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ONE lane is closed on the M6 northbound due to a vehicle fire.
APPLEBY Grammar School students enjoyed the first half of their annual exchange with Willem Van Oranje School in Oud-Beijerland, Holland
CUMBRIA is bucking the national trend, with recorded hate crimes down on last year.
AS the most frightful time of the year approaches, we want to see your fancy dress efforts.
A 15-year-old cyclist suffered serious injuries when he took off from a large jump and crashed into a tree mid-flight.
A CABINETMAKER trained in Staveley has brought home a bronze medal from the 'Skills Olympics' after a 'stressful' four days in Abu Dhabi.
A CREATIVE new cafe run by people with a passion for food from all over the globe has opened in Kendal.
AN oak tree was planted in Nobles Rest park to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the formation of Kendal Natural History Society.
THIS week The Westmorland Gazette's Readers to the Rescue campaign topped £20,000, marking the official halfway point of our £40,000 fundraising effort.
THE announcement that the Ministry of Justice is to increase the maximum sentence from 14 years to life in prison for causing death by dangerous driving – in line with manslaughter – might seem like a good result.
PART of an historic South Lakeland village has been included on the national heritage at risk register after five prominent buildings began showing signs of deterioration and decay.
A SOUTH Lakes butcher is offering one lucky customer the chance to win their height in Cumberland sausage.
A SOUTH Lakeland farmer has been recognised for his technical innovation in contributing to the industry.
ARMED police have been seen in Kirkby Lonsdale this morning.
AN upmarket sportscar dealership is set to leave a South Lakeland town after outgrowing the premises it has traded from for nearly a century.
A TEENAGER is learning the art of gastronomy after landing his dream job with a Michelin-starred chef.
AVERAGE house prices in the UK are up by five per cent in the year to August 2017, according to new government figures.
A TETRAPLEGIC Lake District man has been recognised for his tireless charity work and will today receive a special award from Prime Minister Theresa May.
What's on around the county this week ...
A DEDICATED group of volunteers has helped remove three scheduled ancient monuments at a Furness beauty spot off Historic England's 'at risk' register.