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WALK: short walk through ancient woodlands to a hilltop tower with outstanding views

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 8:12am
ENJOY a short walk through ancient limestone woodlands to a hilltop tower with outstanding views over Morecambe Bay, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Continue to a 'smugglers’ bay' then stroll along the coast and over pleasant pastures. Silverdale earned its name retrospectively in 2011, when a collection of Viking silver valuables was found. The Silverdale Hoard, consisting of 201 silver coins, jewellery, ingots and hack silver was the third largest collection of Viking silver found up to that date.

PROPERTY: Rent rises hit 14-month high, says industry body

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 7:00am
RENT increases hit a 14-month high in June, says an industry body.

LETTER: Kendal will come to a complete gridlocked standstill at peak times

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 6:55am
I read, with disbelief, that Cumbria County Council is planning on closing one lane on Wildman Street for two months, in order to trial a cycle lane.

Inspectors rate care home as ‘inadequate’

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 6:02am
A KENDAL care home has remained in special measures after an inspection from the industry watchdog.

More female entrants are wanted for stone skimming comp

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 6:00am
THE ORGANISERS of the All England Open Stone Skimming Championships are encouraging more women to take part in the event, as part of Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign.

Touring show celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach - and raises money for breast cancer charity

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 7:42pm
BACK TO BACHARACH celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who together with Hal David penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits of all time.

Kendal Town boss excited for new campaign as Mintcakes prepare to kick off at home to Mossley

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 4:00pm
KENDAL Town manager David Foster says he is excited for the new Evo-Stik North campaign as the Mintcakes look to improve on last season's finishing position of 12th.

Pub gets upgrade to provide 'community local'

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 3:54pm
A WELL-KNOWN Kirkby Lonsdale watering hole has been given a £270,000 makeover.

Two people taken to hospital following traffic collision near Kendal

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 3:28pm
TWO occupants of a VW Golf have been taken to hospital following a traffic collision on the A591 Kendal bypass.

Kentmere author's books to go on sale in China

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 3:17pm
A SUCCESSFUL South Lakes author's books are being translated into Chinese following their success in the business and education industries in the UK.

Farmers face restrictions as badgers found to carry bovine TB in Cumbria

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 3:09pm
EXPERTS have warned against calls for a badger cull to combat bovine TB outbreaks in Cumbria at this stage, saying it would be 'ridiculous' and a 'knee jerk reaction'.

Great travel guides that really enhance your trip

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 2:07pm
Lonely Planet travel guides to Slovenia, Austria and Italy (Lonely Planet)

Rock legend Suzi Quatro releases new 'Best of' collection

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 1:46pm
The Best of Suzi Quatro: Legend (Chrysalis Records)

All aboard for tales of city's maritime past

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 1:22pm
THE fascinating history of Lancaster’s maritime past is brought to life in audio dramas, films and artwork on a newly launched website.

Life changing operation needed to improve 'loving' Furness 23-year-old's quality of life

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 12:49pm
THE family of a 'loving and caring' Furness woman in need of life-changing surgery have started a fundraiser to pay for her operation.

Car damaged in road rage incident

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 11:42am
A ROAD rage incident on the A590 resulted in a Fiat 500 sustaining a significant amount of damage.

Visitors flock to Appleby Show today

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 11:34am
ONE of the largest celebrations of agriculture in Eden kicked off this morning.

Judo star Brian Jacks coaches dozens at Kendal club

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 11:08am
JUDO players of all ages were treated to a special summer camp in Kendal, led by British superstar Brian Jacks.

Readers vote for Westmorland Gazette 200th anniversary beer to be called Wezzy Gezzy

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 11:00am
A SPECIAL new beer to be brewed to mark The Westmorland Gazette’s 200th anniversary in 2018 will be called Wezzy Gezzy.

Exploding food on show at science shows

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 10:54am
EXPLODING food will take centre stage at two free science shows which will be part of Morecambe’s Carnival weekend on Saturday,August 19.