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Athlete Wendy opens new running track at school

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 3:05pm
A NEW running track has been opened in the grounds of a South Lakeland school by an acclaimed fell runner.

South Lakes holiday cottage thief jailed

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 2:35pm
A THIEF who stole £1,200 property from two holiday cottages while working for a South Cumbria cleaning company has been jailed.

LETTER: Eighteen representatives of the 22 Milnthorpe men who died will be present on Armistice Day

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 2:32pm
MAY I thank your readers for the excellent response I received from a previous letter requesting assistance from relatives of the 'Milnthorpe Lads' who 'fell' in the First World War.

Thieves have put Lancaster Canal project in jeopardy, says trust

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:01pm
THIEVES have caused a major setback to volunteers restoring a stretch of canal, says the Lancaster Canal Trust.

Mountain Rescue Team saves stranded walkers

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 10:37am
A Mountain Rescue Team were called out to Scafell Pike after a report of walkers getting stuck.

Kendal Rugby Club to put the sparkle into bonfire night

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 10:17am
PEOPLE are being invited to take part in a free fireworks spectacular with a special Remembrance Day theme at a South Lakeland sports stadium.

Mum backs the Westmorland Gazette's Give Them A Break Campaign

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 8:23am
THE Westmorland Give Them a Break campaign aims to raise £20,000 to give carers much-needed respite. This week Celia Powell speaks to a mum about what it means to be a carer for her son.

Jewellery find is ‘treasure’ at inquest

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 7:45am
MEDIEVAL jewellery found by a metal detectorist in an Eden Valley field has been declared to be ‘treasure’.

WALK: great views to discover on Kendal's doorstep

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 7:42am
EXPLORE tranquil countryside and enjoy splendid views on this walk on paths through woods and over fields on Kendal’s doorstep, writes JOHN EDMONDSON.

LETTER: The Westmorland Shopping Centre security guard was right to challenge the photographer

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 7:11am
TERRORISM is serious and I for one applaud the Westmorland Shopping Centre security guard for how he dealt with what he thought was a suspicious photographer taking photos, it appears, of private property including probably the most popular place to hide a bomb, the bins (Gazette, September 27, 'Bollards picture lands pensioner in spot of bother').

Entries open for Cumbria Life Culture Awards

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:55am
ARTISTS and arts organisations across the area are being invited to enter the third Cumbria Life Culture Awards.


Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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.

Horse riders brave Storm Callum to raise money for Rosemere

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01am
DESPITE Storm Callum's best efforts, more than 50 riders turned out for a charity event at Crooklands hailed "a big success" by organisers.

PROPERTY: Tips to keep spiders at bay this autumn

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01am
GARDEN shed supplier BillyOh is giving advice on keeping spiders out of our homes as temperatures drop.

PROPERTY: Micro homes may hold key to "housing shortage"

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 6:01am
CO-LIVING, micro homes and granny flats are the most popular solutions to the "housing crisis", according to a study by the Federation of Master Builders.

Train cancellation strands 'evacuees'

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:17pm
SIXTY young children kitted out as World War II evacuees were left stranded by the latest disruptions to Northern Rail services.

Actress Molly back at Cartmel school

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 4:37pm
A FORMER pupil turned successful actress returned to her old school to speak at its 60th annual speech night and prize-giving evening.

LETTER: Thanks to the First Responders

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 4:37pm
I AM writing in praise of two First Responders who attended my home one recent Monday evening. My 82-year-old friend had slipped and injured herself.

Warning of Cumbria Police merger threat

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 2:24pm
CUMBRIA Police may have to consider a merger with another force because of a “looming” budget bombshell, the county’s crime commissioner has warned.

Kendal teenager jailed for illegally supplying drugs to children

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:18pm
A KENDAL teenager has been jailed for illegally supplying drugs to children - three of whom fell ill and were taken to hospital.