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Historic Kendal building opens after six figure investment

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 12:41pm
AN HISTORIC Kendal building has been given a new lease of life thanks to the homecare company that has restored it.

Kendal man's coast to coast in aid of hospital unit

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 11:38am
AN intrepid Kendal cyclist is travelling across the country in order to raise money for a hospital unit close to his heart.

Special commemorative supplement to be published to mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 11:00am
NEXT week marks the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette, which was founded in 1818, when George 111 was King and the Earl of Liverpool was Prime Minister.

Kendal's new mayor to formally take office

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:49am
KENDAL'S new mayor is due to formally take office in a ceremony at the town hall today (Thursday 17).

Warning over doorstep callers offering maintenance work

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:11am
Cumbria Trading Standards are warning residents across the County about doorstep callers offering to carry out home improvements, including roofing and guttering, following an increase in complaints.

Cannabis farms raided in north Lancashire

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 9:45am
POLICE seized around 250 cannabis plants, along with vans and cash, from cannabis farms in Carnforth and Nether Kellet.

Work begins to repair cairn at summit of Scafell Pike

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 9:10am
Work to repair and rebuild the summit cairn on The Lake District’s iconic Scafell Pike has begun.

Funeral of Kendal Blood Bikes volunteer to be held tomorrow (Friday)

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 8:26am
THE FUNERAL of Kendal's Russell Curwen who died in a crash in Lancaster will take place tomorrow (May 18).

LETTER: New Road transformation is a triumph

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 7:43am
Congratulations to South Lakeland District Council. The transformation of New Road Common into an attractive open area for the people of Kendal and our visitors is a triumph.


Thu, 17/05/2018 - 6:50am
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: Housing shortage keeps prices "strong", say surveyors

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 6:01am
A SHORTAGE of houses for sale in the North West is keeping prices "strong", says RICS, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ...

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 6:00am
What's on this week in the Lakes Diary ...

Sunny spring fair at Kendal Parish Church raises more than £2,500

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 6:01pm
MORE than 1,200 people enjoyed sunshine and blue skies at Kendal Parish Church's spring fair.

Kendal driver stopped for speeding had taken cocaine, court told

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 4:22pm
A KENDAL driver stopped for speeding on the A65 at Clapham had been taking cocaine, heard Skipton magistrates.

Authors to visit Cumbria as library campaign celebrates 10 years

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 4:05pm
AUTHORS of new books published during the last year will be touring Cumbria’s libraries throughout June as part of Read Regional 2018.

Holiday property in Tatham refused retrospectively by planners

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 4:01pm
RETROSPECTIVE plans to convert a stable and kennels into a holiday bungalow in the north Lancashire hamlet of Tatham have been rejected.

MP raises Northern's Lakes Line cancellations at Prime Minister's Questions

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 3:56pm
Local MP Tim Farron used today’s Prime Minister’s Questions to push the Government to strip the Lakes Line from Northern.

Indefinite hospital order for man who attacked his wife

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 3:46pm
A man who attacked his wife with two meat cleavers, leaving her with serious and life-changing injuries, has been made subject of an indefinite hospital order.

Planners reject new dwelling proposed for Carnforth grazing land

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 1:47pm
OUTLINE plans for a new dwelling on grazing land at Carnforth's southern edge were narrowly refused by Lancaster City Council.

New mayor of Lancaster is retired social worker and nurse

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 1:16pm
A FORMER social worker and nurse has officially donned the ceremonial robes to become mayor of Lancaster.