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Settle teenage volunteer wins one of top awards at county ceremony

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 6:32am
A TEENAGE volunteer at Settle stories has won one of the awards at a top county event.

Three-day showcase is 'something special'

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 7:15pm
CHRISTMAS is mere weeks away and one event that heralds the start of the festive season is Craft Market Kendal.

Westmorland Youth Orchestra returns to concert platform with new conductor

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 7:07pm
THE acclaimed young talents of the Westmorland Youth Orchestra return to the stage on Saturday, November 25, with a fresh and imaginative concert format.

REVIEW: music-making of the highest quality

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 6:25pm
Royal Northern Sinfonia, Westmorland Hall, Kendal

Cartmel family hit by rare disease earn trophy for charitable efforts

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 6:00pm
A DEVOTED dad who pushed his daughter in her wheelchair from Coniston to Barrow has earned a trophy for his charitable efforts.

GALLERY: Crowds wrap up warm as they remember the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 6:00pm
A CRISP morning with bright sunshine greeted Remembrance Sunday crowds who turned out to pay their respects across Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Rotary thanked as Kendal Deaf Centre officially reopens

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 6:00pm
KENDAL Deaf Centre has been officially reopened, almost two years after Storm Desmond caused severe damage to the building.

PROPERTY: Interest rate rise unlikely to deter house buyers, says developer

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 6:00pm
THE Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates to 0.5 per cent will not have a major impact on the housing market, says a property developer.

Van stolen from outside South Lakes property

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:56pm
A VAN was stolen from outside a property near Grasmere in the early hours of yesterday morning (November 15).

A cheaper pint at Kendal's New Union

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:55pm
THE New Union in Kendal is now accepting the Campaign for Real Ale's Wetherspoons 50p off vouchers.

South Lakeland Carers to hold fund-raising gala dinner

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:29pm
South Lakeland Carers will continue their 25th anniversary celebrations with a gala dinner on Friday, November 24, at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal with VIP guest Tim Farron MP.

Periodic table inspired by Wainwright is a hit

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:27pm
AN unusual poster is proving popular with Lake District fell lovers.

Vital volunteers praised for hard work

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 3:57pm
THE Lake District National Park authority has praised the contributions of the hundreds of volunteers that work for the park's upkeep every year.

LETTER: People must be allowed to speak at planning meetings

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 3:33pm
Two weeks ago, The Westmorland Gazette quite rightly reported on the discussion that took place in the planning committee of South Lakeland District Council, which was considering ways in which it could streamline its processes given its heavy workload.

READERS TO THE RESCUE: Latest Kendal Mountain Rescue Team call out highlights need for mobile base

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 3:18pm
The Westmorland Gazette’s Readers to the Rescue campaign aims to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to buy a new state-of-the-art vehicle that will act as a ‘mobile base’. This would allow better communications on rescues and potentially save lives. This week SARA ROYLE talks to about the team's latest callout, which highlights the need for the vehicle

Man accused of sexually assaulting two children in the Appleby area appears in court

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 12:30pm
A MAN accused of sexually assaulting two children has appeared at Carlisle Crown Court.

Kendal fight back to get result

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 11:32am
Kendal Town battled back to defeat Colwyn Bay 2-1 at the newly named ST & B Accountants Stadium.

How to submit an obituary to appear in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 11:30am
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing

Marathon charity ride appeal passes through South Lakes

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 11:14am
AN EXCITED crowd gathered on Bowness Promenade to watch as The One Show's Rickshaw Challenge pass through the town on Tuesday.

South Lakes MP calls for Kendal court to re-open

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 10:50am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale’s MP has called on the government to bring back ‘local justice’ by re-opening Kendal magistrates’ court.