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LETTER: Lakes big black cat could be a cougar, puma or leopard

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 1:59pm
I WAS very interested in the report 'Enormous feline on the prowl in village' (Gazette, September 20).

FAITH VIEWPOINT: Manna House is on the move

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 1:57pm
'MOVING home is more stressful than divorce!' We’ve all read those reports. Just imagine moving house when that house is 'home' to 40 to 50 people.

CLASSIC VINYL: bearded boys who really know how to boogie

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:33pm
Rio Grande Mud by ZZ Top released on the London record label, value £75

Cartmel Racecourse makes finals of prestigious industry awards

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:01pm
CARTMEL Racecourse has made the finals of the Racecourse Association Showcase and Awards.

Tributes to Kendal homeless man by Manna House and People's Cafe

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:01pm
WARM tributes have been paid to a homeless German man who made many friends during his years in Kendal.

Lessons in love from leading drama company

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 11:25am
ONE of the cornerstones of the Old Laundry's autumn season is the annual visit of the talent performers from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, staged on three consecutive days from Thursday, October 18.

These are all the roads affected by flooding today

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:39am
TODAY looks set be much drier than yesterday - but drivers will be still be affected by flood water, which has blocked travel on a number of roads.

Mabel, 106, will be remembered

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:30am
MOURNERS will pay their respects on Monday to a lifelong Lakes resident who has died, aged 106.

Remembrance Day parade will go ahead in Kendal

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:28am
WAR veterans and uniformed organisations will be able to march through the heart of Kendal after an about face by organisers of a Remembrance Day event.

Edinburgh-based outfit is next midday concert club guest

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:24am
KENDAL Midday Concert Club continues its fortnightly series of Wednesday lunchtime concerts at Kendal Town Hall on October 17 with the Dunedin Consort.

READER'S PHOTO: A windsurfer at Newbiggin off the Furness coastline

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 8:12am
This stunning image of a windsurfer at Newbiggin was taken on windy Tuesday by Westmorland Gazette Camera Club member Geoff Beattie.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Harvesting grass seeds in 1944

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 7:00am
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: Homebuilding & Renovating Show to inspire self-builders

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 6:01am
THE Northern Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to Harrogate this November.

NOSTALGIA: Card games, Ludo and the gramophone - how we entertained ourselves in the 1950s

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:53pm
Geoff Stead recalls pastimes and entertainment in the 1950s

PROPERTY: Ideal home on Mars dreamed up by Hillarys

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:01pm
AN INTERIORS company has teamed up with a professor to envisage a home on Mars.

PROPERTY: Kitchen designers reveal 2019's key trends

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:01pm
NATURAL grains, stone and bolder colour choices will all star in kitchens next year, writes Gabrielle Fagan.

New board gives more information about Blawith quarry

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 3:32pm
A GEOLOGICAL interpretation board has been unveiled at Brown Howe Quarry, Blawith, near Coniston, by Richard Leafe, the Chief Executive of the Lake District National Park Authority.

River Kent rising as rain lashes South Lakeland

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 3:29pm
The River Kent is rising swiftly through Kendal as Storm Callum continues to lash South Lakeland.

'It's time to take your foot off the pedal'

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 2:51pm
I WAS driving home from Kendal to Ulverston last week, in my daughter’s car. Accustomed to a more powerful engine, I was frustrated at the lack of response when I put my foot to the floor to climb Lindale hill. It felt a little my professional life over the preceding weeks.

LETTER: Seeking answers to questions about flood protection

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 12:13pm
ARE the surface water drains in Kendal ready to cope with any autumn/winter downpours or are they blocked with debris?