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Farmer blinded in one eye after freak nail accident

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 10:35am
A YORKSHIRE Dales farmer is blind in one eye after a freak accident involving a nail.

New scam warning issued by police

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 9:40am
Cumbria Police has received a report from a member of the public of a new scam which attempts to gain money.

BBC presenter put through paces at University of Cumbria campus

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 8:55am
BBC presenter Keeley Donovan was put through her paces the University of Cumbria's head of medical and sports sciences.

Win ten great books in our fabulous competition

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 8:42am
Today's Westmorland Gazette includes a fabulous 32-page Good Christmas Guide, which is packed full of super features and bright ideas to help you plan for the coming festive season - and there's also the chance to win ten great books in our fantastic competition.

Eden man goes to Westminster to discuss farming

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 8:41am
AN RSPCA assured egg producer from Eden was invited to attend an event at the Palace of Westminster with 40 MPs and Ministers.

LETTER: Kendal needs a northern relief road

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 7:15am
The recent closure of both lanes of the M6 due to a mobile crane catching fire and the subsequent traffic congestion in Kendal due to traffic being diverted through Kendal once again highlights the need for the planners to be looking seriously at a northern by-pass for Kendal.

Change the law on second homes - MP

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 6:36am
PLANNING legislation should be altered to curtail a rising number of second homes, according to a Cumbrian MP.

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

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 6:30am
What's on in and around the region ...

Plans for new Ulverston junior school get the go-ahead

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 6:00pm
PLANS to replace Croftlands Junior School, Ulverston, have been given the go-ahead by Cumbria County Council.

Police sniffer dog Alfie calls it a day

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:37pm
CUMBRIA Police dog Aflie has been retired after a reputable career in the constabulary.

Lakes photographer wins international award

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:31pm
A CAMPAIGNING Lakes photographer has won an international award for his work on the impact of climate change.

Would you pay more for policing?

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:29pm
CUMBRIANS are being asked if they would be prepared to pay more towards policing.

‘Majority are in support of zip lines’ says Lake District outdoor company

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:27pm
AN OUTDOOR leisure company has released details of an online poll which shows it has public support for a controversial zip line activity it wants to create in the heart of the Lakes.

Thieves break into industrial units

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:04pm
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after industrial units at Low Mills, Mill Lane, Low Bentham, were broken into and items taken sometime overnight on Monday.

Mower shed to be extended at Kendal bowling club

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 4:00pm
PLANS to enlarge the mower shed at Kendal Subscription Bowling Club met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.

Landfill site and quarry near Junction 37 can run till 2031, planners decide

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 3:30pm
A LANDFILL site and quarry close to Junction 37 of the M6 motorway can operate until November 2031, Cumbria County Council has decided.

Disabled visitors to get better access to Kendal's County Council

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 3:26pm
ACCESS for disabled people at Kendal's County Hall is to be improved.

Your guide to gigs in the Kendal area

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 3:26pm
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal:Wishbone Ash. Brewery, Kendal: Emily Barker plus support. Burgundys, Kendal: Quincy Street Quintet. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night. The Lily, Ambelside: Soul and Funk nigh with DJ Shark le Funk. Victoria Hall, Settle: Bollywood Jazz.

Summerhouse meets with approval for Docker property

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 2:55pm
A SUMMERHOUSE planned for the garden of Oldfield Barn, Docker, near Kendal, met with approval.

PROPERTY: Housebuilder helped to sponsor fireworks festival

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 2:24pm
HOUSEBUILDER Barratt Homes Manchester helped to sponsor this year's Light Up Lancaster festival of fireworks and street performers.