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Region's air ambulance team praised by CQC

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 11:03am
THE region’s air ambulance has been praised by inspectors for its “strong commitment to deliver the best care possible”.

From Chanel to fire chaplain, academic gives talk on First Women

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 11:03am
AN ACADEMIC who compiled a list of pioneering women - including Buddhist teacher Jacquetta Gomes, of Kendal - was invited to speak at the Mayor's Parlour.

Phil's book named Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:31am
A BOOK that documents Cumbrian lives through pictures has been announced as this year's Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year.

Morecambe Bay cancer patients to benefit from therapy boost

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:06am
CANCER patients at hospitals across Morecambe Bay will continue to benefit from complementary therapies such as aromatherapy thanks to a timely donation.

Millions to be invested in Morecambe Bay hospitals

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:04am
HOSPITALS across Morecambe Bay are set to be transformed thanks to a multimillion pound investment.

Bob Graham Round record is smashed after three decades

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:58am
ONE of the longest-standing records in fell running was beaten at the weekend when a sky runner knocked an hour off the previous best time.

Prom Art set to take place in Bowness on Sunday

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:57am
A SOUTH Lakeland town will be full to the brim of Cumbria's finest artists and craft makers this Sunday (July 15).

Farming diary: advice on caring for cows in hot weather

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:54am
The current, prolonged heat wave is creating a number of challenges across our region. There is concern over forage stocks and grazing, where fields are desperate for some rain to make them grow.

Cumbrian celebrates 70 years of the NHS

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:50am
STAFF and volunteers from the National Health Service (NHS) were put centre stage as part of the institution's 70th birthday celebrations last week.

MP celebrates as 100,000 case mark is passed

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:48am
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron has passed his 100,000th case - a milestone he believes makes his office the hardest working in Parliament.

School gets state-of-the-art sports facility

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:39am
SEDBERGH School unveiled a state-of-the-art sports facility this weekend at the school’s annual prize giving on July 7.

Tributes paid to 'devoted' father and grandfather who died following crash

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 8:57am
TRIBUTES have been paid to a World War Two veteran who died following a car crash on the A683 in Melling.

Tools stolen from locked shed in Dufton

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 8:46am
TOOLS have been stolen from a locked shed in the Dufton area.

Shap Chippy team members earn qualifications

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 8:30am
TWO team members of the award winning Shap Chippy have been awarded national qualifications.

PROPERTY: Britain's builders recover after "Beast from the East"

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 7:01am
BRITAIN'S builders enjoyed a surge in work in June as growth reached a seven-month high, according to new figures.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Endmoor pupils at a sponsored carol singing event in 1978

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 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.

Sunny skies greet first Sandylands Fete since Storm Desmond

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 6:01am
SUNNY skies greeted the return of Sandylands Fete, the Kendal housing estate's first since the winter storms of 2015.

Can you help Janet locate four names from Ulverston's war memorial?

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 6:01am
THE search to locate the graves of all 175 World War One soldiers on Ulverston's war memorial has been narrowed down to just four names.

PROPERTY: Rural landlords reject fixed long-term tenancies, says CLA

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 6:01am
RURAL landlords say Government plans for longer tenancies on rented homes could hit seasonal workers in agriculture and tourism.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ...

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 6:00am
What's on round and about this week ...