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Kendal man sent to prison for tyre slashing and shoplifting

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 11:41am
A Kendal man has been sent to prison for slashing tyres and shoplifting in the town.

Protest sees vehicles force their way onto New Road car park

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 11:34am
PROTESTORS against the closure of New Road car park took their opposition to the next level on Tuesday night, as they removed boulders from around the side and parked cars and motorbikes on the controversial land.

North West a hotspot for farming accidents

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 11:19am
VIGILANCE has been urged among farmers after new figures show three people were killed on farms in the North West in just 12 months.

Watch out for grey squirrels plea

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:45am
GUESTS at Ambleside's Skelwith Fold caravan park are being recruited to help battle a grey army now marching towards its previously safe haven for red squirrels.

New pub opens at Kendal

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:38am
IT takes a brave man to open a pub, when 23 a week are still closing down across the UK.

Kendal vet elected to top sheep role

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 9:25am
KENDAL veterinary consultant and Westmorland Gazette contributor Iain Richards was elected as the new President of the Sheep Veterinary Society at their autumn conference.

Firm to increase milk price

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 7:56am
MEADOW Foods has announced that it will be increasing its milk price by one pence per litre (ppl) from November 1.

Planners turn down new house planned for Kirkby Lonsdale

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 7:00am
A NEW house planned for Kirkby Lonsdale would be "oppressive and overbearing" to neighbours, and would harm the town's conservation area, planners decided.

Kendal superbike rider fights for podium position in close race

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 6:35am
KENDAL superbike rider James Ellison made it onto the podium as he came third at the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship victory in Assen, the Netherlands.


Thu, 05/10/2017 - 6:20am
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PROPERTY: MP Tim 'deeply concerned' at lack of flood protection on Kendal's Mintsfeet

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 6:00am
WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has been visiting residents on Kendal's Mintsfeet who are still waiting for flood protection measures to be installed at their homes, after Storm Desmond struck in December 2015.

Could you foster a child in Lancashire?

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 6:00pm
ANYONE thinking about becoming a foster carer in Lancashire is invited to find out more on Wednesday, October 18.

Could you foster a child in Lancashire?

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 6:00pm
ANYONE thinking about becoming a foster carer in Lancashire is invited to find out more on Wednesday, October 18.

Your guide to gigs in the Kendal area

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 5:14pm
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Open Mic Night. Burgundys, Kendal: mbq. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night. The Lily, Ambleside: Open Mic Night.

Woman, 77, suffers injury after collision near Kendal

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 4:50pm
A 77-YEAR-OLD woman has suffered a minor injury after a two vehicle collision today (October 4).

Red Admiral thrives in Cumbria despite soggy weather conditions

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 4:40pm
ONE of the United Kingdom's most striking and widespread butterflies has experienced a record summer despite soggy weather conditions.

Flookburgh holiday park plans 85 new static caravan pitches

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 3:00pm
EIGHTY-five new hardstanding pitches for static caravans and holiday lodges are being planned at Flookburgh's Lakeland Leisure Park.

Tattoo artist plans new studio in Milnthorpe

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 2:31pm
TATTOO artist John Luke Sayer, of Flookburgh, has plans to open a studio in Milnthorpe.

Barrow man put behind bars for South Cumbrian burglaries

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 2:31pm
A BARROW man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for committing burglaries in South Cumbria.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Is the government right to adopt an opt-out organ donation system?

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 2:16pm
AN announcement by Prime Minister Theresa May at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester today that the Government is to adopt an opt-out organ donation system has been welcomed by South Lakes MP Tim Farron.