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ULVERSTON'S Banksy has made a 'very special' donation to a Furness hospice.
A SOUTH Lakes film maker is on the lookout for a Cumbrian location at which to film the trailer for a new horror feature.
AN ULVERSTON bride to be was given the shock of a lifetime on Sunday when her fiancé took her into the skies above the Furness Peninsula and delivered a rather unusual marriage proposal.
A NEW joint exhibition at Low Sizergh Barn, near Kendal, showcases the work of two Green Door studio members.
ANDY Beck, the artist behind The Wainwrights in Colour book, will be speaking about his work on August 30.
IF YOUR home's exterior looks drab and unloved with peeling paint, a shabby door and overgrown garden, it won't just lower your spirits but could also cost you money.
THE management of traffic in Kendal, be it delivery vehicles, cars, or cyclists, will always be a compromise.
WE ARE fortunate as a gardening nation to enjoy the legacy of countless generations of plant breeders who have nurtured, bred and introduced so many plants that the list is vast, writes TOM ATTWOOD. When it comes to trees the choice is excellent but sometimes finding your chosen one is not always straightforward. The situation is infinitely easier now that the internet brings every major grower of trees to your fingertips after a few simple searches online. This week I want to select a handful of trees that are suited for the smaller garden. As with many aspects of my work I can be guilty of assuming that people have generous space at home when in fact the limitations of a small plot dictate the need for something relatively compact. Here are four excellent ornamental trees for a small Cumbrian garden.
A Cumbrian football league is looking forward to kicking off a new season with the backing of paper maker James Cropper Plc.
I’ve tried to concoct a savoury vegetarian pasty but disappointed that it’s never tasty enough. Does chef have any tips on a filling?
A SPEED table is to be installed on a busy Kendal road in a bid to allow safer crossing for pedestrians and to slow down traffic.
A BID to keep the turbines turning at Kirkby Moor Wind Farm for eight extra years is being made.
HOLIDAYMAKERS are to benefit from a longer season at a Thorton-in-Lonsdale touring caravan park.
A SEVENTY-five-year milestone has been reached by Davis & Bowring, the property management, estate agency and chartered surveying firm at Kirkby Lonsdale.
TO welcome South Lakeland and Eden's newest arrivals into the community, we asked you to send us pictures of babies born in 2017.
At the magnificent Cartmel Show on August 2, I was amazed to see the cartwheeling young acrobat lead in the ‘Cartmel Circus’ entry for the last equine event in the main ring - the fancy dress opportunity for mainly young riders.
OUTLINE plans for 27 new homes at the Furness village of Swarthmoor have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.
THE North West's housing market remains buoyant, but the outlook for the coming year is "more subdued", says the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
THIS time of year is a time for change for us and for our children.
AN EMPTY shop at Wainwright's Yard, Kendal, could get a new lease of life as an 'upmarket' deli.