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PROPERTY: Party wall works require notice, says solicitor John Cooke

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 6:01pm
THE Party Wall etc Act 1996 provides a framework for preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls, boundary walls and excavations near neighbouring buildings.

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: Preparing for exam results

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 6:01pm
IF ON results day the results fall short of what is needed or expected, then this is where your unconditional love and support comes in.

Charity ceilidh night in Ambleside for Lancashire hospice

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 4:17pm
ST JOHN'S Hospice will be hosting its first ceilidh night at Ambleside Parish Centre.

LETTER: Spare a thought for residents in the area when you park

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 3:54pm
The problems Jeremy Saunders is experiencing with commuters parking in Hayclose Lane at Kendal was reported (Gazette, July 26, 'Action needed to tackle parking').

‘Sound condemnation’ needed of raptor persecution

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 3:51pm
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority will present evidence-based data on birds of prey persecution in the Park at a Northern England Raptor Forum open day in Grassington tomorrow.

Lake District Foundation marks first anniversary

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 3:18pm
A NEWLY formed Lake District charity has raised almost £400,000 in its first year for 16 different projects.

Food waste dinner will raise charity funds

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 3:03pm
CHARITY diners are being invited to bid on a meal prepared entirely from food that would have otherwise gone to waste.

Open day will celebrate 125 years of Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 1:33pm
A DAY of celebrations is set to take place to mark 125 years of the foundation stone being laid for the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI).

Bowness dog attack case is reopened by police

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 12:45pm
An incident reported to police as involving a dog-on-dog attack, a dog dangerously out of control and a common assault have been reopened following a routine internal review of the case.

Twelve new jobs on cards at Bay View Garden Centre, Bolton-le-Sands

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 12:01pm
TWELVE new jobs could be created at Bay View Garden Centre, Bolton-le-Sands, if expansion plans are given the go ahead.

More than 100 poppy plaques to go up around Dalton-in-Furness

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 10:27am
MORE than 100 ceramic poppy plaques will be placed around Dalton-in-Furness to help remember the fallen of the First World War.

RTC on M6 causing traffic backlog

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 9:31am
A road traffic collision between M6 southbound between J38 and J37 is causing a backlog of traffic.

Payment-by-results eco farm trial is extended

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 9:00am
EXTENDED funding has been allocated for a pilot scheme to help farmers achieve environmental benefits tailored to their local areas.

LETTER: A new free car park should have been found before they closed New Road

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 8:01am
I noticed in the Gazette that South Lakeland District Council hadn't yet found an alternative free parking area for the New Road 'park' (Gazette, July 19 'Free car park search goes on').

WALK: undulating walk through woodlands and alongside water

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 7:10am
EXPLORE some of the woodlands, waters, settlements and twisting roads that make Rusland a special place, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. This undulating walk goes through woodlands and alongside Windermere before visiting Satterthwaite, Rusland Church and High Dam. It never goes high, but the ups and downs make it quite strenuous.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Preston Patrick Hall farm in snow in 1966

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 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.

Dog poo bins installed at Lake District beauty spot

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 6:47pm
DOG owners taking their pets for a walk at a popular Lake District beauty spot have no excuse now for dumping dog poo bags in bushes, tied to tree branches or stuffed into walls.

St Thomas' School, Kendal, plans new multi use games area

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 6:01pm
ST THOMAS' CE Primary School in Kendal is seeking planning consent for a multi use games area.

Multi-million investment to cut casualties on five major routes

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:52pm
AVERAGE speed cameras are due to be introduced to improve safety on five roads in Lancashire.

Property firm gives £25k towards 'home from home' cancer ward

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:46pm
THE transformation of a hospital ward for cancer patients has been given a £25,000 boost.