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New Ribblehead visitor centre and exhibition opens

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 2:13pm
THE visitor centre at Ribblehead Station has been refurbished and a new exhibition installed, telling the story of the Settle to Carlisle railway line.

Bicycle stolen in Kendal

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 2:02pm
POLICE are investigating the theft of a bicycle outside Kendal Day Centre on Dowkers Lane.

'Outstanding' coral reef scientist from Warton receives prestigious prize to aid his research

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 11:56am
A CORAL reef scientist has been awarded a prestigious prize that will support further research into the world's our oceans.

Major housing plan withdrawn from council planning meeting

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 9:18am
A MAJOR development plan for Settle – including more than 100 new homes – was withdrawn this week before it was due to be decided by Craven planners.

Record numbers sign up for leading Lake District attractions discount passes

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 8:26am
MORE than 28,000 people across North Lancashire and Cumbria have signed up for joint Resident Passes for two of the Lake District’s leading visitor attractions.

Acclaimed Pro-Musica Trio next on stage in popular concert series

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 8:05am
KENDAL Midday Concert Club's 74th season continues next Wednesday, November 1, with the highly acclaimed Pro-Musica Trio - violinist, Robert Heard, viola player, Louise Williams and cellist, Richard Jenkinson - performing Beethoven's String Trio in C Minor and Dohnanyi's Serenade in C Major. Pianist Joseph Houston follows on in KMCC's fortnightly series of lunchtime concerts at Kendal Town Hall on November 15.

Traffic problems on both sides of M6 after two incidents

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 7:53am
AN INCIDENT involving two lorries and cattle on the road has closed the M6 northbound.

Society swings into musical mode and heads along the Yellow Brick Road

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 7:13pm
KENDAL Amateur Operatic Society is ready to swing into musical mode with a cast of colourful characters bringing some all singing, all dancing, magic to town.

SKYWATCH: on a chilly autumn night the Seven Sisters are a beautiful sight

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 6:58pm
LOOK to the east as darkness falls on any clear night this week and you'll see what looks like a little 'knot' of stars shining above the horizon, writes STUART ATKINSON. This is a star cluster called the Pleiades, but most people know it by its unofficial name - The Seven Sisters.

Kevin 'the putter' White dies, aged 81

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 5:33pm
A STALWART of Kendal's popular putting green at Gooseholme has died, aged 81.

LETTER: We should give a pay rise to MPs

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 4:20pm
IT IS time now to increase salaries for Members of Parliament to £400,000 plus.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU COLUMN: I'm struggling to repay my credit card debt - what should I do?

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 3:32pm
Q: Over the past year, I have been getting into debt as my wages don't keep pace with inflation. Every time I reach my credit card limit, the company increases it automatically. At first I thought this was wonderful but now I can't see how I will ever repay it. What can I do?

Police seeking to speak with man in relation to mountain bike theft

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 3:13pm
A MOUNTAIN bike has been stolen from outside Kendal College.

Criminal damage in Milnthorpe

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 3:07pm
TWO illuminated bollards have been broken in Milnthorpe.

DREAMCATCHER: I wake to find my front tooth has dissolved

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 2:46pm
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Modern take on Dickens' classic has plenty star turns

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 2:20pm
JUDITH Notley pauses to reflect.

Kendal woman takes on Australia's oldest triathlon

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 1:40pm
A YOUNG woman from Kendal who now lives in Australia is set to tackle a gruelling triathlon in aid of CancerCare this weekend.

Horsepower is being employed to manage Windermere woodland

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 11:01am
A COUNCIL is reverting to traditional methods hundreds of years old to manage an area of woodland it owns.

New Coniston author hits the bookshelves in time for Christmas

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 9:28am
A NEW children’s author hopes to book herself a place in the Cumbrian bestseller lists.