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PROPERTY: Planning change for light industrial sites could prove 'lucrative'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 7:01am
A LITTLE-known change in planning regulations could prove "lucrative" for owners of light industrial units, says property company Humberts.


Fri, 02/02/2018 - 6:30am
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.

Highly regarded London church choir heads north for concert

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 6:38pm
ONE of London's leading mixed voiced church choirs is tuning up and heading our way.

PROPERTY: Check your agent is regulated, says Propertymark

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 6:01pm
"A WORRYING number" of people do not check if their estate or letting agent is regulated before signing contracts, says industry body Propertymark.

Cumbrian children encouraged to get active

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 4:57pm
PUPILS across Cumbria have been encouraged to sign up to get on their bikes as part of The Big Pedal 2018.

Road resurfacing in Milnthorpe

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 4:53pm
Cumbria County Council plans to start road resurfacing work on the A6 in Milnthorpe from Monday 5 February.

Councillor urges money from sale of former Bowness toilets to be spent on more loos

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 4:44pm
MONEY from the sale of a former toilet block in Bowness should be invested into more facilities for visitors to spend a penny, a councillor has said.

Cumbrian health trust still requires improvement

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 4:35pm
A CUMBRIAN health trust has been told it still requires improvement after receiving an inspection by a national watchdog.

Boy made to strip and walk naked at Underley Hall School, Kirkby Lonsdale - jury hears

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 3:53pm
FIVE men allegedly "physically assaulted and bullied" pupils at a South Cumbria private boarding school in order to "instill fear and brutality", a jury has heard.

Councillors agree on new Windermere Ferry ticketing proposals

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 3:36pm
NEW payment systems on the Windermere Ferry were rubber-stamped by councillors at a meeting of the Lakes Administration Committee.

Council tax rise approved to 'help meet financial challenges of the future'

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 2:33pm
TAXPAYERS in Cumbria are likely to be met with an increased bill as the county's authority has today approved a hike.

Morning raids target drug supply in Kendal and Barrow

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 2:31pm
DRUGS were seized and arrests made as police raided homes in a countywide crack down on the supply of illegal substances in south Cumbria.

Joseph Hardman images and diary to go under the hammer

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 2:05pm
A DIARY, a camera and more than 1,000 images taken by a renowned Lakeland life photographer are set to go up for auction.

Funding boost for vital grassroots network

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:57am
THE Farmer Network in the north west is to receive a £75,000 boost as part of a scheme that helps grassroots contributors to the rural economy.

Lakes School button total reaches more than 300,000 for Holocaust memorial

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:54am
CLOSE to 200,000 buttons were counted as part of a Holocaust memorial project at a South Lakeland school over the weekend.

Plastic and card recycling target hit by South Lakeland District Council

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:44am
ALL householders in South Lakeland that receive a recycling service will soon be able to recycle card and plastic.

Cumbrian child services have made 'significant' improvements

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:30am
FAILING children's services in Cumbria have made 'significant' improvements but there is still work to do be done, an inspection has concluded.

LETTER: Windermere is alive, bustling and on the up and up

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:24am
Regarding the report 'Car chaos' (Gazette, January 25), it is very important for readers to know that whatever parking problems we face in Windermere it is because of how amazing and wonderful our town is.

Cumbria Family Business Awards finalists announced

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 9:38am
THE FINALISTS for this year's Cumbria Family Business Awards have been announced following a record number of applications.

Pop-up lounge in Kendal shopping centre to encourage conversations about mental health

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 9:09am
SOUTH Lakes mental health charities Growing Well and South Lakeland Mind are hosting a 'pop up lounge' in the Westmorland Shopping Centre.