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Largest ever intake of trainees for law firm

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 11:17am
REGIONAL law firm Napthens has continued its largest-ever annual intake of trainees with the latest new appointments to its ranks.

"I want her to stay at home for as long as possible"

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 8:00am
The Gazette's Give Them A Break campaign aims to raise £20,000 to give carers a break. It could not have come at a better time for mum Sue Buckley who is taking care of her daughter full time. This week Celia Powell speaks with Sue about what it take

WALK: far reaching views across the valley

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 7:30am
KNIPE Scar is a rarely visited feature above Bampton, near Penrith, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. A walk along its mile-long terrace is rewarded by far reaching views across the valley to Haweswater Reservoir and the surrounding fells. Remains of a stone circle indicate that this was once the site of an ancient settlement. The villages of Bampton Grange and Bampton make this an attractive area for a walk. You might also be interested in how some of the places got their names.

LETTER: Any tourist tax should be paid by online travel agents

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 6:57am
Regarding 'Tourist tax for Lakes?' (Gazette, September 20) a ‘tourism’ tax, or ‘bed’ tax is not necessarily a bad thing.


Fri, 28/09/2018 - 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.

Nearly 500 homes are without power

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 10:46pm
NEARLY 500 homes are without power in Askam.

An Ambleside tri-athlete dominate world’s toughest triathlon and creates a new record.

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 7:41pm
AN Ambleside tri-athlete has dominated the world’s toughest triathlon – and set a new record.

Police investigating alleged assault by cyclist in Ambleside

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 5:32pm
OFFICERS investigating an alleged assault by a cyclist on a 59-year-old visitor to Ambleside are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

New bone density scanner to be sited at Kendal hospital

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 3:13pm
A NEW bone density scanner is set to be sited at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital

Kendal Gymnasts win host of medals

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 2:30pm
Kendal Gymnasts brought back a clutch of medals at the Cumbria Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships at Carlisle.

Fundraising pays for Staveley outdoor gym equipment

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 2:28pm
STAVELEY School pupils will now be able to enjoy their new outdoor gym equipment after its grand unveiling.

Husband and wife open new Kendal gym

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 2:07pm
FELL CrossFit has opened its doors in Kendal, offering functional fitness classes.

Five vehicle crash closes A66

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 1:10pm
PART of the A66 is closed following a five vehicle crash.

Kendal gets first look at major flood defence works for Kent

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 12:02pm
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It's a first for Staveley and Burneside Judo club as they join the National Squad

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 12:00pm
FOR the first time in Judo history three competitors from South Lakeland have qualified for the National Kata Squad.

Kendal made formula gets award nomination

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 11:30am
KENDAMIL Stage 3 Toddler Milk, produced in Kendal, has been nominated in the 2019 Mother and Baby Awards.

Irish travel expert to head new international tourism project

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 11:15am
ONE of Ireland’s best-known travel writers and broadcasters has joined Cumbria Tourism.

Thank you for your donations

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 11:00am
The Westmorland Gazette campaign to raise £20,000 to give carers in South Lakeland a well deserved break want to thank their readers for the donations that are pouring in. More than £1,400 has been raised for the Give Them A Break campaign, which aims to pay for up to 200 carers-and in some cases the cared for person to have a one-night break at a local hotel. The campaign is also wanting to specifically encourage people to volunteer as counsellors or as 'sitters'. So that it could allow some

Distraction burglary in Kendal

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 10:35am
A HOUSE in Kendal was the target of a distraction burglary yesterday (Wednesday).

Hawkshead Relish up for top rural award

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 10:22am
HAWKSHEAD Relish has been shortlisted as regional finalists in the Rural Business Awards.