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PROPERTY: Moving up to four bedrooms in Kendal could cost £859

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 6:00pm
MOVING up from two bedrooms to four in Kendal could cost mortgage payers an extra £859 per month, says a firm of estate agents and chartered surveyors.

Walker who assaulted Patterdale farmer is spared immediate jail sentence

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 5:35pm
A WALKER who attacked a Lake District farmer has been spared immediate jail.

Environment Agency issues heavy rainfall warning for Cumbria

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 5:31pm
THE Environment Agency says heavy rainfall is forecast for Sunday evening into Monday morning.

Man gets three years in prison following car stop by off-duty officer

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 4:17pm
A proactive vehicle stop by an off-duty police officer in South Lakeland has led to a man being given a prison sentence.

LETTER: Using nuclear weapons would be catastrophic

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 4:08pm
Kent Brooks responded to my recent letter (November 16, 'It's time to doth Trident') highlighting the fact that the government is planning to squander ever more billions of pounds on the Trident nuclear weapons system by asserting that “our only way of protecting ourselves” is to threaten others “with a like-for-like retaliation” (Letters, December 7, 'Nuclear subs are insurance').

New five mountains in five hours charity event to launch

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 3:53pm
A BRAND new charity challenge is being launched on Monday.

Photo competition launches hotel ‘#Bootique’ campaign

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 3:39pm
A LUXURY Cumbrian hotel is encouraging its guests, suppliers and local residents to fill their boots and see more of what the Lake District is all about.

Charity FA Cup journey reaches £1500 mark

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 3:23pm
FOUR football fanatics following the FA Cup fortunes of different teams have now raised more than £1,500 for charity.

Burneside man warned he faces jail for Kendal attack

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 3:21pm
A MAN was warned he faces a jail term for a Kendal attack which featured kicks and punches.

LETTER: Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool needs permanent funding

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 2:30pm
I have been using Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool for some time since I had two operations on my shoulder to keep me mobile and, apart from several weeks earlier in the year, have not had to receive physiotherapy.

Kendal parking trial schemes to be scrapped

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 2:28pm
EXTENDED opening hours introduced at two Kendal car parks to mitigate the impact of the closure of common land at New Road to vehicles are to be scrapped.

County council adopts charter to support Cumbrians with motor neurone disease

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 1:33pm
CUMBRIA County Council has agreed to adopt a charter to support those living with motor neurone disease (MND) and their carers.

Cafe and bar put up for sale

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 1:23pm
A FORMER 18th century Furness inn that commands panoramic views over the Duddon Estuary has been put up for sale.

20 holiday lodges get go-ahead

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 1:20pm
TWENTY holiday lodges are to be built on the banks of Lilymere at Killington after South Lakeland District Council's planning committee granted permission for the development.

Plans for £5million purpose-built 'studio school' at Kirkby Lonsdale

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 1:17pm
PLANS for a £5 million purpose-built studio school for pupils wishing to pursue an education outside traditional academic subjects have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.

LETTER: Girls, do you really need those designer handbags?

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 12:15pm
WHY do women have handbags? To carry all the odds and ends they might need during the day; purse, cards, comb, spare handkerchief, lipstick etc.

Farron slams Government for insulting local farmers over subsidies

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 9:47am
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has accused the Government of insulting local farmers after the DEFRA secretary Michael Gove called for a move away from "subsidies for inefficiency".

DREAMCATCHER: My bedroom is full of cats

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 9:46am
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

LETTER: Is this the tattiest lamp post in Kendal?

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 9:16am
Is this the tattiest lamp post in Kendal?