The Westmorland Gazette
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LEARNER drivers and instructors are suffering due to a large number of last minute test cancellations at Kendal, the chair of a driving instructors association has said.
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.
I DREW my curtains and there, instead of the expected view, was a heavy mist - in fact, fog would be a more accurate description. My first thought was for people going to work and a prayer that they would travel safely and with patience. It sometimes comes more easily to be frustrated with what you cannot do, than to patiently wait for things to work out.
IF A person sends pornography through the post they can be prosecuted. So why can't this law be applied to unwanted emails?
TRIBUTES have been paid to a well-known South Lakeland doctor who worked most of his life in Grange-over-Sands.
A KENDAL teacher is working with a new Askam-in-Furness publishing house to make his spooky novel a printed reality.
A PAIR of luxuriously appointed, detached dormer bungalows has been released by housebuilder Story Homes at Greengate Meadow in Levens.
CLEMATIS, at times temperamental, often stubbornly defiant but when at their most content provide an injection of spring and summer flowering that is comparable to the finest of garden plants, writes TOM ATTWOOD. I find the first two years of getting them established the hardest, beyond that they’re pretty easy going.
A NEW safe off-road pathway has been officially opened along the shore of Esthwaite Water.
VOLUNTEERS from Yealand Conyers and Redmayne spent two hours clearing litter from the verges of the A6 through the villages.
AMBLESIDE’S Lakeland Leather won the prize for the Best Multi-Channel Retailer Under £25m at the Drapers Digital Festival Awards.
THOUSANDS of runners from all over the world have come together over the past week to ‘finish’ Matt Campbell’s marathon.
KENDAL'S New Road common land has re-opened following the completion of interim landscaping work.
MAJOR plans for up to 238 homes on Carnforth's southern edge have won the backing of town councillors.
OUR teens can become emotional quite quickly when faced with something they cannot control.
A WELL-KNOWN drinks entrepreneur is selling his own bar to concentrate on his booming spirits and liqueurs business.
Further to letters in last week's Westmorland Gazette, Windermere town councillors were taken by surprise by the felling of the horse-chestnut tree at Queen's Square, Bowness.
MORE than 150 vehicles were stopped as part of major operation across Cumbria to tackle rural crime.
POLICE are investigating a report of a 12-year-old girl having been chased by another 12-year-old girl who allegedly threatened her with a knife.
THE Tories trotted home to victory in the Craven District Council local elections - holding onto the seven seats with which they entered the campaign.