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OBITUARY: SIR John Manduell, a founding trustee and former chairman of Lake District Summer Music

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 4:46pm
SIR John Manduell, a founding trustee and former chairman of Lake District Summer Music, has died aged 89.

Prince Charles, Richard Branson and Boris Johnson to receive climate change book by Ambleside photographer

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 3:46pm
PRINCE Charles, Richard Branson and Boris Johnson are among the newest high-profile figures set to receive a book which campaigns to tackle climate change.

49 homes at Kendal are given the go-ahead

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 3:18pm
NEARLY 50 homes are to be built on either side of a busy Kendal road after plans were granted outline permission.

Smiling speed indicators installed at South Lakeland village

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 3:17pm
MOTORISTS arriving in a South Lakeland village are to be greeted with a smile or frown on their arrival from today, and it will all depend on their speed.

DREAMCATCHER: I'm walking the streets of London is search of 'Woman Street'

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 3:03pm
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Cumbria Poppy Launch launched at The Lakes School

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 3:01pm
THIS year's Cumbria Poppy Appeal was launched at the Lakes School, Troutbeck Bridge.

Kendal doctors want to help tackle bed blocking crisis with new business

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 2:36pm
A NEW Kendal business is hoping to help tackle the bed blocking crisis by keeping its clients healthy, happy and active.

Industry gears up for this year's winter agri expo

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 2:30pm
THE UK's leading winter livestock event is to take place in Cumbria this week.

'No hard feelings' as long-standing Ulverston BID member loses board position

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 2:29pm
THE LONG-STANDING chair of Ulverston's Business Improvement District (BID) has said there are 'no hard feelings' after he failed to hold on to his board position.

Cart race boosts the coffers of charity

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 1:47pm
A ‘BOGIE’ race at a farm attraction near Carnforth has raised thousands of pounds for a cancer charity.

Cumbrian farmer takes on college role

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 1:40pm
A CUMBRIAN farmer has returned to his roots to take on an important management role at the county's largest agricultural college.

Cumbria's success in Britain in Bloom awards

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 1:34pm
GREEN-FINGERED representatives from Cumbria came away with a handful of awards from this year's Britain in Bloom competition.

Football agent 'truly sorry' for M6 death crash

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:07pm
A FOOTBALL agent has told jurors he is "truly, truly sorry" for causing an M6 crash which killed one highways worker and left another paralysed.

MP promoted to chief whip in aftermath of Sir Michael Fallon resignation as defence secretary

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:02pm
MP Julian Smith, whose Skipton and Ripon constituency includes Settle, Bentham, Clapham, Ingleton and Burton-in-Lonsdale, has been promoted to Chief Whip as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's mini-reshuffle in the wake of the claims of sexual harassment in Parliament.

Kendal woman fundraises for cancer research cause

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:01pm
A TRAINEE nurse is raising money for research into pancreatic cancer following the unexpected death of her grandfather.

Silverdale celebrates happy ending for library

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:00pm
BOOK lovers in north Lancashire are celebrating a happy ending for their village library.

South Lakes students learn of death camp horror

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:24am
HARROWING details of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps of World War 2 were revealed to a group of South Lakes students during a three-day trip to Poland.

Four people rescued from boat marooned on Ullswater

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:19am
FOUR people were stuck on a marooned boat at Ullswater on Sunday, October 29, and had to be rescued by the Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.

RALLYCROSS: Breakdown ends Ewin’s hopes in semi-finals

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:16am
Upper Eden rallycross racer David Ewin has had a busy couple of weeks as the 2017 season draws to a close.

Where to watch fireworks in the area

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:46am
FIREWORKS will light up the skies of South Lakeland in a host of sparkling displays to celebrate Bonfire Night.