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Emergency services respond to death of an 18-year-old teenager in Duddon Valley

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 2:53pm
AN 18-year-old man has died after an incident in the Duddon Valley.

South Lakes Consultants invited to Slimming World 50th party

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 10:29am
TWO health consultants from Cumbria were invited to celebrate one of the UK's leading group weight loss organisation's 50th birthday party.

New code of conduct for Three Peaks Challenge

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 10:00am
A NEW code of conduct has been agreed for walkers undertaking the popular Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.

Police launch investigation following theft from food trailer in Shap

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 8:37am
POLICE are investigating an incident of theft from a food trailer on the A6, outside of Shap.

Field footpaths with commanding views over the town

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 7:29am
Kendal Fell and Cunswick

Christmas shock as doors close at two nurseries in Kendal

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 7:09am
TWO nurseries in Kendal have closed just days before Christmas leaving staff and parents ‘shocked’ and 140 children out of education.

Burton-in-Kendal villagers seek Tim Farron's help with flooding

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 7:02am
VILLAGERS of Burton-in-Kendal have sought help from MP Tim Farron to protect their homes from future floods.

Cumbrians pick up MBE and BEM awards in Queen's New Year's Honours List

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 6:21am
TWO Cumbrians are among those who have been rewarded for their hard work in the Queen's New Years Honour's List.


Fri, 28/12/2018 - 6:20am
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.

New shopfront planned for Sherlock Financial Management, Kendal

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 6:04am
A NEW shopfront to replace the 19th century woodwork at a financial firm in Kendal is planned.

There's something very special in the morning sky

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 6:54pm
AS 2018 slips into 2019 we will have an opportunity to see something very special in the morning sky - weather permitting, of course, writes STUART ATKINSON.

Police release CCTV footage following theft from Kendal store

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 2:55pm
CCTV footage has been released as part of an investigation into the report of theft from Nevisport, an outdoor clothing store, in Kendal.

Boxing Day hunt brings out the crowds

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 1:38pm
A record field of riders and a record crowd ensured the Vale of Lune Harriers' annual  Boxing Day meet was a great success.

'Avoidable incident' and 100ft fall: A busy Christmas for Lakes' mountain rescuers

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 12:26pm
VOLUNTEER mountain rescuers were kept busy over Christmas.

Sports writer Richard Edmondson highlights the importance of Tuesday's Kendal Town match against Clitheroe

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 9:40am
There was another defeat for Kendal Town yesterday as they narrowly lost 2-1 at Droylsden.

Police investigate after vehicles damaged on Christmas Day in Windermere

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 8:10am
POLICE are investigating an incident of criminal damage after three vehicles had their windscreens 'smashed'.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The facade of the Kendal gas works in 1970

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 6:30am
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.

Guess where? He's behind you .. Boo .. Cheer .. & Clap, where am I?

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 6:00am
Panto season continues with a gaggle of naughty but nice yarns ...

Letter: Private William Thomson Stott served during World War One

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 7:16pm
THE recent commemorative paper about World War One, published by Newsquest Cumbria, was both interesting and informative. Sadly our relative, Private William Thomson Stott (1897- 1918), was omitted from the list of fallen soldiers, despite being named on the Kendal War memorial.

RAF Association takes flight in Kendal and South Lakeland

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 6:01pm
A NEW Royal Air Force Association group is taking flight following the immensely popular visit of a replica Spitfire to Kendal.