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LETTER: Cartoonist Shelbourn gets it right week after week

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 4:46pm
HOW does Shelbourn do it?

PROPERTY: New Zealand bans most foreign house sales

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 3:01pm
NEW Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices.

Cumbria is tops for ‘Staycationers’

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 12:19pm
STAYCATIONERS are heading to Cumbria, says UK holiday rental provider, Snaptrip. It has been looking at the key spots Brits have been looking at for their UK holidays so far this year - and Cumbria has come out on top.

Lakes Ignite attracts more out of county visitors

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 11:56am
SIX outdoor art installations scattered across the Lake District proved to be a major visitor attraction this year.

Lack of funding forces cancellation of Dalton festival

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 10:47am
THE flagship arts festival of a town’s events calendar has been cancelled for 2018.

LETTER: When an area gets World Heritage Site status you get interference from afar

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 10:01am
IT COULD be disconcerting that World Heritage Watch (WHW) is using threatening tones to our national park regarding their management of our piece of England (Gazette, August 16, 'Call for 4x4s ban in Lakes').

Jebb battles mist to win Sedbergh Hills Race

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:30am
STAVELEY'S Rob Jebb stormed to victory in Sunday's 14-mile Sedbergh Hills Race despite the difficult weather conditions.

Wellbeing expert Liz Earle shares her summer garden party secrets

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:01am
AS WEATHER forecasters predict an Indian summer, wellbeing and beauty expert Liz Earle has shared her favourite finishing touches for outdoor entertaining.

PROPERTY: Ways for Generation Rent to make a house their home

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:01am
NOBODY dreams of renting a house forever - but if this is the situation you're in, you may as well make the most of it, writes Abi Jackson.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Cartmel Young Farmers' hedging competition in 1950

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:00am
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.

Dad-of-three bikes from Land's End to John O'Groats in 54 hours

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 6:01am
AN EDEN builder cycled virtually non-stop from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 54 hours to celebrate a milestone birthday.

Mum-of-two calls for highways bosses to act before more people die

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 7:02pm
A PEDESTRIAN who survived a collision which claimed the life of her cousin is calling for the speed limit on the road where it happened to be reduced.

Three Cumbrian hotels shortlisted for eco award

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 6:01pm
CUMBRIA is the capital for eco hotels in 2018, according to a list of finalists in the best of British hospitality.

PROPERTY: What is a flying freehold, asks solicitor John Cooke

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 6:01pm
WHAT is a flying freehold?

Ingleborough characters captured for exhibition

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 3:24pm
A COLLECTION of portraits capturing many of the characters living and working around Ingleborough will be on public display at The Folly in Settle.

Windermere businesswoman's invite to Parliament

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 3:12pm
WINDERMERE businesswoman and hospitality consultant Alison Magee-Barker, of AJ Lakes Consultancy, has been invited to Parliament on September 11.

Triumphant return for Hawkshead Show

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 2:29pm
ORGANISERS and visitors alike were thrilled as hundreds turned out to celebrate the return of the Hawkshead Show after two years of it being called off.

Kendal's New Look store to close its doors

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 1:45pm
KENDAL'S New Look store is set to close its doors on September 5.

Your chance to work in the newsroom at The Westmorland Gazette

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 1:39pm
The Westmorland Gazette has three rare vacancies for reporters at its offices at Kendal.

Cumbrian villages' last banks set to close their doors

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 1:33pm
RESIDENTS have been left upset and disappointed following the news that the last banks in two Cumbrian villages are set to close.