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One of men accused of historic school abuse found not guilty

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 3:16pm
ONE of five men on trial over alleged historical physical abuse of pupils at a South Cumbria boarding school has been found not guilty of the only charge he was facing.

Your guide to some of the best food and drink providers in the Lake District

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 2:00pm
The Lake District and Cumbria are fast gaining a reputation as an unmissable foodie destination.

Judge orders psychiatric reports after man admits chasing person with revving chainsaw

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 11:49am
A MAN who had a chainsaw during a violent incident in Appleby has admitted a charge of affray.

DREAMCATCHER : Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 11:26am
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Dementia patients get creative in Settle exhibition

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 8:49am
ARTWORK created by people living with dementia is being shared with the community in Settle thanks to a pioneering partnership.

'Maybe it’s time to think about giving up your car'

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 8:36am
Rosie Whiting, of the Kendal-based Open Space group, argues that people should consider giving up their cars

Spate of burglaries at Dalton allotments

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 8:17am
POLICE are investigating a spate of burglaries in the allotment area of Dalton Cricket Club.

Nine pregnant sheep stolen from barn

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 8:12am
NINE pregnant sheep have been stolen from a barn near Casterton.

Former magistrates' court building at Kendal could be turned into housing

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 7:00am
THE magistrates' court building on Burneside Road in Kendal is likely to make way for housing.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Extension opened at Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, in 1968

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 6:40am
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.

One of the UK's most respected and popular pianists shares stage with local orchestra

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 7:04pm
JONNY Lo conducts his second concert with Lancaster’s Haffner Orchestra on Saturday, February 24, with a very special guest in the spotlight.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Orchard Corner, Clifford Hall, Burton-in-Lonsdale

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 6:01pm
"FAR from your average conversion" is how estate agents Davis & Bowring describe this stylish and contemporary property in the lovely Lune Valley village of Burton-in-Lonsdale.

Hawkshead health service under threat as pharmacist forced to dig into own savings

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 5:06pm
A LAKE District family pharmacy providing an essential community service is under threat of closure as a result of funding cuts and rising drugs costs.

Break in at Kendal's Whinfell Centre

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 4:45pm
OFFENDERS have broken into Kendal's Whinfell Centre over the weekend, taking speakers and spraying graffiti on the walls.

'Vibrant and dynamic': Praise is heaped on Kendal nursery in 'outstanding' report

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 4:25pm
A SOUTH Lakeland nursery with 'invested and passionate staff' has been judged to be 'outstanding' in an exemplary Ofsted report.

A591 expected to be shut for three hours after motorbike crash

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 3:52pm
THE A591 is closed in both directions following a collision involving a motorcycle at Staveley. 

Ambleside garage approved despite 14 objections

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 3:01pm
A GARAGE planned for an Ambleside house has been approved, although 14 neighbouring households objected.

Seven camping pods approved for caravan site near Coniston Water

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 1:01pm
SEVEN camping pods planned for a 20-acre caravan site near Coniston Water met with approval by Lake District National Park Authority planners.

Three of Cumbria's roads ranked as some of the most dangerous in Britain

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:43pm
TWO roads that pass through South Lakeland have been named among the most dangerous in Britain.

Tools stolen from Burton-in-Kendal yard

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:15pm
A NUMBER of industrial have been taken from Edward Duckett's yard in Burton-in-Kendal.