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Delightful concert performed by a hugely talented group

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 9:33am
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.

Owner of Holistic retreat centre in Ambleside releases cook book

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 8:27am
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.’

Ice warning remains this morning

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 8:00am
THE MET Office still has an ice warning out for Cumbria this morning and has advised residents to take their time when travelling.

New route for South Lakes Velo Retro event

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 8:00am
A POPULAR South Lakes retro cycling festival has opened up a new route for this year's event.

LETTER: New Road land issue must be decided locally

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 6:28am
When the question of parking at New Road at Kendal was first being debated I was very much for keeping parking there.

Simple steps to clear the clutter at home this January

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 6:01am
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.

Holocaust Memorial Day: One in 20 does not believe holocaust took place - survey

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 12:11am
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.

Shed designed to help men tackle loneliness

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 4:40pm
A COMMUNITY shed has been unveiled in an allotment in Ulverston to help retired men tackle loneliness and isolation.

WEATHER WARNINGS: Arctic blast to bring strong winds to much of the UK

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 3:29pm
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.

Northern rail workers stage 46th strike in driver-only trains row

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 11:13am
Rail workers were said to be "solidly supporting" another strike on Saturday in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.

Jess Gillam pulls in the crowds for concert society performance

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:52am
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.

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

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:14am
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Meet the new pro vice-chancellor of the University of Cumbria

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:11am
THE University of Cumbria’s new pro vice-chancellor has unveiled his vision to create an institute for health and wellbeing in the county.

Lido campaigners to fight on after 'light touch' plan approved

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:00am
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.

It's time to register for the 2019 Keswick to Barrow walk

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:00am
TWO sisters who walked the 40 miles from Keswick to Barrow in memory of their parents are encouraging others to take part.

When pruning your shrubs and small trees follow some basic rules

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 8:03am
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

Lake District restaurant's food labelled 'exceptional'

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 8:03am
THE Rothay Manor hotel in Ambleside has been awarded a third AA Rosette for the quality of its dining experience.

One lane of M6 closed following lorry collision

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 7:40am
ONE lane of the M6 is closed this morning after a lorry collided with the central reservation.

Invader found in Windermere

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 7:33am
SCIENTISTS have provided the first evidence that a highly invasive species of freshwater crustacean from North America has reached Windermere.

Hawes firefighter Matt completes 'Britain's most brutal race'

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 7:20am
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.