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Stainton stables upgrade given the go ahead

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 8:40am
PLANS to upgrade a 'tired' stables yard in Stainton have been given the green light despite some opposition from village residents.

Super blue blood moon photographed over Lake District

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 8:13am
SKYWATCHERS were treated to a glimpse of a 'blue moon' last night (January 31).

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Belgian refugees in Kendal during World War One

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 7:30am
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.

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Thu, 01/02/2018 - 6:00am
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Adopters for older children and siblings needed in Lancashire

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 6:01pm
POTENTIAL adopters for older children and siblings are being sought by Lancashire County Council.

Brother Howard becomes 202nd master of Kendal's Union Lodge

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 6:01pm
SEVENTY brethren watched as Howard Connor was installed as worshipful master of Union Lodge at Kendal Masonic Hall.

Outline plans for house in Grange-over-Sands garden approved

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 5:01pm
OUTLINE plans for a new house in a Grange-over-Sands garden have been approved by South Lakeland District Council.

Land Rover stolen from Allithwaite property

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 4:29pm
A BLUE Land Rover Defender has been stolen from the rear of a property in Allithwaite.

Top backgammon players head to Lake District

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 4:18pm
SOME of the UK's top backgammon players have signed up to compete in the Lake District's annual championship.

New house approved for bungalow site at Milnthorpe Road, Kendal

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 3:23pm
PLANS to demolish a dormer bungalow at 86 Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, and replace it with a two-storey house have been approved by South Lakeland District Council.

Owners of lost Kendal tortoise sought by the RSPCA

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 3:15pm
A REBELLIOUS reptile that went walkabout in Kendal has been found by holidaymakers and is now being cared for by the RSPCA.

Virgin Trains customers highly 'satisfied' with West Coast journeys

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 3:02pm
RAIL passengers have given Virgin Trains some of the highest scores for satisfaction and performance among long-distance operators.

Helvellyn tops poll of Britain's 100 favourite walks

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 2:38pm
WALKERS placed Helvellyn at the peak of popularity in a poll of Britain's 100 favourite walks.

Road safety at Low Bentham church to be discussed

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 2:01pm
ROAD safety issues at St John the Baptist Church, Low Bentham, are to be discussed by Bentham Town Council when it meets on Monday (February 5).

Police hunt raiders who targeted two Kendal town centre shops

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 2:01pm
THIEVES who targeted two Kendal town centre shops over an 11-day period are being hunted by police.

Full speed ahead for superfast broadband in Lancashire

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 1:27pm
SUPERFAST broadband in Lancashire has 97 per cent coverage and is beating the national target, says Lancashire County Council.

Silverdale may join chain of World War One centenary beacons

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 1:11pm
A THOUSAND beacons are to be lit at 7pm on November 11, 2018, to mark the centenary of World War One ending - and Silverdale Parish Council is considering whether to join the nationwide chain of lights.

Future of Castleberg Hospital, Giggleswick, to be decided

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 12:06pm
THE future of Giggleswick's Castleberg Hospital is to be discussed by Bentham Town Council on Monday (February 5).

Lakes hotels some of the best in the world

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 9:20am
A HANDFUL of Lake District hotels have been ranked among some of the best in the world, according to a top review website.

Country Fest gears up for this year as tickets go on sale

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 8:44am
Preparations for Country Fest 2018 are in full swing and visitors are now able to buy their tickets in advance.