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NOSTALGIA: Farm identified by readers

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:23am
A LITTLE while ago we asked if you could identify this farm.

Have a report of your wedding published in The Westmorland Gazette

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:11am
Would you like to see a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette?

Lakeland gallery shows artwork by one of the world's most revered painters

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:32am
A MASTERPIECE by one of the world’s most famous and revered painters takes centre stage at Abbot Hall Art Gallery in the next few weeks.

Police investigate Ulverston bike theft

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:02am
POLICE are investigating the theft of a pedal cycle from outside the Devonshire Road Garage on Victoria Road in Ulverston.


Mon, 01/01/2018 - 9:30am
To help mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we shall be publishing a photograph from the newspaper's archives on this website every day this year.

Uncertainty around future management of Birkrigg Common

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 8:06am
THE future management of a popular South Lakeland beauty spot has been cast into doubt.

The Westmorland Gazette celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 6:00pm
THE Westmorland Gazette is all set to celebrate a momentous milestone - its 200th anniversary - in 2018.

Bishop reflects on a busy year and looks forward to 2018

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 3:44pm
The Rt Rev James Newcome, Bishop of Carlisle, reflects on an eventful year in 2017 and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2018

Woman to be sentenced for 'pointless' 999 call

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 2:41pm
AN ambulance made a 'pointless journey' to an address in Ulverston after a woman falsely called the emergency services, a court heard.

CLASSIC VINYL: no easy ride on their Marrakech Express

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 12:10pm
Crosby, Stills and Nash by Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded on Atlantic Records 1969, gatefold sleeve, value £50

Paralysed Kirkby Stephen man win approval for specialised bungalow

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 10:38am
A KIRKBY Stephen man who was left paralysed from the chest down by a life-changing accident has had permission granted for a specially designed bungalow.

LETTER: Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool needs permanent funding

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 10:19am
I have been using Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool for some time since I had two operations on my shoulder to keep me mobile and, apart from several weeks earlier in the year, have not had to receive physiotherapy.

Christmas dinner served up by Ambleside Masons

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 8:27am
AMBLESIDE Masons cooked and served Christmas dinner for almost 40 guests at the town's Masonic Lodge.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: a vision that combines science, art and social and ecological justice

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 7:06am
LONG wolfless centuries lie between us and the beauty of how Westmorland must have been. Legend has it that the last wolf in England was killed in the 14th Century on Cumbria's sea cliffs at Humphrey Head. Since then many of England's wonders have been hunted to extinction. Today the hills themselves are nearly dead; grazed to the bone by sheep bred for the pot, and occupied almost exclusively by grouse bred for the gun. The upland ecology is so badly degraded that rain gushes straight off the hillsides flooding towns and villages below.

Man aged 28 dies following road traffic accident on A66

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 6:46pm
A MAN who died following a road traffic collision yesterday in east Cumbria has been identified.

Baby Ivy's year of fundraising tops £8,000 for Alder Hey

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 6:00pm
FOR little Ivy Scarisbrick and her family, 2017 is ending on a high after life-saving surgery, a milestone birthday and a year of fundraising that has topped £8,000.

Kendal construction apprentice has life-changing experience in Cambodia

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 2:13pm
AN apprentice from Kendal led from the front as a Cumbrian construction ambassador, bringing joy to a community in Cambodia and gaining as much from the experience as he gave.

MP responds to criticism over wage in job advert

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 12:08pm
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has responded to criticism over the wage offered in a Liberal Democrat job advertisement by clarifying that the role on offer is a "paid internship".

LETTER: Credit Union is here to help

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 11:57am
WITH Christmas just gone for another year, I would like to make people struggling with the extra cost of it, aware that there is a community of people out there to help them. So, if you become overwhelmed with financial worries don’t panic the Credit Union may be able to help you.

GARDENING: take a festive break - but check you've 'bubble' wrapped the greenhouse

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:46am
THIS week I’d hope you’re taking a break from the physical work in the garden and enjoying the festivities in all their fullness, writes TOM ATTWOOD.