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Play that puts 20 years of excessive drinking centre stage

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 8:05pm
SOAKED is the new play by acclaimed Cumbrian writer and actress Emma Rydal and is heading to Ulverston's Coronation Hall on Friday, October 13 (7.30pm).

World class foursome opens new concert season

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 5:01pm
THE internationally renowned Brodsky Quartet launch Lancaster Art’s 49th concert season on October 19 (7.30pm) at the Great Hall, Lancaster University.

'Business as usual' for Ulverston's GSK

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 4:53pm
ULVERSTON'S GlaxoSmithKline has said that it is 'business as usual' following the news that it has shelved multimillion pound plans for a biopharmaceutical facility.

BOOK REVIEW: gift edition of much loved short story being sold for worthwhile cause

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 2:33pm
The Invisible Child by Tove Jansson, £4.99

POSITIVE PARENTING: Tips for encouraging children to do their homework

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 1:39pm
AS parents when helping our children with their homework we can offer structure, encouragement and quality control, while keeping the balance and avoiding spoon feeding our children.

CLASSIC VINYL: loud, proud and had music in their solar system

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 12:55pm
Made In Japan by Deep Purple, a double album recorded live and released in 1972 on Purple Records

Star of TV's The Bill in the theatre spotlight

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 12:45pm
BURNSIDE from The Bill has gone and got himself promoted! But that’s news to actor Chris Ellison who played the hard-nosed inspector in TV’s much-loved police drama, The Bill, writes JOHN ANSON.

NOSTALGIA: Long, hot, sunny days in seaside town

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 10:57am
Dorothy C Maguire (nee Coles) recalls summer days in Arnside

BOOK REVIEW: a fascinating look at the life and history of England's deepest lake

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 10:36am
One Man's Windermere by Bob Orrell, £14.50

FAITH VIEWPOINT: the religious significance of red squirrels

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 7:06am
“WHAT is the religious significance of the red squirrel?” asked Hanako Kuyama. She was the manager of a very courteous Japanese film crew who had come to film the St Francis Window in our church at Chapel Stile. They were apparently the Japanese equivalent of the BBC, and were filming a children’s programme - an attractive, young female presenter would walk up to the window, point out the squirrel at St Francis’ head, and the rabbit at his feet, smile and say something completely unintelligible! (only to be told to do it again slightly differently). Like so many of our visitors from Japan they were in love with all things Beatrix Potter, so to have a stained glass window which contained both Squirrel Nutkin and Peter Rabbit was too good to be true. This window is very popular with British people too - for its radiant colours done by a local craftsman and the fact that the landscape it depicts is quite obviously Langdale with its fells, house martens, rabbits and squirrels; along with the Millennium tapestry it’s our greatest visitor attraction.

PROPERTY: Tops tips for preparing your home for winter

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 7:00am
NOW autumn is upon us, it's well worth spending a little time, money and effort to make sure your home is up to the rigours of winter weather.

LETTER: Why not try chess?

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 6:26pm
CHESS has been in the local news recently. It stands for Cumbria Health Elderly Support Services and concerns dementia diagnosis etc.

LETTER: Speed limit may need to be changed as a result of housing development

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 3:32pm
READING 'Homes Mix Now Changed' (Letters, September 14), concerning the loss of affordable housing at the Applethwaite housing site under construction at Jack Hill, Allithwaite.

Road-narrowing trial ends early as developers prepare to build new town supermarket

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 2:37pm
A ROAD-narrowing trial on a busy Kendal highway was brought to a premature end to avoid further traffic disruption as work on a new supermarket got under way in the town.

Police concerned for missing Kendal man

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 1:48pm
Police are concerned for a man who has gone missing from the Kendal area.

Cumbrian photographer praised at international awards

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 12:47pm
A CUMBRIAN photographer has received three honourable mentions in the annual International Photography Awards.

Thousands of South Lakes families to be impacted by Universal Credit

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 12:01pm
THOUSANDS of households in South Lakeland could be affected by the introduction of a new benefits system.

Thousands of South Lakes families to be impacted by Universal Credit

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 12:01pm
THOUSANDS of households in South Lakeland could be affected by the introduction of a new benefits system.

Thousands of South Lakes families to be impacted by Universal Credit

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 12:01pm
THOUSANDS of households in South Lakeland could be affected by the introduction of a new benefits system.

PROPERTY: New construction director for Story Homes

Sat, 07/10/2017 - 12:00pm
THE developer behind several new housing estates in South Lakeland and Eden has appointed a new production director.

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