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MP takes post office campaign to Parliament

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 10:43am
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has tabled a motion in the House of Commons as part of his campaign to save Kendal post office.

Scam victim pays £7,000 over the phone to 'police officer'

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 8:33am
A SCAM victim handed around £7,000 to fraudsters, said police.

Ulverston micro pub gets drinks licence

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 8:24am
A DRINKS licence for a new micro pub in Ulverston has been agreed – despite residents’ objections.

Part of A684 closes

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 7:56am
A684, Kendal, is closed both ways and won't re-open until December


Tue, 23/10/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Northern Collective showcases rich diversity of themes and creativity

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 7:20pm
GREEN Door artists Ann Marie Foster, Geraldine Walkington, Barbara Cropper, Priscilla Edwards, Angie Mitchell and Christine Stanford are exhibiting as part of the Northern Collective exhibition at Theatre by the Lake.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 1 Holme Lyon Barn, Burneside, £300,000

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 6:01pm
BURNESIDE village is the location of our featured property this week.

National parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty to be reviewed

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 5:55pm
THE future of national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty are to be reviewed by the Government.

Village due celebrate diamond wedding

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 4:56pm
THE oldest man and woman to be born and still living in the village of Crook are celebrating their diamond wedding today.

Swimmers to celebrate as Hornby pool gets official relaunch

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 3:52pm
SWIMMERS will be out in force when Hornby pool is officially relaunched on Tuesday (October 30).

Alan Bennett makes plea for Craven heritage to be preserved

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 2:11pm
PLAYWRIGHT Alan Bennett says there is "still a great deal to be done" to preserve the heritage of Craven's towns and villages.

RSPCA rescue a cat found upside down

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 1:13pm
RSPCA officers and residents launched a rescue mission to try and free a terrified cat that found itself in a tricky situation.


Mon, 22/10/2018 - 11:25am
Q: I recently became a carer for my partner, who I live with, and can no longer work. We’ve started falling behind on our bills and I’m worried our debts are only going to get worse. I’m on Carer’s Allowance but what else can I do?

Kendal Town crash to defeat

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 8:55am
Kendal Town 0 v Atherton Colleries 4

Woman and three children trapped in the mud

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 8:38am
A WOMAN and three children had to be rescued by Coastguard and Lifeboat teams when they got trapped in mud and quicksand.

Couple rescued from quicksand

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 8:07am
A COUPLE were rescued after getting trapped up to their waists in quicksand near Carnforth.

LETTER: Thanks for your help

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 7:39am
ON FRIDAY afternoon, October 5, I was taken ill not far from the Birdcage at Kendal and two people from the nail salon came to help.

Brewery toasts £m expansion

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 7:23am
ONE of south Cumbria's most successful craft breweries has unveiled its multi-million pound expansion.

LETTER: Do we have to wait till there is a terrible accident with lives lost?

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 6:49am
I read the letter 'Accident in waiting' (September 27). I am in full agreement with the writer.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Moss Farm, Farleton, in June 1943

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 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.