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PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 3 Scotland Court, Milnthorpe, £385,000

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 6:00pm
A SMARTLY presented townhouse in the village of Milnthorpe has come onto the market for £385,000.

Dad Alex to shout autism message from Himalayan peak

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 6:00pm
A SEDBERGH dad of two girls is heading to the Himalayas in his bid to make the world "a little bit more accepting" of children with autism.

Christmas tree recycling bonanza raises £18,000 for St John's Hospice

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 4:31pm
A BIG Christmas tree recycling bonanza has dropped over £18,000 into hospice coffers.

Tuneless choir launches in Milnthorpe

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 4:10pm
A 'TUNELESS' choir has launched in Milnthorpe for those who want to sing without the pressure of hitting the right notes.

Bentham councillors seek action on potholes, dog fouling and blocked drains

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 4:04pm
ACTION on flooding, blocked culverts, potholes, dog fouling and blocked pavements is being sought by Bentham Town Council.

More than £15,000 raised by hospital trust governor

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 3:49pm
A GOVERNOR at Furness General Hospital (FGH) is being thanked for her fundraising efforts after raising more than £15,000 over the past six years. Shahnaz Asghar is in her third term as a Governor at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

Kendal farmer wins top prize in Yorkshire Dales National Park hedge laying competition

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 3:28pm
KENDAL farmer Peter Gibson was judged best hedger on the field at the tenth annual Yorkshire Dales National Park Hedge Laying Competition.

Inquest to be held into the A6 collision death of beloved Sandgate teaching assistant

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 3:13pm
AN inquest is to be held into the tragic death of a much-loved teaching assistant from Sandgate School.

Four Oarsmen smash world record for rowing Atlantic Ocean

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 2:42pm
A FOUR-man crew including former Sedbergh School pupils has smashed the world record for rowing across the Atlantic Ocean.

People of Bentham encouraged to knit poppies for WW1 centenary

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 2:03pm
THE people of Bentham are being encouraged to pick up their knitting needles to mark 100 years since World War One ended.

Met Office issues weather warning for Cumbria

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 12:08pm
A YELLOW weather warning for snow and ice has been issued for Cumbria.

Seventy-two retirement homes planned for former High Bentham school

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 11:57am
SIXTY-four flats and eight bungalows for retired people are planned for the former primary school site at High Bentham.

Six tries ease Kendal to victory over Pocklington

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 10:56am
KENDAL put Pocklington to the sword on Saturday with six tries earning them a 47-6 win at Mintbridge.

Police called to report of five males fighting in Kendal

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 10:44am
A VEHICLE was damaged in Kendal yesterday (January 14) as a result of an altercation in the street.

Cancer Research UK urges South Cumbria to unite for World Cancer Day

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 10:32am
PEOPLE in Kendal and South Cumbria are being urged to show support for everyone affected by cancer by wearing a unity band on World Cancer Day.

Late penalty gives Rossendale 25-24 win at Kirkby Lonsdale

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 10:02am
A LATE penalty denied Kirkby Lonsdale a stunning second-half comeback win at Underley Park on Saturday as they were edged out 25-24 by Rossendale.

Kendal Town thrashed 7-0 at Scarborough Athletic

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 9:47am
Kendal Town suffered a resounding 7-0 defeat at promotion chasing Scarborough Athletic on Saturday.

Woman, 22, dies after collision on A65

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 9:17am
A 22-YEAR-OLD woman has died following a collision on the A65 at Settle.

Second 'outstanding' rating for primary school in less than a year

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 8:32am
A SOUTH Lakeland primary school has received its second 'outstanding' rating in less than a year.

South Lakeland mental health charity seeks new Trustees

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 8:30am
SOUTH Lakeland Mind, one of the leading charities supporting individuals with their mental wellbeing is looking to recruit new Trustees.