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Buddhist fire chaplain joins 'first women' from Nightingale to Chanel

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 6:01pm
A BUDDHIST teacher from Kendal says she is "honoured and delighted" to take her place alongside pioneers such as nurse Florence Nightingale and prison reformer Elizabeth Fry on a list of "First Women".

Plans for new Lake District restaurant announced

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 5:17pm
A NEW restaurant is set to open in the Lake District.

Police appeal following lorry damage in Kendal

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 5:00pm
TWO recycling lorries were damaged on Mintsfeet Road North, Kendal.

Free digital marketing seminars to be held at Kendal for local businesses

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 3:14pm
TIME is running out to sign up for free digital marketing advice seminars run by The Westmorland Gazette.

VIDEO: Broken valve spurts water 30ft into the air

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 2:52pm
A BROKEN valve is causing water to spurt 30ft into the air in Milnthorpe.

Run every day campaign launched for DMD charity

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 12:21pm
A KENDAL man has taken on the challenge of running every day in 2018, in order to raise awareness of a rare muscle-wasting condition that affects the son of a close friend.

Fire at leisure centre was 'suspected arson'

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 11:59am
A FIRE that took place in the female changing rooms at Ulverston leisure centre on Sunday is being treated as suspected arson.

Car collides with wall on Aynam Road

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 11:20am
A CAR came off the road and collided with a wall on Aynam Road, Kendal, on Saturday night (April 14).

Carnforth swimmers make a splash for charity

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 11:15am
SWIMMERS made a splash for charity during an event at Carnforth's recently reopened pool.

Restoration plan for former army ambulance

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 11:15am
A SOUTH Lakeland man is hoping to add to his family's line of military history by undertaking an ambitious restoration of an old army vehicle.

Plant fair returns to Holker Hall

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 10:55am
Plants lovers are likely to flock to Holker Hall this weekend with the return of Flower Power Fairs.

Europe-wide campaign to highlight speeding dangers starts today in Cumbria

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 10:42am
FOOT-to-the-floor drivers are being targeted in Cumbria this week as part of a Europe-wide campaign aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of driving at excessive and inappropriate speeds.

New Porsche site gets the go ahead

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 9:39am
A LUXURY car dealership which looks set to boost a north Lancashire town's economy has been given the green light.

Penalty seals the points for Kendal Town at Droylsden

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 9:32am
KENDAL Town won 1-0 at Droylsden on Saturday afternoon, with Gareth Arnison's first-half penalty proving to be the difference in an otherwise uneventful encounter.

One lane of M6 closed due to lorry fire

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 8:56am
One lane of the M6 soutbound is closed due to a lorry fire between Junction 33 (the A6 Lancaster South/Garstang) and Junction 32 (the M55 Broughton Interchange).

Superstore money could bring 'green corridor' to Kendal

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 8:35am
A ‘GREEN corridor’ through Kendal is one of the possible schemes that could be created with money secured from a major supermarket development in the town.

Dalton illustrator works with New York Times bestselling author

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 8:29am
A FURNESS illustrator has been collaborating with a New York Times bestselling author on his latest novel.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Railway crash at Windermere in 1902

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 7:10am
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.

LETTER: Another white elephant for Kendal

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 5:53am
Last June you published a letter from me detailing my concerns as a motorist, driving instructor and a pedestrian regarding the cycle path/pedestrian path on Burton Road at Kendal that was nearing completion at the time.

Classic comedy kicks off silent film season

Sun, 15/04/2018 - 5:46pm
THE Royalty Cinema, Bowness kicks off its silent film season for this year with a classic Harold Lloyd comedy from 1928 - Speedy. The film stars Harold as Speedy Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, who saves from extinction the city's last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend's grandfather. The film features plenty of fast chase scenes and incredible live action stunts, which Harold Lloyd performed for himself, plus a cameo appearance by Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees. Speedy is screened on Saturday, April 21 (2pm); accompanist will be Paul Gregson.