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M6 southbound blocked after wagon overturns near Killington

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 11:55am
THE M6 southbound is blocked following an incident between junctions 37 and 36.

Tim Farron wins £3,000 for Kendal charity with Celebrity Mastermind win

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 11:29am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron was last night awarded a trophy for winning Celebrity Mastermind.

Farming diary: Lakes vet wishes receptionist happy retirement

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 10:35am
As a young lad one of my reasons for being a vet, not a doctor, was preferring to work with animals rather than humans.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Should you have to pay parking charges when visiting hospitals?

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 10:28am
VISITORS and staff put nearly £1.1 million into parking meters at the three Morecambe Bay hospital sites in the last financial year, it has been revealed.

Farmers to assess position two years on from storm devastation

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 10:28am
Two years on from Storm Desmond, the Farmer Network has organised a meeting for Cumbrian Farmers to assess action taken since the devastation.

Northern announces timetables for three-day January strike

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 10:18am
Northern has released its revised timetables for the three days of RMT strike action on Monday 8, Wednesday 10 and Friday 12 January.

24-hour darts marathon raises thousands for hospice

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 9:40am
DARTS players at the Albion in Kendal completed a marathon challenge when they played for 24 hours straight to raise money for charity.

The Westmorland Gazette's Camera Club 2019 calendar competition: October finalists

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 9:30am
THE four finalists for the Gazette's 2019 Calendar competition have been chosen.

Group formed to regulate speed on Kendal road

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 9:27am
A newly-formed team in Kendal are taking action to slow down speeding traffic on Windermere Road and Burneside Road.

Public consultation over the future of Ulverston Post Office

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 9:22am
THE Ulverston Post Office, which campaigners fought to keep open, is to hold a public 'drop in' consultation over the future running of the service.

"I hope I can help to make a difference" - drama graduate to teach performance skills to vulnerable children in India

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 9:20am
A DRAMA graduate from Settle has just set off for India with the charity Performers Without Borders to teach performance skills to vulnerable children.

Jewellery and money stolen in Burton-in-Kendal burglary

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 8:57am
JEWELLERY and money have been stolen in a 'high value' burglary in Burton-in-Kendal.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The newspaper's printing works in 19687

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 7:50am
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.

Everest base camp beckons for charitable Levens teen

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 7:00am
A TREK to Everest base camp beckons for a young Levens woman "passionate" about helping others.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ....

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 6:30am
What's on this week ...

Oyez, oyez! Carnforth makes progress in town crier search

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 6:00am
A PROSPECTIVE new town crier for Carnforth is to meet town councillors.

Silverdale railway parking to be discussed

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 6:00am
PARKING at Silverdale railway station is among items to be discussed by Silverdale Parish Council at its meeting this evening (Thursday, January 4).

Lune Valley villagers greet new bus route to restore lost links

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 6:00pm
LUNE Valley campaigners say they are delighted a new bus service will restore lost rural transport links to villagers this spring.

Carnforth chooses power supplier for next three years

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 5:00pm
CARNFORTH Town Council has chosen an electricity supplier for the town's War Memorial Gardens and Civic Hall.

New mayor of Carnforth to be elected in a fortnight

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 4:00pm
THE new mayor and deputy mayor of Carnforth are to be elected on January 17.