Subscribe to Westmorland Gazette feed Westmorland Gazette
The Westmorland Gazette /news/
Updated: 14 min 36 sec ago

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner - Routines

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 6:00pm
FROM the moment our babies are born we strive to ‘get into a routine’.

Dales woman dies in head-on collision with lorry

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 5:21pm
THE widower of a Dales grandmother killed in an head-on crash with a lorry says his life ‘has been left hollow’ following her death.

The new edition of Living magazine is out

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 5:02pm
The latest edition of our glossy magazine Living has just been published.

LETTER: More people can now park cheaply after New Road decision

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 4:58pm
Among all the protests about the prevention of parking on the common land on New Road at Kendal there has been little mention of one positive outcome, apart from the obvious improvement in appearance of the riverside on New Road.

Millennials must not 'bury their heads in the sand' warns former pensions minister at Kendal talk

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 4:55pm
A FORMER pensions minister warned at a talk in Kendal that Millennials must 'not bury their heads in the sand' when it comes to pensions.

LETTER: Push button society does not encourage us to save

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 3:40pm
I am not surprised to hear that some of the young people today have serious debt problems.

Grade II listed building converted into offices set to open

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 2:30pm
A FORMER Grade II listed pub, which has been converted into work spaces for local businesses, will open next month.

Cumbrian police officer to run New York marathon in memory of colleague

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 2:01pm
A CUMBRIAN police officer is gearing up to take on the iconic New York Marathon in memory of a special colleague.

Fraud victims back hotline proposal

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 1:54pm
A SOUTH Lakeland couple who lost their life savings to scammers have given their backing a proposed fraud hotline number.

Milnthorpe teen travels to school on refurbished tractor

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 1:31pm
A SOUTH Lakeland sixth former went to extraordinary lengths to bring in his school project recently.

PROPERTY: £60k on offer to bring empty South Lakes homes back into use

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 12:00pm
MONEY has been secured to bring more local empty homes back into use.

Tributes paid to grandmother, 88, who died after car crash

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 11:53am
TRIBUTES have been paid to an 88-year-old grandmother from Bolton-le-Sands who died following a road traffic collision on Saturday (October 21).

Public have a say on museum expansion

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 10:53am
A CONSULTATION about a new 'world-class' visitor experience in the Lake District saw residents voice their concerns about the future of their local library.

'We are going for the points': Kirkby Lonsdale's stand-in captain looks forward

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:53am
KIRKBY Lonsdale's stand-in captain Tom Pickthall has said despite the squad being proud of their 51-game winning run in league matches at Underley Park, it hurt to see the streak come to an end.

MP Tim Farron raises £800 for mental health

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:46am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has raised more than £800 for mental health charity South Lakeland Mind after running a half marathon in Kendal at the weekend.

CROSS COUNTRY: Prep school wins glut of gold medals as pupils lead way on home turf

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:42am
Hundreds of young runners took to Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School on Thursday for an invitational cross country event.

Ulverston teen to represent England in World Cup

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:39am
AN Ulverston teenager is set to represent England at a World Cup final after helping the young Three Lions eliminate Brazil on Wednesday (October 25).

LETTER: What has happened to this once great country?

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:37am
WHAT has happened to this once great country that the EU suddenly has us all quaking in our boots at the thought we may leave without a deal and have to make our own decisions?

WALK: wonderful views in just a few miles and a modest total ascent

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 8:26am
TARN Hows is worth visiting again and again because its appearance changes with the seasons, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Despite being one of the most popular places in the Lake District a 10-minute excursion leads to a splendid viewpoint that few people visit. This walk then continues on tracks and open fell to visit three more summits. The reward of wonderful views in just a few miles and a modest total ascent makes this walk remarkable value for effort.

LETTER: We need a second referendum when we have a better idea of what leaving the EU will mean in practice

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 7:35am
I ALWAYS thought that in the UK we were governed by a parliamentary democracy, where we elect a representative to debate in the House of Commons and vote on our behalf.