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Milnthorpe teen travels to school on refurbished tractor

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 1:31pm
A SOUTH Lakeland sixth former went to extraordinary lengths to bring in his school project recently.

PROPERTY: £60k on offer to bring empty South Lakes homes back into use

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 12:00pm
MONEY has been secured to bring more local empty homes back into use.

Tributes paid to grandmother, 88, who died after car crash

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 11:53am
TRIBUTES have been paid to an 88-year-old grandmother from Bolton-le-Sands who died following a road traffic collision on Saturday (October 21).

Public have a say on museum expansion

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 10:53am
A CONSULTATION about a new 'world-class' visitor experience in the Lake District saw residents voice their concerns about the future of their local library.

'We are going for the points': Kirkby Lonsdale's stand-in captain looks forward

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:53am
KIRKBY Lonsdale's stand-in captain Tom Pickthall has said despite the squad being proud of their 51-game winning run in league matches at Underley Park, it hurt to see the streak come to an end.

MP Tim Farron raises £800 for mental health

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:46am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has raised more than £800 for mental health charity South Lakeland Mind after running a half marathon in Kendal at the weekend.

CROSS COUNTRY: Prep school wins glut of gold medals as pupils lead way on home turf

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:42am
Hundreds of young runners took to Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School on Thursday for an invitational cross country event.

Ulverston teen to represent England in World Cup

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:39am
AN Ulverston teenager is set to represent England at a World Cup final after helping the young Three Lions eliminate Brazil on Wednesday (October 25).

LETTER: What has happened to this once great country?

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:37am
WHAT has happened to this once great country that the EU suddenly has us all quaking in our boots at the thought we may leave without a deal and have to make our own decisions?

WALK: wonderful views in just a few miles and a modest total ascent

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:26am
TARN Hows is worth visiting again and again because its appearance changes with the seasons, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Despite being one of the most popular places in the Lake District a 10-minute excursion leads to a splendid viewpoint that few people visit. This walk then continues on tracks and open fell to visit three more summits. The reward of wonderful views in just a few miles and a modest total ascent makes this walk remarkable value for effort.

LETTER: We need a second referendum when we have a better idea of what leaving the EU will mean in practice

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 7:35am
I ALWAYS thought that in the UK we were governed by a parliamentary democracy, where we elect a representative to debate in the House of Commons and vote on our behalf.

Hornby pool campaigners close to their £30k appeal target

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 6:00pm
VILLAGERS campaigning to reopen Hornby swimming pool say well-wishers have pledged more than £26,000 to their appeal.

Twinning founder dies after illness

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 5:06pm
A MAN who has been an ambassador for promoting the twinning links between Kendal and Rinteln died at the weekend, aged 80.

See a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 5:03pm
Would you like to see a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette?

Two fundraising cards launched by Patterdale MRT feature safety and sheep

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 4:46pm
A LAKE District mountain rescue team has launched two news designs to add to its collection of fundraising greetings cards.

Scouts gather in Cartmel for cook-off

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 4:34pm
SCOUTS from across Cumbria came together for the inaugural county cooking competition at Cartmel.

Cumbrian farmers exempt from sheep recording rule

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 4:15pm
FARMERS in Cumbria will remain exempt from a rule that requires individual sheep to be recorded when moved between different land parcels.

The top 10 Halloween phobias – and how to handle them

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 4:10pm
Christopher Paul Jones, the Breakthrough Expert, reveals the top 10 Halloween phobias – and how to handle them.

Vehicle fire closes one lane on M6 northbound

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 4:09pm
ONE lane is closed on the M6 northbound due to a vehicle fire.

Holland students enjoy Cumbrian life

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 3:30pm
APPLEBY Grammar School students enjoyed the first half of their annual exchange with Willem Van Oranje School in Oud-Beijerland, Holland