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Kendal store under threat as Sports Direct set to axe six Evans Cycles

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 5:00pm
Six Evans Cycles branches are facing closure in the first wave of changes under new owner Sports Direct.

LETTER: Let's support the Environment Agency and get the flood relief work as quickly as possible

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 4:39pm
DECEMBER 5 marks the third anniversary of Storm Desmond. In Kendal alone more than 2,000 properties, homes and businesses, were flooded.

Northern artistic talent goes on show in major exhibition in Cumbria

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 4:28pm
Jeanette Edgar takes a look at an exhibition focusing on northern artists which is currently on show in Cumbria

Kendal Ladies Hockey hit back for deserved draw

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 4:25pm
KENDAL ladies 1s were back at home and keen to continue their winning streak against Ben Rhydding 2s, but had to settle for a frustrating 2-2 draw.

Dallam duo bag places on elite athletics programme

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 3:00pm
A PROMISING young duo have been given the chance to aim for the very top of their sport after securing places on an elite UK athletics programme.

‘Walkabout’ Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby club hand points to Wirral

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 2:02pm
WIRRAL kicked off on a gloomy day on Merseyside and the first few minutes of the game were a midfield stalemate, with each side probing but neither able to make much progress when in possession.

Ambleside Primary School children spread festive cheer

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 1:55pm
YOUNGSTERS from Ambleside CE Primary School have been spreading Christmas cheer and kindness among older members of the community.

Judge orders Kendal drug supplier to sell his Rolex

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:42pm
A SOUTH Cumbrian drugs supplier jailed earlier this year must sell a Rolex watch as part of a criminal payback order.

Crimestoppers urges the public to speak up anonymously on drink drivers in Cumbria

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:20pm
THIS Christmas, Crimestoppers in Cumbria is encouraging the public to speak up about regular drink driving based on real calls to the charity’s UK Contact Centre.

Winner of South Lake MP's Christmas card competition announced

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:11pm
South Lakes MP has announced the winner of his annual Christmas card competition

Homes planned for Arkholme village spark 31 letters of objection

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:00pm
MORECAMBE and Lunesdale MP David Morris has raised concerns about 16 new homes planned for a north Lancashire village.

Traders vote to keep Kendal BID

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Businesses in Kendal have voted to keep the town’s Business Improvement District for another five years.

Royal Windermere Yacht Club raise more than £600 at event

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 11:12am
THE ROYAL Windermere Yacht Club hosted its final event of the year for the Lake District RNLI Committee.

Rail overcrowding expected tomorrow, passengers are warned

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 10:32am
RAIL passengers have been warned about possible overcrowding on trains in the region tomorrow, Saturday, December 8.

Police appeal following vandalisation of poppy display

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 10:11am
CUMBRIA POLICE are appealing for information following the vandalisation of an armistice poppy display at Shap.

Heavy traffic around Cumbria due to flooding

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 9:14am
TRAFFIC is heavy around some parts of Cumbria due to flooding and surface water on the roads.

Kendal Rugby Club pay price for high penalty count

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 8:34am
Rain welcomed the team and a small band of travelling faithful to Blaydon for Kendal’s first visit in 15 years and the early exchanges with the league leaders were pretty even.

Call made for better signs directing people to Hawkshead and Sawrey

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 7:30am
BETTER road signs are needed around Windermere to divert tourists to Hawkshead and Sawrey, a meeting has been told.

Hawkshead lights up for christmas fair

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 6:59am
ANOTHER village in the South Lakes have switched on their lights for this years Christmas festivities.

Chinese developer fuels Moorside speculation

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 6:02am
A top figure at China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has described Moorside as “a very smart site”, fuelling speculation that the company could revive Cumbria’s hopes for a new nuclear power station.