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Twelve new jobs on cards at Bay View Garden Centre, Bolton-le-Sands

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 12:01pm
TWELVE new jobs could be created at Bay View Garden Centre, Bolton-le-Sands, if expansion plans are given the go ahead.

More than 100 poppy plaques to go up around Dalton-in-Furness

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 10:27am
MORE than 100 ceramic poppy plaques will be placed around Dalton-in-Furness to help remember the fallen of the First World War.

RTC on M6 causing traffic backlog

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 9:31am
A road traffic collision between M6 southbound between J38 and J37 is causing a backlog of traffic.

Payment-by-results eco farm trial is extended

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 9:00am
EXTENDED funding has been allocated for a pilot scheme to help farmers achieve environmental benefits tailored to their local areas.

LETTER: A new free car park should have been found before they closed New Road

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 8:01am
I noticed in the Gazette that South Lakeland District Council hadn't yet found an alternative free parking area for the New Road 'park' (Gazette, July 19 'Free car park search goes on').

WALK: undulating walk through woodlands and alongside water

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 7:10am
EXPLORE some of the woodlands, waters, settlements and twisting roads that make Rusland a special place, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. This undulating walk goes through woodlands and alongside Windermere before visiting Satterthwaite, Rusland Church and High Dam. It never goes high, but the ups and downs make it quite strenuous.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Preston Patrick Hall farm in snow in 1966

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 6:50am
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.

Dog poo bins installed at Lake District beauty spot

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 6:47pm
DOG owners taking their pets for a walk at a popular Lake District beauty spot have no excuse now for dumping dog poo bags in bushes, tied to tree branches or stuffed into walls.

St Thomas' School, Kendal, plans new multi use games area

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 6:01pm
ST THOMAS' CE Primary School in Kendal is seeking planning consent for a multi use games area.

Multi-million investment to cut casualties on five major routes

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:52pm
AVERAGE speed cameras are due to be introduced to improve safety on five roads in Lancashire.

Property firm gives £25k towards 'home from home' cancer ward

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:46pm
THE transformation of a hospital ward for cancer patients has been given a £25,000 boost.

Cumbria Growth Hub delivers 7,000 jobs for the county

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:39pm
A BUSINESS support programme set up in 2012 has helped to create or safeguard 7,000 jobs.

New virtual tours of maternity units at Morecambe Bay's three hospitals are available

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:20pm
WOMEN and families can now look around their local maternity services from home, thanks to three new virtual tours from the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT).

Young people raise money for mental health charity in Kendal

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 4:01pm
YOUNG people from South Lakeland taking part in the National Citizen Service programme raised money and awareness for mental health charity MIND.

Domestic abuse victims offered support by South Lakes Housing

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 3:44pm
VICTIMS of domestic abuse are being offered support by an affordable housing provider.

Kendal gym owner will attempt to box jump height of four Lake District peaks

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 3:24pm
A KENDAL gym owner will be attempting to 'box jump' the accumulative height of the four highest peaks in the Lake District.

Booths colleagues cycle in memory of Nathan

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 3:19pm
BOOTHS Supermarket in Kendal has raised more than £500 for mental health charity MIND in memory of a much-loved colleague.

Ulverston's 'wheely amazing workshops' for Tour of Britain

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 3:17pm
THE people of Ulverston are all set to welcome the Tour of Britain 2018 with dozens of specially decorated bike wheels displayed around the town.

Carnforth woman encourages younger people with neurological conditions to attend support group

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 12:07pm
A WOMAN diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's is encouraging other younger people with neurological conditions to attend a new Kendal support group.

Plans for new bungalow at Dugg Hill, Heversham, win approval

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 12:01pm
PLANS for a new bungalow in Heversham village met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.