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Everybody welcome to Lancaster Canal talk in Bolton-le-Sands

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:52pm
EVERYBODY is welcome to a talk in Bolton-le-Sands on Thursday, February 22, about working on the Lancaster Canal.

Help is at hand 365 days a year for young people in Lancashire

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:46pm
HELP is at hand every day for Lancashire young people who need advice or a listening ear, says Lancashire County Council.

Kendal enterprise helps 27 people back into paid jobs

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:35pm
TWENTY-seven disadvantaged and disabled people were helped into paid work in 2017 by Kendal-based Right2Work.

Could you adopt a baby in Lancashire?

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:21pm
WOULD-be adopters in Lancashire are invited to an information evening at Preston's County Hall on Tuesday, February 13, from 6pm to 7.30pm.

Shorter radiotherapy times on cards for local cancer patients

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:15pm
CANCER patients from south Cumbria and north Lancashire can expect shorter and more comfortable radiotherapy treatment, thanks to a new piece of equipment.

More than a dozen pregnant sheep stolen from Dent

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 1:54pm
SOMETIME over the past two weeks, 18 pregnant Swaledale sheep have been stolen from Dent.

Retired priest celebrates harmony between faiths in Milnthorpe

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 12:43pm
A GLOBAL event to promote fellowship between people of different faiths was celebrated in Milnthorpe.

Help needed to spruce up Hornby swimming pool

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 12:11pm
HELPERS are being sought to spruce up Hornby swimming pool before its hoped-for Easter 2018 reopening.

Power tools stolen from vans in Kendal

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:59am
POWER tools have been stolen from vans during a series of thefts in Kendal.

School teachers to be inspired by new "ed tech" at Cumbria events

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:49am
AN INVITATION to be "inspired" by exciting new technology for schools is going out to teachers across Cumbria.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Should public money be spent to send humans back to the Moon and to Mars?

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 9:43am
This week entrepreneur Elon Musk successfully launched his new rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Accident at Devils Bridge in 1930

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 5:50am
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.

Met Office issue second weather warning for snow and ice

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 4:53pm
A YELLOW weather warning for snow and ice across Cumbria has been issued by the Met Office.

'Superb' picture of Blea Tarn scoops top prize in The Wainwright Society's 2017 photographic competition

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 4:09pm
A 'SUPERB' picture of Blea Tarn at Great Langdale has been chosen as the winner of The Wainwright Society's 2017 photographic competition.

National Trust to light up the Lake District with Langdale night run

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 2:30pm
RUNNERS will next month be able to take part in the National Trust's first-ever seven kilometre night run in the Lake District.

Retired teacher, 60, hopes for second career after national illustration award win

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 10:04am
A RETIRED primary school teacher from Dalton-in-Furness has won a national award for her illustration talents.

Hazardous driving conditions and road closures in Cumbria due to snow

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 9:02am
THERE are hazardous driving conditions in Cumbria this morning (February 6) due to snow.

More than 2,000 children in South Lakes living in poverty

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 8:39am
MORE than 2,000 children in the South Lakes area are living in poverty, according to new figures.

100 years of votes for women: Six key figures who fought for the cause

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 8:36am
TODAY (February 6) marks 100 years since Parliament passed the Act which allowed some women, and all men, to vote for the first time.