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Huge investment in Appleby Creamery will diversify product range and bring new jobs

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 2:42pm
HUNDREDS of thousands pounds is set to be invested into an Eden business, helping to expand its product range and bringing new jobs.

Lakes pupils make plea for millions of buttons for Holocaust memorial

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 2:41pm
PUPILS at The Lakes School in Windermere are appealing for anybody with unwanted buttons to help them reach their massive six-million total for a holocaust memorial project.

LETTER: Wildman Street traffic trial is causing large tailbacks

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 2:11pm
I HAVE quietly viewed the trialling of a cycle path along Wildman Street at Kendal from a perfect vantage point - my shop, Burrells Newsagents on the corner of Longpool and Ann Street.

Students learn why Cumbria is best place to be a paramedic

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:33pm
STUDENT paramedics from the University of Cumbria were invited to an open day with North West Ambulance Service to encourage them to choose the county as their destination of choice when they are qualified healthcare professionals.

Historic hall gets recommended approval for renovation

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:13pm
APPROVAL has been recommended for a project that will see an historic country house turned into a high-end family hotel.

PICTURE GALLERY: The Westmorland Gazette Camera Club gets off to great start

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:06pm
DOZENS of snap happy photographers have joined The Westmorland Gazette's new camera club.

New Japanese-style sushi cafe gets go-ahead for Kendal

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:00pm
A JAPANESE-style sushi cafe, deli and takeaway is on the cards for Kendal.

PROPERTY: Corbyn's rent controls would be bad news for tenants, warns industry body

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 12:00pm
A PLEDGE by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to introduce rent controls has met with disapproval from the industry body for letting agents.

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
What's on this week ...

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.