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'Amazing' celebration of comic art at Kendal festival

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 1:39pm
KENDAL once again hosted a creative spectacular as the Lakes International Comic Art Festival returned for its fifth instalment.

University of Cumbria students dig deep for wildlife in the Eden Valley

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 12:23pm
THIRTY students from the University of Cumbria joined forces with Cumbria Wildlife Trust (CWT) to plant more than 1,300 plants in wildflower meadows at Mallerstang in the Eden Valley.

Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:56am
THE MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Cumbria, with threats of strong winds and transport disruption.

Kendal College principal announces retirement

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:33am
AFTER 17 years at the helm of Kendal's outstanding college, principal and chief executive has announced he will be stepping down.

Man receives four year jail term for Eden Valley child sex crimes

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:27am
A MAN who repeatedly sexually abused a child has been locked up for four years.

READER'S PHOTO: A misty day at Easedale Tarn

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 9:21am
Westmorland Gazette reader Susan Dorward of Tyne and Weat took this photograph.

DREAMCATCHER: A terrifying encounter in the dark

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 9:10am
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

READERS TO THE RESCUE: 170-mile epic will go from base to base

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 9:01am
The Westmorland Gazette’s Readers to the Rescue campaign aims to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to buy a new state-of-the-art vehicle that will act as a ‘mobile base’.

Staff at Lakes playground manufacturer raise charity funds in Windermere kayak challenge

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:37am
NINE staff members from Playdale Playgrounds at Haverthwaite undertook a kayaking challenge to support a local charity.

WALK: following in the footsteps of a young Mr Wainwright

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:31am
TAKE a 70-minute drive from Kendal and walk in the area that a young Mr Wainwright trod before he moved to Kendal in 1941, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. This walk goes from Whalley, a charming Lancashire village with historic buildings, cafes, restaurants and pubs, to Great Harwood and Dean Clough Reservoir.

Police investigate after three taxis have windows smashed

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 7:57am
THE windows of three taxis in Bowness have been smashed with large stones.

Girl, 4, completes Ingleborough challenge

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 5:03pm
A GIGGLESWICK girl conquered one of the the Yorkshire's Three Peaks to complete her first fundraising challenge.

Eden Rivers Trust appoints new CEO

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 4:32pm
A RIVER conservation charity has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer who brings with her a wealth of experience.

Kirkbie Kendal entrepreneur hopes to make a sale at auction

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 3:53pm
A KIRKBIE Kendal pupil is hoping his latest business venture will prove to be a success when two lots of vinyl go under the hammer next Monday (October 23).

VIDEO: Dramatic Cave Rescue Organisation video shows quad bike rolling out of control down steep hill

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 2:32pm
A DRAMATIC piece of video showing the moments a quad biker rolled out of control down a steep incline of about 25 metres was caught on film by the Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation.

Man hospitalised after alleged hammer attack in Kendal

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:15am
A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of affray and grievous bodily harm following an incident in which a man was allegedly struck with a hammer in Kendal.

PICTURE GALLERY: New classes of 2017

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:11am
OVER the past few weeks we have been inviting schools to send in pictures of their new classes.

Northern relief road back on the table for Kendal

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:10am
A VISION for a long-awaited northern relief road that could alleviate traffic in Kendal and unlock the town's economic potential has been resurrected.

Rural company commended for its sustainable business

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:46am
A COMPANY with its roots in a classic Lake District icon has been rewarded for its sustainable business.

Kendal shop donates thousands of pounds worth of stock to charity

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:30am
CLOTHING from Kendal's Maya Maya shop worth £4,000 has been donated to sight loss charity Sight Advice South Lakes to help support their fundraising efforts.