The Westmorland Gazette
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JANET Eglin, standard bearer of Ulverston Royal British Legion, is hoping Gazette readers can help her find out more about three soldiers named on the town's war memorial.
TWENTY-five extra police officers have been placed on the beat in Cumbria with money raised by an increase in the constabulary's council tax precept.
A SOUTH Lakeland helicopter pilot is retiring after 18 years service with the North West Air Ambulance.
A SENIOR Northern figure made an unequivocal apology for the standard of recent services ahead of an hour-long grilling from councillors in Kendal.
PUBLIC paths in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are to be upgraded to enable greater ‘ease of use’, however the work is expected to take up to five years.
HAL Bagot, president of the Lancaster Canal Trust, led a tribute to the late canal volunteer Keith Tassart at the trust's annual meeting.
PLANS to change a Grange-over-Sands pet shop into a cafe with an upstairs flat have been submitted to South Lakeland District Council.
KENDAL Town began their pre-season campaign with a comfortable 4-1 victory against Furness Rovers at The St&B Accountants Stadium.
KENDAL Amateur Athletics Club’s track and field team produced a much-improved performance at their meet at Burnley, the third round of the year in the Northern League.
A MAP of the ‘Liberty of Furness’, copied in 1772 by a T Richardson, from a survey by map maker William Brasier, could make £100 when it comes up for auction.
KIRKBIE Kendal School pupil Billy Blaydes has won the U14 Boys Scottish Junior Open Championship Singles and Doubles in Edinburgh.
CAMPAIGNERS calling for an upgrade of a hazardous pinch-point on a notorious road which links south and west Cumbria have received a double boost.
LESS than a month remains before Kendal Town FC kick off the 2018/19 season in the newly-formed Evo-Stik West Division.
A LAKE District school has collected more than a million buttons as part of an ongoing project to commemorate the estimated 1.5 million children murdered during the Holocaust.
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.
THE story of a unique photograph album of Jews arriving at Auschwitz is being shared with visitors to the Lake District Holocaust Project.
What's on this week ...
UK PUB company Ei Group has named a Lake District establishment ‘Best Joint Investment’ at its inaugural Awards for Excellence.
IT is 50 days until the Tour of Britain comes back to Cumbria – and full details of the route through the county and the main sponsors for the Cumbria stages of the race were unveiled today.
TWO handy new books detailing interesting Dales’ walks and highlighting popular pubs to quench the thirst en route, are now on sale.