The Westmorland Gazette
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THE Magnard Ensemble presented an interesting and varied programme of chamber music to members of Kendal’s Midday Concert Club, writes CLIVE WALKLEY. A wind quintet - flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon - is at the core of this ensemble of young professional players, formed in 2012.
A MOTHER of three and the owner of Sunny Brow Holistic Retreat centre in Ambleside has published her first cook book dedicated to ‘Mother Earth.’
THE MET Office still has an ice warning out for Cumbria this morning and has advised residents to take their time when travelling.
A POPULAR South Lakes retro cycling festival has opened up a new route for this year's event.
When the question of parking at New Road at Kendal was first being debated I was very much for keeping parking there.
JANUARY is the perfect month to transform your living space by clearing it of the clutter that can spoil its appearance and add to daily stress.
One in 20 UK adults does not believe the Holocaust took place, a survey suggests, while one in 12 believes its scale has been exaggerated.
A COMMUNITY shed has been unveiled in an allotment in Ulverston to help retired men tackle loneliness and isolation.
A large swathe of the UK will be hit by an Arctic blast bringing strong winds, snow and ice in a chilly end to the month.
Rail workers were said to be "solidly supporting" another strike on Saturday in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
THERE was a hardly a seat in the house when the Royal Northern Sinfonia visited Kendal as guests of the Lakeland Sinfonia Concert Society, writes CLIVE WALKLEY.
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THE University of Cumbria’s new pro vice-chancellor has unveiled his vision to create an institute for health and wellbeing in the county.
THE fight to restore Grange Lido's iconic pool will continue despite council approval of a 'light touch' restoration plan which will see the pool area filled in.
TWO sisters who walked the 40 miles from Keswick to Barrow in memory of their parents are encouraging others to take part.
THE advantage of leaves parting company with their parent plant (especially in the case of deciduous shrubs) is that the frame and structure of the plant is revealed, writes TOM ATTWOOD. For some shrubs and small trees, it’s an opportune moment to give them a prune, particularly if they need reigning in. It’s true to say that for many plants pruning and creating wounds at this time of the year is less than ideal. The cuts created will not have a chance to heal effectively before the worst of
THE Rothay Manor hotel in Ambleside has been awarded a third AA Rosette for the quality of its dining experience.
ONE lane of the M6 is closed this morning after a lorry collided with the central reservation.
SCIENTISTS have provided the first evidence that a highly invasive species of freshwater crustacean from North America has reached Windermere.
A RETAINED Firefighter from Hawes has ran the length of the Pennine way in just over six days to finish thirteenth overall in the Montane Spine Race.