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New role for Cartmel vicar

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 2:17pm
CARTMEL Priory's vicar has taken up the role as the County Chaplain for the County Priory Group (CPG) of the Order of St John in Cumbria.

Family plans barn conversions at farm at Stainton, near Kendal

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 12:01pm
A FAMILY plans to convert old stone barns into homes for three of its members at Stainton, near Kendal.

Ulverston and North Lonsdale Show poultry winners

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 11:37am
ORGANISERS of the Ulverston and North Lonsdale have revealed the winners of the poultry trophies.

Yorkshire branch of Family Business Network is launched

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 11:26am
CUMBRIAN entrepreneur Sue Howorth and founder of The Family Business Network and solicitors Langleys have launched the new Yorkshire Family Business Network.

Ulverston gears up for 'wheely' good Tour of Britain

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 11:19am
A SOUTH Lakeland town is gearing up for a ‘wheely good’ Tour of Britain.

Kirkby Lonsdale creatives chosen for Channel 4 event

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 11:13am
KIRKBY Lonsdale creative studio Single Malt was picked by Channel 4 to produce the branding and creative design for the biggest event in the broadcaster’s annual calendar.

Young Arnside woman needs to fly her sister home to stay cancer free

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 10:32am
A YOUNG South Lakeland woman needs to raise more than £1,000 to fly her sister home from Australia to keep her cancer-free.

VIDEO: Hounds in spectacular action at Ambleside Sports

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 9:21am
THE popularity and variety of traditional Lakeland sports was on display in Ambleside on Thursday (26).

Blood red moon could be visible from South Lakeland tonight

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 9:20am
NIGHT sky watchers in South Lakeland are in for a treat tonight - cloudless skies permitting - as the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century is expected to occur.

Cumbria sees boost from overseas visitors

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 8:40am
CUMBRIA'S tourism industry is benefitting from an increase in international visitors, reflecting a wider national trend.

PICTURE GALLERY: Sun shines on spectacular opening day at Kendal Calling

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 8:38am
THE summer highlight for many Cumbrians has arrived, with the county's biggest music festival getting getting under way yesterday afternoon, reports Karl Steel.

How to have a report of your wedding published in The Westmorland Gazette

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 8:25am
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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Labour's candidate in Kendal in 1966

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 6:10am
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.

PROPERTY: "Get a smart meter" say Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 6:01am
PROPERTY duo Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer are encouraging householders across the country to get a smart meter.

PROPERTY: Haunted houses sell for less, says researcher

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 6:01pm
SUPPOSEDLY haunted houses in the UK are having thousands of pounds wiped off their value the moment they are investigated for paranormal activity, a researcher has claimed.

PICTURE GALLERY: Kendal Calling is about to begin

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 5:01pm
Festival-goers have started to arrive for Kendal Calling 2018.

LETTER: Windermere Ferry repair needs to be speeded up

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 4:40pm
THE Windermere Ferry is literally a life-saver.

Predator experience voted top moment by public

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 4:24pm
A TV CLIP featuring a leading South Lakes attraction has been voted by the public as its favourite in a special anniversary edition of BBC's Countryfile.

Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC in the running for national award

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 3:28pm
KIRKBY Lonsdale RUFC has been shortlisted from thousands of entries as one of six finalists for a national award.

Settle man celebrates 70th birthday with epic 90 day 1,250 mile trek

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 2:08pm
WHAT better way to celebrate your 70th birthday than to set out on a 1,250 mile trek - armed only with a small backpack and camping every night in the wild. Lesley Tate reports.