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Hundreds without electricity after power cut

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 9:39pm
HUNDREDS of people are without power across Furness tonight.

Leading councillor dies suddenly at 65

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 9:28pm
ONE of Cumbria’s highest ranking councillors has collapsed and died at his home today (Sunday 21st October).

Tributes paid to deputy leader of Cumbria County Council Ian Stewart after sudden death

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 9:05pm
THE deputy leader of Cumbria County Council died this morning after a heart attack at his home.

Feral fuses storytelling and folk music

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 6:56pm
FERAL is the brainchild of performance artist and director Sonya Moorhead and is inspired by her own personal attempt to escape the suffocation of domesticity by hitchhiking to Oban to track down 1960s ‘folk legend’ Anne Briggs.

Levens villagers remember war horse as WW1 centenary draws near

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 6:01pm
THE little-known story of a war horse from Levens will be brought to light during the village's World War One centenary project.

Praise as chair of Eden Housing Association retires

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 6:01pm
AFTER steering a housing association through "both memorable and challenging times", its chair has retired.

Lakeland Voices choir has been congratulated by the Ambassador of Slovenia

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 4:11pm
A SOUTH Lakeland choir was congratulated by the Ambassador of Slovenia at a function in the London Slovenian Embassy, where the choir sang alongside the Slovene choir Gallus Aeternus.

Two bikers killed in separate A65 crashes

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 3:49pm
TWO bikers died in separate crashes on the A65 on Saturday.

Contemporary arrangements perfectly suited for the cello

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 2:35pm
A LEADING exponent of Irish music has three Cumbrian shows lined up.

LETTER: Moot Hall has potential to boost tourism through showcasing town’s rich heritage

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 2:27pm
APPLEBY Town Council is consulting over options for the historic sixteenth century Moot Hall, all of which involve building a modern extension.

POSITIVE PARENTING: Love growing your baby's brain

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 2:15pm
ALL you need is love said the ‘fab four’ back in the 60s and they were right!

FAITH VIEWPOINT: enthusiasm and positivity are infectious

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 1:48pm
HAVE you heard the starfish story? A high tide had left hundreds of starfish cast up on a long beach. As the tide receded and the sun rose higher these starfish were going to die. A youth walking on the shore line gently picked one up and threw it back into the sea. She worked to return as many as possible to the water. A passing stranger commented: "you’ll never save them all" and kept walking. As she put the one she had just picked up back in the sea she said "that’s another one saved" and

CLASSIC VINYL: definitive punk that assaulted the senses

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 12:44pm
The Clash (box set 19 x 7" singles) released by Sony record label in 2006, value £60

Mayor thanks Rotarians for town’s flower power

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 8:10am
MEMBERS of Kendal Rotary Club have planted hundreds of purple and yellow crocus bulbs at entry and exit points around the town.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: May Queen ceremony at Ambleside in 1943

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 8:10am
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.

A Church is set to re-open it's doors after major works

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 7:03am
A MAJOR redecoration project at a Dales church will be complete in time for the harvest festival service on Sunday.

Rescuers battle rain and darkness to save four climbers

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 10:03pm
FOUR climbers were saved after becoming stuck as the night began to draw in.

It's party time as Charity helps over 83,000 people

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 5:10pm
A SOUTH Lakeland charity which has supported more than 83,000 people in the North West since it launched, is celebrating a major milestone.

Kendal Rotary Club plants its 100,000th crocus bulb in the town

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 2:31pm
KENDAL Rotary Club members have just planted their 100,000th crocus bulb in the town.