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Giant whale to light up Saturday's Ulverston Lantern Festival

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 5:01pm
A MIGHTY whale beached in Morecambe Bay 17 years ago will be resurrected in spirit to join Saturday's Ulverston Lantern Procession.

North West's housing market is 'strong', say surveyors

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 3:37pm
SURVEYORS say the housing market in the North West "remains strong".

MP helps to launch manifesto for 'Cinderella service'

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 3:29pm
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron helped launch the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Radiotherapy’s manifesto yesterday.

Pensioner found not guilty of charges alleging dangerous driving

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 3:13pm
A PENSIONER has been found not guilty of causing serious injury to two women by dangerous driving following a Lakes car crash.

Cumbria Tourism to fly the flag for the county at four major events

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 2:43pm
REPRESENTATIVES from Cumbria Tourism will be flying the flag for the county at four key trade shows.

Jury retires in Lakes dangerous driving trial

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 12:45pm
A JURY in the trial of a pensioner accused of causing serious injury to two women by driving dangerously in the Lakes has retired to consider its verdicts.

Train delayed by 15 minutes? You'll soon be able to claim compensation

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 12:43pm
Passengers using Northern will be eligible for enhanced compensation for train delays from this December, Rail Minister Jo Johnson announced.

Beer made from Kendal grown hops to go on sale

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 12:23pm
KENDAL beer drinkers will soon be able to sup on a pint that has been made with hops grown in the garden of a popular local bar.

Appleby couple strive to save their pub, the Midland Hotel

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 12:01pm
AN EDEN husband and wife who fought back from serious illness are now striving to save their pub.

New windows in the frame for Ship Inn, Sandside

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 12:01pm
NEW windows are planned for the Ship Inn at Sandside to replace flood-damaged frames.

PICTURES: All the fun of the Westmorland Show

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 11:03am
The Westmorland show is underway as thousands of visitors make their way to Crooklands for the annual event.

Visitors flock to Westmorland County Show

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 10:46am
THOUSANDS of visitors have flocked to this year's Westmorland County Show.

Ulverston Kiosk on the market

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 10:15am
AFTER 16 years one of the most recognisable traders in a town has decided to sell up to spend more time with his family.

Criminal damage to cars in Ulverston

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 8:02am
POLICE are investigating criminal damage to vehicles in the area of Braddyll Terrace, Ulverston.

Police investigate after unknown substance poured over Audi

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 8:00am
POLICE are investigating an incident in which an unknown substance was poured on to a Black Audi A1 causing damage to the vehicle.

'Ram raid' burglars steal ATM from Spar

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 7:53am
A CASH machine was stolen from a shop in Milnthorpe in the early hours of this morning (September 13).

Delays on A65 due to county show traffic

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 7:48am
THERE are delays on the A65 this morning due to traffic travelling to Westmorland County Show.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The overall dairy champion at Westmorland County Show in 1993

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 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.

Students reminded to check their rented homes are safe

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 6:01am
STUDENTS returning to university are being urged to check their accommodation is safe.

Drunken Duck says cheers to Inn of the Year 2019 award

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 6:01am
A LAKE District pub and restaurant praised for its "easy-going atmosphere" and home-brewed beers has been hailed Inn of the Year.