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Grasmere Gingerbread reaches final

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 10:50am
GRASMERE Gingerbread has reached the national final to represent the North West in the delicious. Magazine Produce Awards

Money taken from car in Kendal

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 9:35am
MONEY has been taken from a vehicle parked in Kendal.

Fail to stop collision in Bowness

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 9:20am
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a dark vehicle failed to stop after a road traffic collision in Bowness.

VIDEO: Father and daughter steal titles at Cautley

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 9:14am
A FATHER and daughter secured English championship titles following the final fell race ‘counter’ of the season on Saturday.

Roadworks causing delays in Askam

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 8:42am
TRAFFIC is queuing in Askam due to temporary traffic lights and roadworks.

Met Office issue yellow weather warning for Cumbria

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 8:10am
A YELLOW weather warning for rain is in place across Cumbria until 10pm tonight (Thursday).

The Westmorland Gazette's Camera Club 2019 calendar competition: August finalists

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 8:10am
OVER the past week, the Gazette team has been searching through pictures from its Camera Club members to find its favourite August pictures.

Storm Ali: Highways teams deal with more than 100 incidents

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 7:47am
HIGHWAYS teams from Cumbria County Council responded with more than 100 incidents caused by Storm Ali yesterday (Wednesday).

Overturned vehicle closes one lane of M6

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 7:36am
ONE lane is closed on the M6 southbound this morning (Thursday) due to an overturned vehicle.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: David Bellamy at Kendal in 1984

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 6:10am
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.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To See This Week ...

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

Man denies assaulting three police officers

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 5:08am
A MAN who allegedly assaulted three police officers in Levens will go on trial tomorrow (Friday).

SKYWATCH: Moon, Mars and a misty band of light

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 6:51pm
THIS Thursday evening there's a chance to see the Moon and Mars shining close together in the sky after dark, writes STUART ATKINSON. To see them, just go outside around 7.45pm (or later) and look to the south east. You'll immediately see the Moon shining low in the sky in that direction, just a few days away from being full. Look more closely and you'll see a bright star shining to the lower right of the Moon, This is actually Mars, the famous Red Planet, although you'll notice it looks more or

Campaign launched to find more foster carers in South Lakeland

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 5:04pm
A KENDAL family says that fostering has not only changed the lives of the children they care for, but their own lives, in Cumbria County Council’s latest fostering campaign.

Warning of heavy rainfall in Cumbria

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 3:45pm
THE Environment Agency (EA) has issued a warning for heavy rainfall from midday tomorrow (Thursday) into Friday morning.

Kendal residents to have their say on flood risk management scheme for the town

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 3:15pm
KENDAL residents are being invited to share their thoughts on a flood risk management scheme for the town at an upcoming community drop-in session.

Sellafield thief tried to sell stolen items on eBay

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 2:56pm
A THIEF who stole potentially contaminated items stolen from Sellafield has escaped jail.

VIDEO: Public warned to avoid Holker Street in Barrow due to fallen tree

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 1:09pm
THE public are being told to avoid Holker Street in Barrow because of a fallen tree.

Sellafield thief tried to sell stolen items on eBay

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:46pm
A THIEF who stole potentially contaminated items stolen from Sellafield has escaped jail.

LETTER: Seeking a photograph of Lt Col Charles Pollitt

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 8:23am
I HOPE your readers will be able to help. The son of a World War Two Army Commando, I am a keen amateur researcher and archivist for the Commando Veterans Association (CVA).