Sneak preview of new studio and gallery space

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 12:35pm
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.