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Former North Lancashire police station is put up for sale

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 4:37pm
CARNFORTH'S former police station, which closed earlier this year, has been put up for sale by private treaty.

Police dog twitter account commended

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 4:27pm
CUMBRIA'S police dog twitter page has been commended for its quality as it made the finals of the Police Tweet Awards last night.

Resolution reached over Yorkshire Dales field barn converted into holiday home without permission

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 4:27pm
AN isolated field barn in the Yorkshire Dales is to be turned back into a basic "camping barn" after it was converted into a fully furnished holiday home without permission.

Judge jails "gardener" behind massive cannabis factory found in Arnside house

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 3:22pm
THE "gardener" of a massive cannabis factory found inside a Victorian house in South Cumbria has been handed a prison sentence.

Sounds Write - Neil Diamond

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 2:49pm
IFNeil Diamond's current 50th Anniversary Tour does indeed turn out to be the singer's swansong concert performances then, on the evidence of the man's recent show at the Manchester Arena which kicked off the UK leg of his trek around the world, he really is bowing out right at the top of his game.

Kendal homeless charity calling for volunteers to set up winter shelter

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 2:09pm
A KENDAL-based charity is calling for 30 new volunteers to join its existing base of 60 as it once again sets up a winter shelter for homeless and vulnerably housed people in South Lakeland.

Insight into artists' work at exclusive talk

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:20am
AN insight into the work of two acclaimed South Lakes artists is being held in Ambleside this week.

Sir Anthony Hopkins visits the Lake District

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:14am
HOLLYWOOD star Sir Anthony Hopkins has posted a picture of himself in the Lake District on social media.

Life of successful Cumbrian artist celebrated

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:07am
THE life of a Cumbrian artists who taught at one of the world's most prestigious art colleges is being celebrated by his family following his death.

Kendal man given community sentence for lying to police following crash

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 8:53am
A CARELESS driver who crashed his car in the Lake District later falsely reported the vehicle stolen, a court heard.

How to have an obituary published in The Westmorland Gazette

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 8:37am
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing

LETTER: Friends have shown commitment and dedication

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 7:30am
You reported the disbanding of the League of Friends of Westmorland General Hospital (Gazette, September 7, ‘Hospital Charity disbands’). The acknowledgement of the League’s contribution to WGH was well and truly deserved.

Sacred Vessels

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 7:13pm
GREEN Door artists are back on the exhibition trail with the intriguingly titled Sacred Vessels exhibition.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Eskdale Campsite and Hollins Farm Cottage, guide price £1,695,000

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 6:00pm
A POPULAR campsite located in a picturesque Lakeland valley is this week's featured property.

Hilarious show that gives a physical theatre twist to Gothic tale

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 5:54pm
A BRAND new dose of comedy theatre is heading to the Brewery.

LETTER: We should leave the EU in March 2019 - deal or no deal

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 3:21pm
The 52 per cent that voted leave in the Referendum have the absolute right to feel let down by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Public consultation organised over plans to extend life of a South Lakeland quarry

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 2:22pm
A SLOWDOWN in production due to the economic downturn has led to the country's largest sustainable materials and construction company to look at extending the life of a South Lakeland limestone quarry.

Artist's creative response to fulfilling lifelong African dream

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 12:09pm
ONE of Heather Cowie's lifelong dreams had been to travel to the Okavango Delta at Botswana.

Sedbergh road blocked due to collision

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 12:07pm
A COLLISION between Castle Road and Rusland Park has forced the closure of Sedbergh Road (A684) in both directions.