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PLANS are brewing for four new homes on the site of a former Ulverston pub.
THE excellent Haffner Orchestra opens it 2017/2018 season of concerts at Lancaster University's Great Hall on Saturday, November 11 (7.30pm), with a new musical director on the podium.
TWO girls have reportedly been chased around Kendal and threatened with a broken bottle.
NATWEST Bank on Kirkby Lonsdale's Main Street has had one of its windows smashed.
SETTLE and District Young Farmers held their Annual Sheepdog Trials at Bank Laithe Farm, Winterburn.
It is still 52 days until Christmas - but already shops are being decked out in festive tinsel.
CUMBRIA Police is appealing for witnesses following a report of a public order offence in Kendal.
A CAR windscreen was smashed on a street in Ulverston.
HUNDREDS of people turned out for an early bonfire in Bentham at the weekend.
FW MURNAU'S classic Dracula-inspired Nosferatu film will be screened at Beetham's Heron Theatre on Friday and Saturday, November 10/11.
IT SOUNDS like we might have some frosty nights and chilly mornings coming up, if the weather forecasters are to be believed (ha!) so what's visible 'up there' at the moment? writes STUART ATKINSON.
A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre (Viking)
A KENDAL estate agent has now raised more than £3,000 through the charitable scheme he set up.
AN outdoor writer from the Lake District has scooped a national award for best guidebook.
WOLVES are Coming For You is a brand new comedy from Oliver-nominated playwright Joel Horwood. A co-production from Pentabus Theatre Company and the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, the story follows the shock reaction of residents of a sleepy village when wolves are reintroduced into the countryside surrounding their homes. Playing Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre on Friday, November 3 (7.45pm), Pentabus artistic director Sophie Motley said Joel’s brilliant play captures how the wild outside can frighten, delight and ultimately coalesce a rural community. "His observations are beautiful; intricate characters ageing from 11 to 80 are portrayed with great depth, dexterity and a wry smile."
THE Cumbria Westmorland Federation of Women's Institutes held their annual council meeting at The Villa, Levens.
STAFF at a north Lancashire holiday park have been dubbed "hedgerow heroes" by television botanist David Bellamy – and presented with a rare accolade.
The Bay Gateway - opened one year ago - has brought many benefits to the people of north Lancashire and further afield
Lancaster Business Improvement District (BID) Manager Rachael Wilkinson takes a look back at The Bay Gateway, one year on from its opening in October last year.
KENDAL Mountain Festival director Clive Allen and his team are gearing up for this year's event and seriously keen to point out that the world class gathering is not exclusively for climbers and mountaineers with beards and expensive technical jackets.