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Friends bid farewell to Sir John Manduell

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 3:53pm
WARM tributes were paid to Lancaster University's first director of music, Sir John Manduell, at his funeral at St John the Baptist Church, Low Bentham, on Monday.

Tory delegates hold annual conference in Windermere

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 2:49pm
MORE than 100 delegates attended the third Cumbria Conservative conference held at The Low Wood Bay Hotel on the shores of Windermere.

Former Kendal soldier takes on epic challenge in aid of Help for Heroes

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 2:43pm
A FORMER soldier turned ultrarunner from Kendal is taking on a mammoth challenge to raise money to help his fellow servicemen and women.

LETTER: EU referendum did not give a very clear result

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 2:41pm
Just a short comment to add to the letters about the EU referendum. Of those who did vote, 51.9 per cent voted Leave and 48.1 per cent voted Remain.

Town cycle club celebrates second anniversary

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 11:54am
Kendal Cycle Club celebrated its 2nd anniversary on Saturday with a birthday ride attended by 93 members.

Police investigating Ambleside burglary

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 11:45am
POLICE are investigating a report of a burglary at a storage barn at Rydal, Ambleside, overnight between Monday, November 6 and Tuesday 7.

Lake District hoteliers respond to survey on Brexit

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 11:38am
LAKE District hoteliers have expressed fears they could be forced to close if stringent restrictions on migrant labour are imposed after Brexit.

School theatre to spotlight key issues for young people in South Lakeland

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 11:32am
A NEW theatre project is being launched to raise awareness of the difficult issues and pressures facing young people.

Thousands of police days lost to sickness in Cumbria

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:58am
OVERWORKED officers took thousands of days off sick last year prompting the chairman of Cumbria's police union to announce that force morale is at an all time low.

Tony, 78, is king of Kendal's castle

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 9:00am
A 78-YEAR-OLD Kendalian who has struggled with lung problems since he was a child has reached a milestone after successfully walking to the town's castle.

See a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 8:00am
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WALK: steep sided valley of Deepdale and St Sunday and Arnison crags

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 7:50am
THE steep sided valley of Deepdale near Patterdale provides a serene warm up to climb the popular St Sunday Crag. But be warned: the weather on the tops can be a lot worse than in the valley, writes JOHN EDMONDSON.

Remembrance Day - where you can pay your respects

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 7:00am
FROM Kendal to Ulverston, Ambleside to Thornton-in-Lonsdale, people young and old are preparing to pay their respects to the fallen this Remembrance weekend.

Volunteers needed to bring Christmas to South Lakeland's homeless

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 6:50am
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to lead a South Lakes charity's first Christmas Getaway for homeless people.

LETTER: Can you help service for Armed Services veterans and their families to access information, advice and support?

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 6:46am
In last week's Rethink Remembrance’ Podium article it is mentions that last year The Royal British Legion (TRBL) has been able to answer more than 1,077,019 requests for help from the Armed Forces community.

LETTER: We must be ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations with no deal rather than a bad deal

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 6:20am
As the EU continues to be intransigent over Brexit negotiations, the British government should be fully prepared to walk away with no deal rather than agree to a bad deal.

Flood-hit Kendal Deaf Centre to officially reopen this weekend

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 6:00am
THE restored Kendal Deaf Centre is to officially re-open this Saturday, almost two years after the River Kent swept in.

Community run filling station opens

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 7:47pm
THE first community run filling station in England opened for business this week to a brisk trade in the market town of Hawes.

Innovative film company's digital arts programme goes back to the future in sci-fi fantasy finish

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 7:15pm
AN EXCITING sci-fi inspired finale to Signal Film and Media's Lost Stations digital arts programme opens next week.

Diversity's Ashley Banjo delivers masterclass at Kendal

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 5:12pm
STUDENTS were overwhelmed and in tears when Diversity star Ashley Banjo gave a masterclass workshop to the young dancers.