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LETTER: This could be a new car park for Kendal

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 4:34pm
A RATHER unpleasant looking local authority office block has just been demolished on a site opposite Kendal fire station on Busher Walk, after being left vacant for a number of years and having proved unsaleable.

Swimmers take the plunge for hospice in memory of their friend

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 2:25pm
Friends of a late Ambleside woman took to the water in her memory.

Explosion used to steal cash from Kirkby Stephen ATM

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 2:15pm
POLICE are investigating the theft of cash from an ATM at Kirkby Stephen, during which an explosion was caused to allow the thieves to get at the machine.

Give Them a Break: Help us raise £20k to give the carers of South Lakeland a break

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 2:13pm
THE Westmorland Gazette today launches a campaign to give the selfless carers of South Lakeland a much-deserved break.

Thousands raised for Cumbrian charities at waste food event

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 1:52pm
ALMOST £7,000 was raised at a fine dining event where the 21 dishes were made with ingredients that would otherwise gone to waste.

Tailbacks on A590

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 1:11pm
THERE are tailbacks on the A590 between Kendal and Ulverston.

Knife surrender to be held across Cumbria

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 11:17am
CUMBRIA Constabulary is holding a week long knife surrender as part of Operation Sceptre, an operation held across forces nationally to tackle knife crime.

VIDEOS: Terrible consequences of distracted driving laid bare

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 11:02am
Victims of drivers who caused serious crashes in Cumbria whilst distracted behind the wheel have spoken out as part of a national campaign.

Man, 84, dies after A65 crash

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 9:14am
AN 84-YEAR-OLD man has died after a two-vehicle collision on the A65 near Ingleton on Friday (September 14) afternoon.

Jay named fourth at World Street Dance Championships

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 8:25am
A NORTH Lancashire teenager has been named fourth in his age category at the World Street Dance Championships.

Met Office issues weather warning ahead of Storm Helene

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 8:20am
STORM Helene is expected to bring gusts of wind up to 50mph to parts of Cumbria.

Plans for hydropower scheme at Troutbeck

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 8:19am
A PLAN for a hydropower scheme at Troutbeck has been lodged with the Lake District National Park Authority.

Speed restrictions on M6 due to debris

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 8:09am
THERE is a speed restriction of 50mph on the M6 northbound due to debris on the road.

Former councillor dies at age of 91

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 7:57am
LONG-serving Craven councillor and a former chairman of the authority, Beth Graham, has died at the age of 91.

Horse rescued after A590 crash

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 7:51am
A HORSE was rescued after a collision on the A590 yesterday (September 16).

Offenders break window at Kendal restaurant

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 7:34am
OFFENDERS have broken a window at Kendal's Castle Dairy restaurant.

Parish council buys two speed indicator devices

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 7:15am
LEVENS Parish Council has bought two new speed indicator devices for the village.

LETTER: Social attitudes need to change if we are to tackle the problem of littering

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 7:00am
LIVING on a quiet country lane, about a mile long, I feel the need to pick up discarded rubbish, mostly plastic, before it enters the nearby river and ultimately the ocean.


Mon, 17/09/2018 - 6:20am
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.

More reaction to proposals to allow Hindus a special place to scatter ashes of loved-ones on Windermere

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 5:54am
PROVIDING a special area on the shore of Windermere so Hindus can scatter cremated remains of loved ones would help boost Lake District tourism.