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Recognition for SLDC's commitment to enhancing skills of councillors

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 11:44am
SOUTH Lakeland District Council (SLDC) has been recognised for its commitment to enhancing the skills of its local councillors.

Two first team forwards depart Kendal Town

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:13am
TWO forwards have departed Kendal Town Football Club in the past week, while a young goalkeeper has been brought in on loan.

Police want to speak to man in connection with shoplifting incident

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 9:44am
A POLICE investigation is ongoing into the theft of ink cartridges from Asda in Kendal.

Road rage incident in Kendal investigated by police

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 9:37am
A ROAD rage incident in Kendal where a driver was acting aggressively to other road users is being investigated by the police.

Family's terror as pet dog is snatched by bird of prey

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 9:19am
A FAMILY has told of its terror when its pet dog Sally was attacked by a bird of prey as they walked by the side of the River Wharfe in Lower Grass Wood, Grassington.

Heavy traffic in Kendal this morning

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 9:09am
Traffic in Kendal is said to be very congested and slow moving at the moment.

The Westmorland Gazette's Camera Club 2019 calendar competition: January finalists

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 8:36am
THE four finalists for the January image of the Gazette's 2019 Calendar competition have been chosen.

Road partially blocked after accident on A591

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 8:21am
AN ACCIDENT in Natland has partially blocked the A591 southbound this morning (January 25). 

Carnforth swimming pool's community transfer given the go-ahead

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 7:01am
CARNFORTH swimming pool's transfer to a community-run charity has been given the seal of approval by Lancashire County Council's Cabinet.


Thu, 25/01/2018 - 6:10am
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.

PROPERTY: Serviced apartments launched at The Washington, Barrow

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 6:01am
GUESTS gathered for the grand opening of a collection of luxury serviced apartments and rooms in Barrow-in-Furness.

PROPERTY: Brits flock to Spain for second home by the beach

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 6:01am
MORE and more Brits are heading to Spain to buy their dream second home by the beach, says housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do ....

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 6:00am
Places to see and go ....

End of an era for Windermere's 'modern' cabin boats

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 3:56pm
A FLEET of small passenger boats which have collectively clocked up more than two million miles have disappeared from Windermere after ferrying visitors around England’s longest lake for more than 45 years.

Backbarrow museum in running to be UK's best classic car destination

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 3:45pm
ONE of Cumbria’s best-known visitor attractions is striving to be named as the UK’s best classic car destination.

79-year-old driver admits causing death of biker on A590

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 3:16pm
A DRIVER from Grange-over-Sands who admitted causing death by driving without due care and attention has today been convicted and sentenced.

Carlisle Airport to welcome first passenger flights for 25 years

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 2:56pm
COMMERCIAL passenger flights will jet into Carlisle Lake District Airport this summer for the first time in 25 years.

Lancaster Canal volunteers dig in for First Furlong restoration

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 2:37pm
"ENTHUSIASTIC and cheerful" volunteers for the Lancaster Canal Trust gave up 1,800 hours to work parties, pleasure boat trips and other tasks in 2017.

Libraries celebrate National Storytelling Week

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 2:07pm
LIBRARIES across Lancashire are celebrating the 18th National Storytelling Week starting this Saturday (January 27).

Bendrigg Trust kicks off 40th anniversary year

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 1:52pm
A CHARITY that helps disabled and disadvantaged people enjoy outdoor activities has kicked off its 40th anniversary year with a team-building away-day event.