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PROPERTY: The Old Vicarage, Tunstall, £950,000

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 6:00pm

Talented college students exhibit prizewinning work

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 5:38pm
TALENTED Kendal College student Tilly Henry's award winning conceptual environmental film, Plastic on the Menu, is showing in the entrance foyer of Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre. Tilly won the Brewery's Emerging Artist prize at the Kendal College summer exhibition and is working locally, incorporating digital and lens-based media to pursue a career in writing, activism and film.

Strike action on Northern - plan ahead for this evening's travel

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 4:36pm
Plan now for this evening’s peak travel. That’s the message from Northern to customers planning to use trains this evening.

Man jailed for beating up former partner in Lake District bed and breakfast

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 4:10pm
A MAN who beat up his former partner in a "flash of rage" at their Lake District bed and breakfast has been jailed.

PODIUM: Orienteering can offer boosts to mind and body

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 3:54pm
By 2021 more than one million people in the UK will be diagnosed with dementia.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority makes 'keep primary schools open' plea

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 3:37pm
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) has made an appeal to education chiefs to recognise the importance of primary schools to the life of rural communities.

Improved access to Ingleborough thanks to all-terrain wheelchair

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 3:34pm
A NEW all-terrain wheelchair is opening up the foothills of Ingleborough to people who have difficulty walking.

Traffic easing after three vehicle collision on A590

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 3:09pm
THE A590 is blocked eastbound following an accident involving three vehicles. 

Photography competition winners help charity

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 2:46pm
CONSERVATION charity Friends of the Lake District said it has been overwhelmed by the hundreds of stunning images submitted to their photography competition this year.

Signed John Ruskin books on sale at Grasmere book fair

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 1:41pm
A three-volume book written and signed by author and philosopher John Ruskin will be for sale at a book fair in Grasmere.

Top award for Grasmere restaurant

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 11:03am
GRASMERE'S Forest Side team is celebrating after it was awarded four AA Rosettes for culinary excellence.

South Lakes residents warned of cold calling scam

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:24am
SOUTH Lakes Citizens Advice Bureau has warned residents of a cold calling scam.

Lone walker lost on Ingleborough helped by cave rescue

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 9:34am
A LONE walker reported herself lost while descending from the summit of Ingleborough on Saturday (September 30).

Biker suffers head injury after Whinlatter fall

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 8:51am
A MOUNTAIN biker suffered a head injury in Whinlatter Forest on Saturday (September 30) afternoon.

LETTER: Tips to help you avoid drink driving

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 6:44am
Drunk motorists cause thousands of accidents on UK roads every year. Some 1,380 people were killed or seriously injured when at least one driver was over the limit.

Would you like to see an obituary of your loved-one in The Westmorland Gazette?

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 6:42am
Would you like to see an obituary of a loved-one in The Westmorland Gazette?

Mountain ace Leo climbs to 24-hour record

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 4:37am
A SOUTH Lakeland adventurer has teamed up with a Canadian to complete a one-day climbing first on three formidable granite towers in British Colombia.

LETTER: Thanks to all the great staff at Westmorland General Hospital

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 3:01am
I AM putting pen to paper for the first time as I feel as though I had too, having spent four days and three nights in ward 7 at Westmorland General Hospital, having had a total hip replacement.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Silloth harbour in times gone by

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 7:34pm
This image was taken by Joseph Hardman and the photographer' notes say it was taken at Silloth Harbour, but if you have any more information we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch at or Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL. Please include the reference number 2002.7.283 in any correspondence.

Chaos and camaraderie during Storm Desmond is centrepiece of play

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 7:15pm
BRIDGES collapsed, rivers burst their banks and landslides were triggered as torrential rain from Storm Desmond swept through villages and towns across Cumbria and other parts of the UK during the first weekend of December 2015.