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Highest pub in British Isles for sale for £900k

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 12:00pm
THE Tan Hill Inn, Britain's highest pub where winter visitors risk getting snow-bound, is up for sale.

Woman wins luxury country house in £2 raffle

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:50am
A WOMAN from Warrington has won a luxury six-bedroom country house at Melling in a £2 raffle.

Trio gear up to kayak from Tewitfield to London for Cancer Research UK

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:27am
THREE men are attempting to kayak from North Lancashire to London to raise money for Cancer Research UK in a mammoth 400 mile journey.

Man arrested following search for missing vessel on Ullswater

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 9:21am
EMERGENCY services were scrambled to locate a missing vessel after two reportedly drunk adults, accompanying two children, had gone out on Ullswater.

Walker breaks wrist after slipping on wet rock

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 8:47am
A 56-YEAR-OLD woman broke her wrist after falling at the edge of Derwentwater.

Record turnout for annual farm walk

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 8:25am
A RECORD number of 179 people turned up for the annual fundraising Farm Walk and Barbecue at Bleak Bank above Clapham.

SKYWATCH: get somewhere dark and look for a faint misty band

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 7:25pm
AS PREDICTED last weekend's Perseid meteor shower was rather washed out by the Moon, which rose on Saturday night just as activity was building up to its peak, writes STUART ATKINSON. That meant that instead of seeing many dozens of shooting stars through the night, one every minute or so, only the very brightest shooting stars could be seen, and they were several minutes apart. Fingers crossed for better weather for the year's remaining major showers, in October, November and December, none of which will be murdered by the Moon.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Lane Foot House, near Kirkby Lonsdale

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 6:00pm
AN OUTSTANDING property nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District national parks offers the best of contemporary and classic living.

UPDATE: Medical incident on southbound M6

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 5:35pm
An air ambulance was called to a medical incident on the M6 between J36 and J35 near Burton-in-Kendal services.

Objections raised to proposed new business and housing development

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 5:20pm
DEVELOPERS behind a proposed new employment and housing site on the edge of Settle have been dealt a blow after it was recommended for refusal by the highways authority.

Go ahead to executive homes - despite strong objection from parish council

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 5:15pm
PLANS to add three new family homes on to an under-construction Clapham housing development have been narrowly approved.

Athletes travel from far and wide to take part in Hoad Hill's Festival of Two Feet at Ulverston

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 3:45pm
RUNNERS travelled from far and wide to take part in Ulverston's third annual Hoad Hill Festival of Two Feet.

Man hospitalised after Patterdale collision

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 3:21pm
Police were called to an incident involving a two vehicle collision in Patterdale.

Appleby man faces jail after admitting to child sex crimes

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 2:35pm
A MAN from Appleby has confessed to two child sex crimes - one involving a youngster aged around 10.

Theatre festival is end to end celebration

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 2:18pm
ALAN Ayckbourn is constantly breaking new ground.

Caver reported to have suffered serious head and chest injuries in Gaping Gill incident

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:47am
A CAVER had to be winched out of Gaping Gill after he was seriously injured in an incident at 11.38am on Monday..

Scores of people enjoy vintage vehicle spectacular at Grange-over-Sands

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:43am
SCORES of people turned out to enjoy a South Lakeland vintage vehicle spectacular.

Body found on railway line

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:42am
A body has been found on the railway line heading north west out of Skipton after a person was hit by a train.

South Lakeland couple share a cuppa with the Queen to mark 18 years of NSPCC fundraising

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:28am
A SOUTH Lakeland couple have shared a cuppa with the Queen at Buckingham Palace to mark 18 years of dedicated fundraising for a children’s charity

Foster happy with players' response to earn draw at Atherton following opening-day setback

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:14am
KENDAL Town manager David Foster was pleased to see a positive response from his squad as the Mintcakes followed up a 5-2 opening-day drubbing with a 0-0 draw at newly-promoted Atherton Collieries.