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Double bill of strange and supernatural

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 7:15pm
A SUPERNATURAL double bill of terrifying tales from two famous writers, featuring two actors, one told tongue-in-cheek, the other straight down the line, are next in the spotlight at the Old Laundry Theatre.

Prizewinning wordsmith is Poem and a Pint's special guest

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 7:02pm
POEM and a Pint’s Saturday, November 18 event (7.30pm) takes supporters of the tuneful literary event back to Ulverston's Laurel and Hardy Museum.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 73 Archers Meadow, Kendal, £207,500

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 6:00pm
THIS week's featured property is a super two-bedroom semi-detached house on a popular Kendal cul-de-sac.

BBC One Show's Rickshaw Challenge team to pass through Cumbria and North Lancashire tomorrow

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 5:12pm
THE One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge in aid of Children in Need will pass through north Lancashire and Cumbria tomorrow.

Kendal play park wins award

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 5:07pm
A KENDAL play park which became a symbol of flood recovery has won a design award from the town’s civic society.

Delays expected after incident on A590 at Newby Bridge

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 4:33pm
POLICE are dealing with an incident on the A590 at Newby Bridge. 

Police appeal after alleged assault in Dalton-in-Furness

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 4:21pm
POLICE are appealing for information after an alleged assault in Dalton-in-Furness.

Heversham gardener brings out box to help ease 'back breaking' work

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 4:01pm
A KEEN gardener from Heversham has started selling a handy box to help people tidy up gardens that are plagued with fallen leaves.

Evocative slipper picture launches Cumbria's annual Winter Warmth Appeal

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 3:40pm
A PICTURE of 300 pairs of slippers on the shores of Derwentwater has launched Cumbria Community Foundation’s annual Winter Warmth Appeal.

Fresh meals to your door thanks to new Lakes business

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 2:39pm
AN ENTREPRENEURIAL Cumbrian businesswoman has launched her latest venture, bringing fresh food straight to diners' doors.

Woman, 85, dies after Sedbergh house fire

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 2:36pm
AN 85-YEAR-OLD woman has died following a house fire in Sedbergh on Saturday (November 11).

Do you know where Cecil Parkinson lived in Carnforth?

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 2:13pm
EFFORTS are being made to discover the address where former Tory cabinet minister Cecil Parkinson lived in Carnforth.

Chimney fire in Ulverston

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 2:13pm
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire in Ulverston on Saturday (November 11).

Crews tackle Bowness house fire

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 2:09pm
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house fire in Ferry Nab, Bowness on Saturday (November 11).

Crews spend more than seven hours tackling blaze

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 2:09pm
SIX fire engines tackled a barn blaze in Broughton-in-Furness on Saturday (November 11).

Ulverston counsellor welcomes review into fixed odds betting terminals

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 1:51pm
A FURNESS-based counsellor has welcomed a government review into fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTS), saying the machines can ruin lives and lead to gambling addiction.

Chance to find out about work of Age UK at Settle drop in event

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 1:22pm
A DROP in event for people to find out more about the work of Age UK North Craven is due to take place at The Folly, Settle, on Thursday, November 30. People are invited to drop in between 10am and 2pm to find out more about the charity's projects, including its Country Connect, which aims to put people in touch with the countryside. It will also be an opportunity to find out about volunteering opportunities.

Kendal Town announce new stadium sponsor

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 1:14pm
KENDAL Town Football Club announced the signing of a new two year partnership with one of the town's leading chartered accountancy firms, Stables Thompson & Briscoe.

Breathtakingly beautiful works are choir's concert centrepiece

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 12:51pm
MUSIC from Six Countries by Tallis, Guerrero, Lobo, Brahms, Bruckner, Duruflé and Stanford feature in this weekend's much awaited Allegri Singers performances.

PROPERTY: Tips for a hassle-free festive house move from Barratt Homes

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 12:00pm
ADVICE on preparing to move house in the run-up to Christmas is being offered by leading developer Barratt Homes Manchester.

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