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Fish stocks are ‘a concern’ to Environment Agency

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 6:50am
A PLAN to protect the dwindling numbers of salmon and sea trout in Cumbrian waters is being discussed by environment officials.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Some of the local soldiers who were casualties of the First World War in August 1916

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 6:40am
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.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Some of the local soldiers who were casualties of the First World War in August 1916

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Rising star of comedy puts new hit show in spotlight

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 8:03pm
MULTI-award winning comedian Sophie Willan takes her new smash hit show Branded to The Dukes next week.

Exciting emerging artist opens gallery's exhibitions' programme

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 6:07pm
FOR those who ever doubted Abbot Hall Art Gallery's importance on the national stage take note - 2018 is the year that could convince you otherwise, such is the quality and standing of its exhibition programme.

Fight to bring back Hornby swimming pool is on a roll

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 6:01pm
LUNE Valley villagers fighting for Hornby's swimming pool have set their sights on an Easter reopening.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Eller How House, Lindale, £1.4 million

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 6:01pm
A MAGNIFICENT Regency villa at Lindale is our featured property this week.

PODIUM: Action is needed to curb second homes in the Dales

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 4:39pm
HERE is a typical, true story from the Dales in 2018.

Carus Green Golf Club's Gary Wolstenholme wins lifetime achievement award

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 4:24pm
CARUS Green Golf Club resident and European Senior Tour winner, Gary Wolstenholme MBE, has been presented with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contribution to the sport.

Hospital boss says 'significant pressures' resulted in mixed-sex accommodation breaches

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 4:21pm
SIXTEEN mixed-sex accommodation (MSA) breaches at Morecambe Bay hospitals last month were put down to 'operational pressures.'

Collision in Dalton-in-Furness

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 3:56pm
A BLACK Audi and a blue Megane Sport collided in Dalton-in-Furness last Tuesday (January 23).

Jury selected for trial of men accused of historical alleged assaults at Kirkby Lonsdale school

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 3:09pm
A JURY has been selected for the trial of five men accused of historical alleged assaults on boys at a South Cumbria school.

Find out more about the work of the Teenage Cancer Trust

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 1:25pm
A RECEPTION will be held at the Hydro Hotel at Bowness on March 15, from 6pm-8pm, about the work of Teenage Cancer Trust and the services it provides to young people and their families in the South Lakes area.

Tractor and tools stolen from Grange golf club

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 9:02am
A JOHN Deere tractor, trailer and tools have been stolen from Grange Fell Golf Club.

Kendal councillor who donated kidney backs manifesto

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 9:00am
A KENDAL councillor who donated a kidney to his wife has given his backing to parliamentary recommendations to increase the number of UK donors.

Teenager left with serious injuries after A6 collision

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 8:38am
A TEENAGER has been left with serious injuries following a crash near Shap on Saturday (January 27).

Andy updates 18th century history book

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 8:36am
Andy Denwood has edited a new illustrated version of a local history book written in the 1700s

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Arctic conditions at the Kirkstone Pass in 1952

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 7:20am
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: Many of our road signs are a disgrace

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 7:17am
Who is responsible, if anyone, for the upkeep of road signs in south Cumbria?

Local painter in the frame for prestigious national art award

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 6:39pm
HIGHLY regarded local artist Chris Rigby has been selected from nigh on 2,000 artists from across Europe and the UK to have their work shown in the 2018 Columbia Threadneedle Prize: Figurative Art Today exhibition running at London's Mall Galleries until February 17. The Columbia Threadneedle Prize is Europe’s leading open competition for figurative and representational art and, with a £20,000 prize for the winner, is one of the nation's most valuable. Kirkby Lonsdale based-artist Chris's All The Lights Green oil painting was chosen from more than 4,000 entries viewed by the panel of selectors. The winner is also awarded their own solo exhibition in the Threadneedle Space at Mall Galleries.

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