The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 53 min ago
MOVES to carve-up Cumbria’s “dysfunctional” local Government system have taken a major step forward – despite opposition from local councils.
AN UNFOLDING crisis is set to hit the elderly in South Lakeland as the number of working age people plummets.
WANDERING Monster are touring next month with several gigs pencilled in to tie in with the release of their much awaited debut album.
A WOMAN has died in a collision on a busy road in Kendal this afternoon.
Historian Arthur R. Nicholls describes Yak Bob Day
New Year is a time to look forward with a renewed determination to pursue some goal or purpose in life
IT IS common to mark the changing seasons throughout the year and celebrate those feasts and festivals that are relevant to our culture or faith. New Year is significant as a time to look forward with fresh optimism, new resolutions, and a renewed determination to pursue some goal or purpose in life.
ONE of my annual highlights, the Queen's Christmas Day broadcast, was totally ruined for me this year by widespread advance publication of its contents.
Kendal Oral History Group aims to compile a picture of earlier times through the recorded memories of the area’s older residents. Mr Ashton T Gates was born in 1907 and interviewed in July 1998
PLANS to revamp the operation of a Kendal home for adults with learning disabilities are now under consideration after an independent report rated it as 'requiring improvement.'
BACK payments are finally on their way to farmers who keep livestock on Britain’s commons after a three-year delay.
RESIDENTS around Windermere are going to have a greater say in the running of the cross-lake ferry following this year’s fire.
A LEADING South Lakeland-based activity guidebook publisher will mark its 50th anniversary in 2019.
Would you accept a council tax increase to maintain police services?
SAVE Grange Lido campaigners were celebrating after receiving a financial boost in their bid to restore the outdoor swimming pool on the town's promenade.
FOR the last three years, I have received a Christmas card addressed to Graham and Jen Jones. The address and postcode are correct but I know them not and previous searches have been fruitless.
LEARNING Plus, the Ambleside based self-help learning and community support charity, has received £9,813 from the National Lottery awards.
SCHOOLCHILDREN across Cumbria have been filling up bird feeders, turning classrooms into bird hides and creating wildlife friendly bakes in preparation for watching and counting the birds in their school grounds for the 2019 RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch.
NOW is an excellent time to prune apple or pear trees. The cut off point is the end of March before the buds burst into life for another season. Strike when we have some relatively settled weather and it’ll be one job done and dusted.
THE chief executive of CancerCare has spoken of his “delight” at getting the go-ahead to buy a property for a new support centre in Barrow-in-Furness.
A SECTION of the A590 is closed following an accident.