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£20,000 needed to bring Appleby church's facilities into the 21st century

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:46am
RESIDENTS of an Eden town are trying to raise £20,000 to provide their 'beautiful' church with modern-day facilities.

Vintage motors tackle high fells

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:45am
SCORES of vintage sports cars will wind their way through some of Lake District's most dramatic scenery next weekend in what is being billed as an "exhilarating motoring extravaganza".

Castle Dairy at Kendal becomes first apprentice-run eatery in the country to be awarded 2AA rosettes for food

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:44am
THE historic Castle Dairy Restaurant & Art Gallery in Kendal has become the first apprentice-run eatery in the country to be awarded 2AA rosettes for the quality of its food.

Cumbrian filmmaker wins prestigious award

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:40am
A RENOWNED Cumbrian filmmaker has been awarded a prestigious national accolade for his film about the iconic Lakes mountain Blencathra.

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

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

There's still time to pack a Christmas shoebox

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:00pm
LOCAL charity Boxes of Hope Cumbria is reminding people there is still time to pack a Christmas shoebox.

Jeremy Clarkson sets a water speed record at Coniston

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 3:05pm
Television star Jeremy Clarkson has a new national water speed record at Coniston.

Sixteen solar panels approved for historic Cark-in-Cartmel house

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 2:00pm
PLANS for 16 solar panels at historic Cark Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.

Four townhouses planned for site of former Ulverston pub

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 1:45pm
PLANS are brewing for four new homes on the site of a former Ulverston pub.

Sought after conductor makes his Haffner debut

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 12:17pm
THE excellent Haffner Orchestra opens it 2017/2018 season of concerts at Lancaster University's Great Hall on Saturday, November 11 (7.30pm), with a new musical director on the podium.

Police appeal after two girls, 12, chased and threatened with broken bottle in Kendal

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:10am
TWO girls have reportedly been chased around Kendal and threatened with a broken bottle.

Bank window smashed in Kirkby Lonsdale

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:00am
NATWEST Bank on Kirkby Lonsdale's Main Street has had one of its windows smashed.

Young farmers compete in sheepdog trials

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 9:53am
SETTLE and District Young Farmers held their Annual Sheepdog Trials at Bank Laithe Farm, Winterburn.

Have you started your Christmas present shopping yet?

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:12am
It is still 52 days until Christmas - but already shops are being decked out in festive tinsel.

Police investigate after men in van yell and whistle at teenage girl

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:08am
CUMBRIA Police is appealing for witnesses following a report of a public order offence in Kendal.

Car windscreen smashed in Ulverston

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:01am
A CAR windscreen was smashed on a street in Ulverston.

Bentham gets an early start to Bonfire Night

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 7:56am
HUNDREDS of people turned out for an early bonfire in Bentham at the weekend.

Acclaimed new score accompanies classic silent movie

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 7:32pm
FW MURNAU'S classic Dracula-inspired Nosferatu film will be screened at Beetham's Heron Theatre on Friday and Saturday, November 10/11.

SKYWATCH: broad and beautiful misty band that cuts sky in two

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 6:58pm
IT SOUNDS like we might have some frosty nights and chilly mornings coming up, if the weather forecasters are to be believed (ha!) so what's visible 'up there' at the moment? writes STUART ATKINSON.