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THE couple behind Bowness’ newest cafe is hoping to bring a slice of the city to the Lake District town.
A SOUTH Lakes couple are celebrating finding homes for more than 500 former racing greyhounds with a brand new animal ambulance.
SEDBERGH-based champion runner Victoria Wilkinson managed her third successive ladies' title in the Three Peaks Race on Saturday.
LEANNE Brown from The Real Housewives of Cheshire will be taking part in a charity Cross Bay Walk tomorrow (May 5).
All the results from the count as 51 seats for South Lakeland District Council go to the vote
NETHERFIELD captain Ben Barrow hopes his team can put this week’s unfortunate result behind them and get back to winning form.
KENDAL Rugby Club’s victory in the Cumbria Cup final has come as a ‘well-deserved relief’ for the team following an especially difficult season, according to their director of rugby.
A FORMER South Lakeland man has written a new book which records uplifting stories of dogs that have been saved from certain death by a north-east charity.
KENDAL’S Royal Bank of Scotland branch is set to close on August 23.
DESPITE its astounding beauty, the Duddon area is probably one of the least visited parts of the Lake District, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. This walk climbs the fells to Seathwaite Tarn exploring an area once inhabited by Bronze Age settlers. Around 7,000 years ago this area was forested but by 3,000 years ago, the trees had been cleared for hunting and agriculture and the thin soils degraded. Numerous ring cairns were built, probably to create fields. Sheep and cattle would have been grazed; hence its current name Seathwaite, which is derived from Viking words saetr, meaning summer pasture, and pveit, a clearing.
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.
BBC Philharmonic, Westmorland Hall, Kendal
A DALES mum is celebrating the opening of a "pre-loved" fundraising shop to help support people with curvature of the spine.
A CHARITY day of live music, food and drink, activities, stalls, a bouncy castle and raffle is to be held in the Lake District on Saturday, May 5.
Teenager died after taking Teddy Bear pills, cocaine, ecstasy and laughing gas during Manchester night out with friends
AN ULVERSTON teenager collapsed and died in a hotel room after taking cocaine, ecstasy and laughing gas during a night out with friends at the Warehouse Project in Manchester, an inquest heard.
A LANCASHIRE farmer on the quest to find true love starred in a brand new BBC Two television series last night (Wednesday).
A FORMER railway station house in Sedbergh has been transformed into holiday homes that boast eco-credentials.
Vulverine, Female Mutant Ninja Turtles and Conass the Barbarian: Artists reinvent iconic comic books for Kendal festival
ARTISTS have reinvented iconic comic heroes for a new exhibition to be shown in Kendal.
MILNTHORPE'S market cross "could do with professional cleaning", Cllr Roger Bingham told the recent meeting of Milnthorpe Parish Council.
A NEW website that looks to curate a comprehensive list of eateries in the Lake District has been launched by a foodie from Bowness.