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TWO 'inexperienced' walkers who became lost in sub-zero conditions while out climbing Scafell Pike were rescued in a joint search effort on Sunday (February 4).
Six men with a combined age of 415 deny historic allegations of assault and cruelty at South Lakeland school
SIX men have denied historic allegations of assault and cruelty which centre on a South Cumbria school.
A SERIES of murders, false trails and a suspect with knowledge of specialist skills meant 80 forensic, police and paramedic students at the University of Cumbria faced a real test of their skills as part of a major incident exercise.
ACTION has been taken against more than 80 untaxed vehicles in South Lakeland and Furness as part of Operation Strong.
TWO professional shoplifters who snatched clothing worth almost £4,600 during "dash and grab" raids on Kendal town centre stores have been jailed.
AN Eden man has won an outstanding achievement award for his lifelong concern for nature and the environment.
a breath of fresh air Dr Joshua Macaulay is (Podium, Jan 11, 'Change is needed with NHS under severe strain') when he suggests that health care and social care be more joined up, believing that both are the same thing.
A YELLOW weather warning for snow and ice has been issued for by the Met Office.
Kendal Town surged to their first win of 2018 with an emphatic 5-1 victory against ten-man Ossett Albion at The ST&B Accountants Stadium.
FOUR people were rescued after they became stuck in a lift at Kendal library.
VISITORS to a Lake District guest house might occasionally be joined in the dining room or sitting room by an unexpected character – a teddy bear.
POLICE are appealing for information after a fail to stop collision in Dalton-in-Furness.
A CAR has been damaged after a collision outside a takeaway in Ulverston.
TRAFFIC is slow on the A590 at Lindal-in-Furness this morning due to road works.
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.
INTERNATIONAL virtuoso guitarist Xuefei Yang performs a ravishing selection of music by composers Legnani, Bach and Changjun as part of the Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University contemporary arts season. Xuefei - who plays the university's Great Hall on Thursday, February 8 (7.30pm) - was the first ever guitarist in China to enter a music school, and apparently became the first internationally recognised Chinese guitarist on the world stage. She has played in more than 50 countries at numerous prestigious venues, including the Royal Albert Hall in London. Her programme also includes a work by a Chinese female composer, Chen Yi. Box office Lancaster Arts on 01524-594151.
FAMILIAR faces from television and stage are set to light up the big screen at this month's Keswick Film Festival.
ONE OF Kendal's premier festivals is hitting the road in a new 16 date UK wide tour, set to kick off later this month.
POEM and a Pint’s mighty midwinter event takes place as usual at Ulverston's Coronation Hall.
In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson released on Island Records in 1969, value first pressing £600; 1970 second pressing £70