The Westmorland Gazette
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RETIRED people are being invited along to open days this month at McCarthy and Stone's Keerford View apartments in Carnforth.
HINDUS are looking to create a dedicated area on the shore of Windermere where they can scatter cremated remains.
THIS year’s Kendal Torchlight Carnival promises to be a weekend of celebrations and carnival atmosphere.
This image, taken by Joseph Hardman, came to our collection with a note it was taken in the Thirlmere area, but we don’t know exactly where. If you think you know which farm this shows get in touch on email@example.com or Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL to let us know your thoughts. Please include the reference number 2002.8.081 in any correspondence.
I WAS concerned to read the report about Tom Varga’s encephalitis (Gazette, August 23, 'Tick terror on the fells').
THE building control team at Eden District Council says it is "delighted" to have achieved the internationally recognised quality management standard ISO 9001:2015.
A NEW "attractively wild" nature reserve has been gifted to Cumbria Wildlife Trust which is home to a rare blood-sucking creature.
AFTER the exceptionally dry period of a few weeks ago (something that seems a distant memory now) I’m heartened to see how many plants seem to have bounced back from the brink when despite reassuring concerned gardening friends at the time that their plants would be fine, deep down I did begin to wonder myself, writes TOM ATTWOOD.
EVERYBODY is welcome at a coffee evening and gardeners' question time hosted by Bolton-le-Sands Floral and Horticultural Society on Friday, September 14.
AN AWARD-winning Eden pub with scope to expand has come onto the market for £675,000.
SOUTH Lakeland is set to feature in a long-distance walking book celebrating the spirit-making heritage of the area.
ONE of Carus Green Golf Club’s elite junior players has swept the board at a tournament in Hong Kong.
A RISE in chairs and tables on public pavements outside cafes and restaurants has led Windermere and Bowness Civic Society to seek advice on whether it is legal to do so.
IF YOU are buying or selling a house, leasing a property, or have an issue regarding your land, your solicitor might start talking about covenants.
MY LAST letter to The Westmorland Gazette was very critical of the maintenance of the Kendal Castle grounds. Credit where it's due, however, so congratulations to Helen and Nicola of the Kendal Town and South Lakeland councils for finding enough in their tiny budget to pay for the cutting of the long grass around the castle every year.
The report 'Tick terror on the fells' (Gazette, August 23) is big on fear-generating speculation but is limited on actual proof.
FAR East foodies are savouring the sweet taste of a very English preserve ahead of their inaugural Japanese Festival of Marmalade.
AN AMBLESIDE runner overcame injury to become one of just ten to finish a gruelling six-day 235 mile event.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS and members of the community are surveying earthworks known as ‘stack stands’ – as part of a project exploring Wensleydale’s dairying heritage.
WYN Chan of Penrith, dazzled both judges and audience with his winning performance in the final of the 36th Keldwyth Cumbrian Young Musician Award held at the Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands. The 22-year-old pianist's winning performance was rewarded with the Reg Griffiths Trophy and a cheque for £1,000. Runner-up was 20 year-old singer Daisy Ball, of Colton, near Ulverston, who was awarded the Geoffrey Blake Trophy plus a cheque for £500. Clarinettist Jack Horrocks (21) of Milnthorpe, receiv