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Health trust launches two new apprenticeship schemes

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 3:23pm
TWO new apprenticeship schemes run by the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) will provide a jobs boost to the region.

Residents voice concerns over Sandside Quarry time extension plan

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 3:04pm
RESIDENTS have raised concerns about plans to extend Sandside Quarry's period of use to 2029.

Flood concerns raised over roundabout near Dallam School

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 2:03pm
"DISAPPOINTMENT" with regular flooding at the Dallam School roundabout was expressed at Milnthorpe Parish Council's recent meeting.

Location to be found for Beetham village defibrillator

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 2:03pm
BEETHAM Parish Council is to speak to the new owners of village pub The Wheatsheaf about siting a defibrillator on a wall at the Church Street property.

Lancashire Police helping victims make 'informed choice' about their recovery

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 1:51pm
LANCASHIRE Police is the first force in England and Wales to team up with national organisation 'Why me?' to improve victim’s access to restorative justice.

Sandside pub flooded at high tide, council told

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 12:59pm
THE Ship Inn at Sandside flooded again in a recent high tide, Beetham Parish Council heard. Mud and sand breached the pub's cellars.

United Utilities launches new scheme for debt-laden customers

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 12:17pm
CUSTOMERS struggling to pay their water bills could benefit from a new package of support launched by United Utilities.

Kirkby Lonsdale shoppers boost cancer charity Rosemere's appeal

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 11:52am
SHOPPERS who gave £920 to the Rosemere Cancer Foundation at Booths' supermarket in Kirkby Lonsdale have been thanked by the charity.

Cumbra Scouts chill out at Winter Camp 2018

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:24am
MORE than 85 Scouts and leaders from the Kentdale district met up with more than 2,000 others from the north of the UK to welcome in a new year of adventure while camping at Hawkhirst Scout Activity Centre in Northumbria.

Students learn from Tebay butcher

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 8:46am
PUPILS at Crosby Ravensworth Primary School spent a day doing a sausage-making masterclass with Dave Morland, the head of butchery at Westmorland Family Butchers at Tebay Services.

LETTER: Explanations of meteorological conditions

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 8:38am
It was wonderful to see Leo Houlding in Antarctica enjoying one of nature’s spectacular heavenly glories of a ‘solar corona’ (Gazette, January 4).

Snow and accidents causing travel disruption

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 8:07am
AN ACCIDENT on the A685 is affecting traffic between Grayrigg and Docker this morning (January 17).

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: New Road foot bridge in Kendal undergoing repairs in 1975

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 6:20am
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.

Theatre's new drama season has many entertaining ingredients

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 7:31pm
FROM the sophistication of a Noel Coward comedy to a play served with a fish and chip supper, The Dukes new visiting drama season has many entertaining ingredients.

PODIUM: Change is needed with NHS under severe strain

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 7:16pm
Dr Joshua Macaulay, Director at Westmorland Homecare, argues that health and social care need to be more joined up to tackle challenges facing this country

Leading playwright's movie gets screening at Brewery

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 7:07pm
A NEW film written by one of the world's best known British playwrights is being screened at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre on Thursday, January 25 (8.15pm).

PROPERTY: Bateman Fold House, Crook, £895,000

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 6:00pm

Historic Furness Railway train models to be on display at Kendal Model Railway Exhibition

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 5:13pm
SCALE model replicas of engines, carriages and wagons from the heyday of the Furness Railway will be on display at the Kendal Model Railway Exhibition on the Cumbrian Railways Association stand.

Walker sustains back injury at Gummers How

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 4:47pm
A WALKER was rescued from Gummers How today (January 16) after sustaining a back injury.

Large drugs haul intercepted at HM Prison Lancaster Farms

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 3:55pm
A LARGE haul of drugs and tobacco heading into HM Prison Lancaster Farms was intercepted today (January 16).