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PROPERTY: New gardens sow seeds of change at Barrow flats

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 12:00pm
NEWLY created gardens have sown seeds of change in a once-rundown part of Barrow-in-Furness, says a firm of landscape architects.

PROPERTY: Barratt Homes wins five stars for customer satisfaction

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 12:00pm
BARRATT Homes has been awarded a maximum five-star rating in the new Home Builders Federation customer satisfaction survey for 2017.

PROPERTY: How to make house rentals a happy experience

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 12:00pm
WHETHER you are renting for the first time or are an experienced tenant, renting a property can present challenges for the unprepared.

British mountaineer expresses 'regret' over 'tongue-in-cheek' comments

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 11:53am
A RENOWNED British mountaineer has expressed regret over 'off the cuff' comments he made describing mountain rescue as 'sport'.

GARDENING: plants to help create some privacy

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 11:41am
PLANTING for privacy needn’t mean creating an evergreen fortress, writes TOM ATTWOOD. Privacy is something most of us want, especially in our garden spaces and by using and selecting a range of plants this is entirely achievable.

Duchess opens dairy’s new expanded premises

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 8:42am
AN expanded dairy in the Yorkshire Dales has been officially opened by the Duchess of Northumberland.

AGONY CHEF: keep it fairly simple do one type of curry and one type of noodle dish

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 8:27am
I’ve been set the challenge of making a meal for eight based on dishes from Thailand. What would chef serve as the main?

Former Sedbergh pupil takes on charity challenges

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 8:26am
A LAKE District man who launched a "Going the Distance" campaign has raised thousands of pounds for a charity close to his heart after completing a series of testing challenges.

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner - Getting ready for half term

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 6:00pm
HALF term is a time for a break from school and nursery. The autumn half term falls when it is dark, cold, wet and windy and it is a time (if you are not working) for a few lazy days, providing you and your family with an opportunity to rest and recharge.

PROPERTY: Solicitor John Cooke on Energy Performance Certificates

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 6:00pm
AN ENERGY Performance Certificate (EPC) shows information about the energy efficiency of your property.

Lake District photographer targets world leaders in climate change battle

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 4:29pm
A LAKE District photographer is planning to send a copy of his book documenting the impact of climate change to every world leader to alert them to the realities of the global threat.

Former Lakes pub landlord jailed for downloading indecent images of children

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 3:51pm
A FORMER Lake District pub landlord who downloaded "utterly repellent" indecent images of children has been jailed for a year.

Air ambulance mission to help councillor who suffered suspected heart attack to feature on TV

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 3:05pm
A COUNCILLOR and long-standing supporter of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance found himself in need of the rapid response emergency charity after suffering a suspected heart attack.

'Amazing' celebration of comic art at Kendal festival

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 1:39pm
KENDAL once again hosted a creative spectacular as the Lakes International Comic Art Festival returned for its fifth instalment.

University of Cumbria students dig deep for wildlife in the Eden Valley

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 12:23pm
THIRTY students from the University of Cumbria joined forces with Cumbria Wildlife Trust (CWT) to plant more than 1,300 plants in wildflower meadows at Mallerstang in the Eden Valley.

Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:56am
THE MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Cumbria, with threats of strong winds and transport disruption.

Kendal College principal announces retirement

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:33am
AFTER 17 years at the helm of Kendal's outstanding college, principal and chief executive has announced he will be stepping down.

Man receives four year jail term for Eden Valley child sex crimes

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:27am
A MAN who repeatedly sexually abused a child has been locked up for four years.

READER'S PHOTO: A misty day at Easedale Tarn

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 9:21am
Westmorland Gazette reader Susan Dorward of Tyne and Weat took this photograph.