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More attendees welcome at Cancer Care Drop In service

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 1:00pm
ORGANISERS of the popular Drop In service at Kendal Cancer Care are encouraging more people to use the service.

Hospice boost as Kendal estate agent's charity giving tops £6,000

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 12:28pm
A KENDAL estate agent's donations to good causes have topped £6,000, with hospice patients among the beneficiaries.

Oxenholme residents welcome plans to extend village car park

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 12:15pm
DELIGHTED Oxenholme residents have welcomed plans for a significant expansion of parking facilities for rail travellers which they hope will relieve the headache of parked cars clogging the village.

Lakes runner completes alphabet park run challenge

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 11:44am
A LAKE District runner has completed an alphabet challenge by doing parkruns across the UK.

Shepherdess Amanda inspires at festival

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 11:35am
A TALK by the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen was one of the special events at the rekindled Sedbergh Literary Festival, held over the weekend.

Police called to traffic incident in Kendal

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 10:50am
POLICE were called to a road traffic collision in Kendal this morning involving a car and a pedestrian.

No free pass through planning process for fracking tests in Lake District

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 10:48am
FRACKING tests in the Lake District should not be given a free pass through the planning process, a committee has agreed.

Village group aims to raise £250,000 for Solar PV project

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 9:42am
A COMMUNITY energy group is launching its second share offer next week.

Electric charging points in the Lake District set to double

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 9:32am
THE number of electric charging points in the Lake District is going to be doubled from 30 to 60.

Hanson restores rail freight link to Shap Beck Quarry

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 6:00am
HUNDREDS of lorry journeys will be taken off the roads from Shap Beck Quarry thanks to the £250,000 restoration of a rail link, says quarry operator Hanson.

Grasmere Sports fell-running champ inspires WW1 centenary project

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 6:00am
THE story of a champion fell runner who died in World War One is inspiring youngsters at a Lake District school.

LETTER: Everyone was wonderful in a difficult situation

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 5:02am
AS WE were travelling through Penrith on Monday, October 1, at about noon, our car had a serious breakdown near Gillan Way.

Band is fresh and exciting fusion of musical influences

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 6:04pm
THE Jaywalkers play a fresh and exciting fusion of influences from folk, bluegrass and country to western swing music and Levens Arts and Film Society is bringing them to the Levens Institute on Sunday (November 4, 8pm) for a joyous evening of instrumentals, three-part harmony, impressive slap bass and good humoured banter. The Jaywalkers are described as one of the most exciting, virtuosic and entertaining young bands working on the British folk scene. Tickets on 015395-60534.

Romneys' owner buys Kendal restaurant Paulo Giannis

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 6:01pm
THE owner of popular Kendal pub Romneys has bought Paulo Giannis, the town's long-established pizza and pasta restaurant.

PROPERTY: London is ranked world's most "magnetic" city

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 6:01pm
LONDON, New York, Tokyo and Paris have kept their places as the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities.

Witherslack school takes delivery of new play equipment

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 5:38pm
PUPILS at Dean Barwick Primary School in Witherslack have welcomed the arrival of new play equipment.

Stories from the Gazette in years gone by

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 5:19pm
100 YEARS AGO – 1918

'Customer service is key to success of independent shops'

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 3:05pm
Michelle Wilkin, director of Lakeland Retreats, argues why only service can save the high street