The Westmorland Gazette
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SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron says he believes there is a groundswell of opinion backing the introduction of a “tourist tax” in the Lakes.
A car driver on the A65 near Kirkby Lonsdale had a very lucky escape when a tree fell on their vehicle during StormCallum today.
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.
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.'
CUMBRIA Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager from Milnthorpe.
KENDAL'S Dance Atikk were invited to perform in a show-stopping extravaganza at Blackpool Winter Gardens Opera House on Saturday.
CUMBRIA Constabulary have completed part of an investigative enquiry concerning the death of Poppi Worthington.
THE family of Casey Leigh Sowerby, aged 19, who died in a fatal collision on A66, have released a tribute.
I WRITE in response to the report about the idea of a 'tourist tax' Gazette, September 20, 'Tourist tax for Lakes?').
HEAVY traffic is expected due to an accident causing a road to close.
THE Westmorland Gazette’s Give Them a Break campaign aims to raise £20,000 to give carers much-needed respite. Celia Powell meets a woman keen to help out...
Torver Beck and Bowmanstead
TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Evacuees help with the blackberry harvest in the Lakes in 1944
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.
A WOMAN from Ulverston has defied all the odds to win the top prize at the Horse of the Year show.
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: R.E.M. by Stipe. Sands Centre, Carlisle: Stars of Irish Country. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night.
CALLS have been made for councils in Cumbria to re-open talks with the Government over a multi-million pound devolution deal.
POST office customers in Kendal are to be consulted about the re-location of the main office in Kendal.
A charity in South Lakeland is appealing for volunteers to come and help at its winter shelter to try and prevent people from having to spend the night on the street in the coldest months of the year.
On October 10, two fire engines from Barrow and Ulverston were called out to reports of a road traffic collision at approximately 9pm.