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Time goes by so slowly when saving

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 6:01am
SEVEN months is the average time people in the North West have been saving to get on the property ladder, according to a new study.

Parishes unite for medical instruction meeting

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 6:00am
TREATING medical emergencies in remote areas can be difficult and the scenario is a worrying one for such communities.

Kirkby Lonsdale volunteers meet Princess Anne

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 4:40pm
KIRKBY Lonsdale volunteers received a special visit in their local charity shop from The Princess Royal today.

LETTER: We don't want A592 work to happen at night

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 4:26pm
ALAN Riley of Grasmere suggests the A592 should be closed overnight for work to be carried out by United Utilities (Letters, January 00, 'Close road at night instead).

Man fined for assault by beating

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 3:40pm
KENNETH Brian Wilkinson, 70, of School Road, Kirkby-in-Furness, was fined £110 after he was found guilty at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court to assaulting Paul Miller by beating him. He was also ordered to pay £620 in costs, compensation of £100 and a £30 victim surcharge.

Lib Dem advice surgery this Saturday at Sainsbury's Cafe, Kendal

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 3:03pm
THREE Lib Dem district councillors for Kendal say they are looking forward to meeting residents at two advice surgeries this Saturday.

Blood moon to feature during lunar eclipse next week

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 2:51pm
NIGHT owls and early birds might get a glimpse of an eclipse of the moon next week.

Home Bargains brings in weekly quiet hour to help shoppers with autism

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 2:48pm
HOME Bargains has introduced a weekly quiet hour at its Kendal and Barrow stores to create a calmer environment for shoppers with autism.

Blackpool man found guilty of stabbing friend he met at school in Milnthorpe

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 2:11pm
A MAN has been convicted of the manslaughter of his childhood Milnthorpe school friend.

Grange-over-Sands dance night raises nearly £500 for charity

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 1:31pm
MORE than fifty local dancers came together and raised nearly £500 for a charity close to one of the dancers hearts.

QUIZ: How comfortable are YOU financially (this poll says you need two homes)

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 1:00pm
Having savings, being debt-free and going on two holidays a year means you're ‘comfortable', according to a study.

Witness appeal after M6 crash

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 11:55am
POLICE have appealed for information after a collision on the M6 left a man with serious injuries.

Bread boss to speak at popular networking event in Windermere

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 11:52am
The chairman of one of Britain's best known bread makers will be the key speaker at a networking event.

Arrest made in Grasmere gate damage investigation

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:48am
POLICE have made an arrest as a result of their investigations into the recent spate of damage to gates and signs in the White Moss Common area near Grasmere.

Cumbria is being 'short-changed' when it comes to public health, meeting hears

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 7:00am
RESIDENTS in Cumbria are being short-changed when it comes to Government spending on public health, a meeting has heard.

21 gigs to go to see this week

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 6:00am
It's the Gig Guide ...

Housing charity Shelter calls for three million new homes

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 6:00am
A HUGE expansion in housebuilding across the North West is being called for by homelessness charity Shelter.

Recycled Christmas trees raise £21,000 for hospice

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 8:03pm
A BIG Christmas tree recycling bonanza has dropped more than £21,000 into the coffers of Lancaster and South Lakeland’s St John’s Hospice.

Internationally renowned musicians star at three-day chamber music event

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 7:03pm
ASKHAM Hall aims to hit the right notes with a special weekend of classical music concerts, featuring three internationally renowned musicians.