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WALK: hilly 'sweet and sour' walking challenge over varied terrain

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 8:00am
THIS hilly linear ramble from Windermere to Staveley contrasts the popular Orrest Head with the unobtrusive Sour Howes. Enjoy splendid views from both tops and a 'sweet and sour' walking challenge over varied terrain. Use a bus or train for the outward or return journey.

LETTER: New Road car park was an eyesore

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 6:02am
WE came to live in Kendal in 1969. We lived on Milnthorpe Road.

LETTER: New Road car park was an eyesore

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 6:02am
WE came to live in Kendal in 1969. We lived on Milnthorpe Road.

LETTER: Kendal will be a ghost town in a few more years

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 6:00am
So the powers that be went ahead and did it! They closed down New Road car park at Kendal without first putting something in place for all those cars to go to.

PROPERTY: Cumbrian developer offers innovative new wall technology

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 6:00am
SOUND-proofed 'silent walls' and extra-strong plasterboard are being introduced by a Penrith-based housebuilder.

LETTER: Plea to pubs and restaurants - turn off the muzak!

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 4:52pm
I AM writing to support charity the Action on Hearing Loss’ (formerly RNID) Speak Easy campaign, which is asking pubs, bars and restaurants in Cumbria to take action to reduce the background noise so that I and many others with and without hearing loss can enjoy a quieter dining experience.

LETTER: Plea to pubs and restaurants - turn off the muzak!

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 4:52pm
I AM writing to support charity the Action on Hearing Loss’ (formerly RNID) Speak Easy campaign, which is asking pubs, bars and restaurants in Cumbria to take action to reduce the background noise so that I and many others with and without hearing loss can enjoy a quieter dining experience.

Kendal kitchen porter given suspended prison sentence for drunken "racist" rant

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 3:44pm
A SOUTH Lakeland kitchen porter has been sentenced by a judge following a drunken "racist" rant aimed at a man he had considered a friend.

Ulverston's Cumbria Crystal is to appear on BBC's This Morning tomorrow

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 3:37pm
THIS morning BBC Breakfast will be filming live from Ulverston’s Cumbria Crystal tomorrow as the government releases the results of the UK’s productivity outputs.

Windermere woman, 81, recalls time spent teaching and travelling in South Africa in new book

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 3:27pm
A WINDERMERE woman who spent part of her seventies teaching and backpacking in South Africa has written a book about her experiences.

Huge investment in Appleby Creamery will diversify product range and bring new jobs

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 2:42pm
HUNDREDS of thousands pounds is set to be invested into an Eden business, helping to expand its product range and bringing new jobs.

Lakes pupils make plea for millions of buttons for Holocaust memorial

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 2:41pm
PUPILS at The Lakes School in Windermere are appealing for anybody with unwanted buttons to help them reach their massive six-million total for a holocaust memorial project.

LETTER: Wildman Street traffic trial is causing large tailbacks

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 2:11pm
I HAVE quietly viewed the trialling of a cycle path along Wildman Street at Kendal from a perfect vantage point - my shop, Burrells Newsagents on the corner of Longpool and Ann Street.

Students learn why Cumbria is best place to be a paramedic

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:33pm
STUDENT paramedics from the University of Cumbria were invited to an open day with North West Ambulance Service to encourage them to choose the county as their destination of choice when they are qualified healthcare professionals.

Historic hall gets recommended approval for renovation

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:13pm
APPROVAL has been recommended for a project that will see an historic country house turned into a high-end family hotel.

PICTURE GALLERY: The Westmorland Gazette Camera Club gets off to great start

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:06pm
DOZENS of snap happy photographers have joined The Westmorland Gazette's new camera club.

New Japanese-style sushi cafe gets go-ahead for Kendal

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:00pm
A JAPANESE-style sushi cafe, deli and takeaway is on the cards for Kendal.

PROPERTY: Corbyn's rent controls would be bad news for tenants, warns industry body

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:00pm
A PLEDGE by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to introduce rent controls has met with disapproval from the industry body for letting agents.

Kendal man sent to prison for tyre slashing and shoplifting

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 11:41am
A Kendal man has been sent to prison for slashing tyres and shoplifting in the town.

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