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Horsepower is being employed to manage Windermere woodland

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 11:01am
A COUNCIL is reverting to traditional methods hundreds of years old to manage an area of woodland it owns.

New Coniston author hits the bookshelves in time for Christmas

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 9:28am
A NEW children’s author hopes to book herself a place in the Cumbrian bestseller lists.

Free Nostalgia calendar in November 16 edition of The Westmorland Gazette

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 8:36am
Make sure you buy the November 16 edition of The Westmorland Gazette, which will include a fantastic FREE 2018 calendar.

Westmorland and Lonsdale MP takes up new role

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 8:30am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has taken up a new role within the Liberal Democrats as leader Vince Cable begins to get his party in shape.

M6 slip road partially blocked due to flooding at Carnforth

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 7:59am
THE M6 southbound entry slip road is partially blocked due to flooding at junction 35, Carnforth. 

Top talents put together thought provoking piece of theatre

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 6:46pm
NATALIE Morrell and Simon McElligott have that special knack of being able to create fresh and original theatre in a dynamic and visual style.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: New Butts Barn, High Bentham, £550,000

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 6:00pm
A SPACIOUS, split-level barn conversion offers buyers the chance to escape to the North Yorkshire countryside.

Bolton-le-Sands horticultural show boasts bountiful array of flowers and plants

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 5:38pm
A BOUNTIFUL array of flowers, plants and produce was on show at the Bolton-le-Sands Horticultural Society Show.

Eden MP Rory Stewart says British Isil fighters 'should be killed'

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 3:42pm
EDEN MP Rory Stewart said British Isil fighters should be killed in Syria rather than be allowed to come back to this country.

Road bike stolen from Kendal garage

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 2:50pm
A BLUE Focus Cayo road bike has been stolen from a garage in Kendal.

Man claiming to deliver parcel attempts to enter two homes in Kirkby Stephen without permission

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 2:46pm
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man entered two Kirkby Stephen premises without permission.

Honey bees in Cumbria and Lancashire see invasive plant as 'fast food', study reveals

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 2:37pm
THE invasive plant Himalayan balsam has become a scourge of the Cumbrian and Lancashire countryside - but honey bees in both counties are just loving it, according to a new study.

Last-gasp Harrogate end Kirkby's winning home run

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 2:09pm
KIRKBY Lonsdale's run of 51 consecutive home league wins ended when Harrogate snatched the lead back in the dying moments of Saturday's encounter.

Land Sea Life - some of the very best of 20th Century art

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 12:28pm
CAN you imagine owning Laura Knight’s Sea and Rocks? Maybe pretending your perfectly perched on that very cliff looking out to the frothy mix of turquoise and grey waves as they roll into the bay from a vast ocean that stretches beyond where sky and sea meet. Pure magic.

Bomb disposal experts called in after Sellafield chemical alert

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 11:50am
BOMB disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant after concerns were raised over chemicals stored in a laboratory.

Spirited Kendal earn draw against Scarborough

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 10:09am
KENDAL Town picked up a hard-fought 2-2 draw against Scarborough Athletic on a wet and miserable afternoon at The Pye Motors Stadium.

Chinese visitors aided by walkers and mountain rescue at Esk Hause

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 8:30am
A GROUP of Chinese visitors were aided by mountain rescue at Esk Hause after they were found by another group of walkers.

Traffic stationary on M6 after accident at Carnforth

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 7:59am
TRAFFIC is stationary and the road is blocked after an accident on the M6 southbound at junction 35, Carnforth. 

PROPERTY: Arnside man sets up new estate agency

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 7:00am
A BRAND new estate agency is being launched by an Arnside father-of-two.

PROPERTY: Mary Berry shares her recipe for a happy home

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 6:00pm
MARY Berry, renowned as the queen of British baking, has revealed her recipe for a happy home in her new book - Mary's Household Tips & Tricks.