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CLASSIC VINYL: space oddity who found spiders on Mars and changed the face of music

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 12:36pm
The Man Who Sold The World by David Bowie released by Mercury Records 1970. The 'Dress Cover' value £1,000; black and white image only nominal value.

BOOKS: journey around coastline of England's most stunning county

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:56am
Enjoying the Cumbrian Coast Railway by David John Hindle, £25

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Potato harvest at Heversham in 1985

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 7:10am
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.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: a better world, one in which there is unity and justice for everyone, is surely something that everybody wants

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 7:03am
"THE betterment of the world can be achieved through pure and goodly deeds." This quotation from Baha’u’llah is one I know by heart. A better world, one in which there is unity and justice for everyone, is surely something that everybody wants. It’s certainly the goal of every member of the Baha’i Faith.

Countess of Wessex to be crowned county show president

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 7:02am
SOPHIE, Countess of Wessex, is to be 'crowned' president of this year's Westmorland County Show in a prestigious royal coup for the 218-year-old event.

PROPERTY: Stylish storage ideas for a calm and uncluttered home

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 7:01am
CLUTTERED spaces can be streamlined and sorted, with creative fittings and a few good habits, writes Sam Wylie-Harris.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Do you recognise this bridge?

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 6:46pm
Do you recognise this bridge or these fells? We would like your help in confirming the location of this photograph from our Joseph Hardman collections. If you can help please get in touch at rroberts@lakelandarts.org.uk or Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL. Please include the reference number 2002.8.728 in any correspondence.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The fair visits New Road at Kendal in the early part of the twentieth century

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 5:00pm
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.

Morecambe Bay hospital wards given 'exemplar' status

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 4:38pm
WARDS at two Morecambe Bay hospitals are the first to receive the health trust’s first ever 'Exemplar Status' wards.

Duo to skydive for animal charity

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 4:27pm
TWO North Lancashire friends in their sixties have teamed up to do a skydive to raise money for a charity which supports donkeys, horses and mules.

Bench designed by Ulverston sculptor will be finishing touch to Kendal improvements

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 3:51pm
IMPROVEMENTS to Kendal's historic Market Place are nearing completion with the finishing touches set to be put in place next month.

How to have an obituary published in The Westmorland Gazette

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 3:43pm
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing vicky.goodall@kendal.newsquest.co.uk

LEtTER: Litter is unsightly and dangerous to wildlife

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 2:30pm
NOW that the trees are bare and the hedges exposed, the amount of litter in our county is revealed.

PROPERTY: Stamp duty change having little effect, says RICS

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 12:01pm
CHANGES to stamp duty for first-time buyers are having "little effect" on the North West's housing market, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Three generations of Lakes family stand trial for anti-fracking protest

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 11:29am
THREE generations of an Ambleside family stood trial for their role in leading a 'passionate' anti-fracking protest on the Fylde coast.

Comic art festival director helping to create World War One anthology

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 11:07am
AN ambitious anthology to mark the World War One centenary has been announced by the team behind The Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF).

GARDENING: plug plants or seeds - that is the question

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 10:11am
ONE of the questions I’m asked most frequently during the growing season is how do you propagate your plants? writes TOM ATTWOOD.

Kendal school given royal welcome at St James’ Palace

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 9:47am
THREE pupils along with members of staff from a South Lakeland school were given a royal welcome when they went to collect their Duke of Edinburgh awards.

How to have a report of your wedding published in The Westmorland Gazette

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 8:41am
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AGONY CHEF: beetroot is normally paired with chocolate for a super rich cake

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 7:37am
Has chef ever had a beetroot cake? If so how would he make one?

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