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Periodic table inspired by Wainwright is a hit

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:27pm
AN unusual poster is proving popular with Lake District fell lovers.

Vital volunteers praised for hard work

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 3:57pm
THE Lake District National Park authority has praised the contributions of the hundreds of volunteers that work for the park's upkeep every year.

LETTER: People must be allowed to speak at planning meetings

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 3:33pm
Two weeks ago, The Westmorland Gazette quite rightly reported on the discussion that took place in the planning committee of South Lakeland District Council, which was considering ways in which it could streamline its processes given its heavy workload.

READERS TO THE RESCUE: Latest Kendal Mountain Rescue Team call out highlights need for mobile base

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 3:18pm
The Westmorland Gazette’s Readers to the Rescue campaign aims to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to buy a new state-of-the-art vehicle that will act as a ‘mobile base’. This would allow better communications on rescues and potentially save lives. This week SARA ROYLE talks to about the team's latest callout, which highlights the need for the vehicle

Man accused of sexually assaulting two children in the Appleby area appears in court

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 12:30pm
A MAN accused of sexually assaulting two children has appeared at Carlisle Crown Court.

Kendal fight back to get result

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 11:32am
Kendal Town battled back to defeat Colwyn Bay 2-1 at the newly named ST & B Accountants Stadium.

How to submit an obituary to appear in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 11:30am
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing

Marathon charity ride appeal passes through South Lakes

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 11:14am
AN EXCITED crowd gathered on Bowness Promenade to watch as The One Show's Rickshaw Challenge pass through the town on Tuesday.

South Lakes MP calls for Kendal court to re-open

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 10:50am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale’s MP has called on the government to bring back ‘local justice’ by re-opening Kendal magistrates’ court.

South Lakes MP to appear on BBC's Question Time

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 9:28am
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron will be one of those debating the burning issues of the day on the BBC's flagship current affairs television programme 'Question Time' tonight (November 16).

Kendal Mountain Festival kicks off today

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 8:18am
KENDAL Mountain Festival runs from today (Thursday) until Sunday (November 19), a world class gathering for all who love the outdoors.

Vicky's Seven Brilliant Things To Do This Week ....

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 6:30am
What's on this week ...

SKYWATCH: the longer you stay out the more you will see

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 6:41pm
CROSS your fingers for clear skies this coming weekend because we're approaching the peak of one of the year's best meteor showers, writes STUART ATKINSON.

Empty Burton-in-Kendal pub could get new lease of life

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 3:34pm
A NEW lease of life is on the cards for former Burton-in-Kendal pub The Royal Hotel.

Craft beer bottle shop and bar planned for Kendal

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 3:13pm
A CRAFT beer bottle shop and bar is being planned for an empty Kendal shop.

Concern for missing Milnthorpe man, possible sighting in Kendal

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 2:09pm
POLICE are concerned for a man who has gone missing from the Milnthorpe area.

Ambleside chef cooks his way to MasterChef knockout rounds

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 1:29pm
AMBLESIDE chef Ryan Blackburn, of The Old Stamp House restaurant, has made it through to the knockout rounds of BBC Two's MasterChef: The Professionals.

Still time to have your say on Lancashire library opening times

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 12:56pm
THERE is still time to have your say on future opening hours at Lancashire's 47 libraries.

Tree felling work starts to improve historic Kendal park

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 12:04pm
WORK has begun to improve one of South Lakeland’s most treasured public parks.

Jim Spedding: 'A true countryman' dies just weeks before 100th birthday

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 8:23am
A TRUE countryman who loved local traditions has died six weeks before his 100th birthday.