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READER'S PHOTO: Crag Hill from the Coledale Horseshoe

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 2:40am
This photograph of Crag Hill from Grisedale Pike on the Coledale Horseshoe was taken by Alexandra Woodward, of Elterwater.

Can you find a home for Kendal's Santa sleigh?

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 1:12am
A MUCH anticipated Christmas tradition that brings joy to children throughout Kendal is under threat

Share your happy memories of the National Health Service

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 8:43pm
FORMER patients and staff are being invited to share their fondest memories of Morecambe Bay hospitals to mark 70 years of the National Health Service.

Shap Chippy turns its back on single-use plastics

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 7:44pm
SHAP Chippy has acted on the national drive to reduce single-use plastics.

New exhibition is fabulous mix of high quality fine arts and crafts

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 7:03pm
THE focus of the new Beach Hut Gallery exhibition is the impressive and sought after work of Witherslack Artists and Makers group. Art lovers will be able to blaze a trail to the popular Kents Bank station art space at Grange-over-Sands to view a fabulous mix of high quality fine arts and crafts, including paintings and original prints, greenwood chairs, oak swill and woven reed baskets, pottery, glass, textiles, jewellery and more, all created by members of the leading art group.

Former Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness the Rev Lawrie Peat has died

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 6:44pm
A FORMER Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness who contributed much to the communities in which he lived has died.

Prince Charles completes tour of Cumbria

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 5:01pm
PRINCE Charles has concluded a one day tour of Cumbria.

Golf club's ex-captain raises more than £1,000 for #TeamElla

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 4:32pm
FORMER captain at Carus Green golf club, Ian Fairhurst, has raised more than £1000 for Muscular Dystrophy by undertaking a series of fundraising initiatives.

DREAMCATCHER: We tell the vendors we want to buy their house - but then I get second thoughts

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 4:00pm
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

New principal appointed at Kendal College

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:43pm
A new principal has been appointed to take over the helm at Kendal College.

The new Peter Rabbit movie: a reader's verdict

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:35pm
This film is an absolute gem from start to finish, brimming with joy, humour and love.

Wainwright calendar raises cash for Fix the Fells

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:20pm
SALES of The Wainwright Society's calendar has raised £9,100 which has been presented to Fix the Fells and will be used to repair Long Stile, the final ascent on to the summit of High Street in the Far Eastern Fells, between Ullswater and Haweswater. Alfred Wainwright, who wrote seven Pictorial Guides to the Lake District fells, considered this ascent from Mardale to be the finest way to the summit.

Brainy young farmers compete

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:17pm
TEAMS of Cumbrian young farmers gathered at The George Hotel on to compete in the county final of the Open Brainstrust Competition.

Iconic Lakes lamb now back on supermarket shelves

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:16pm
CUMBRIA's iconic sheep breed has returned to supermarket shelves for its limited four month season.

Gig will raise money to help Kendal Mountain Rescue Team

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:10pm
KENDAL-based band Northern Sky will be staging a special charity gig to help the town's mountain rescue team.

Jail for man caught transporting drugs at Kirkby Lonsdale

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 3:00pm
A MAN caught transporting large amounts of cocaine and cannabis in South Cumbria has been jailed for 40 months.

World War 1 exhibition of memorabilia held in village church

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 2:35pm
AN EXHIBITION focusing on the role local residents played in World War 1 was held at St James The Less Church, Lower Tatham.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU COLUMN: My Personal Independence Payment (PIP) has been reduced

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 2:22pm
Q: I have a long-term health condition but I recently had my Personal Independence Payment (PIP) reduced after a re-assessment. I want to challenge the decision - where do I start?

LETTER: Has the A65 Burton Road cycleway been risk assessed?

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 2:21pm
HAS the project to widen the footpath alongside the A65 Burton Road at Kendal to make it a cycleway been properly risk assessed?

Eyes to the skies as the Lake District Osprey Project returns

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 2:14pm
EXCITEMENT is building at Bassenthwaite Lake as the staff and volunteers on the Lake District Osprey Project (LDOP) eagerly await the return of the famous ospreys.