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PROPERTY: Grandy Barn, Kentmere, sells at auction in seven lots

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 6:01am
TRADITIONAL Kentmere farmhouse Grandy Barn, its buildings and almost 22 acres of meadow and pasture land have been sold at auction.

PROPERTY: Buy-to-let mortgage figures "plunged" in March 2018

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 6:01am
BUY-to-let lending for house purchases plunged by a fifth in March 2018 compared with a year earlier, figures from a trade association show.

Car fire closes one lane of A590

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:51pm
A CAR fire on the A590 has seen one lane closed after fire crews worked to battle the flames.

Kendal hair stylist praises Meghan Markle's wedding day look

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:01pm
KENDAL hair stylist Kerry Colman has praised Royal bride Meghan Markle's wedding day look.

Holiday site at Hale plans 20 lodges to replace touring pitches

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:01pm
A FAMILY-owned holiday site at Hale hopes to replace 20 touring caravan pitches with 20 timber lodges.

Kendal burglary sparks police investigation

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 4:41pm
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in Kendal on May 22.   This occurred at approximately 4am at a property on Langdale Crescent.   Officers are appealing for witnesses that may have seen a male in his 20s fleeing from the area.    Anyone with any information is asked to email or call 101 and ask to speak an officer in Kendal CID, quoting incident number 32 of the 22nd May. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.     

Calls grow for Northern to be stripped of franchise

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 2:11pm
CALLS to strip Northern from operating the Lakes and Furness Lines have received widespread support.

PROPERTY: Lancastrian Estates wins gold at British Property Awards

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 2:01pm
LANCASTRIAN Estates has been hailed the best estate agent in Kendal at the British Property Awards 2018.

Kendal Calling drug dealer begins jail term

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 1:00pm
A DRUG dealer who was found with more than £10,000 cash and class A substances at Kendal Calling has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Money makes a fortune at Crooklands company's first specialist auction

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 12:49pm
A SALE of mostly modern silver and gold coins from around the world along with bank notes and bars made £78,000 at 1818 Auctioneers first specialist sale.

SLDC cabinet positions revealed

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 12:13pm
IT HAS been confirmed that Cllr Giles Archibald will once again be leader of South Lakeland District Council.

Wensleydale Creamery launches new Cheddar cheese

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 10:25am
THE WENSLEYDALE Creamery has announced the expansion of its its award-winning Yorkshire dairy portfolio with the launch of Yorkshire Cheddar.

Stu takes on more than 500 miles for charity

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 10:17am
A CYCLING fanatic from Kirkby Lonsdale will be tackling more than 500 miles through the Scottish Highlands in aid of a cancer charity.

Bay Search and Rescue team are recognised at Buckingham Palace for Storm Desmond work

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 10:13am
MEMBERS of Bay Search and Rescue were invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace in recognition of the invaluable work they carried out during the floods caused by Storm Desmond.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU COLUMN: I cannot pay back my doorstep loan

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 9:14am
Q: I do not think the company that sold me a doorstep loan carried out proper affordability checks and now I cannot afford to pay it back. What can I do?

Carnforth care home residents take part in special exhibition

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 9:02am
ELDERLY residents of a Carnforth care home have had their creative efforts recognised as part of a special exhibition.

Young sailors take to Windermere

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 8:47am
YOUNG people ranging in age from eight to 16 years took to their dinghies at the Royal Windermere Yacht Club on Saturday morning as part of the ‘youth squad’ training.

Everyone welcome at charity coffee morning in Kendal on Saturday

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 7:01am
THREE friends embarking on a charity tour of Cumbria want to welcome everybody to their coffee morning this Saturday (May 26).

Buckingham Palace congratulates 200-year-old Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 7:01am
THIS week is a momentous one for The Westmorland Gazette.