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Classically trained chef takes the reins at Lakes hotel

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 3:23pm
A CLASSICALLY trained chef with experience in Michelin starred restaurants has taken up the top position in a Lakes hotel.

New artisan coffee shop could come to Windermere

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 2:15pm
A NEW artisan coffee shop could open in Windermere if plans submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority get the green light.

LETTER: We need to know what the alternatives are for New Road at Kendal before we have a vote

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 12:00pm
IT WOULD be no good having a public vote on the future of our riverside at Kendal unless there were clear published alternative proposals.

Hawkshead Brewery launches special beer in celebration of female brewers

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 11:51am
HAWSKHEAD Brewery has launched a special 'Here She Gose' tipple in celebration of women in the brewing industry.

Suspended firefighter apologises for 'unacceptable' Down's Syndrome comment

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 11:46am
A FIREFIGHTER who found himself at the heart of a disciplinary investigation following a derogatory statement he made about a child with Down's Syndrome has apologised for his comments.

LETTER: South Lakeland District Council must listen to local people

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 10:58am
I read Cllr Vincent’s letter (March 22, Shops had a great Christmas').

Plan approved to restore part of South Lakeland village

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 10:06am
A THREE-year partnership scheme has been agreed to repair and revive important buildings in an historic South Lakeland village.

Mia and mum are internet sensations in World Down's Syndrome Day video

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 9:43am
A MUM and her daughter have become internet stars after a video filmed for World Down's Syndrome Day went viral.

Marketing Matters: The sweet smell of success

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 8:46am
SPRING is in the air in Cumbria. We’re so lucky to be blessed with some of the most stunning scenery in the country and spring is a wonderful time to enjoy it.

New public garden to be created at Kendal

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 7:56am
PLANS to transform a scruffy piece of land at Kendal and to improve the town's war memorial have been unveiled.

WALK: special place for relaxing stroll or energetic jog

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 7:31am
THIS short walk is one of the many splendid walks available on Kendal's doorstep. Tranquil scenery, combining woodland and open views, makes Ratherheath a rather special place for a relaxing stroll or an energetic jog. And on the way round, you could stop at Staveley for refreshments.

PROPERTY: Spring into three Easter decor themes this weekend

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 6:01pm
THE long Easter weekend has arrived, and interiors writer Gabrielle Fagan has a guide to this year's three decorating themes for the bank holiday's feasts and fun.

New car park opening and parking charge options

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 5:36pm
AN additional low-cost public car park was opened to motorists in Kendal last weekend.

Tools stolen from Ambleside

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 5:30pm
A NUMBER of tools have been taken from a premises on Rydal Road in Ambleside.

More funding needed for key Cumbrian routes, say councillors

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 4:40pm
KEY routes have been missed in government proposals for a new major road network (MRN), Cumbria County Council's (CCC) cabinet heard last week.

Revised Ulverston fire service changes get the go ahead

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 4:35pm
REVISED changes to South Cumbria's fire services have been given the green light - but concerns still remain over safety.

Almost a quarter of South Lakes businesses looking to change premises

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 12:10pm
A LADIES fashion shop has made the move from Kendal's K Village into Westmorland Shopping Centre.

Footgolf kicks off in time for Easter at Glebe Park, Bowness

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 12:01pm
A FUN take on the traditional game of golf is teeing off in the Lake District.

New Road parish poll is rejected by South Lakeland District Council

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 12:01pm
A PARISH poll to gauge public opinion about South Lakeland District Council's handling of its closure of the informal car park on New Road has been rejected.

London prices could drive businesses to South Lakes

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 11:34am
SOUTH Lakeland could benefit as businesses are driven out of London by high costs, a leading academic says.