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Taxi firm K Cars plans new office at South Lakeland Retail Park

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 6:01pm
KENDAL taxi firm K Cars is planning to open a booking office at the former dry cleaners at South Lakeland Retail Park, Kendal.

Squad taking shape, says new Kendal boss

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 6:00pm
NEW caretaker boss Steve Edmondson is confident that after a hectic week's recruiting, Kendal Town will take to the field at Market Drayton Town on Saturday with a competitive and capable squad.

Case goes to crown court

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 4:45pm
A SERVING Cumbrian police officer has pleaded not guilty to two charges arising from an incident on Beast Banks, Kendal in the early hours of Sunday, May 6 last year.

One lane of M6 closed

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 2:10pm
One lane of the M6 is closed due to lorry having a tyre changed northbound from J32 M55 (Broughton Interchange) to J33 A6 Preston Lancaster Road (Lancaster South/Garstang).

Drink driver banned for 20 months

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 1:57pm
A DRINK driver has been banned from the road for 20 months after admitting the offence when he appeared at South Cumbria Magistrate Court.

Masterchef star and Lunesdale head chef heads to Riviera event

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 1:35pm
LUNESDALE head chef Oli Martin is helping to promote the cuisine of his home county at a major event in Cannes next month.

Ferry halted due to strong winds

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 1:22pm
Strong winds have froced the Windermere Ferry to stop operating between Bowness and Far Sawrey.

Thai boxing gym planned for Kendal industrial unit

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:01pm
PLANS for a Thai boxing venue at an empty Kendal industrial unit have been submitted to South Lakeland District Council.

Silverdale Freemasons give £1,126 to village's Bleasdale School

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:01pm
BRETHREN from Silverdale's Masonic lodge gave £1,126 to the village's Bleasdale School for children and young people with profound learning difficulties.

Demand for high street shops in North West dips, says RICS

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:01pm
DEMAND for industrial property and offices in the North West has risen, while demand for shop space has dropped, according to RICS.

Hawkshead Relish picks up jar-full of accolades at awards

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:00pm
ARTISAN chutney and jam maker Hawkshead Relish picked up an accolade at the North West Federation of Small Businesses' Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019.

LETTER: Let's halve the number of parliamentary seats

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:00pm
THE Podium by Bill Angus (December 6, 'Adversarial mindset is bad for democracy') highlighted everything that is wrong with our current House of Commons, things that I and probably most of the country would agree with, except maybe our politicians.

Bookshop opens in Kendal

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 11:35am
THE day has finally arrived for the Kendal and District Lions Club as they open their new bookshop today.

Musician Jess Gillam to perform at BAFTA Awards

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 11:31am
Musician Jess Gillam will perform at this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards show.

Cartmel and Hadrian’s Wall in running to win national competition

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:58am
Cumbria Tourism is urging local people and visitors to get behind the village of Cartmel and world-famous Hadrian’s Wall, which have both made the shortlist in a national competition.

Flooding risk today in Morecambe Bay, Glenridding and Furness areas

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:29am
An amber flood alert has been issued today for the coast in the northern Morecambe Bay area.

Comedian Reginald D Hunter to play Cumbria

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 9:12am
COMEDIAN Reginald D. Hunter returns to Cumbria next month to launch his latest stand-up show.

Traffic incident on M6 near Crooklands - vehicles are stationary

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 8:24am
Traffic is stationary on the M6 near junciton 36 at Crooklands following an incident involving a van and a car.

Traffic easing on A591

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 8:20am
Traffic is reported to be easing after previously being very slow traffic on the A591 Ambleside Road at A592 Rayrigg Road (Cook's House Corner) this monring.