The Westmorland Gazette
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A TWO-millimetre bend in a motorcycle part led to a crash that cost a South Lakeland motorbike racer his life, an inquest heard.
ANOTHER green field north of High Sparrowmire and Moorefield Close at the north east end of the Hallgarth estate off Windermere Road at Kendal is the location of an application to build 26 houses by South Lakes Housing.
A KENDAL based care agency with a 'desire to promote kindness' at the heart of its service was rated as 'Outstanding' following an inspection, the only home care providers in South Cumbria to gain an outstanding rating in even a single domain according to the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.
CUMBRIA’S police and crime commissioner has hit out at the “insidious” creep of organised crime into Cumbria.
MOTORISTS are being warned to expect delays on the A590 with roadworks set to start.
CUB Sport are bringing their own brand of indie dream pop to Kendal Library next week as part of their UK and European headline album tour, in collaboration with Get it Loud in Libraries.
ELECTRIC car charging bays have been proposed for the Booths supermarket at Kirkby Lonsdale.
A FATHER of eight who was a well known and popular figure in the Kirkby Stephen area died from natural causes after being admitted to hospital following a fall.
A NAVAL commander who grew up in South Lakeland has been made a CBE for his work in overseeing UK maritime operations in a vast area of the Middle East.
TOP folk trio Lau return with a new album Midnight and Closedown, and a gig at Lancaster Grand Theatre on Saturday, February 16 as part of their 2019 UK tour. Lau are a four-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award-winning band hailing from Edinburgh, comprised of musicians Kris Drever (vocals, guitar), Martin Green (accordion, wurlitzer, keys, electronics) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle). The trio achieved great acclaim with their 2007 debut album Lightweights and Gentlemen, going on to release numerous accol
DOES any piece of music send a shiver up your spine? What about a poem, or a painting? Or the taste of a well made curry or cake? How do you respond? Perhaps with awe of the composer for writing such music, or of the performers, the poet, painter, cook, baker. Such a gift, we think, glimpsing something about the other person we cannot fully express.
A GROUNDBREAKING project which will see the remote Lake District valley which inspired the Postman Pat children’s TV series leap into a brave new world of high-tech communications is now close to completion.
The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets, Vogue-Coral label 1958, value, first pressing £150; second pressing £100
REVISED plans for Kendal's multi-million pound flood defence scheme which will see more than 200 of the trees threatened by construction work spared have been backed by MP Tim Farron.
FIRE-FIGHTERS from Kirkby Stephen and Kendal were equine heroes when they rescued a horse which had become stuck in a muddy bog.
A ROMANTIC fantasy about a cinema fan who brings his silver screen heroine to life opens a special film series screened at the Brewery.
THE Rev Bryan Kerr has been licensed and installed as priest-in-charge of Milnthorpe and Heversham, with the Benefice of Levens.
A successful travel blogger is launching a series of coaching sessions to help small business owners.
The RAC Foundation warns half the road bridges in some areas could collapse if used by the heaviest lorries.
AN ecumenical Women's World Day of Prayer service on the theme "Come-Everything is Ready" will be held at Kendal Parish Church at 2pm on Friday March 1.