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THE Westmorland Gazette is all set to celebrate a momentous milestone - its 200th anniversary - in 2018.
The Rt Rev James Newcome, Bishop of Carlisle, reflects on an eventful year in 2017 and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2018
AN ambulance made a 'pointless journey' to an address in Ulverston after a woman falsely called the emergency services, a court heard.
Crosby, Stills and Nash by Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded on Atlantic Records 1969, gatefold sleeve, value £50
A KIRKBY Stephen man who was left paralysed from the chest down by a life-changing accident has had permission granted for a specially designed bungalow.
I have been using Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool for some time since I had two operations on my shoulder to keep me mobile and, apart from several weeks earlier in the year, have not had to receive physiotherapy.
AMBLESIDE Masons cooked and served Christmas dinner for almost 40 guests at the town's Masonic Lodge.
LONG wolfless centuries lie between us and the beauty of how Westmorland must have been. Legend has it that the last wolf in England was killed in the 14th Century on Cumbria's sea cliffs at Humphrey Head. Since then many of England's wonders have been hunted to extinction. Today the hills themselves are nearly dead; grazed to the bone by sheep bred for the pot, and occupied almost exclusively by grouse bred for the gun. The upland ecology is so badly degraded that rain gushes straight off the hillsides flooding towns and villages below.
A MAN who died following a road traffic collision yesterday in east Cumbria has been identified.
FOR little Ivy Scarisbrick and her family, 2017 is ending on a high after life-saving surgery, a milestone birthday and a year of fundraising that has topped £8,000.
AN apprentice from Kendal led from the front as a Cumbrian construction ambassador, bringing joy to a community in Cambodia and gaining as much from the experience as he gave.
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has responded to criticism over the wage offered in a Liberal Democrat job advertisement by clarifying that the role on offer is a "paid internship".
WITH Christmas just gone for another year, I would like to make people struggling with the extra cost of it, aware that there is a community of people out there to help them. So, if you become overwhelmed with financial worries don’t panic the Credit Union may be able to help you.
THIS week I’d hope you’re taking a break from the physical work in the garden and enjoying the festivities in all their fullness, writes TOM ATTWOOD.
JUST what is the Lake District National Park Authority up to? It has an approved policy in its core strategy which states: 'Within the national park, there should be no net increase in parking capacity or permanent measures merely to accommodate peak traffic demand'.
AN 'INSPIRATIONAL' nurse from Bolton-le-Sands is retiring after five decades in the nursing profession.
A SOUTH Lakes horticultural mental health charity is asking people to sign up to R.E.D January as a way to fundraise and beat the month’s blues.
We are hosting a buffet on New Year’s Day for 12 people and looking for a theme based around vegetarian food. Can chef suggest anything?
A SOUTH Lakes man is among those recognised in the New Year's Honours this year.
DOZENS of villagers have twinned their "smallest room" with overseas loos in a bid to flush away poverty.