The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 23 min ago
HUNDREDS of people are without power across Furness tonight.
ONE of Cumbria’s highest ranking councillors has collapsed and died at his home today (Sunday 21st October).
THE deputy leader of Cumbria County Council died this morning after a heart attack at his home.
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.
THE little-known story of a war horse from Levens will be brought to light during the village's World War One centenary project.
AFTER steering a housing association through "both memorable and challenging times", its chair has retired.
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 died in separate crashes on the A65 on Saturday.
A LEADING exponent of Irish music has three Cumbrian shows lined up.
APPLEBY Town Council is consulting over options for the historic sixteenth century Moot Hall, all of which involve building a modern extension.
ALL you need is love said the ‘fab four’ back in the 60s and they were right!
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
The Clash (box set 19 x 7" singles) released by Sony record label in 2006, value £60
MEMBERS of Kendal Rotary Club have planted hundreds of purple and yellow crocus bulbs at entry and exit points around the town.
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 MAJOR redecoration project at a Dales church will be complete in time for the harvest festival service on Sunday.
FOUR climbers were saved after becoming stuck as the night began to draw in.
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 members have just planted their 100,000th crocus bulb in the town.