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Report of accident on M6

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 8:56am
THERE are reports of an accident on the M6 northbound at junction 36.

Child safety row over church's iconic gates

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 7:28am
AN UNHOLY row has broken out over plans to alter historic church gates in Kirkby Lonsdale over child safety fears.

LETTER: Sad to see the gold leaf has been painted over

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 6:45am
IT WAS comforting to see Kendal town hall undergoing renovation work recently to continue the up-keep and preservation of its fabric for the future benefit of the town.


Tue, 25/09/2018 - 6:30am
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.

Complaints against GPs and dentist rise year on year

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 5:00am
THE number of written complaints to GP and dental practices in Cumbria has risen over the past two years, according to NHS data.

Lily James' box-office hit brings cinema back to Carnforth

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 6:01pm
CINEMA is returning to Carnforth after a lengthy absence with a screening of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society on Saturday, October 6.

Kendal to celebrate Interfaith Week 2018

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 6:01pm
KENDAL is taking part in a special week designed to bring people of different faiths together.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 2 Whinney Haw Barns, Firbank, £395,000

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 6:01pm
COUNTRYSIDE charm abounds at this week's featured property.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 4 Old Field End, Patton, near Kendal

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 6:01pm
CHARACTER and contemporary luxury go hand in hand at this beautiful barn conversion, set in rolling countryside close to Kendal.

New Ulverston headboys and headgirls take up their roles

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 6:01pm
SIXTH formers have taken up roles as student heads and deputy heads.

Witnesses sought after woman hurt following Kendal Asda car park collision

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 5:44pm
POLICE are seeking witnesses after a woman pedestrian in her 60s was involved in a collision with a red Vauxhall Zafira on the car park at Asda.

LETTER: Please turn off your engines

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 4:32pm
I KNOW people you will have their own opinions about this, but I am asking drivers to consider turning off their vehicle engines when they are parked up, maybe outside a shop or in a car park.

Police and Crime Commissioner backs World Mental Health Day initiative

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 4:18pm
AN INITIATIVE to change how people think about mental health is being backed by the county's Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall.

South Lakeland CND joins 'Nae Nukes Anywhere' rally

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 3:54pm
MEMBERS of South Lakeland CND travelled to the Faslane nuclear submarine base in Scotland to join the international 'Nae Nukes Anywhere ' rally.

Fire crews search for casualty after crash

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 2:34pm
FIREFIGHTERS attended a road traffic collision in Bowmanstead yesterday (September 23).

Firefighters tackle Dalton kitchen blaze

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 2:30pm
CREWS tackled a kitchen fire in Dalton yesterday (September 23).

Heron Hill School head and deputy attend London gala

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 2:25pm
THE head teacher and deputy head of Kendal's Heron Hill Primary School were invited to an evening gala at the Houses of Parliament to celebrate excellent leadership.

Cumberland and Westmorland Masons welcome new grand master

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 2:11pm
MORE than 500 Freemasons gathered to see Lake District businessman William Bewley installed as the new provincial grand master for the province of Cumberland and Westmorland.

Walkers lace boots up for Wainwright's Pennine Journey in a day

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 1:55pm
WALKERS are packing their rucksacks for this Saturday's "PJ in a Day" charity trek along Wainwright's Pennine Journey long-distance footpath.

Carnforth Rotary Club honoured for its charitable works

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 1:39pm
THE community-spirited members of Carnforth Rotary Club have been commended for their charitable works.