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Faulty wood-burner caused killer blaze

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 12:39pm
A HOUSE blaze which claimed the lives of a young couple was caused by a faulty wood-burning stove with eight separate faults.

Top civic accolade for rugby club

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 12:27pm
THE POSITIVE impact on the town of Kendal Rugby Club's new clubhouse complex was acknowledged when it landed a top local award this week.

Kendal firm helps will-makers leave £1.8m to Cancer Research UK

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 11:47am
A KENDAL legal firm has been thanked for helping will-makers leave more than £1.8 million to Cancer Research UK.

Travel writers to meet to discuss sustainable tourism

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 11:38am
LEADING travel writers from around the United Kingdom will gather in Windermere to discuss the future of sustainable tourism.

Climbing tragedy claimed life of academic

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 10:38am
AN experienced climber lost his life after losing his footing on Raven Crag.

Kendal Mountain Rescue Team unveils its new vehicle funded by Westmorland Gazette readers

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 8:30am
THE wait is over - at long last Kendal Mountain Rescue Team has unveiled its state-of-the-art new mobile base, funded with the help of generous Westmorland Gazette readers.

Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, welcomes new restaurant manager

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 6:01pm
A LAKE District hotel has a new restaurant manager.

The Great War is remembered in Dales town

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 4:57pm
MORE than 1,000 poppies have been cut, sewn, knitted and crocheted in a Dales town and brought together to produce a touching display in remembrance of those who lost their lives in The Great War.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: Christians are an active, fun lot of people, who join together whatever their denomination

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 2:12pm
THIS year, Churches Together in Kendal and District had a float in the Torchlight Procession.

CLASSIC VINYL: songs that grab your heart and never grow old

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 12:46pm
Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes featuring Veronica by The Ronettes, on London Record label 1964, value £100

One of nation's leading young classical guitarists is the spotlight this weekend

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 11:03am
SEAN Shibe is regarded as one of the foremost guitarists of his generation.

Ten walkers lost in the dark after setting off for hike at 7.15pm - with no map or compass

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:05am
WALKERS who became lost in the dark high on a mountain blackspot have been slammed by mountain rescuers.

Snow White among stars appearing at lights switch on

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:00am
Families posed with characters dressed as Snow White, Cinderella and Elsa when the Country Harvest store in Ingleton held its Christmas lights switch on last week.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Judging the sheep at the Westmorland County Show in 1994

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 7:40am
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.

PROPERTY: Insurer Swinton shares ways to ward off flood damage

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 6:01am
A HIGH street insurer is offering timely advice on how to minimise flood damage.

£5,000 donation to the Gazette's Give Them A Break campaign

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 6:55pm
AN anonymous donation of £5,000 has given The Westmorland Gazette's Give Them a Break campaign a big boost.

Can you help raise £10,000 for Joshua's new wheelchair?

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 6:00pm
A DISABLED teenage boy’s wish for more independence and a carbon-fibre wheelchair has sparked a £10,000 appeal.

New appointment at University of Cumbria

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 5:04pm
A NEW director has been appointed at the University of Cumbria's Ambleside campus.

She hoops to conquer: aerial hoop classes head to Kendal

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 4:53pm
A Grange-over-sands resident is bringing a different form of gymnastics to Cumbria for the first time.

Tim Farron MP shows support for Lord Paddy Ashdown after cancer diagnosis

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 1:15pm
SOUTH Lakes MP and former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has hailed Lord Paddy Ashdown as a “hero” after it emerged he was suffering from cancer.