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Be captured by this luxury £725,000 home at Thurland Castle

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 6:01pm
CONVERTED from the carriage house of magnificent Thurland Castle, this luxurious three-bedroom property offers 21st century living in historic surroundings.

LETTER: Electrification of the Lakes Line not needed

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 4:02pm
WHAT great news for the Windermere branch line! To be up there with the chance of having some of the earliest hydrogen powered trains is wonderful - zero emissions and no unsightly overhead wire pollution. It's a win, win.

JAILED: Man filmed terrier and lurcher killing fox and pet cat

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 3:25pm
A MAN has been jailed and disqualified from keeping animals for life after the RSPCA obtained videos of him setting his dogs on a pet cat and a fox.

Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team appeals for public's help to build a new base

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 3:14pm
A TEAM of mountain rescue volunteers is trying to raise money for a new dedicated base.

'We're here for you' - Cumbria Police's message to domestic abuse victims and survivors this Christmas

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 1:30pm
In the lead up to Christmas, Cumbria Police is urging victims and survivors to come forward, whilst working to make people more aware of the different forms domestic abuse can take.

Collection of 60 Beatrix Potter first edition books to be sold at auction

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 12:51pm
A collection of 60 Beatrix Potter first editions, including the much-loved author's first book The Tale Of Peter Rabbit published in 1902, is to be sold at auction.

TV Chef offers chance to win Great British Menu Experience for Charity

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 9:13am
A talented chef who starred on the popular BBC2 cookery show Great British Menu is offering everyone a chance to win a ‘Great British Menu Experience’ worth £300.

LETTER: Brockhole is turning into a shopping centre

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 8:44am
BROCKHOLE has now become the Lake District National Park Shopping Centre.

Giving caring kids time for themselves

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 8:33am
YOUNGSTERS who carry out caring roles at home are being giving a much-needed break by a monthly social club.

Auction raises record amount for grateful pupils

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 7:00am
A FANTASTIC fundraising effort by the Friends of Crosthwaite School saw the group raise a record £10,000 at their bi-annual 'Auction of Promises'.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Arkholme Primary School pupils in 1994

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 6:20am
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.

Panto time in Grange-over-Sands as Robin Hood takes to stage

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 6:04am
PANTO season returns to Grange-over-Sands tomorrow (Friday) as the curtain goes up on Robin Hood.

MP Cat Smith cuts ribbon at new Carnforth Scouts HQ

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 6:00pm
BEAVERS, Cubs and Scouts of Carnforth are celebrating the opening of their new £170,000 HQ.

Jazz quartet Hotcha! to play at Kendal Rugby Club on December 12

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 6:00pm
KENDAL Jazz Club's next gathering will be on Wednesday (December 12) featuring the jazz quartet Hotcha!

Signs advertising closures on A590 contain WRONG information

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 4:16pm
ROAD closure signs along the A590 alerting drivers are displaying the WRONG information.

Horse arena given planning permission

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 4:11pm
SOUTH Lakes councillors have given the go-ahead for a private horse arena in a Furness village – despite concerns about flooding.

LETTER: It's time to open up the old flood relief tunnel at Backbarrow

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 3:57pm
I HAVE read with interest, over the past weeks, reports regarding the flooding problems at Backbarrow Bridge, and the suggestions and proposals of how to eliminate this problem.

Grange bandstand painting wins SLDC Christmas card design award

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 2:52pm
A PAINTING of Grange-over-Sands’ bandstand has won a Christmas card design competition organised by South Lakeland District Council.

Bake Off's Prue Leith makes surprise visit to Ulverston gallery

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 2:46pm
GREAT British Bake Off Host Prue Leith paid a surprise visit to new Ulverston art venue Gallery 68.

Traffic problems in Kendal area easing

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 1:30pm
HEAVY traffic which caused delays for motorists in the Kendal area is now easing.