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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.
RENT increases hit a 14-month high in June, says an industry body.
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.
A KENDAL care home has remained in special measures after an inspection from the industry watchdog.
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
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 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.
A WELL-KNOWN Kirkby Lonsdale watering hole has been given a £270,000 makeover.
TWO occupants of a VW Golf have been taken to hospital following a traffic collision on the A591 Kendal bypass.
A SUCCESSFUL South Lakes author's books are being translated into Chinese following their success in the business and education industries in the UK.
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'.
Lonely Planet travel guides to Slovenia, Austria and Italy (Lonely Planet)
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THE fascinating history of Lancaster’s maritime past is brought to life in audio dramas, films and artwork on a newly launched website.
THE family of a 'loving and caring' Furness woman in need of life-changing surgery have started a fundraiser to pay for her operation.
A ROAD rage incident on the A590 resulted in a Fiat 500 sustaining a significant amount of damage.
ONE of the largest celebrations of agriculture in Eden kicked off this morning.
JUDO players of all ages were treated to a special summer camp in Kendal, led by British superstar Brian Jacks.
A SPECIAL new beer to be brewed to mark The Westmorland Gazette’s 200th anniversary in 2018 will be called Wezzy Gezzy.
EXPLODING food will take centre stage at two free science shows which will be part of Morecambe’s Carnival weekend on Saturday,August 19.