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Theft of Canadian Canoe

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 7:49am
CUMBRIA police are appealing for witnesses after a Canadian canoe was stolen from the lake bank boating area in Coniston.


Mon, 15/10/2018 - 6:30am
To mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we are publishing a photograph from our archives on our website every day this year.

LETTER: We need your help to keep Lions going

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 4:18pm
AS A member of Lions Clubs International for over twenty years I am writing to update Gazette readers about Kendal and District Lions club, a club with a long history of helping people in Kendal and the surrounding area.

Players stage action-packed comedy

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 3:32pm
AMBLESIDE Players bring an action-packed comedy to the Kelsick Centre from Tuesday until Saturday, October 23-27.

New guide launched for over 55s in the Lakes

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 3:26pm
MORE than 100 people joined together at the Ambleside Parish Centre for the multi-agency launch of a free comprehensive guide for the over 50s in the Lakes area.

LETTER: Lakes big black cat could be a cougar, puma or leopard

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 1:59pm
I WAS very interested in the report 'Enormous feline on the prowl in village' (Gazette, September 20).

FAITH VIEWPOINT: Manna House is on the move

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 1:57pm
'MOVING home is more stressful than divorce!' We’ve all read those reports. Just imagine moving house when that house is 'home' to 40 to 50 people.

CLASSIC VINYL: bearded boys who really know how to boogie

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:33pm
Rio Grande Mud by ZZ Top released on the London record label, value £75

Cartmel Racecourse makes finals of prestigious industry awards

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:01pm
CARTMEL Racecourse has made the finals of the Racecourse Association Showcase and Awards.

Tributes to Kendal homeless man by Manna House and People's Cafe

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 12:01pm
WARM tributes have been paid to a homeless German man who made many friends during his years in Kendal.

Lessons in love from leading drama company

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 11:25am
ONE of the cornerstones of the Old Laundry's autumn season is the annual visit of the talent performers from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, staged on three consecutive days from Thursday, October 18.

These are all the roads affected by flooding today

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:39am
TODAY looks set be much drier than yesterday - but drivers will be still be affected by flood water, which has blocked travel on a number of roads.

Mabel, 106, will be remembered

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:30am
MOURNERS will pay their respects on Monday to a lifelong Lakes resident who has died, aged 106.

Remembrance Day parade will go ahead in Kendal

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:28am
WAR veterans and uniformed organisations will be able to march through the heart of Kendal after an about face by organisers of a Remembrance Day event.

Edinburgh-based outfit is next midday concert club guest

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:24am
KENDAL Midday Concert Club continues its fortnightly series of Wednesday lunchtime concerts at Kendal Town Hall on October 17 with the Dunedin Consort.

READER'S PHOTO: A windsurfer at Newbiggin off the Furness coastline

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 8:12am
This stunning image of a windsurfer at Newbiggin was taken on windy Tuesday by Westmorland Gazette Camera Club member Geoff Beattie.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Harvesting grass seeds in 1944

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 7:00am
To mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette in 2018, we are publishing a photograph from our archives on our website every day this year.

PROPERTY: Homebuilding & Renovating Show to inspire self-builders

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 6:01am
THE Northern Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to Harrogate this November.

NOSTALGIA: Card games, Ludo and the gramophone - how we entertained ourselves in the 1950s

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:53pm
Geoff Stead recalls pastimes and entertainment in the 1950s

PROPERTY: Ideal home on Mars dreamed up by Hillarys

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:01pm
AN INTERIORS company has teamed up with a professor to envisage a home on Mars.