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Sponsors sought to fund Silent Soldiers

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 8:00am
A FUND has been set up for donations to the Milnthorpe Silent Soldier initiative to mark 100 years since the end of World War One.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Kendal Gathering in the 1970s

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 6:50am
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.

Accolade for Cumberland Building Society

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 5:59am
THE Cumberland has been named ‘Regional Lending Provider of the Year’ at the Moneyfacts awards.

PROPERTY: Whetstone Cottage, Preston Patrick, £480,000

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 6:01pm
Quick specs

Housing development gets the go-ahead

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 4:33pm
A LARGE housing development has been given the go ahead in Settle despite concerns the town’s infrastructure cannot support it.

Worldwide hit dance spectacular is

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 4:17pm
RHYTHM of the Dance is a spectacular two-hour dance and music celebration of Irish culture through music and dance which was created in 1999 and inspired by the epic journey of the Irish Celts throughout history.

The latest edition of Living is out now!

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 1:52pm
The latest edition of Living (incorporating Bay Living) is out now.

Congregations say fond farewells to the Rev Hilary Young

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 11:40am
CONGREGATIONS in three parishes have said fond farewells to the Rev Hilary Young, who led her last service in Giggleswick, Rathmell and Settle at St Alkelda’s Church in Giggleswick.

Woman sustains neck injury after falling from horse at Cartmel

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 10:38am
A WOMAN in her twenties was flown to hospital after falling from a horse and sustaining a neck injury on Friday (June 29).

Cheese, cakes, jam and much more on sale at expanded local food festival

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 10:03am
A local food festival, which attracted nearly 1,000 visitors last year, is set to expand further.

Student abseils down Bowness church for charity

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 9:09am
A STUDENT abseiled more than 20 metres down a church tower to raise money for a one year volunteering placement at a school in Namibia.

Legendary fell runner urges people to use Lake District Pound

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 9:06am
A LEGEND of the Lakeland fells has urged people to get out and use Cumbria’s new local currency, the Lake District Pound.

Plans submitted to expand Grange vets

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 8:51am
AN INDEPENDENT veterinary practice based in Grange-over-Sands is looking to expand its business by developing an old car show room in Lindale.

Canoe stolen from Ulverston jetty

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 8:18am
A GREEN Canadian canoe has been stolen from a jetty in Ulverston.

Criminal damage to property in Kendal

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 8:14am
POLICE are investigating criminal damage to a property in Kendal.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Cumbria Steam Gathering in 1973

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 6:50am
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.

Burton-in-Lonsdale woman researches micro plastics in canal

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 5:18am
A FORMER scientist and teacher is paddling a canoe along the Leeds-Liverpool canal from Skipton to Merseyside as part of a research exercise into measuring plastic particles in inland waterways.

SKYWATCH: stage is set for dramatic displays

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 7:33pm
IF YOU can remember back that long you might recall that I commented - alright, moaned - last August that the 2017 Noctilucent cloud season had been worse than rubbish, writes STUART ATKINSON.

Innovative web-based exhibition showcases pioneering spirit and impact of the north of England’s inventors, artists, scientists and designers

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 6:21pm
THREE Cumbria museums have been selected to be part of an innovative online exhibition.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: 3 Elleray Bank, Windermere, £400,000

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 6:01pm
AN ELEGANT apartment in a fine Lakeland residence, once the home of a Lancashire cotton mill owner, is for sale with Humberts.