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Fri, 18/05/2018 - 7:00am
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.

Limousin herd top price breaks centre record

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 5:08am
The North Craven Gunnerfleet pedigree Limousin herd of father and son, Jim and Ian Handley, of Chapel-le-Dale, near Ingleton,was responsible for the top price of 8,500gns at Skipton Auction Mart’s premier breed highlight of the year. The top price was for Gunnerfleet Neptune, from the herd of 50 pedigree cows.

Cumbria International Motor Show returns this weekend

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 4:25pm
THE Cumbria International Motor Show returns to the Westmorland Show Ground again this weekend.

Angela completes UK’s toughest endurance challenge for tumour charity

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 4:12pm
A 59-YEAR-old ultra distance runner was yesterday due to complete the UK’s toughest endurance challenge - for the second time.

LETTER: Council is not funding the Spitfire event at Kendal

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 4:08pm
I READ the letter from Mr Kell regarding the Spitfire event at Kendal (Letters, May 3, 'Spitfire wrong for New Road').

Volunteers needed to help tackle invasive plants around the River Kent

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 4:06pm
VOLUNTEERS are needed to help tackle an invasive species of weed that threatens local wildlife and poses flood risks along the River Kent.

RBS seeks consent to fill in Kendal hole-in-the-wall

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 4:02pm
THE Royal Bank of Scotland is seeking planning consent to remove the hole-in-the-wall and night safe from outside its Kendal branch.

Kendal farmer speaks out about the benefits of the organic market

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:58pm
A KENDAL farmer has spoken of the benefits he has experienced through organic farming, and how it provides answers to environmental and health concerns.

Accident at A591 at Windermere

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:57pm
The A591 was partially blocked both ways for a period this afternoon due to an accident involving two vehicles outside the Windermere Hotel between Thwaites Lane and A5074 High Street.

Two join Windermere Lakes Cruises

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:14pm
TWO new ‘boatmasters’ have joined the Windermere Lake Cruises crew.

LETTER: Will the new Road landscaping project be ruined by the fair's vehicles?

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:10pm
I WAS saying to my good lady that you can only imagine the number of letters that will be flooding into The Westmorland Gazette about how the fair has suddenly pitched up on the New Road improvements site at Kendal. As part of that flood, here are my comments.

RTC outside Windermere Hotel

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:08pm
A TWO-car collision on the A591 near Windermere caused the road to be closed earlier today.

Date confirmed for New Road parish poll

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:04pm
A PARISH poll to gauge public opinion on the use of the New Road common land is to take place on Thursday, May 24.

MP seeks assurances that pupils can get to exams

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 1:44pm
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron has asked for reassurances that school pupils will be able to make it to their exams following months of cancellations on the Lakes Line.

Historic Kendal building opens after six figure investment

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 12:41pm
AN HISTORIC Kendal building has been given a new lease of life thanks to the homecare company that has restored it.

Kendal man's coast to coast in aid of hospital unit

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 11:38am
AN intrepid Kendal cyclist is travelling across the country in order to raise money for a hospital unit close to his heart.

Special commemorative supplement to be published to mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 11:00am
NEXT week marks the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette, which was founded in 1818, when George 111 was King and the Earl of Liverpool was Prime Minister.

Kendal's new mayor to formally take office

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:49am
KENDAL'S new mayor is due to formally take office in a ceremony at the town hall today (Thursday 17).

Warning over doorstep callers offering maintenance work

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:11am
Cumbria Trading Standards are warning residents across the County about doorstep callers offering to carry out home improvements, including roofing and guttering, following an increase in complaints.

Cannabis farms raided in north Lancashire

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 9:45am
POLICE seized around 250 cannabis plants, along with vans and cash, from cannabis farms in Carnforth and Nether Kellet.