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LETTER: Give volunteering a go

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 12:18pm
What a great article there was in The Westmorland Gazette about volunteering (Podium, July 26, 'Volunteering plays a crucial role in society').

CLASSIC VINYL: cool contenders who challenged for Britpop title

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 11:49am
Blur (2LPs) released on the Food Record label, 1997, value £40

Sale of giant squirrel raises £2,500 for Ulverston hospice

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 11:27am
A WOODEN squirrel that once stood proudly at the gates of a Lake District hotel has been sold to raise funds for a South Lakeland hospice.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Attempting to thaw the pitch at Netherfield in 1951

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 8:50am
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.

LETTER: It's time to start work restoring the Lancaster Canal

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 7:27am
THERE has been talk of restoring the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal for the last 50 years and the overall cost is so high it has never progressed.

Donald Campbell's Bluebird not likely to coming to Coniston soon

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 7:02am
URGENT talks are under way to enable the legendary Bluebird K7 to be exhibited at the Ruskin Museum in Coniston.

PROPERTY: 'Peter Pan Generation' delays home and family, says LV=

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 6:01am
PEOPLE in their early 30s are putting off buying a house or having children because of financial insecurity, according to a new study.

Queen's Head and Halston Townhouses gain Superior Quality status

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 6:01am
A SEVENTEENTH century Lake District coaching inn and a collection of de luxe city townhouses are among the latest Cumbrian properties to be awarded Superior Quality status.

Queen of prints Orla Kiely shares her pattern for happiness

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 6:01pm
NO ONE knows pattern like designer Orla Kiely. Interiors writer Gabrielle Fagan catches up with her to find out how it can make you happy.

Arnside man founded National Pot Leek Society 40 years ago

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 12:01pm
AS A SOCIETY dedicated to mammoth leek growing celebrates its 40th anniversary, an Arnside resident has recalled his founding role.

LETTER: Travelling to London was dangerous in the past

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 11:46am
The account of the history of St. Anthony's Church at Cartmel Fell (Nostalgia, August 2) was written by me some 10 or 15 years ago.

People’s Cafe receives boost from store giant

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 10:45am
KENDAL’S People’s Cafe has received a nutritious boost from supermarket giant Morrison’s.

LETTER: A matter of statistics

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 10:37am
ROGER Woods (Letters, August 2) reminds us that Sir John Major said in February 'only 37 per cent of the electorate voted to leave the EU. Sixty three per cent voted either in favour of remaining or did not vote at all'.


Sat, 18/08/2018 - 7:50am
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.

Tenants’ rent bills set to soar

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 6:01am
HOME renters could see prices surge by 15 per cent in the next five years, predicts the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Police are being spat at, threatened and suffering broken bones

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 7:00pm
A POLICE chief says his officers are being spat at, threatened and suffering broken bones – just for doing their job of protecting the public.

Bolton-le-Sands summer show 2018 blooms despite summer drought

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 6:01pm
BOLTON-le-Sands Horticultural Society celebrated its 90th annual summer show with bumper entries of fruit and vegetables, despite the summer's long drought.

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: The transition from primary to secondary school

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 6:01pm
THE transition from primary school to secondary school is a big leap in our children’s development.

Three men locked up for supplying drugs to Kendal

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 4:00pm
THREE men involved in a criminal "county lines" enterprise to supply class A drugs in South Cumbria have been locked up for almost 13 years.

CCTV released in Ulverston attempted theft investigation

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 3:58pm
POLICE have released a CCTV image as investigations continue into an incident of attempted theft that occurred at Gillams Tea Rooms, Market Street, Ulverston at about 3.25pm on July 27.