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Wildlife spotters gather in Satterthwaite

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 8:38am
ONE hundred passionate wildlife spotters gathered at a farm in Satterthwaite for Rusland Horizon’s ‘Bioblitz’.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Springtime at Yew Tree Farm in 1944

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 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.

Grasmere and East London schools ' partnership is "a revelation"

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 6:01am
A HONEYPOT village famous for gingerbread and William Wordsworth has become an unlikely new "classroom" for teachers from East London.

Police appeal for information after man dies in A65 crash

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 5:46pm
POLICE are appealing for information and dashcam footage after a man died following a crash on the A65 near Ingleton.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: 1950s' holidaymakers enjoy a trip on Windermere

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 5:14pm
HERE’S a sight that can still be seen today as people visit the Lakes over the summer.

Sarah hits the heights in the Alps

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 4:53pm
KIRKBY Stephen mountain runner Sarah Tunstall finished second in an Alpine classic mountain race.

Thousands turn out for Ingleton 1940's weekend

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 4:15pm
THOUNSANDS turned out to enjoy a few days of vintage fun at Ingleton’s 1940’s Weekend.

Holiday park network opens up new mini mansions for insects

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 4:02pm
A NETWORK of mini-beast mansions have been opened up at a group of south Cumbrian and north Lancashire holiday parks.

TB fears cause Appleby Show cattle section to be called off

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:56pm
THERE will be no cattle judging at the Appleby Agricultural Show this year.

Afternoon tea gets a classic twist at Lake District hotel

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:54pm
A LAKE District hotel is adding an innovative twist to a classic British afternoon pastime.

Unicorn brings touch of magic to Carnforth Carnival 2018

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:01pm
A PONY decked out as a unicorn brought a touch of magic to Carnforth Carnival 2018.

PROPERTY: Don't give burglars an easy way in this summer

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:01pm
IT's the season of open windows, dusting-down bikes and jetting off on holidays, but don't forget about protecting your property, writes Abi Jackson.

PROPERTY: The natural recipe for a clean, green ovens and homes

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:01pm
DITCHING chemical-laden cleaning products for something more natural need not be a chore, writes Abi Jackson.

Northern cancellations prompt intensified calls for Cumbrian micro-franchise

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 11:49am
CALLS for a Cumbrian rail franchise have intensified after cancellations on Cumbria’s railways rose to double figures within a week of Northern resuming full control of the franchises.

PODIUM: Sustainability must be at the heart of all developments

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 9:17am
Helen Moriarty, Bowness & Windermere Forward Project Manager, argues that sustainable solutions need to be found to protect and enhance well-loved places

REVIEW: park production is hugely recommended evening of unrivalled swashbuckling family fun - and a scene-stealing talking horse

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 8:12am
ONE of the joys of summer theatregoing is the annual Dukes theatre walkabout production at Williamson Park, Lancaster, writes PAUL THURSTON. With over thirty years of memorable shows, including the national award winning The Hobbit in 2016, the event has grown to be the largest of its kind in the UK. The natural beauty of the park’s woodland and dells, the majestic Ashton Memorial, and the breathtaking views over Morecambe Bay all combine to create a unique and memorable setting.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Young Farmers' rally at Levens in 1950

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 8:00am
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.

How to have an obituary published in The Westmorland Gazette

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 6:28am
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing

PROPERTY: Seller to reduce Kendal apartment by £1,000 every week

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 6:01am
A HOME owner is taking a "grand" approach to selling his Kendal apartment by knocking £1,000 off the price each week until it sells.