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NOSTALGIA: Unsuccessful hounds hunt for otters

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 9:12am
These accounts of the Kendal Otter Hounds was printed in The Westmorland Gazette in August 1876 and June 1896

16 new homes given planning permission

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 8:50am
A DEVELOPMENT of 16 new homes can be built on the outskirts of High Bentham after getting the go-ahead by Craven councillors.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: we all ask questions, for many and various reasons

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 7:04am
WE ALL ask questions, for many and various reasons. The most obvious and important is because we want to learn. We can also ask questions to show off, or to trap or belittle someone else. When someone asks you a question it is worth asking yourself, why are they asking that?

PROPERTY: keep your home and garden secure this summer, with tips from Yale

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 7:00am
SECURITY experts at Yale are reminding householders to protect their property from burglars, especially if they are planning to travel on holiday.

Young Furness man lodges plans for new home in Furness village

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 6:00pm
A YOUNG Furness man is seeking planning consent to build a new home, so he can stay in his local community.

Sixteen new homes planned for Bentham meet with approval

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 6:00pm
SIXTEEN new homes planned for a brownfield site between Low and High Bentham met with approval.

Three historic South Cumbrian pubs feature in new Campaign for Real Ale book

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 4:06pm
THREE South Cumbrian pubs feature in a new Campaign for Real Ale book called Real Heritage Pubs of the North West.

Kendal's Ella continues to raise money for charity

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:45pm
A KENDAL girl living with a muscle-debilitating condition is doing an indoor skydive with 12 friends to raise money for charity.

Ulverston's Banksy gives art to a good cause

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:36pm
ULVERSTON'S Banksy has made a 'very special' donation to a Furness hospice.

Old Hutton film maker seeks location for new horror feature

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:06pm
A SOUTH Lakes film maker is on the lookout for a Cumbrian location at which to film the trailer for a new horror feature.

Ulverston man delivers perfect proposal from the sky

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 1:00pm
AN ULVERSTON bride to be was given the shock of a lifetime on Sunday when her fiancé took her into the skies above the Furness Peninsula and delivered a rather unusual marriage proposal.

New exhibition brings together contrasting work from two very different artists

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:39pm
A NEW joint exhibition at Low Sizergh Barn, near Kendal, showcases the work of two Green Door studio members.

Artist talks about Wainwright inspired book in aid of mountain rescue team

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:11pm
ANDY Beck, the artist behind The Wainwrights in Colour book, will be speaking about his work on August 30.

PROPERTY: How to maximise your home's kerb appeal

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:00pm
IF YOUR home's exterior looks drab and unloved with peeling paint, a shabby door and overgrown garden, it won't just lower your spirits but could also cost you money.

LETTER: Kendal's streets were never intended to take the volume of today's traffic

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 11:56am
THE management of traffic in Kendal, be it delivery vehicles, cars, or cyclists, will always be a compromise.

GARDENING: finding your chosen tree is not always straightforward

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 10:51am
WE ARE fortunate as a gardening nation to enjoy the legacy of countless generations of plant breeders who have nurtured, bred and introduced so many plants that the list is vast, writes TOM ATTWOOD. When it comes to trees the choice is excellent but sometimes finding your chosen one is not always straightforward. The situation is infinitely easier now that the internet brings every major grower of trees to your fingertips after a few simple searches online. This week I want to select a handful of trees that are suited for the smaller garden. As with many aspects of my work I can be guilty of assuming that people have generous space at home when in fact the limitations of a small plot dictate the need for something relatively compact. Here are four excellent ornamental trees for a small Cumbrian garden.

Burneside business backs Westmorland Football League

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 10:28am
A Cumbrian football league is looking forward to kicking off a new season with the backing of paper maker James Cropper Plc.

AGONY CHEF: purists claim it must contain exactly 12 spices

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 9:53am
I’ve tried to concoct a savoury vegetarian pasty but disappointed that it’s never tasty enough. Does chef have any tips on a filling?

'Speed table' to be installed on Aynam Road at Kendal

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 8:17am
A SPEED table is to be installed on a busy Kendal road in a bid to allow safer crossing for pedestrians and to slow down traffic.

Bid to keep Kirkby Moor wind turbines working till 2027

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:00am
A BID to keep the turbines turning at Kirkby Moor Wind Farm for eight extra years is being made.