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PROPERTY: 2 Deer Park, Crooklands, £240,000

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 6:01pm

Three-year-old dies after contracting Meningitis

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 3:53pm
THE parents of a three year old boy who died from Meningococcal Septicaemia are warning people to be aware of the signs of the disease.

Easter rally at Kirkby Stephen and Brough showcases 250 vintage vehicles

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 2:55pm
THE UK’s biggest free commercial vehicle rally centred on Kirkby Stephen and Brough attracted more than 250 vintage registrations over the Easter weekend.

Man accused of being responsible for fire at Kendal church to go on trial

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 1:50pm
A MAN accused of being responsible for a fire at a Kendal church "with intent to endanger life" will go on trial later this year.

Doctor passes through area on epic charity walk

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 12:53pm
A DOCTOR on an epic charity walk from Land's End to John o'Groats passed through Lancashire and Cumbria this week.

Railway fully reopens after Easter upgrades

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 12:03pm
The railway between London and Scotland via the West Midlands and north west has fully reopened after a number of upgrade and maintenance projects were successfully completed over Easter.

Archdeacon's charitable leap of faith

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 11:16am
THE ARCHDEACON of Lancaster will swap the pulpit for a parachute this month when he makes a tandem jump from 15,000 feet for charity.

Goole shock Kendal Town with 3-1 win

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 9:34am
Kendal Town crashed to an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to bottom of the table Goole at The ST&B Accountants Stadium on Saturday.

Serious accident closes A66 in both directions

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:07am
A SERIOUS accident has closed the A66 in both directions between Kirkby Thore and Crackenthorpe this morning (Tuesday). The collision, involving two HGV vehicles, occurred at around 5.40am this morning.


Tue, 03/04/2018 - 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.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Fern Bank, Burton-in-Kendal, £495,000

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 6:01pm
AN IMPRESSIVE Grade II-listed Georgian house in the village of Burton-in-Kendal is this week's featured property.

Plastic copper on patrol in Milnthorpe

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 3:26pm
A SOUTH Lakeland parish council is hoping to deter speed demons through the use of a strategically placed plastic policeman.

REVIEW: choir gives excellent performance of demanding music

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 2:16pm
Furness Bach Choir, St James's Church, Barrow

Sax sensation in running for Classic Brit award

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 1:03pm
ONE of Cumbria's finest young musical talents is in the running for a Classic Brit award.

Lake District hotel group chief takes up High Sheriff appointment

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 12:16pm
THE head of a leading Lake District hotel group been appointed into a prestigious ceremonial role.

LETTER: Does anyone recognise the boy in the photograph?

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 11:29am
MY LATE father Derek Cross took many railway pictures in the Lake District in the sixties including the one above, taken at Windermere on August 1, 1968, some 50 years ago.

NOSTALGIA: Memories of mealtimes in the 1950s

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 11:27am
GEOFF Stead, of Kendal, recalls meals in the 1950s.

Top backgammon players head to Windermere for Lake District championship

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:46am
TOP backgammon players from across the UK will head to Windermere at the weekend for the annual Lake District championship.

Police identify woman who died in M6 crash

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 9:07am
THE woman who died in the M6 collision on Wednesday (March 28) has been formally identified as Sandra McDonald-Martin.

PROPERTY: Correct paperwork can speed up sales, says land agent

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 6:01pm
BEING prepared is the key to a successful farm or property sale, says a land agent.