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PROPERTY: Homebuilding & Renovating Show to inspire self-builders

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 6:01am
THE Northern Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to Harrogate this November.

NOSTALGIA: Card games, Ludo and the gramophone - how we entertained ourselves in the 1950s

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:53pm
Geoff Stead recalls pastimes and entertainment in the 1950s

PROPERTY: Ideal home on Mars dreamed up by Hillarys

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:01pm
AN INTERIORS company has teamed up with a professor to envisage a home on Mars.

PROPERTY: Kitchen designers reveal 2019's key trends

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:01pm
NATURAL grains, stone and bolder colour choices will all star in kitchens next year, writes Gabrielle Fagan.

New board gives more information about Blawith quarry

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 3:32pm
A GEOLOGICAL interpretation board has been unveiled at Brown Howe Quarry, Blawith, near Coniston, by Richard Leafe, the Chief Executive of the Lake District National Park Authority.

River Kent rising as rain lashes South Lakeland

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 3:29pm
The River Kent is rising swiftly through Kendal as Storm Callum continues to lash South Lakeland.

'It's time to take your foot off the pedal'

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 2:51pm
I WAS driving home from Kendal to Ulverston last week, in my daughter’s car. Accustomed to a more powerful engine, I was frustrated at the lack of response when I put my foot to the floor to climb Lindale hill. It felt a little my professional life over the preceding weeks.

LETTER: Seeking answers to questions about flood protection

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 12:13pm
ARE the surface water drains in Kendal ready to cope with any autumn/winter downpours or are they blocked with debris?

LETTER: The Lake District is not here for exploitation by commercial interests

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 9:08am
ARE more tourists good for us? The answer is clearly 'no' for the majority of Cumbrians, who do not get any return for the devastating traffic, the noise from off-roaders and other adventure seekers, the sheer number of people everywhere and the proliferation of second homes and dying of villages.

A Nursery is given an 'outstanding' grade by Ofsted

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 8:35am
A SOUTH Lakeland nursery has achieved an 'outstanding' grade following an Ofsted inspection.

145 food warnings issued

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 8:15am
MORE than 140 written warnings were given to businesses in South Lakeland for food hygiene issues over the last year.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Haymaking at Oak Farm, Ambleside in 1944

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 7:50am
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.

PROPERTY: Create a cosy sanctuary at home this autumn

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:46am
WHETHER you want to transform a living room or beautify a bedroom, there are lots of ways to turn rooms into stylish sanctuaries this autumn.

Teenage apprentices set to become commis chefs

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 7:43pm
NINE teenagers from Cumbria and North Lancashire have stepped onto the first rung of their career ladder in the hospitality sector, thanks to a hotel group’s training initiative.

MP says survey shows majority of Cumbrians want a tourist tax

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 7:12pm
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron says he believes there is a groundswell of opinion backing the introduction of a “tourist tax” in the Lakes.

Tree falls on car near Kirkby Lonsdale

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 6:08pm
A car driver on the A65 near Kirkby Lonsdale had a very lucky escape when a tree fell on their vehicle during StormCallum today.

Sedbergh student Jake, 20, makes speech at Conservative conference

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 6:01pm
A TWENTY-year-old from Sedbergh says his ambition to become an MP has been boosted by his speech-making debut at the Conservative Party conference.

Lakeland Motor Museum is set to appear on national television tonight

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 1:14pm
The team at the Lakeland Motor Museum in South Cumbria will enjoy national exposure on television tonight after taking part in filming for the latest episode of Channel 5's 'Walking Britain's Lost Railways.'

Police are appealing to help find missing Milnthorpe teenager

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 12:13pm
CUMBRIA Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager from Milnthorpe.

Dance Atikk perform at Blackpool's Winter Gardens

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 11:25am
KENDAL'S Dance Atikk were invited to perform in a show-stopping extravaganza at Blackpool Winter Gardens Opera House on Saturday.