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Tue, 16/10/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Welcome to Noel's veterinary world

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 6:33pm
IT IS perhaps fitting that Noel Fitzpatrick will be taking to the stage of the Manchester Arena the day after U2 play the venue for there is undoubtedly something of the rock star about the TV Supervet, writes JOHN ANSON.

Andy and the Wishbone boys still blazing a trail

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 6:12pm
ONE of the most enduring sights in the rock music world of the early 1970s was Andy Powell flashing up and down the fretboard of his Gibson Flying V guitar trading licks with fellow six string ace Ted Turner.

Praise for Kendal Rugby Club

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 6:09pm
A KENDAL sports club is celebrating after its new home was named as an “asset to the town” and given an architectural design award.

Pursuit of positive news from the natural world

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 4:46pm
AUTHOR of The Gathering Tide and The Blackbird Diaries, Karen Lloyd, is giving an illustrated talk in aid of Kendal Winter Night Shelter, at St Thomas’s Church, on Friday, October 19 (7.30pm).

A look at some of the quirky architectural features in Kendal you might miss unless you look carefully

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 4:36pm
Historian Arthur R. Nicholls highlights places of interest around Kendal

Kendal teenager to be sentenced for raft of drug supply crimes

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 4:01pm
A SOUTH Cumbria teenager will be sentenced by a judge later this week after he admitted a raft of drugs supply crimes.

LETTER:m A simple solution to erosion

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 2:07pm
Is it not ironic that so called mountain bikers complain because the repairs on the Three Rivers Route between Kentmere and Staveley undertaken by the Lake District National Park Authority have made the bridleway too smooth (Gazette, September 13, 'Bikers angry over smoother bridleway')?

Motor Museum celebrates a 110th anniversary of the launch of a historic vehicle

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 12:40pm
A motor museum in Cumbria is celebrating the 110th anniversary of one of Ford's classic models.

LETTER: Recycling of plastics need to be made simpler

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 9:11am
HAVING listened to the BBC News item at 7am. on Friday, September 21, I am even more concerned about the recycling of plastics.

Theft of Canadian Canoe

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 7:49am
CUMBRIA police are appealing for witnesses after a Canadian canoe was stolen from the lake bank boating area in Coniston.


Mon, 15/10/2018 - 6:30am
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.

LETTER: We need your help to keep Lions going

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 4:18pm
AS A member of Lions Clubs International for over twenty years I am writing to update Gazette readers about Kendal and District Lions club, a club with a long history of helping people in Kendal and the surrounding area.

Players stage action-packed comedy

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 3:32pm
AMBLESIDE Players bring an action-packed comedy to the Kelsick Centre from Tuesday until Saturday, October 23-27.

New guide launched for over 55s in the Lakes

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 3:26pm
MORE than 100 people joined together at the Ambleside Parish Centre for the multi-agency launch of a free comprehensive guide for the over 50s in the Lakes area.

LETTER: Lakes big black cat could be a cougar, puma or leopard

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 1:59pm
I WAS very interested in the report 'Enormous feline on the prowl in village' (Gazette, September 20).

FAITH VIEWPOINT: Manna House is on the move

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 1:57pm
'MOVING home is more stressful than divorce!' We’ve all read those reports. Just imagine moving house when that house is 'home' to 40 to 50 people.

CLASSIC VINYL: bearded boys who really know how to boogie

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:33pm
Rio Grande Mud by ZZ Top released on the London record label, value £75

Cartmel Racecourse makes finals of prestigious industry awards

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:01pm
CARTMEL Racecourse has made the finals of the Racecourse Association Showcase and Awards.

Tributes to Kendal homeless man by Manna House and People's Cafe

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:01pm
WARM tributes have been paid to a homeless German man who made many friends during his years in Kendal.