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New chair appointed at Morecambe Bay Hospital Trust

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 9:45am
A NEW chairman has been appointed at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)

Campaign for radiotherapy unit at Kendal’s Westmorland General Hospital takes step forward

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 9:06am
A CAMPAIGN to bring a radiotherapy unit to Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital has taken another step forward.

DREAMCATCHER: I'm going swimming but I've left my costume on the bus

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 9:01am
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Kendal physiotherapist leads team at the Winter World Transplant Games

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 8:55am
Alison Bloxham from Kendal Physiotherapy Centre Ltd has just returned from Anzère, Switzerland, where she led a duo of physiotherapists to support 25 teams from around the world at the Winter World Transplant Games.

LETTER: Thanks to all for your caring help

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 8:53am
I WOULD like to thank proprietors Steve and Karen Thompson and their staff for caring response to an emergency on New Year's Eve.

WALK: fantastic views and one of the highest tarns in England

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 8:03am
A HIKE up Catstye Cam offers a better alternative to its busy neighbour Helvellyn, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Its distinctive pyramid shape makes Catstye Cam a much more satisfying destination: the views are fantastic; it’s not crowded and at 2,920 feet only marginally lower than Helvellyn’s flat top. The grandeur of Helvellyn can be fully appreciated, particularly in early morning sun, from Red Tarn, which is one of the highest tarns in England.

Bronze Age hoard found in Furness is treasure, rules coroner

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 8:01am
A COLLECTION of Bronze Age items discovered in Furness have been declared as treasure at an inquest held yesterday.

Wrestlers all ready to rumble

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 7:46am
The stars of Megaslam Wrestling are rumbling their way into Yorkshire Dales next month as a series of bouts will be presented at Settle Victoria Hall

Grandma's emotional return to Grizedale cottage after 78 years

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 7:01am
A FURNESS grandmother made an emotional return to a cottage at Grizedale Forest - 78 years after her last visit.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Runners set off in the Windermere Marathon in the 1970s

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 6:40am
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.

REVIEW: near perfect performance from renowned piano duo

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 6:30pm
Lisney-Briggs Duo, Kendal Town Hall

PROPERTY: Russell Armer builds 10 new affordable homes in Grange

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 6:01pm
TEN new affordable homes in Grange-over-Sands have been greeted by MP Tim Farron.

LETTER: Council was right to protect drumlin landscape in South Lakeland

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 4:59pm
I WRITE to give credit where credit is due. In particular, the councillors of the South Lakeland District Council committee is deciding the outcome the planning application for the power station at Old Hutton.

Cumbrian chefs want to 'give something back' to college that trained them

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 4:33pm
EIGHT talented Cumbrian chefs are looking to 'give back' to a South Lakeland college by hosting a charity dinner.

Arctic char sculpture marks heritage site

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 4:28pm
A SCULPTURE depicting a shoal of Arctic Char hand made in steel is the latest of the installations to take its place for the 2018 Lakes Ignite Festival.

Artist brings the magic and mystery of slate painting to gallery

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 4:18pm
ARTIST and musician Kerry McKenna brings the magic and mystery of her slate paintings to the Gallery on the Green in Settle.

Community theatre group stages another ground-breaking and innovative drama festival

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 3:53pm
KENDAL Community Theatre presents another ground-breaking drama festival this year celebrating a century of women’s suffrage.

New restaurant manager for Lake District inn

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 3:53pm
A LAKE District hotel and dining venue has recruited a hospitality professional with extensive international experience.

Spanish couple open sushi restaurant in Kendal

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 3:03pm
A SPANISH couple with a taste for Japanese food are following their dreams and have opened up a sushi restaurant in Kendal.

LETTER: Our tax system needs reform

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 3:01pm
WITH the self-assessment income tax deadline for online returns looming large on January 31, the minds of those to whom this applies become concentrated. However, income taxes affect most of us and it is a subject in which a lot of misinformation is regularly bandied about.