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New version of timeless tale is running at The Dukes

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 1:14pm
A NEW inventive and witty version of Peter Pan is running at The Dukes. This year, as well as directing the festive production, the Lancaster theatre's artistic director, Sarah Punshon has also adapted JM Barrie’s famous tale: "Peter Pan is a classic Christmas treat and is inherently theatrical as it was originally written as a play,” said Sarah. “I am interested in telling Peter Pan from Tinker Bell’s perspective.” Peter Pan runs until January 5. Box office 01524-598500 or visit www.d

Kendal town chosen for ITV series

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 12:15pm
KENDAL town centre will be making a feature in the new ITV thriller series Deep Water as film crews set camp in the square.

Kendal Rotary Club holds 'Youth Speaks' competition

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 10:51am
THE Kendal Rotary Club recently held their annual 'Youth Speaks’ competition for schools around the South Lakes area.

Kirkby Lonsdale butchers make World Championship Scotch Pie shortlist

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 9:13am
DALES Traditional Butchers Ltd of Kirkby Lonsdale has secured a slot on the shortlist of the 20th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

Film made about Joe and Connie reaches £130k views

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 9:13am
A FILM telling the story of two children from Cartmel suffering from a rare genetic condition for which there is no cure has reached over 130,000 views.

Pre-Christmas cheer for Dog sitting team in the Langdales

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 9:11am
BARKING Mad South Lakes held their annual festive event in Windermere over the weekend.

South Lakes water quality rated 'excellent'

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 8:36am
WATER quality at every designated bathing water location in South Lakeland has been rated ‘excellent’ by government inspectors for the fifth consecutive year.

Police appeal after criminal damage done to two vehicles in Windermere

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 8:27am
POLICE are investigating after criminal damage was done to two vehicles in Windermere.

Brewery Arts Centre appoints new restaurant manager

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 7:05am
A FORMER British champion skier who swapped the slopes for catering management is aiming to take the Brewery Arts Centre to the pinnacle of Kendal’s range of restaurants.

Choir rises to the occasion with choice of music that is inspirational and refreshing

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 7:05pm
UNDER the expert direction of Don Gillthorpe, Kendal South Choir, along with a superb orchestral ensemble, presented us with the perfect antidote to all the pre Christmas hype we have been getting from multitudinous sources - long before the actual 'real' time of Christmas, namely December 25, writes MARGARET PATTINSON.

Sirius is sliding up into the sky looking like a beautiful icy-blue sapphire

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 6:31pm
TO QUOTE a popular fantasy TV series, 'Winter is coming' - and some of the best-known stars and constellations of winter are already visible in the late evening, writes STUART ATKINSON. The familiar hourglass shape of Orion The Hunter, with his distinctive belt of three blue-white stars, can be seen rising in the east at around 9pm, by which time the constellation of Taurus - with its twin Hyades and Pleiades star clusters - is already high in the sky.

Tremendous range of artwork available at this weekend's Affordable Art event

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 6:11pm
BACK on the art trail and members of popular creative co-operative Green Door make a return visit to Staveley Roundhouse this weekend (November 30 - December 2) for their annual Affordable Art event. There will be plenty on display with ceramics, glass, jewellery, paintings, textiles, prints, wood, sculpture and photographs, as well as greetings cards and smaller items, including work by David Sharps, whose work explores the wild beauty of the Lakeland fells and through its ever changing light a

LETTER: Well done to the record-breaking bakers at Lakeland

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 5:49pm
I was very proud to be a witness to a very successful Guinness Book of Records attempt for the longest baking session which took 30 hours, smashing the previous record of 25 hours which had bene set in the USA

Tour of Britain gave £10m boost to Cumbria

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 5:45pm
By Ellis Butcher

New Road car park poll causes town council 'overspend'

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 5:35pm
KENDAL Town Council has recorded a £8,689 'miscellaneous' overspend on its budget in the six months ended October 30.

Andy aims to help people make healthy food choices

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 5:28pm
A FATHER-of-three from Ulverston has created a Facebook page to publicly help families make better food choices to improve their health and wellbeing.

Free entry at RSPB site for Lottery players

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 4:00pm
NATIONAL Lottery players will be offered free entry to the RSPB's Leighton Moss reserve from December 3-9.

High number of accidents this morning prompts police warning

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 3:30pm
MOTORISTS were caught out by the icy conditions this morning with police called to nine road traffic collisions across the county.

Snowsports club welcomes £1 a day parking revenue

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 12:52pm
A LOW cost all-day parking initiative has provided a boost for funds at Kendal Snowsports Club.