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REVIEW: an evening’s music-making of the highest quality

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:18pm
Royal Northern Sinfonia, Westmorland hall, Kendal Leisure Centre

Youths 'upsetting' residents at Carnforth sheltered housing, meeting told

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:00pm
YOUTHS have been "upsetting" residents at sheltered housing in Carnforth, town councillors were told.

Carnforth railway station clock on time again after 11-month standstill

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:00pm
THE hands of Carnforth's iconic railway station clock are moving once again after nearly a year-long standstill.

Money allocated to improve common land in Kendal

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:09am
Funds have been approved to carry out initial work to improve common land at New Road in Kendal.

LETTER: The standard of some of the driving around Kendal is shocking

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:01am
I WONDERED if anyone else has noticed the shocking decline in the standard of driving around Kendal over the last few months.

THE EXECUTIVES: Caroline Page, Chilli Communication

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 8:59am
Name and job title: Caroline Page, director

READERS TO THE RESCUE: Essential work behind the scenes

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 8:14am
The Westmorland Gazette’s Readers to the Rescue campaign aims to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to buy a new state-of-the-art vehicle that will act as a ‘mobile base’. This would allow better communications on rescues and potentially save lives. This week SARA ROYLE talks to some of the organisations unsung heroes in the team's the support group.

PROPERTY: Summer housing demand dipped to 12-month low, says trade body

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 6:00am
HOUSING demand has dipped to a 12-month low, says the industry body for estate agents.

MP Tim Farron invites people to special Storm Desmond surgery

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 6:00pm
PEOPLE who are still feeling the effects of Storm Desmond nearly two years on are invited to a special surgery with MP Tim Farron next week.

Kendal burglars "caught in the act" to be sentenced next month

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 3:58pm
THREE burglars "caught in the act" of late night criminal conduct in Kendal will be sentenced next month.

Bloomin' marvellous work by Appleby students

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 3:32pm
THE Appleby Smarter project, led by the Appleby Chamber of Trade, is busy planting bulbs around the town to enhance the townscape.

New role for Tim Farron

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 3:25pm
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has taken up a new role within the Liberal Democrats.

More than £5,000 raised in memory of former Kendal bank manager who died just before 30th wedding anniversary

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 3:04pm
A TRIBUTE evening to a former South Lakes bank manager raised an impressive £5,5000 for St John’s Hospice.

Friendship with Wainwright inspires forthcoming book

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 2:47pm
AN OLD friend of Alfred Wainwright's is working on a new walking book inspired by their conversations.

Forestry students demonstrate work to American visitors

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 2:30pm
TRANSATLANTIC visitors to Newton Rigg College were given a hands-on insight into forestry management UK style, as staff and students welcomed education professionals from Georgia, USA.

Queuing traffic on A591 after collision between car and lorries

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 12:37pm
Traffic is backing up on the A591 at Plumgarths Roundabout near Kendal following a collision between two lorries and a car.

Safety-at-home burns awareness day to be held in Ambleside next week

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 12:36pm
A SAFETY-at-home session is being staged in the Lake District on National Burns Awareness Day by a paramedic who suffered serious burns as a toddler.

Archbishop asked to help with devolution deal for Yorkshire

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 12:00pm
THE Archbishop of York has been asked to consider calling a meeting of council leaders to "try to make some progress" towards a devolution deal and an elected mayor for Yorkshire.

New signs at Grasmere's Co-op would be "more aesthetically pleasing", planners agree

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 12:00pm
NEW signs planned for Grasmere's Co-op grocery store would be "more aesthetically pleasing" than the existing ones, Lake District National Park Authority planners heard.

Society's must-see annual exhibition showcases diverse amount of creative talent

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 11:58am
AMBLESIDE and District Art Society's superb annual exhibition opens next Wednesday, October 18 with another strong show that demonstrates the diversity of talented Cumbrian artists belonging to the society.