Subscribe to Westmorland Gazette feed Westmorland Gazette
The Westmorland Gazette /news/
Updated: 8 min 53 sec ago

Micro pub planned for Kirkby Stephen wins town council support

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 12:01pm
A MICRO pub planned for an empty sandwich shop in Kirkby Stephen has won the town council's full support.

Westmorland Gazette shortlisted for national award

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 10:09am
THE Westmorland Gazette has been shortlisted for a major national award.

How to have a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 7:41am
Would you like to see a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette?

MPs have their say over decision to back Syrian airstrikes

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 7:38am
MEMBERS of Parliament in Cumbria and north Lancashire have been having their say on the Prime Minister’s controversial decision to back airstrikes in Syria.

Women's choir to sing for cancer charity this Saturday

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 7:00am
MILNTHORPE'S award-winning all-female choir OttoVoce will be singing for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation on Saturday evening (April 21).

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Bonfire Night at Kendal's Castle Hill in 1993

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 6:50am
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.

'Hole in wall' Carnforth Co-op back in business

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 6:03am
SHOPPERS were welcomed back to Carnforth’s Co-op grocery store on Tuesday this week, 12 days after burglars drove a stolen JCB into the shopfront and made off with a cash machine.

PROPERTY: North West housing market slowed in March, says RICS

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 6:01am
MOMENTUM in the North West housing market slowed last month as demand from buyers fell, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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

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.