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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: A carrion crow shooting party at Witherslack in 1962

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Cyclist flown to hospital after falling from bike in Grizedale Forest

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 3:22pm
A 67-YEAR-OLD CYCLIST biking in Grizedale Forest was flown to hospital after falling off his bike into a beck on Sunday (May 27).

Mountain biker taken ill at Grizedale Forest

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 2:52pm
A 67-YEAR-OLD man required urgent medical attention after going into cardiac arrest at Grizedale Forest on Sunday.

Podiatrist aims to raise awareness of effects of diabetes on feet

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 12:12pm
THE creeping health menace of diabetes, and its devastating effect on people’s feet, has led a Cumbrian podiatrist to embark on a campaign to improve knowledge of the pathway to foot complications.

Try Sailing Day at Arnside floats the boat of residents and visitors

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 10:43am
MORE than 40 people took part in a Try Sailing Day held in Arnside on Bank Holiday Monday.

Driver freed from overturned car

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 10:39am
A person trapped in an overturned car near Appleby was freed by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday.

Walker falls 20 feet on waterfalls trail

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 10:21am
A FEMALE walker fell 20 feet down stone steps near Pecca Falls on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail on Sunday (May 27).

Climber sustains 'severe injury' after Giggleswick Scar fall

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 10:18am
A CLIMBER sustained a 'severe injury' to his left lower leg after falling at Giggleswick Scar on Saturday (May 26).

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Alan Dent with his motorbike in 1968

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 6:50am
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.

Festival is fabulous feast for music fans

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 7:11pm
TWO world class musicians are topping the bill at this year's Sedbergh Music Festival.

Festival is fabulous feast for music fans

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 7:05pm
TWO world class musicians are topping the bill at this year's Sedbergh Music Festival.

SKYWATCH: swirls, streamers and webs of silvery blue

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 6:25pm
MAY is almost done, which means it's time to start optimistically scanning the northern sky after midnight on any clear night, looking for those beautiful, photogenic and frustrating noctilucent clouds again, writes STUART ATKINSON.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 1 Parsonage Fold, Beetham, £375,000

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 6:01pm
A DELIGHTFUL barn conversion in Beetham village is our featured property this week.

Tour of Britain looks set to include Cumbrian stage

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 4:15pm
SOME of the biggest names in cycling could make their way to Cumbria this year as the county looks set to be part of the Tour of Britain route.

LETTER: Kendal Torchlight Carnival needs your support

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 3:18pm
I am asking for some much-needed support for the Kendal Torchlight Carnival

World premiere for concert club

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 2:36pm
PIANIST Sam Haywood performs a world premiere during his welcome return to Grange-over-Sands and District Concert Club on Friday, June 1, (8pm) at the Victoria Hall.

LETTER: Politicians should be aiming to encourage bus and coach travel

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 1:38pm
Let’s talk sense about the Windermere railway. The entire UK rail network only carries 16 per cent of public transport journeys, mostly commuters into cities. Buses carry 67 per cent - bluntly, to most people, trains aren’t important. Yet we spend huge amounts of taxpayers money on them.

New Beach Hut Gallery exhibition is a must-see mix

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 1:32pm
BEACH Hut Gallery's latest exhibition is Darling Buds of May and features works by a fabulous range of highly regarded local artists.

Appeal for sightings of a BMW in Ambleside assault investigation

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 12:35pm
POLICE are appealing for sightings of a green BMW X5 as part of an investigation into an assault on a woman in south Cumbria.

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