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Ulverston's Banksy gives art to a good cause

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:36pm
ULVERSTON'S Banksy has made a 'very special' donation to a Furness hospice.

Old Hutton film maker seeks location for new horror feature

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:06pm
A SOUTH Lakes film maker is on the lookout for a Cumbrian location at which to film the trailer for a new horror feature.

Ulverston man delivers perfect proposal from the sky

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 1:00pm
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.

New exhibition brings together contrasting work from two very different artists

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:39pm
A NEW joint exhibition at Low Sizergh Barn, near Kendal, showcases the work of two Green Door studio members.

Artist talks about Wainwright inspired book in aid of mountain rescue team

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:11pm
ANDY Beck, the artist behind The Wainwrights in Colour book, will be speaking about his work on August 30.

PROPERTY: How to maximise your home's kerb appeal

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:00pm
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.

LETTER: Kendal's streets were never intended to take the volume of today's traffic

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 11:56am
THE management of traffic in Kendal, be it delivery vehicles, cars, or cyclists, will always be a compromise.

GARDENING: finding your chosen tree is not always straightforward

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 10:51am
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.

Burneside business backs Westmorland Football League

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 10:28am
A Cumbrian football league is looking forward to kicking off a new season with the backing of paper maker James Cropper Plc.

AGONY CHEF: purists claim it must contain exactly 12 spices

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 9:53am
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?

'Speed table' to be installed on Aynam Road at Kendal

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 8:17am
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.

Bid to keep Kirkby Moor wind turbines working till 2027

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
A BID to keep the turbines turning at Kirkby Moor Wind Farm for eight extra years is being made.

Caravanners to enjoy longer season at Thornton-in-Lonsdale touring site

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
HOLIDAYMAKERS are to benefit from a longer season at a Thorton-in-Lonsdale touring caravan park.

PROPERTY: Davis & Bowring celebrate 75-year milestone

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
A SEVENTY-five-year milestone has been reached by Davis & Bowring, the property management, estate agency and chartered surveying firm at Kirkby Lonsdale.

Born in 2017: Meet South Lakeland and Eden's newest arrivals

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
TO welcome South Lakeland and Eden's newest arrivals into the community, we asked you to send us pictures of babies born in 2017.

LETTER: Cumbrians can be justifiably proud of their country shows

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 6:31am
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.

Plans lodged for 27 new homes on field at Swarthmoor, near Ulverston

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
OUTLINE plans for 27 new homes at the Furness village of Swarthmoor have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.

PROPERTY: North West housing market buoyant, says RICS

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
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).

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: helping children adjust to change

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
THIS time of year is a time for change for us and for our children.

'Upmarket' deli planned for empty Kendal shop

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
AN EMPTY shop at Wainwright's Yard, Kendal, could get a new lease of life as an 'upmarket' deli.