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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
PEOPLE iving in bungalows are the nation's happiest homeowners, a survey has found.
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.
RENT rises in the North West slowed down last year, says the Deposit Protection Service.
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.
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
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.
When I make a Thai curry it lacks flavour and seems tame. It’s frustrating. What am I doing wrong?
SECURITY company Yale and insurance provider Swinton have teamed up to help homeowners stay safe on social media.
SIXTEEN new shared-ownership homes are being launched at Riverside View, Lancaster, by affordable dwellings provider Plumlife.
A FIVE-year-old girl stole the show when she appeared in world-famous opera Madama Butterfly.
A CLASSICALLY trained chef with experience in Michelin starred restaurants has taken up the top position in a Lakes hotel.
A NEW artisan coffee shop could open in Windermere if plans submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority get the green light.
IT WOULD be no good having a public vote on the future of our riverside at Kendal unless there were clear published alternative proposals.
HAWSKHEAD Brewery has launched a special 'Here She Gose' tipple in celebration of women in the brewing industry.
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.
I read Cllr Vincent’s letter (March 22, Shops had a great Christmas').
A THREE-year partnership scheme has been agreed to repair and revive important buildings in an historic South Lakeland village.
A MUM and her daughter have become internet stars after a video filmed for World Down's Syndrome Day went viral.
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.