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Remembering Veronica this weekend at Settle's historic Folly

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 1:07pm
A TRIBUTE to the life of a treasured member of the community will take place this weekend at The Folly at Settle.

VIDEO: A calm view of Derwentwater to celebrate National Meditation Day

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 12:01pm
GAZETTE reader Gill Crossland-Thackray has shared this video of Derwentwater in celebration of National Meditation Day.

Sixteen Cumbrian businesses up for national awards

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 11:50am
SIXTEEN Cumbrian businesses are in the running for prizes at this year's national Family Business of the Year awards.

End of life groups to launch in Kendal thanks to funding windfall

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 11:19am
TWO new groups to support patients who have been diagnosed with life shortening conditions are set to launch in Kendal thanks to funding from the Lottery.

Windermere business takes part in sinkhole show

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 11:14am
A WINDERMERE-BASED ground investigation company has been filming for a new Channel 5 series on sinkholes and mineshafts.

Police search for missing horse wagon

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 11:04am
Police are searching for a horse wagon which was taken overnight from a field in Holme Village.

Helicopter crash pilot named by police as Lord Lieutenant Barry Dodd

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 10:17am
THE pilot who died when a helicopter crashed in North Yorkshire has been named by police.

Thunderstorms over Cumbria could bring possible disruption to urban areas

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 9:32am
THUNDERY downpours are expected in parts of Cumbria over the next few days starting this afternoon.

New principal takes the reins at Kendal College

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 9:07am
A NEW principal took the reins of Kendal College this week following the retirement of Graham Wilkinson.

Marketing Matters: Gather round, it’s story time

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 8:27am
ONCE upon a time, the month of May was declared ‘Share a Story’ month, in a bid to encourage children to read more.

The Westmorland Gazette's Camera Club 2019 calendar competition: May finalists

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 8:08am
THE four finalists for May for the Gazette's 2019 Calendar competition have been chosen.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Grasmere Sports’ senior guides fell race in 1967

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 6:30am
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.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ...

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

Attempted burglary in Kendal being investigated

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 4:37pm
AN attempted burglary at a house at Gillinggate, Kendal, is being investigated by police.

Free sessions will help people stay safe online

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 3:38pm
Whether it’s use of personal data, identity theft, abuse on social media or banking fraud, it’s understandable that may people have concerns about staying safe online.

DREAMCATCHER : I'm in London but can't find my way to the East End where I grew up

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 2:46pm
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Police investigate alleged 1960s assault at school

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 1:39pm
POLICE are investigating a report of single offence of non-recent abuse, alleged to have taken place at Earnseat Prep School in Arnside in 1968.

A591 closed following collision near Kendal

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 1:10pm
THE A591 has been closed near Low Sizergh, Kendal, as a result of collision.

Carlisle airport flights postponed until September

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 8:17am
FLIGHTS from Carlisle Lake District Airport will not go ahead as planned on Monday (June 4).

Accident closes A66 both ways

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 8:07am
THE A66 is closed both ways this morning and there is slow traffic due to an accident between Keswick (A591) and Troutbeck (A5091).