The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 55 min 16 sec ago
Police have confirmed a 63-year-old man has died following an incident near Hardendale Quarry, Shap.
THE grateful family of a prematurely born baby boy have given "a lasting legacy" to the hospital that saved his life.
SUPPORTERS of charity group Friends of the Lake District have been urged to object to a bid to restore a controversial Kendal car park.
REGULARS at Kendal's Fell Bar are raising a glass to the pub's success in being named runner up in a poll for a national award.
THE Post Office Ltd has launched its consultation over the future of the Kendal branch.
A SOUTH Lakeland secondary school has held onto its ‘good’ level classification following an Ofsted inspection.
KENDAL Town Council's element of the annual Band D Council Tax is to rise by £2.86 to help fund a number of projects in the town.
AROUND 1970 the Windermere branch line was reduced to what it now is by British Rail’s so-called ‘rationalisation’.
ESTATE agent Humberts say it has expanded its expertise in the Lake District by appointing regional manager Gerry Mahoney, who was born and bred in the Lakes.
THE A590 is shut in both directions near Newby Bridge after a collision.
A GPS inspired interactive treasure hunt is coming to Windermere.
A Yellow weather warning for the North West has been issued as wintry conditions are set to hit.
DRIVERS should be forced to go slower on Cumbria’s fell roads to help protect walkers and livestock – and encourage them to appreciate the upland landscape.
HEAVY rainfall has brought a temporary halt to repairs at the storm-damaged Stainton Aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal.
A LORRY carrying pallets got stuck trying to pass under a bridge near Skipton Hospital this morning.
A POLICE armed response unit and negotiators are still dealing with an ongoing incident near Hardendale Quarry, Shap, after a man was found with a shotgun in woodland yesterday evening.
YOUNG poets throughout Cumbria are being invited to show their skills to a descendant of William Wordsworth.
THE Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says businesses will be given greater protection against "unfair and unclear service charges" from this April.
SEVEN months is the average time people in the North West have been saving to get on the property ladder, according to a new study.