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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Prince Andrew at Windermere in 1994

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Fusion puts artist collective back in the picture

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 6:52pm
ONE of the great strengths of the Green Door artist collective is its diverse, ever widening spectrum of styles and techniques.

PROPERTY: Plot of land in Coniston sells for £701 online

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 6:01pm
A PIECE of land in Coniston with parking for around four cars sold for £701 in an online auction.

Carnforth to celebrate Armed Forces Day on June 30, 2018

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 6:01pm
CARNFORTH is joining the celebrations for Armed Forces Day on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Eden carers' champion Jennifer is here to help "unsung heroes"

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 5:23pm
A CARERS' champion is hoping to make the lives of "unsung hero" carers in Eden a little easier.

Devoted supporter of Lancaster Canal's restoration dies, aged 77

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 5:09pm
A DEVOTED supporter of the Lancaster Canal who made many friends on the Northern Reaches has died.

MP Tim Farron makes case for curbs on second-home ownership

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 4:46pm
MP TIM Farron made the case for controls on second homes during a meeting in Parliament.

Business app aiming to increase footfall launches in Ulverston

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 3:51pm
AN APP loyalty scheme designed to promote businesses’ special offers has launched in a Furness market town.

Lakes cyclists gear up for Ulverston road race

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 3:41pm
AHEAD of the Tour of Britain coming to Furness in September 2018, the Lakes Road Club is bringing amateur road cycle racing back to the peninsula, with the Lakes Road Club’s Ulverston Summer Road Race on July 15.

Leighton Hall hosts largest north-west classic car show

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 2:41pm
A GRADE II listed country house near Carnforth is to host approximately 500 cars and bikes for the north west's largest classic car show.

Safety improvements to be made to two key Cumbrian roads

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:59pm
SAFETY improvements are to be made to two key Cumbrian roads with £9.4 million of funding allocated by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Howgill Fells professor honoured by Queen

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:13pm
A UNIVERSITY professor from Sedbergh has been awarded a CBE for her services to the scientific community.

Chance to explore the "historic heart" of Carnforth on June 16, 2018

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:01pm
A HERITAGE trail around the "historic heart" of Carnforth is planned for Saturday, June 16.

Norman, 80, receives Queen's honour for commitment to community

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 11:55am
A FORMER bank cashier who has committed more than 50 years to working as a volunteer treasurer has been named as a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM).

PICTURE GALLERY: Thousands descend on Lake District for Great North Swim

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 10:57am
THOUSANDS of swimmers descended on the Lake District for the UK's biggest open-water swimming event at the weekend.

Lakeland Leather celebrates 40 years with weekend of celebrations

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 9:46am
LAKELAND Leather is celebrating 40 years trade at its Bowness-on-Windermere store this weekend.

Rare suffrage flag goes on show in Kendal museum

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 9:16am
A-CENTURY-old suffragist banner has gone on show at the Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry in Kendal.

Family pay tribute to 'beautiful, caring soul'

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 8:36am
THE family of a Cumbrian man who died earlier this month have paid tribute to his life.

Storm Hector's strong winds bring travel disruption to Cumbria

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 8:13am
STRONG winds have brought trees down across Cumbria, causing problems for motorists this morning.

Helm Hill team sets new Billy Bland Challenge record

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 7:27am
A TEAM from Helm Hill Runners has set a new record for the Billy Bland Challenge.