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Kendal's White Stuff to host Valentine's pop-up this Saturday

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 6:01pm
A VALENTINE'S Day-themed pop-up shop is to be run this Saturday (February 10) by Kendal-based Space2Create, which helps people recovering from physical and mental health conditions.

Top flight pianist plays Kendal midday concert

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 5:33pm
ONE of Ireland's most successful musicians is the star turn at the next Kendal Midday Concert Club fortnightly concert on Wednesday, February 21.

Windermere is a big hit on Instagram

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 5:05pm
WINDERMERE is the sixth most 'Instagrammed' site in the UK, according to research undertaken by Expedia.

Lake District currency to launch in Spring

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 4:55pm
The Lake District will become the first region in the UK to launch its own currency as part of an innovative initiative to boost local, independent businesses and generate funds for two vital Cumbrian charities.

New fund to help improve South Lakes disabled changing facilities

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 4:49pm
A £50,000 COUNCIL fund could help to tackle the lack of changing facilities for people with disabilities in South Lakeland.

Foster carers thanked for looking after more than 400 children

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 4:09pm
FOSTER carers from across Lancashire were celebrated at a lunch at Preston's County Hall.

South Lakes home care provider wants to reunite loved ones for Valentine's Day

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 3:12pm
WESTMORLAND Homecare is offering a free service to reunite loved ones for Valentine's Day.

Cumbria Trading Standards urge residents to say 'no' to cold callers

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:59pm
FARMERS and residents have been warned to be cautious of doorstep callers after an incident reported in the Penrith and Tebay area on Saturday (February 3).

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.

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