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Mountain Rescue Team saves stranded walkers

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 10:37am
A Mountain Rescue Team were called out to Scafell Pike after a report of walkers getting stuck.

Kendal Rugby Club to put the sparkle into bonfire night

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 10:17am
PEOPLE are being invited to take part in a free fireworks spectacular with a special Remembrance Day theme at a South Lakeland sports stadium.

Mum backs the Westmorland Gazette's Give Them A Break Campaign

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 8:23am
THE Westmorland Give Them a Break campaign aims to raise £20,000 to give carers much-needed respite. This week Celia Powell speaks to a mum about what it means to be a carer for her son.

Jewellery find is ‘treasure’ at inquest

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 7:45am
MEDIEVAL jewellery found by a metal detectorist in an Eden Valley field has been declared to be ‘treasure’.

WALK: great views to discover on Kendal's doorstep

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 7:42am
EXPLORE tranquil countryside and enjoy splendid views on this walk on paths through woods and over fields on Kendal’s doorstep, writes JOHN EDMONDSON.

LETTER: The Westmorland Shopping Centre security guard was right to challenge the photographer

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 7:11am
TERRORISM is serious and I for one applaud the Westmorland Shopping Centre security guard for how he dealt with what he thought was a suspicious photographer taking photos, it appears, of private property including probably the most popular place to hide a bomb, the bins (Gazette, September 27, 'Bollards picture lands pensioner in spot of bother').

Entries open for Cumbria Life Culture Awards

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:55am
ARTISTS and arts organisations across the area are being invited to enter the third Cumbria Life Culture Awards.


Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:50am
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.

Horse riders brave Storm Callum to raise money for Rosemere

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01am
DESPITE Storm Callum's best efforts, more than 50 riders turned out for a charity event at Crooklands hailed "a big success" by organisers.

PROPERTY: Tips to keep spiders at bay this autumn

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01am
GARDEN shed supplier BillyOh is giving advice on keeping spiders out of our homes as temperatures drop.

PROPERTY: Micro homes may hold key to "housing shortage"

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01am
CO-LIVING, micro homes and granny flats are the most popular solutions to the "housing crisis", according to a study by the Federation of Master Builders.

Train cancellation strands 'evacuees'

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:17pm
SIXTY young children kitted out as World War II evacuees were left stranded by the latest disruptions to Northern Rail services.

Actress Molly back at Cartmel school

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 4:37pm
A FORMER pupil turned successful actress returned to her old school to speak at its 60th annual speech night and prize-giving evening.

LETTER: Thanks to the First Responders

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 4:37pm
I AM writing in praise of two First Responders who attended my home one recent Monday evening. My 82-year-old friend had slipped and injured herself.

Warning of Cumbria Police merger threat

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 2:24pm
CUMBRIA Police may have to consider a merger with another force because of a “looming” budget bombshell, the county’s crime commissioner has warned.

Kendal teenager jailed for illegally supplying drugs to children

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:18pm
A KENDAL teenager has been jailed for illegally supplying drugs to children - three of whom fell ill and were taken to hospital.

Kendal player makes England squad

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:20am
KENDAL woman Vanessa Temple has been picked for the England rugby league squad which will travel to play France at the end of this month.

Amnesty wants to show the government that British people care about keeping refugee families together

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:47am
Imagine fleeing your country, your home, your life as you know it. Imagine arriving in an unfamiliar country, unable to speak the language to convey the horrors your have witnessed, the traumas you’ve survived. Imagine doing this all alone without the comfort of your family.

Hospitals and Blackpool Tower to light up pink for breast cancer

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:20am
MORECAMBE Bay's hospitals will be lighting up pink tomorrow (Friday) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Kitchen fire in South Lakeland

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 9:01am
TWO fire engines from Kendal and Milnthorpe were called to the scene in response to a building fire in South Lakeland.