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A MAN who has just been diagnosed with advanced Myeloma - cancer of the blood - took part in a five-a-side football match to mark his 70th birthday.
BETHLEHEM: the word can have a magical ring to it. It almost has a fairy tale quality to it. When I hear the word Bethlehem, more often than not the images that come to my mind are of children’s school nativity plays and prettily arranged nativity scenes. It is a dream-like place of child angels with tinsel halos and a sweet little Mary and Joseph with tea towel hats and a baby doll for Jesus.
ELDERLY South Lakeland people have proved vital in the development of technology to tackle loneliness.
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COMMUNITY spirit was on show in Rusland as volunteers came together for a festive bash with a difference.
LANCASTER University has announced a major investment that looks set to help improve advances in health care.
THE glowing colour of winter stems can be visually stunning, writes TOM ATTWOOD. The colour they provide is long lasting and is easily achieved and, when coupled with trees with great bark colour, transforms the off season in the garden to something special.
AN ASPIRING surgeon has opened a new ‘one stop shop’ in Kendal focusing on all things feet.
PLAYING it for laughs is the name of the game for renowned panto-teers Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society.
I was interested to read Councillor David Williams’ letter about public participation at planning committee meetings (Letters, December 7, 'Other councils limit speakers') and, I suppose that one must largely agree with his observations.
The 30th anniversary of the Lake District National Park’s Fell Top Assessors is clearly something to celebrate, but the weather service is older still.
I find turkey too dry and would like to change our menu for Christmas. What would chef recommend as an alternative for our festive feast?
CHRISTMAS is a lovely time of year. A time when family and friends regroup to spend time with each other, to exchange gifts and share food.
A VOLUNTEER run organisation based at an Eden valley railway station has scooped a major industry award.
UNITED States President Donald Trump wants to copy President Kennedy’s desire to get someone onto the Moon within 10 years. The former was achieved.
AN exhibition that has been touring community venues in South Lakeland and North Lancashire since September was visited by Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron.
A NEW Lake District charity has launched to help ensure that the World Heritage Site is cared for by its visitors and communities.
A PASSIONATE member of a South Lakeland transport group is urging new members to get on board.
GENERATIONS have come together to learn from each other as part of a new initiative in a South Lakeland primary school.
A SELECTION of images by a renowned Lakeland life photographer have taken close to £5,000 at auction.