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WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has responded to criticism over the wage offered in a Liberal Democrat job advertisement by clarifying that the role on offer is a "paid internship".
WITH Christmas just gone for another year, I would like to make people struggling with the extra cost of it, aware that there is a community of people out there to help them. So, if you become overwhelmed with financial worries don’t panic the Credit Union may be able to help you.
THIS week I’d hope you’re taking a break from the physical work in the garden and enjoying the festivities in all their fullness, writes TOM ATTWOOD.
JUST what is the Lake District National Park Authority up to? It has an approved policy in its core strategy which states: 'Within the national park, there should be no net increase in parking capacity or permanent measures merely to accommodate peak traffic demand'.
AN 'INSPIRATIONAL' nurse from Bolton-le-Sands is retiring after five decades in the nursing profession.
A SOUTH Lakes horticultural mental health charity is asking people to sign up to R.E.D January as a way to fundraise and beat the month’s blues.
We are hosting a buffet on New Year’s Day for 12 people and looking for a theme based around vegetarian food. Can chef suggest anything?
A SOUTH Lakes man is among those recognised in the New Year's Honours this year.
DOZENS of villagers have twinned their "smallest room" with overseas loos in a bid to flush away poverty.
NOW the rush up to Christmas is over, the gifts have been shared and the food devoured we move into a more reflective part of the year.
Name: Deborah Jane
THE suggestion that the Lake District National Park Authority should even consider any increase in Council Tax for 'second home' owners is outrageous (Gazette, December 14, 'Second homes tax increase?').
THIS WEEK The Westmorland Gazette is debuting a new column. Marketing Matters, written by Danielle Owen-Jones, director of Kirkby Lonsdale-based PR agency, Bloomin’ Creative will offer simple tips to sprinkle some marketing magic on your business.
WHERE can young mums and dads take their small children on a wet day in Kendal? While the library, the drop-in centre and the leisure centre provide great programmes, there is nowhere that is informal, continuous throughout the day, and easy to access.
A BILL which would make it a legal requirement that people should not have to travel more than the national guideline of 45 minutes to reach their nearest radiotherapy centre has been presented in the House of Commons by South Lakes MP Tim Farron.
This photograph of a snowman at Elterwater was taken today by Gazette readers Rachel Thomas and Sam Hammett.
WINDERMERE police station's public entrance door has been damaged.
A COUNCILLOR may have given a telecommunications giant a ‘lifeline’ in its bid to erect a 60-foot mast on an Ulverston housing estate, a meeting heard.
A CASUALTY was freed from their car yesterday (December 28) after an incident in Holme.
COUNCILLORS have voted to give themselves an allowance increase - although there was a reluctance to accept the rise in some quarters.