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Sheep stolen from field near Appleby

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 10:04am
EWES and lambs have been stolen from a field near Keisley, Appleby.

Organisers choose literary theme for this year's Kendal Torchlight Carnival

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 9:16am
ORGANISERS of the Kendal Torchlight Carnival have announced famous books and authors will be the theme for the 48th outdoor spectacular which will take place on Friday September 14.

Taste Cumbria comes to Kirkby Lonsdale this weekend

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 8:45am
A POP-up restaurant, a secret gin garden, an exclusive festival beer and countless foodie experiences – they are all on the menu at the 2018 Taste Cumbria Kirkby Lonsdale food festival.

Ulverston Beehive plan needs supermarket support, says report

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 8:34am
AN independent report has concluded that a major retail development in a South Lakeland town would not be viable unless it was supported by two supermarkets.

Training for next generation of rugby referees

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 8:30am
MORE than a dozen students have taken the first step towards becoming the next generation of rugby referees.

"Unless we take action, this problem will continue": Council's bid to tackle second homes

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 8:27am
CALLS have been made to make changes to legislation to tackle the growing number of second homes in Cumbria.

Quality was 'high' at Silverdale spring show

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 8:24am
COLD weather failed to wither the spirits of dozens of flower enthusiasts who enjoyed the 38th annual Silverdale Horticultural and Gardening Society's Spring Show.

South Lakes woman walks almost 100 miles for farmers in Nepal

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 8:20am
A YOUNG South Lakeland woman walked 96 miles to help farmers in Nepal rebuild following 2015's devastating earthquake.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Appleby Horse Fair in the 1980s

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 7:10am
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.

Kendal Calling announces new wave of acts for 2018

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 6:30pm
SELLOUT Cumbrian festival Kendal Calling has announced another wave of acts who will perform at the 2018 edition of the award-winning event.

PROPERTY: 2 Killington Drive, Kendal, £250,000

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 6:01pm

LETTER: An iconic view of Bowness

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 3:29pm
The old Gazette archive photographs published on your website each day by yourselves to commemorate the 200th anniversary are most welcome and I particularly admired the one showing Bowness at spring bank holiday in 1975.

Kendal teen made 'cry for help' before his death, coroner finds

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 3:21pm
A KENDAL teenager's text messages just before he took his own life were a plea for a help, a coroner found.

County wide litter pick to be launched by The Friends of the Lake District

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 3:06pm
A CONSERVATION charity is launching The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick.

Lights at Hoad Monument damaged

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 2:01pm
VANDALS have caused damage to lights used to illuminate the Hoad Monument above Ulverston.

Plea to Appleby Fairgoers over early arrivals

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 12:40pm
WITH around seven weeks to go until Appleby Horse Fair, visitors who bring trailers are urged to not to arrive too soon.

Boyzone to play at Cartmel Racecourse

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 9:31am
IRISH pop icons Boyzone are making a beeline to the South Lakes for the first time in a tour marking their 25th anniversary.

Cars damaged while parked in Ulverston

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 9:00am
A NUMBER of cars have been damaged while parked in Ulverston.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Dry stone walling at Greyhound Farm, Kendal

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 7:40am
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.

LETTER: More joined-up thinking needed over railway services

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 3:31am
I was waiting at Oxenholme Railway station for the 07.24 train to London on a recent Saturday. The train which started at Glasgow was on time. At the other side of the station was a train bound for Windermere.