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Thu, 19/04/2018 - 6:00am
What's showing this week ...

A Sense of Place exhibition looks back at artist of great sensitivity and vision

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 6:35pm
HEATON Cooper Studio is staging a display of paintings, drawings and etchings by the late, highly regarded artist, Jean Sturgis.

NOSTALGIA: Cures for cattle diseases in times gone by

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 4:53pm
Kendal historian Peter Home describes some charms against cattle diseases that were used by county dwellers in times gone by

Accident on A6

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 4:47pm
There are reports of an accident on the A6 around Sleagill.

Lakeland man wins anniversary trophy for his unique vehicle

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 4:22pm
A GREENODD man won an award for his 'interesting' and 'unique' restoration of an ambulance from the Great War, as more than 100 classic cars attended a special ruby-themed event to mark 40 years of the Lakeland Motor Museum.

A new director appointed to Morecambe NHS Foundation Trust

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 2:52pm
A NEW Non-Executive Director has been appointed at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT).

Finalists revealed for ‘Oscars’ of Cumbria’s £2.72billion tourism industry

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 1:44pm
THE FINALISTS for the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018 have been revealed.

Staunton-Turner sent off as Kendal Town lose at Ramsbottom

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 8:55am
KENDAL Town lost 3-1 at Ramsbottom United in a controversial encounter on Tuesday that saw both sides reduced to 10 men.

Focus on 'peace' for Kendal in Bloom

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 8:46am
KENDAL will be a sea of red, white and blue flowers this summer as the town marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Plan for Kendal Park Run is 'all but dead'

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 8:27am
A PLAN to organise a Kendal Park Run is "all but dead" a meeting of the town council's management committee heard.

Fail to stop collision in Kendal

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 7:57am
A CAR has collided with a parked Mini in a fail to stop road traffic collision in Kendal.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The start of The Westmorland Gazette print run in 1968

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 6:20am
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.

REVIEW: beautiful but painful piece of drama that grips you from start to finish

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 6:37pm
A Streetcar Named Desire, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Artist aims to inspire with new exhibition

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 6:16pm
HIDING From Myself puts the work of artist Tim Leeson in the spotlight.

Wildlife charity condemns trespassers who blocked badger sett at Foulshaw Moss reserve

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 5:37pm
A WILDLIFE charity has condemned the actions of trespassers who blocked up a badger sett with rocks.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Cutting turf at Flookburgh

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 5:08pm
THIS photograph from our Hardman collections shows part of the working life of Cumbria.

Beacons will remember police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 4:45pm
A SPECIAL fundraising event is being held to remember police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty by lighting a series of beacons across the peaks of the Lake District.

Cumbrian businesses warned of payment fraud scam

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 12:06pm
CUMBRIAN businesses have been warned of a national payment fraud scam following reports of two cases in Cumbria.

Exhausted cyclist found by passing doctors

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 10:36am
AN EXHAUSTED cyclist suffering from mild hypothermia was aided by Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) on Sunday (April 15).