The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 21 min 11 sec ago
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.
TREATING medical emergencies in remote areas can be difficult and the scenario is a worrying one for such communities.
KIRKBY Lonsdale volunteers received a special visit in their local charity shop from The Princess Royal today.
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).
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.
THREE Lib Dem district councillors for Kendal say they are looking forward to meeting residents at two advice surgeries this Saturday.
NIGHT owls and early birds might get a glimpse of an eclipse of the moon next week.
HOME Bargains has introduced a weekly quiet hour at its Kendal and Barrow stores to create a calmer environment for shoppers with autism.
A MAN has been convicted of the manslaughter of his childhood Milnthorpe school friend.
MORE than fifty local dancers came together and raised nearly £500 for a charity close to one of the dancers hearts.
Having savings, being debt-free and going on two holidays a year means you're ‘comfortable', according to a study.
POLICE have appealed for information after a collision on the M6 left a man with serious injuries.
The chairman of one of Britain's best known bread makers will be the key speaker at a networking event.
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.
RESIDENTS in Cumbria are being short-changed when it comes to Government spending on public health, a meeting has heard.
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A HUGE expansion in housebuilding across the North West is being called for by homelessness charity Shelter.
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.
ASKHAM Hall aims to hit the right notes with a special weekend of classical music concerts, featuring three internationally renowned musicians.