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Award-winning theatre heads for Orton

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 7:29pm
CONFESSIONS of a Red Headed Coffee Shop Girl is the ideal show for anyone who has ever had a job they didn't particularly like.

Kick the habit with the help of Stoptober

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 6:26pm
CUMBRIA’s 59,000 smokers are being encouraged to join in Public Health England’s ‘Stoptober’ campaign, which kicks off on October 1.

Film fans react to new Laurel and Hardy film trailer

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 4:31pm
FILM fans have been given their first look at the upcoming Stan & Ollie movie, a comedy based on Stan Laurel, one of Ulverston’s most famous exports.

Walk and wander through latest Farfield art exhibition

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 3:13pm
FARFIELD Mill is hosting an exhibition of new work by one of the region's most talented artists, Hideyuki Sobue.

Mirrored sculptures reflect on Morecambe Bay's history

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 3:12pm
MIRRORED statues placed on a South Cumbrian common are getting visitors all reflective about art.

Rural life recalled in portraits from the past

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 3:10pm
A COLLECTION of portraits capturing many of the characters living and working around Ingleborough is on display at The Folly in Settle.

New music season has plenty strings attached

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 2:09pm
FEW lunchtime musical gatherings can match the quality of artistes offered in the Kendal Midday Concert Club programme.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: education is a fundamental right for every child

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 1:56pm
AT THE start of every academic year, I would welcome our pupils into school, and consider how we could continue to develop their potential and nurture their individual skills and talents. Education is a fundamental right for every child. Not only does it help an individual to fulfil their human capacity, but it has the capacity to shape entire communities. A child can be likened to a mine of rich gems, with innate virtues and great potentialities. Sadly, still in some parts of the world, childre

LETTER: It's time to restore the lido at Grange-over-Sands

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 1:36pm
I WAS born in Grange-over-Sands in 1936. At a young age I taught myself to swim in the Grange swimming pool - now known as a lido!

PROPERTY: Seven tips to get your lighting right at home

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 12:02pm

Make a date with new version of hit musical

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 10:36am
GARY Barlow and Tim Firth went back to where it all began to talk about Calendar Girls - the Musical which is set to come to the Lowry later this year as part of the show’s first full UK tour, writes JOHN ANSON.

PODIUM: 'More money needs to be allocated to tackle mental health issues' - MP Tim Farron

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 10:21am
Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron says more money must be allocated to Cumbria to help deal with mental health issues

New Kendal gym has 'exciting vibe'

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 8:31am
KENDAL’S newest gym has officially opened its doors.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Kendal Lads Club boxers in 1972

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 8:20am
To mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we are publishing a photograph from our archives on our website every day this year.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Can you help us identify the year?

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 7:20am
To mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we are publishing a photograph from our archives on our website every day this year.

Golden day for couple

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 7:20am
JOHN and Margaret Sowerby, of Newton-in-Cartmel, helped a Lake District mountain rescue team when celebrating their golden wedding.

PROPERTY: Smaller house builders to get £1 billion boost

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 6:01am
A BILLION-pound fund to help boost house building across England - and give smaller builders more access to finance - has been announced.

NOSTALGIA MEMORIES: Washing day was a right old chore!

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 5:35pm
Dorothy C. Maguire (nee Coles), of Arnside, recalls washing days in the 1930s

Chris conquers Mont Blanc

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 3:28pm
GIGGLESWICK School’s head of outdoor pursuits has completed the gruelling Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB).

Wordsworth Trust plans anniversary fell walk

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 3:22pm
A RE-CREATION of a walk up Skiddaw undertaken by friends of Dorothy Wordsworth 200 years ago will take place from the Latrigg coach park on Saturday September 29, starting at 10.30am. It will be led by Paul Davies (pictured left), of Grasmere Players, with Tim Langridge, Engagement Officer with the Wordsworth Trust. People are invited to join in prefereably in costume with ale and vittles. Dorothy Wordsworth climbed England's tallest peak, Scafell Pike, with her friend Mary Barker on October 7 1