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Extended speed limits on South Lakes roads in bid to reduce accidents

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 7:28pm
EXTENDED speed limits are to be introduced on four South Lakeland roads in a bid to reduce accidents.

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: Massage and touch

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 6:01pm
FROM the moment you look into your newborn baby's eyes you make a connection.

Protestors gather to oppose Thirlmere plans

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 5:31pm
MORE than 200 protestors gathered at the edge of a Lake District beauty spot to oppose plans that would see eight zip wires run over it.

Stargazers plan range of events to highlight objects in the night sky

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 4:59pm
Astronomers at Kendal are planning a range of events to shed light on the night sky during 2018.

Police concern for woman missing from Lancaster hospital

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 4:23pm
We are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 32-year-old Mary McKinnon, who is missing from hospital.

Authors encouraged to enter Lakeland Book of the Year

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 3:58pm
AUTHORS and publishers are needed to enter new books into Cumbria’s leading literary awards.

Investigation into two Windermere burglaries

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 3:48pm
POLICE are investigating two reports of burglaries in Windermere which are suspected to be linked.

BIG SLEEP: More than 100 brave cold to help older people stay warm in winter

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 3:07pm
MORE than one hundred eager fundraisers gave up their warm homes for a cold, wet and windy night under the stars to help older people stay warm in winter.

Vision outlined for Kendal's New Road and riverside

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 2:10pm
AMBITIOUS plans to transform a former town centre car park into a 'focal point' for events and festivals have been unveiled by Kendal's Business Improvement District (BID).

Successful year for Lake District hotel

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 1:01pm
The Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel in Bowness is celebrating its most successful year since opening under the Laura Ashley brand in 2014.

South Lakes pupils getting a 'buzz' out of project

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:34pm
YOUNG apiarists at a South Lakeland primary school are ensuring their bees are productive with the help of a Kendal-based developer.

Brief Encounter special to mark Carnforth's 50 years since end of steam

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:01pm
FIFTY years since the end of the steam era at Carnforth railway station is to be celebrated with a special train journey in September.

PROPERTY: Overseas property register welcomed by estate agents

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:01pm
A PUBLIC register for overseas-owned properties by 2021 has been welcomed by NAEA Propertymark, the National Association of Estate Agents.

Teen hurt in HGV crash on first driving lesson thanks rescuers

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:00pm
A TEENAGER who sustained a head injury after a collision during her first driving lesson has thanked the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) for coming to her aid.

Middleton crash causes A683 to close

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:46am
EMERGENCY services are currently dealing with a collision on the A683 at Middleton.

Historic Lakes hotel is on the market

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:16am
A 24-bedroom Lake District hotel has been put on the market for offers in excess of £2 million

New solicitor appointed at South Lakes firm

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:59am
SOUTH Lakeland solicitors Temple Heelis have announced the appointment of solicitor Claire Meehan, who has joined the firm’s residential property team.

LEAGUE TABLES: How did your school do?

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:47am
A RURAL Lake District head teacher is celebrating after topping the secondary school league tables and being named the best in Cumbria for pupil progress.

Competition heats up at Kendal bouldering event

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:44am
KENDAL Wall hosted Round three of the Marmot Masters Bouldering competition on Friday.

LETTER: Zip wire will not affect the peace and tranquility of the Lake District

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:44am
Unlike Sheila Gordon (Letters, January 18, 'Screams and shout fears'), I live in the Lake District and, like Sheila Gordon, I too love it.