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Fail to stop collision in Windermere

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 8:24am
POLICE are investigating following a fail to stop collision in Windermere.

Police investigate suspected theft of dog

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 8:21am
POLICE are investigating the suspected theft of a dog from a residential property near Tower Wood just outside Bowness-on-Windermere.

Rail delays following attempted theft of signalling cables

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 8:02am
RAIL passengers are experiencing delays this morning (Monday) following the attempted theft of signalling cables between Lancaster and Oxenholme.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Stricklandgate in Kendal in 1910

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Entertaining drama that celebrates women getting the vote

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 5:47pm
TEN days of thought provoking, thrilling and above all, entertaining drama, is soon to grace Kendal.

Two more shows still to go for players' dark comedy

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 4:11pm
THE curtain falls on another successful Grasmere Players' summer production this week with two more shows still to go.

REVIEW: standing ovation for orchestra's triumphant performance

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 3:09pm
ON THE last flaming day of this year's June, a packed Lancaster Town Hall stood at the end to acclaim another triumphant Haffner Orchestra summer concert, writes ANNE KERR.

Poppies adorn lampposts in Windermere and Bowness to mark World War One centenary

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 3:08pm
LAMPPOSTS throughout Windermere and Bowness have been decorated with a poppy - each representing one of more than 130 local young men who gave their lives for their country in World War One.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: grateful to those who bless us by their intellect and insights

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 1:59pm
SIR Ken Dodd OBE, British comedy legend, died this year, at the age of ninety. He had lived in the surreal world of Knotty Ash with the Diddy people, their jam butty mines and black pudding plantation. He was still touring in his ninth decade and his shows sometimes lasted into the early hours of the morning. "Some of you are optimists," he'd tell his audience at the start of a show, "you've booked your taxis for half-past twelve, but they say the breakfast here is good."

LETTER: It's time to re-establish the supremacy of our own government and parliament

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 1:51pm
SADLY I don’t believe there were any street parties - and Heaven knows it’s been hot enough - to mark the EU (Withdrawal) Bill officially becoming law.

Great news for art lovers as new contemporary art space opens its doors

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 1:45pm
AN EXCITING new addition to the region's visual arts world has opened its doors.

Plan for old people's apartments in Flookburgh is blocked by planners

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 12:45pm
A CONTROVERSIAL plan to create 61 apartments for the elderly - making it the largest building in a South Lakeland village - has been compared to a prison by a councillor.

CLASSIC VINYL: star spangled guitarist like no other

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 12:37pm
Are You Experienced by Jimi Hendrix (Experience) released on Track records, 1967, value, laminated sleeve £700; matt sleeve £350

PROPERTY: Home owners could save £929 per year, says Barratt

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 12:01pm
HOME owners in the North West could save an average £929 per year over those who rent, according to housebuilder Barratt.

NOSTALGIA: Remembering my first car

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 9:59am
Dorothy C. Maguire (nee Coles) recalls her first car in the 1950s

"Hottest show on record" for Westmorland Horticultural Society

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 8:40am
THE "hottest summer show on record" was staged by Westmorland Horticultural Society on a baking Sunday afternoon.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Potato pickers in the 1960s

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 8:10am
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.

Carlisle Cathedral sees six new deacons ordained

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 6:01am
SIX people were ordained deacon at Carlisle Cathedral on Saturday including two teachers and a former British Airways pension fund administrator.

PROPERTY: Home owners sell up before the summer slowdown

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 6:01am
THE number of home owners selling up rose in May, as they tried to secure offers before the annual summer slowdown, says an industry body.

PROPERTY: Ulverston residents sow seeds of a brighter community

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 6:01pm
NEIGHBOURS have been digging in to transform their Ulverston estate into a flourishing, wildlife-friendly space.