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FAITH VIEWPOINT: Jesus modelled a way of non-violent resistance to injustice

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 7:03am
WHAT is Jesus’ favourite chocolate? There is a delightful video on Facebook of a young girl who asks this, because, although she is frequently told that chocolate is bad for her, it is given to her in huge amounts to celebrate both Christmas and Easter. Christians celebrate Christmas, the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, and Easter, His death and resurrection. Though birth and death are universal events that underline our mortality, Jesus of Nazareth is believed to be 'the only begotten son' of God, who is revealed to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit - one God in three persons. This makes little or no sense mathematically or philosophically but, for about a third of the world's population, encountering the story of Jesus - his birth, life, work, compassion, wisdom, integrity, unjust death, resurrection and exaltation - has brought them into a life-changing relationship with Him. Giving your love and loyalty to Jesus does not solve all life's problems; indeed it may add to them, through

PROPERTY: Bungalow owners are "UK's happiest", says survey

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 7:01am
PEOPLE iving in bungalows are the nation's happiest homeowners, a survey has found.

Actors chain themselves to Kendal library to celebrate women's vote

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 6:01pm
PADLOCKS and chains at the ready, amateur actors will be shackling themselves to Kendal library's railings to mark 100 years since women got the vote.

PROPERTY: Rent rises slowed during in North West during 2017

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 6:01pm
RENT rises in the North West slowed down last year, says the Deposit Protection Service.

Swim and cake sale raises money for homeless charity

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 3:53pm
TWO fundraising events have given a big boost to the coffers of Kendal's Manna House, which provides support for those who are homeless, vulnerably housed, lonely or needing help.

PROPERTY: Don't overlook your "fifth wall", the ceiling

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 3:01pm
WALLPAPER for ceilings has been declared one of the top ten interior design trends for 2018.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: A gift to the Women's Institute from The Westmorland Gazette in 1968

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 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.

AGONY CHEF: Thai green curry sauce does take a fair bit of effort - but it’s worth it

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 7:30am
When I make a Thai curry it lacks flavour and seems tame. It’s frustrating. What am I doing wrong?

PROPERTY: Homeowners urged to be vigilant on social media

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 7:01am
SECURITY company Yale and insurance provider Swinton have teamed up to help homeowners stay safe on social media.

PROPERTY: Affordable new homes launched in Lancaster

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 6:43am
SIXTEEN new shared-ownership homes are being launched at Riverside View, Lancaster, by affordable dwellings provider Plumlife.

Five-year-old Harriet in world-famous opera Madama Butterfly

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 6:01am
A FIVE-year-old girl stole the show when she appeared in world-famous opera Madama Butterfly.

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.