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PROPERTY: Familiar face returns to Eden's building control team

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 6:00am
A FAMILIAR face has been welcomed back to Eden District Council's building control team.


Thu, 19/10/2017 - 6:00am
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The Royal Barn raises £1,500 from special Pennine Way beer sales

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 5:04pm
THE Royal Barn has raised £1,500 in just over two months, as part of an initiative with the Pennine Way National Trail.

University of Cumbria students enjoy inspiring sea kayak expedition to the Outer Hebrides

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 4:12pm
THE rugged coastline of the far west of Scotland was the backdrop for an expedition with a difference enjoyed by students from the University of Cumbria.

Joiner's workshop planned for Milnthorpe garage

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 4:01pm
GRAHAM Jackson of Station Garage, Crooklands Road, Milnthorpe, is seeking planning consent for a joiner's workshop at the site.

Kendal man jailed after heroin was discovered in loft of his home

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 2:31pm
A THREE-year jail term has been given to a man after heroin worth almost £4,000 was found in the loft of a Kendal house.

Police are seeking help to identify two men following an Ulverston burglary

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 12:45pm
DETECTIVES investigating a commercial burglary in Ulverston have released CCTV images of men sought in connection with the offence.

Against All Odds nomination for South Lakeland double amputee

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 8:14am
A DOUBLE amputee from South Lakeland who has become one of the world’s best skydivers has reached the final of the Amplifon Awards for Brave Britons.

Common land controversy continues over what is best for the town

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 8:09am
BUSINESS owners in Kendal are concerned about the impact the closure of New Road car park is having on their livelihoods.

PODIUM: Businesses have part to play in fight against fly-tipping

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 5:33am
WHILE it might not grab the headlines, or capture the public’s imagination, as much as Brexit negotiations, or even ITV’s Love Island, the country is currently in the middle of a fly-tipping epidemic.

POSITIVE PREVENTING: Why does my baby cry?

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 7:44pm
CRYING is a baby’s alert to their caregiver that they need help with overwhelming feelings and bodily sensations that are frightening.

Popular players focus on hilarious modern comedy

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 7:42pm
AMBLESIDE Players next must-see show puts the highly regarded thespians centre stage in Peter Gordon's Out of Focus.

SKYWATCH: comet's dusty debris set to shower night sky

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 6:51pm
A LOT of fuss was made on the TV news and online a couple of weeks ago about a meteor shower called the Draconids, writes STUART ATKINSON. Wild predictions were made for dozens, hundreds or even thousands of shooting stars lighting up the sky when it peaked. Unfortunately, this was all nonsense. The Draconids is usually a very poor shower. That's why I didn't mention it in this column.

PROPERTY: Low Mill Cottage, Underbarrow, £540,000

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 6:00pm

World class pianists tune into Brahms Oktoberfest

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 5:04pm
ACCLAIMED Chinese pianist Mei-Ting Sun has performed in many of the world's greatest concert halls.

Police concerned for 73-year-old man missing from Dalton-in-Furness

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 4:43pm
Police are concerned for the welfare of a 73-year-old who was last seen this morning (October 17th).

New indoor caving attraction comes to Windermere

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 4:38pm
A NEW indoor caving attraction is opening in the Lake District this weekend.

Popular baroque choir on song for busy autumn

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 2:35pm
CUMBRIA Baroque Choir has a busy autumn ahead starting with the promise of a powerful performance on Saturday, October 28 (7.30pm) at Lancaster Priory in aid of Motor Neurone Disease South Lakeland area.

Woman verbally abused by youths in Kendal public order incident

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 2:04pm
A 47-year-old woman was verbally abused by a group of youths at the Birdcage in Kendal town centre, police have said.

'Fabulous Food’ award for the Punch Bowl Inn & Restaurant

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 1:46pm
A SOUTH Lakeland inn and restaurant has been awarded the 'Fabulous Food’ award in the Sawday’s British Hotel Awards.