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Coniston country house hotel sold for undisclosed sum

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 10:40am
THE Waterhead Hotel overlooking Coniston Water has been sold for an undisclosed sum.

Rise in homelessness applications in South Lakes

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 10:25am
THE number of homelessness applications in South Lakeland has almost trebled in the past year.

Road closed following Lancashire barn blaze

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 7:37am
THE A687 is closed both ways due to a building fire at a farm between Chapel Lane (Burton in Lonsdale) and Greta Bridge (Wrayton).

Heavy traffic on A590

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 7:32am
THERE are reports of heavy traffic on the A590 both ways this morning (Monday).

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The Lowland sheep champion, at Westmorland County Show in 1993

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 5:50am
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.

Art trail is highlight of the year

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:48pm
THE name Green Door is synonymous with some of the region's best contemporary art and over the September 29/30 weekend many members of the artists' collective will be blazing a creative trail across the region.

Brewery heads out in a Roundabout way

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 2:35pm
MORE often than not the Brewery has something cutting edge up its theatrical sleeve.

POSITIVE PARENTING: Dealing with clinginess

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 1:49pm
Clinginess in little ones can come and go especially if your child is feeling unwell this type of behaviour might be more prevalent. You are the centre of your children’s universe, so it is only natural that they have times when they want to stay close to you. It is in fact a true sign that they are securely attached to you and is part of healthy development.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: a search through the Bible can be inspiring and exciting

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 1:42pm
WHILE travelling on holiday and stopping at a service station, I bought an outdoor magazine as I do once or twice a year. It had one of those competitions where you have to guess from where the photograph was taken and send in the map grid reference. The photo looked fairly familiar so over the next few days, I kept looking at the photo and scanning my OS map app checking the position of crags and gullies in relation to the fell tops. Finally, after a week puzzling over it, my wife was relieved

CALSSIC VINYL: rolling, rolling, rolling on the river

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:33pm
Creedence Clearwater Revival by Creedence Clearwater Revival, released 1968/69 by Liberty Records, value £80

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ announce major redevelopment project at Glenridding

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:04pm
ULLSWATER ‘Steamers’ has announced a major investment project to redevelop its visitor facilities at Glenridding.

Beatrix Potter fans gather to celebrate her Lake District legacy

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:00pm
A CELEBRATION of Beatrix Potter's Lake District legacy is to take place in Kendal next week.

England's heritage list reaches 400,000 milestone

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:00pm
HISTORIC England says the number of listed buildings and sites in England has reached 400,000.

From true life stories to Dicken's classics

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 11:00am
TWENTY two brand new and internationally travelled shows will play their way across Cumbria under the Highlights Rural Touring Scheme banner this autumn. Village halls countywide will host an exciting range of productions.

Revered international music stars return for another show

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 9:50am
BUDAPEST Cafe Orchestra make their long awaited return to Bardsea following their sell-out show in 2011.

Ambleside Guides celebrate their 100th anniversary

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 9:13am
AMBLESIDE Girl Guides have celebrated their 100th birthday.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Westmorland County Show poultry judges in 1994

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 7:30am
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.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Shetland ponies at Westmorland County Show in 1994

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 7:30am
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.

McCarthy and Stone invites retired people to Carnforth open days

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 7:01am
RETIRED people are being invited along to open days this month at McCarthy and Stone's Keerford View apartments in Carnforth.

Hindu leaders want to scatter the ashes of cremated loved-ones on Windermere

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 6:54am
HINDUS are looking to create a dedicated area on the shore of Windermere where they can scatter cremated remains.

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