The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 33 min 44 sec ago
A DOG owner whose pet bit a delivery driver has been ordered to pay £600 in compensation.
A revised timetable for the construction of a replacement bridge across the River Eamont has been announced.
ONE of the rising stars in this year’s Great British Menu competition on BBC2 will be hosting a special cookery event in Ulverston.
RESEARCHERS are calling for women in Cumbria to step forward and share their stories about the long history of women’s activism in the North.
MORE than 32,000 homes across Cumbria and north Lancashire since Storm Ali hit the North West yesterday.
A KEEN walker fell 300 feet to his death on a Lake District fell after encountering a glacier-like sheet of ice.
FIRST-time buyers are moving back in with their parents and not going on holiday as they save for a deposit, says a building society.
GRASMERE Gingerbread has reached the national final to represent the North West in the delicious. Magazine Produce Awards
MONEY has been taken from a vehicle parked in Kendal.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a dark vehicle failed to stop after a road traffic collision in Bowness.
A FATHER and daughter secured English championship titles following the final fell race ‘counter’ of the season on Saturday.
TRAFFIC is queuing in Askam due to temporary traffic lights and roadworks.
A YELLOW weather warning for rain is in place across Cumbria until 10pm tonight (Thursday).
OVER the past week, the Gazette team has been searching through pictures from its Camera Club members to find its favourite August pictures.
HIGHWAYS teams from Cumbria County Council responded with more than 100 incidents caused by Storm Ali yesterday (Wednesday).
ONE lane is closed on the M6 southbound this morning (Thursday) due to an overturned vehicle.
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.
What's on this week ...
A MAN who allegedly assaulted three police officers in Levens will go on trial tomorrow (Friday).
THIS Thursday evening there's a chance to see the Moon and Mars shining close together in the sky after dark, writes STUART ATKINSON. To see them, just go outside around 7.45pm (or later) and look to the south east. You'll immediately see the Moon shining low in the sky in that direction, just a few days away from being full. Look more closely and you'll see a bright star shining to the lower right of the Moon, This is actually Mars, the famous Red Planet, although you'll notice it looks more or