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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Rescuers of two Ullswater Hunt terriers trapped in the fellside above the lake in 1962

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 5:50am
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.

Councillors to set their budget today

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 5:00am
COUNCILLORS will meet today to determine Eden District Council's budget for 2018/19 and the proposals before members includes a zero council tax rise, no cuts to services and more funding to support the sustainability of local communities. Leader Kevin Beaty said the budget the council's executive is placing before members is about helping the pound in people's pockets go as far as it can.

Family show is clever and playful but delivers a powerful message

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 6:21pm
THE Knotted Project's Natalie Morrell and Simon McElligott's perform their latest work Chit Chat Chalk Show at the Brewery on Saturday, February 24.

Carers get behind Fostering February campaign

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 3:34pm
CUMBRIA foster carers are taking part in a drive to recruit new carers for some of the area’s most vulnerable children.

Cartmel councillor backs plans for new village footbridge

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 2:36pm
A PROJECT to build a new pedestrian footbridge in Cartmel has received £60,000 from South Lakeland District Council as part of its Township Initiative.

Tools stolen from Ambleside construction site

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 1:37pm
POWER and hand tools have been taken from a construction site on Rydal Road in Ambleside.

Large rock thrown through Sedbergh door window

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 1:34pm
OFFENDERS have thrown a large rock through the front window of the door to a flat in Sedbergh yesterday (February 13).

Kendal mother jailed for 40 months for supplying heroin from her home

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:57pm
AN illegal drug "middle-manager" who arranged the supply of heroin from her Kendal home has been locked up for 40 months.

Kendal residents told to be 'vigilant' after scamming reports

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:28pm
POLICE are warning Kendal residents to be vigilant following two incidents of scamming yesterday (February 13).

Lancaster Royal Grammar School students receive offers for Oxford and Cambridge

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:23pm
SIXTH form students from Lancaster Royal Grammar School are celebrating having received offers from Oxford and Cambridge University.

Get on board to find Britain's most scenic bus route

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:06pm
Bus users across the UK are being given the chance to vote for their favourite bus journey in a survey to find 'Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route'.

Woman cleared of assault during 'drunken melee' in Bentham bar

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 11:34am
A WOMAN accused of punching another woman twice in the face at a Bentham bar, has been cleared of assault.

ITV announces new drama series to be set in Morecambe Bay

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:53am
A NEW television drama set in Morecambe Bay has been commissioned by ITV, to begin filming this summer.

Pupils go back to the 1940s

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 7:02am
PUPILS in years 5 and 6 at Castle Park Primary School in Kendal have been learning about World War II and bringing the era to life.

Family get the go-ahead for swimming pool at their Lake District home

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 7:01am
A SWIMMING pool and spa planned for a family home at Windermere has been approved by planners.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The King's Arms at Kendal in the 1900s

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 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.

High profile stand up comedian and writer hits the road with new show

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 6:46pm
COMEDIAN and writer Mark Steel's sell-out show Who Do I Think I Am revealed that his natural father was a world backgammon champion. Now the star of BBC Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town, and newspaper columnist of the year (2015), is back on the road with a new show - Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright, calling in at Lancaster's Grand Theatre on Thursday, May 17, and Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre, the following night, Friday, May 18. Mark is a regular on BBC One’s Have I Got News For You and Radio 4’s Newsquiz and has written several acclaimed books, including Reasons To Be Cheerful and What’s Going On.

PROPERTY: 39 Long Meadow Lane, Natland, £425,000

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 6:01pm

Schools look into the problem of affordable housing

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 5:10pm
TWO South Lakeland schools collaborated with cutting-edge technology to investigate the problem of affordable housing in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.