The Westmorland Gazette /news/
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A MAN who has struggled with lung problems and breathing difficulties since he was a child has achieved an ambition of climbing to the top of Kendal Castle.
A WEAPONS amnesty begins in Cumbria today (Monday, November 13) to allow unlawfully held or unwanted guns, knives and ammunition to be surrendered to police.
EVOCATIVE images from Cumbria's rich industrial past - from coppice cutting to Backbarrow's famous "Dolly Blue works" - have been gathered together in an intriguing new book.
A COMPELLING story of love, guilt and the corrupting power of greed, is Ulverston Outsiders' latest, much awaited, theatrical offering.
A SOUTH Lakeland boy born at just 26 weeks was given the holiday of a lifetime when a children's charity invited him on a trip to the United States.
Kendal Oral History Group aims to compile a picture of earlier times through the memories of some of the area’s older residents. The well-loved and respected D. Sheila Cochrane was born in 1923 and interviewed in July 1992.
Lancashire in Photographs by Jon Sparks, £16.99
FOOTBALL enthusiasts at a South Lakes school can look forward to honing their skills after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars equipment pack.
A VEIL of secrecy has been thrown over the mass resignation of seven members of a South Lakeland parish council.
A NUMBER of years ago, before I was a Member of Parliament, I went to a local car boot sale and looking through all the bric-a-brac and things from days gone by, I came across a bronze plaque.
BY HER own admission, Katherine Jenkins just loves Christmas, writes JOHN ANSON.
Bookends by Simon and Garfunkel, released in 1968 by CBS records, value £50
THE Government is asking estate agents, solicitors and mortgage lenders for ways to help make the house buying process "cheaper, faster and less stressful".
THE Great North Swim will be moving to a new home on Windermere next year after outgrowing its current venue.
The Windfell Family Secrets by Diane Allen, £6.99
A PLANNING authority's decision to approve an extension to parking provision at a popular Lake District attraction sets a 'dangerous' precedent, according to one councillor.
FAITH VIEWPOINT: "love thy neighbour as thy self" is not complex in its concept but for mankind it has proved impossible
WHEN Red Coats were pursued by Jacobites in 1689, one soldier made the death defying leap across the gorge at Killikrankie. He had faith that there was a better life on the other side. In modern day management speak he was ‘Jumping the Curve,’ that leap across the abyss from one culture or strategy to another with an upward trajectory.
HOUSEHOLDERS are being warned to keep a step ahead of November's wet weather by British Gas.
LANDLORDS of the Smithy Inn in Holme have celebrated their 30th anniversary at the pub with a party.
THE 47th Powerboat Records Week was one of the most popular since moving from Windermere to Coniston Water in 2005.