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£2m given to ease hospital pressures in Morecambe Bay

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 3:25pm
HOSPITALS in the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust have been allocated more than £2 million of additional funding to help deal with the increased pressures during the winter months.

Drug wipe tests catch drug drivers in Cumbria over Christmas

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 3:08pm
MORE drivers were found to be positive for drug driving then drink driving in Cumbria over the festive period.

Carnforth to get new town clerk

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 2:34pm
CARNFORTH Town Council gave unanimous approval to the appointment of new town clerk Robert Bailey.

Missing man from Liverpool could be in Cumbria

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 2:19pm
POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a 50-year-old male missing from Liverpool who could be in Cumbria,

Road closures remain in place as impact of Storm Eleanor eases

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 12:20pm
A NUMBER of road closures remain in place across Cumbria as a result of Storm Eleanor.

Kendal road reopened after HGV collides with bridge

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 11:23am
POLICE are dealing with a road traffic collision on Parkside Road in Kendal.

Sandside's 'orchid triangle' needs protecting

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 11:08am
WAYS of protecting an 'orchid triangle' at Sandside will be explored by Beetham Parish Council when it meets on Monday (January 8).

Have your say on highways issues in Silverdale

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 10:34am
HIGHWAYS issues in and around Silverdale will be discussed at a public meeting on Wednesday, February 28.

Antiques Road Trip experts to visit the Lake District

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 10:03am
THE long-running Antiques Road Trip is back and in week two of the new series its experts will visit the Lake District.

Railway between London Euston and Carlisle fully reopens after upgrade

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 10:00am
THE railway between London Euston and Carlisle has fully reopened after a successful programme of upgrades over Christmas and the New Year.

Campaign to combat inactivity in workplaces across Cumbria begins on Monday

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 9:19am
AN eight week campaign to combat inactivity in the Cumbrian workplace launches across the county on Monday.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Roads closed due to fallen trees on A592 and A593

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 8:29am
THE A592 is partially blocked both ways this morning due to a fallen tree between the B5360 and Middle Entrance Drive, outside the Storrs Hall Hotel. 

Wainwright walk to be recreated for 80th anniversary

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 8:29am
A MARATHON solo walk originally devised by writer and illustrator Alfred Wainwright is to be re-created to mark the 80th anniversary of its first completion.


Wed, 03/01/2018 - 7:40am
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.

Cumbrian officer returns from overseas deployment

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 7:00am
A CUMBRIAN police officer has spoken about his deployment to the British Virgin Islands where he went to assist with relief efforts following Hurricane Irma.

Council tax rise could put more bobbies on the beat in Cumbria

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 6:00am
MORE bobbies will be on the beat in Cumbria if the county's policing supremo gets his way.

Concert society's Viennese Gala promises a dazzling night of music

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 6:46pm
A HEFTY helping of music by the renowned Waltz King is a terrific way to start the New Year.

Ambleside man arrested on suspicion of rape

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 5:26pm
AN 18-year-old man from Ambleside has been arrested on suspicion of rape.

Two lanes closed after M6 collision at Tebay

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 5:17pm
TRAFFIC is slow following a one vehicle collision on the M6 northbound near Tebay. 

Anxious dogs soothed by listening to piano music

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 3:33pm
ALL is calm in the kennels of an animal rescue centre thanks to "The Hound of Music".