The Westmorland Gazette
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A NEW running track has been opened in the grounds of a South Lakeland school by an acclaimed fell runner.
A THIEF who stole £1,200 property from two holiday cottages while working for a South Cumbria cleaning company has been jailed.
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 caused a major setback to volunteers restoring a stretch of canal, says the Lancaster Canal Trust.
A Mountain Rescue Team were called out to Scafell Pike after a report of walkers getting stuck.
PEOPLE are being invited to take part in a free fireworks spectacular with a special Remembrance Day theme at a South Lakeland sports stadium.
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.
MEDIEVAL jewellery found by a metal detectorist in an Eden Valley field has been declared to be ‘treasure’.
EXPLORE tranquil countryside and enjoy splendid views on this walk on paths through woods and over fields on Kendal’s doorstep, writes JOHN EDMONDSON.
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').
ARTISTS and arts organisations across the area are being invited to enter the third Cumbria Life Culture Awards.
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.
DESPITE Storm Callum's best efforts, more than 50 riders turned out for a charity event at Crooklands hailed "a big success" by organisers.
GARDEN shed supplier BillyOh is giving advice on keeping spiders out of our homes as temperatures drop.
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.
SIXTY young children kitted out as World War II evacuees were left stranded by the latest disruptions to Northern Rail services.
A FORMER pupil turned successful actress returned to her old school to speak at its 60th annual speech night and prize-giving evening.
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.
CUMBRIA Police may have to consider a merger with another force because of a “looming” budget bombshell, the county’s crime commissioner has warned.
A KENDAL teenager has been jailed for illegally supplying drugs to children - three of whom fell ill and were taken to hospital.