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Caravanners to enjoy longer season at Thornton-in-Lonsdale touring site

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
HOLIDAYMAKERS are to benefit from a longer season at a Thorton-in-Lonsdale touring caravan park.

PROPERTY: Davis & Bowring celebrate 75-year milestone

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
A SEVENTY-five-year milestone has been reached by Davis & Bowring, the property management, estate agency and chartered surveying firm at Kirkby Lonsdale.

Born in 2017: Meet South Lakeland and Eden's newest arrivals

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
TO welcome South Lakeland and Eden's newest arrivals into the community, we asked you to send us pictures of babies born in 2017.

LETTER: Cumbrians can be justifiably proud of their country shows

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 6:31am
At the magnificent Cartmel Show on August 2, I was amazed to see the cartwheeling young acrobat lead in the ‘Cartmel Circus’ entry for the last equine event in the main ring - the fancy dress opportunity for mainly young riders.

Plans lodged for 27 new homes on field at Swarthmoor, near Ulverston

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
OUTLINE plans for 27 new homes at the Furness village of Swarthmoor have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.

PROPERTY: North West housing market buoyant, says RICS

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
THE North West's housing market remains buoyant, but the outlook for the coming year is "more subdued", says the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Positive Parenting with Chris Garner: helping children adjust to change

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
THIS time of year is a time for change for us and for our children.

'Upmarket' deli planned for empty Kendal shop

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 6:00pm
AN EMPTY shop at Wainwright's Yard, Kendal, could get a new lease of life as an 'upmarket' deli.

Kendal man who permanently scarred pub customer gets suspended sentence

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 5:01pm
A TEENAGER who left a fellow Kendal pub customer permanently scarred following a glass attack has been spared custody.

Lake District hikes top poll for visitors from Canada

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 4:56pm
STAFF running a Canadian-based hiking tours internet company says the Lake District has become the fastest growing region on its website.

COMMENT: Back our campaign to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 3:40pm
IF ASKED to name one set of people which is universally well-regarded and respected in South Lakeland and the Lake District most people might put forward the area's mountain rescue teams.

Thousands of pounds up for grabs to charitable groups as applications open for Gannett Foundation grants

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 2:00pm
CHARITABLE groups across South Lakeland, Furness, Eden, north Lancashire and North Yorkshire are being encouraged to apply for grants from the charitable arm of the company which owns this newspaper.

PROPERTY: Thurland Castle's agents highly commended at awards

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 2:00pm
A COMPANY that manages apartments in Grange-over-Sands and Ambleside, as well as a converted medieval castle in the Lune Valley, was highly commended at a national awards ceremony.

Plans for new coffee and gelato shop brewing in Kirkby Stephen

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:00pm
KIRKBY Stephen could be saying 'ciao' to a new coffee house selling gelato ice cream if plans by business owner Grant Geddes get the go-ahead.

LETTER: Speeding on rural roads must be tackled

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:00pm
We are in a high-speed world. High-speed trains, high-speed internet, high-speed cars. But we live in a low speed, rural environment. Small villages, narrow roads, no pavements.

Developer bids to remove affordable homes from its Cowan Bridge cul-de-sac

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:00pm
A DEVELOPER is bidding to remove the affordable homes from its new cul-de-sac at Cowan Bridge.

Windermere hotelier to take on 13.1miles for charity

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 11:59am
A WINDERMERE hotelier is lacing up his running shoes for charity, getting ready to take on the half marathon distance for charity.

REVIEW: perfectly paced gem of a play that captures family tensions and relationships

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 11:18am
Remarkable Invisible at The Studio, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Ulverston Victoria High School - A-level (AS-level) Results

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 11:12am
Year 13 – A-level (AS-level)

Grasmere gearing up for traditional sports day

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 11:12am
THE annual Grasmere Sports is fast approaching as the Lake District village prepares for an action-packed day of traditional Lakeland sports.