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Shake up of councils in Cumbria being considered

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 9:22am
CUMBRIA could be divided in half as senior council officials investigate a complete restructure of local government in the county.


Sat, 19/05/2018 - 7:50am
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: Story Homes shares site safety message at Levens school

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 7:01am
YOUNGSTERS donned hard hats and hi-vis vests as they received a lesson in building site safety.

PROPERTY: Rural landowners greet new affordable homes proposals

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 6:01am
RURAL landowners have welcomed a new affordable homes policy which they say "could help the countryside to thrive".

Kendal teenager wins £20,000 lottery prize

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 4:06pm
A KENDAL teenager has received a hefty windfall having scooped a prize while playing the National Lottery.

Judge warns Kendal man he faces jail for throwing punch that fractured victim's eye socket

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 3:47pm
A KENDAL man has admitted being responsible for a single-punch attack in the town - and warned he could receive a prison sentence.

National Trust launches Youth Ranger programme at Fell Foot

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 3:11pm
YOUNG people aged between 12 and 17 are being invited to Fell Foot by the National Trust on Sunday to continue the site’s first ever Youth Ranger programme.

Kendal cadets march 50 miles

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 2:57pm
FIVE Kendal Air Cadets and one staff member have completed the 2018 RAF Cosford march after months of hard training.

South Lakes tops 'liveability' chart

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 2:20pm
A NEW survey has ranked South Lakeland as the most liveable place in the north of England.

FA Cup tour for Bradley Lowery reaches final

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 1:53pm
A CHARITY-inspired FA Cup tour is to reach its conclusion for four South Lakeland men on Saturday evening as the final of the world-famous competition is contested at Wembley.

Van owners warned to be vigilant after thefts

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 1:43pm
OFFICERS in South Cumbria are urging trades people with vans to take steps to secure and mark their property following three reports of theft to police in one day

Hundreds of motorcyclists turn out to remember Kendal blood biker

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 12:31pm
HUNDREDS of motorcyclists took part in a procession into Kendal today to remember a blood biker who died in a crash.

Couple celebrate success of new ice cream parlour in Kirkby Lonsdale

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 12:16pm
A NEW ice cream parlour has opened in Kirkby Lonsdale offering a taste of artisan Italian-style flavours made with ingredients fresh from the farm.

Ulverston sax player signs record deal

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:11am
A TEENAGE saxophonist from Ulverston has landed the opportunity of a lifetime after signing a professional record deal.

Coniston resident travels almost 4,000 miles to smash cycling record attempt

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 10:24am
A CONISTON resident has set a new world record for the fastest unsupported crossing of Europe by bicycle.

Former Morecambe Bay consultant passes away

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 9:20am
A FORMER Morecambe Bay consultant and 'dedicated' family man who 'transformed diabetes care' has passed away.

Kendal pub to be refurbished to 'high standard'

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 8:47am
AN historic Kendal pub is to get a new look both inside and out after planning permission for the works was granted by South Lakeland District Council.

Former Bristly Hog cafe could get new lease of life

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 8:36am
AN application has been submitted to allow alcohol to be served and music played at a former Kendal town centre coffee shop.

LETTER: A prominent part of Kendal has been enhanced

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 8:27am
MANY congratulations to South Lakeland District Council for so promptly proceeding to turn the former New Road carpark into a delightful riverside garden of lawns, trees, flowers and pathways, all bounded by attractive fencing, even though the future and final use of the site is not yet decided.

Kendal care home fined £40,000 for preparing out-of-date ham and beef sandwiches for residents

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 7:52am
THE owners of a Kendal care home have been fined £40,000 for preparing out-of-date meat to serve to its residents.