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Runners set to lace up in honour of Matt Campbell

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 1:45pm
HUNDREDS of runners are expected to take part in a run this evening (Thursday) in memory of Kendal's MasterChef star Matt Campbell.

LETTER: Good Friday parking frustration at Kendal

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 11:53am
On Good Friday I set off for work at my usual time, arrived at the multi-storey car park at Kendal to park my car, only to find it didn't open till 9.30am. Why? Does the council not realise that for a lot of people who work there is no such thing as a Bank Holiday?

Marketing Matters: Get your creative juices flowing!

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 11:22am
Marketing Matters

Underley Hall school owner Derrick Cooper jailed

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 11:12am
THE former owner of a South Cumbria private school who physically abused two boys during his time in charge has been jailed for 20 months.

New Road parking question chosen for parish poll

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 9:23am
A QUESTION has been chosen to be put to the people of Kendal in a parish poll over the closure of New Road common land to cars.

Village welcomes new vicar

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 9:17am
MORE than 200 people gathered in Saint James’s Parish Church, Clapham, to welcome the Rev John Davies and his wife Diana.

School's sports pitch to be resurfaced

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 8:16am
FUNDING has been secured to resurface the outdoor sports pitch at the Lakes School, Troutbeck Bridge, with a state-of-the-art multi-sport surface.

How to have an obituary published in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 7:28am
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing

New Gooseholme bridge will be in place by the end of January 2019

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 6:51am
WORKS to progress the replacement of Gooseholme footbridge in Kendal have begun.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Lorry fire on the A6 in the 1960s

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 6:10am
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.

Hornby pool set to welcome swimmers back on Monday, May 8, 2018

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 6:02am
VOLUNTEERS are working hard to get Hornby swimming pool "shipshape and Bristol fashion" ready for its long-awaited reopening on Monday, May 8.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ....

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 6:00am
What's happening this week ...

Kendal person, 52, arrested after armed police investigate council threat

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 4:38pm
A 52-YEAR-OLD from Kendal has been arrested following an investigation into a threat made to Cumbria County Council employees today (April 25).

Cartmel Rocks to feature a record number of bands

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 3:51pm
A SOUTH Lakeland music festival will feature a record number of bands this June.

How to have a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 3:28pm
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Everybody welcome on free historic Carnforth heritage walk

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 3:24pm
A FREE walk around "the historic heart" of Carnforth is to take place on Saturday, May 5.

South Cumbria Scouts Celebrate St George

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 2:03pm
400 members of Scouting from across south Cumbria celebrated St George’s Day with an adventure activity day last Sunday.

Milnthorpe parish councillors warn of A6 traffic congestion

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 12:49pm
DIVERTING traffic onto the A6 road through Milnthorpe when the M6 motorway is closed creates problems for the village, Milnthorpe parish councillors told Peter McCall, Cumbria's police and crime commissioner.

Ambleside project makes bid for more than £30,000

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 8:21am
A PROJECT to improve the lives of the Lake District elderly is calling for your vote to win £31,000 of National Lottery funding.

Duddon Valley archaeologists dig for Norse history

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 8:17am
A HISTORY group will begin its third and final year of excavation this summer to unearth three Norse long house structures in Furness.