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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.

LETTER: Can you help with the Walker family history?

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 12:40pm
HAVING an interest in genealogy I am keen to add to my knowledge of my forefathers, who resided in Kentmere, I believe at Hallam Bank.

'Enough is enough' - Grange-over-Sands hit by flooding once again

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 10:00am
FURIOUS Grange-over-Sands residents are saying 'enough is enough' as homes and businesses were once again flooded during Storm Callum.

Popular annual art show demonstrates society's diverse talent

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 9:23am
AMBLESIDE and District Art Society's annual exhibition is always one of the must-see shows.

Champion Abbie opens new Kendal climbing wall

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 8:34am
WORLD paraclimbing champion Abbie Robinson officially opened a new 12-metre walls at the Lakeland Climbing Centre in Kendal on Monday.

National craft prize exhibition is creating a buzz

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 8:07am
THE Woman’s Hour Craft Prize is creating a buzz at Rheged on the next leg of its national tour. The exhibition organised by London's Victoria and Albert Museum, in association with BBC Radio 4 and the Crafts Council, showcases the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today.

LETTER: Nothing wrong with photographing a public place

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 7:14am
THE Westmorland Shopping Centre 'is private property', said the security guard who halted Mrs Chandler's photography (Gazette, September 27, 'Bollards picture lands pensioner in spot of bother'), but it is also part of the public landscape, and photographing it for historical record should be allowed.

GARDENING: there are times and scenarios when a stake is crucial

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 7:03am
THE best results come when you don’t have to stake a tree at all as the minute a stake is used the tree is reliant on something else for support, writes TOM ATTWOOD. It will take comparatively longer to root itself down with strong anchoring roots than if it didn’t have a stake. But, and it’s a big but, there are times and scenarios when a stake is crucial as without something the tree(s) would topple. Staking, and whether you need to use it, will become apparent very quickly. If you’re

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: A special event at Over Kellet School - but when did this event happen?

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 7:00am
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.

Construction booms across North West, says Government

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 6:01am
CONSTRUCTION is "booming" in the North West, according to new government figures.

£2m restoration begins at Stainton Aqueduct on Lancaster Canal

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 6:01am
STONE by stone, the £2 million restoration of an historic aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal has begun.

Visit Lowther Castle and Dalton's zoo for less this half-term

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01pm
TWO for one entry to Lowther Castle and its giant wooden adventure fort is among the discounts being offered by the MyCumbria card this October half-term and beyond.