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Holiday park network opens up new mini mansions for insects

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 4:02pm
A NETWORK of mini-beast mansions have been opened up at a group of south Cumbrian and north Lancashire holiday parks.

TB fears cause Appleby Show cattle section to be called off

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:56pm
THERE will be no cattle judging at the Appleby Agricultural Show this year.

Afternoon tea gets a classic twist at Lake District hotel

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:54pm
A LAKE District hotel is adding an innovative twist to a classic British afternoon pastime.

Unicorn brings touch of magic to Carnforth Carnival 2018

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:01pm
A PONY decked out as a unicorn brought a touch of magic to Carnforth Carnival 2018.

PROPERTY: Don't give burglars an easy way in this summer

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:01pm
IT's the season of open windows, dusting-down bikes and jetting off on holidays, but don't forget about protecting your property, writes Abi Jackson.

PROPERTY: The natural recipe for a clean, green ovens and homes

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:01pm
DITCHING chemical-laden cleaning products for something more natural need not be a chore, writes Abi Jackson.

Northern cancellations prompt intensified calls for Cumbrian micro-franchise

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 11:49am
CALLS for a Cumbrian rail franchise have intensified after cancellations on Cumbria’s railways rose to double figures within a week of Northern resuming full control of the franchises.

PODIUM: Sustainability must be at the heart of all developments

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 9:17am
Helen Moriarty, Bowness & Windermere Forward Project Manager, argues that sustainable solutions need to be found to protect and enhance well-loved places

REVIEW: park production is hugely recommended evening of unrivalled swashbuckling family fun - and a scene-stealing talking horse

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 8:12am
ONE of the joys of summer theatregoing is the annual Dukes theatre walkabout production at Williamson Park, Lancaster, writes PAUL THURSTON. With over thirty years of memorable shows, including the national award winning The Hobbit in 2016, the event has grown to be the largest of its kind in the UK. The natural beauty of the park’s woodland and dells, the majestic Ashton Memorial, and the breathtaking views over Morecambe Bay all combine to create a unique and memorable setting.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Young Farmers' rally at Levens in 1950

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 8:00am
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.

How to have an obituary published in The Westmorland Gazette

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 6:28am
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

PROPERTY: Seller to reduce Kendal apartment by £1,000 every week

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 6:01am
A HOME owner is taking a "grand" approach to selling his Kendal apartment by knocking £1,000 off the price each week until it sells.

PROPERTY: Landlords must comply with data laws, says John Cooke

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 6:01pm
RECENTLY you may have heard a bit about GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation!

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: Managing family stress

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 6:01pm
BEING a parent is one of the most wonderful and stressful jobs there is. The job of parenting has often been carried out while sleep-deprived and stretched to the limit.

Emergency services dealing with 'major incident' close to Ingleton

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 5:49pm
REPORTS are reaching the Gazette newsdesk that the emergency services are currently dealing with an incident on the A65 close to Ingleton.

Dallam and Windermere pupils enjoy IB success

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 5:15pm
CELEBRATIONS are in order for two South Lakeland schools as both Dallam and Windermere enjoyed success in their international baccalaureate results.

Rock band The Killers visit the Lake District

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 5:01pm
AMERICAN rock band The Killers showed they are Human after stopping off in the Lake District for a night away.

Kendal residents warned of stink

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 5:01pm
KENDAL residents have been warned of a potential stink causing a nuisance in parts of the town.

Kendal school boy is two-time piano champion

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 4:54pm
A KENDAL schoolboy has won first prize in two international piano competitions.