The Westmorland Gazette /news/
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A YORKSHIRE Dales farmer is blind in one eye after a freak accident involving a nail.
Cumbria Police has received a report from a member of the public of a new scam which attempts to gain money.
BBC presenter Keeley Donovan was put through her paces the University of Cumbria's head of medical and sports sciences.
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.
AN RSPCA assured egg producer from Eden was invited to attend an event at the Palace of Westminster with 40 MPs and Ministers.
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.
PLANNING legislation should be altered to curtail a rising number of second homes, according to a Cumbrian MP.
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PLANS to replace Croftlands Junior School, Ulverston, have been given the go-ahead by Cumbria County Council.
CUMBRIA Police dog Aflie has been retired after a reputable career in the constabulary.
A CAMPAIGNING Lakes photographer has won an international award for his work on the impact of climate change.
CUMBRIANS are being asked if they would be prepared to pay more towards policing.
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.
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.
PLANS to enlarge the mower shed at Kendal Subscription Bowling Club met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.
A LANDFILL site and quarry close to Junction 37 of the M6 motorway can operate until November 2031, Cumbria County Council has decided.
ACCESS for disabled people at Kendal's County Hall is to be improved.
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.
A SUMMERHOUSE planned for the garden of Oldfield Barn, Docker, near Kendal, met with approval.
HOUSEBUILDER Barratt Homes Manchester helped to sponsor this year's Light Up Lancaster festival of fireworks and street performers.