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I read the report on plans for New Road at Kendal (Gazette, February 1, 'Town unveils events hub vision'). If they are anything like the grandiose, expensive plans for the Market Place one shudders to think of the outcome.
SOUTH Cumbria's highly anticipated £12million maternity ward officially opened its doors yesterday (February 14).
WINDERMERE Lake Cruises has brought a top award back to Cumbria after scooping the accolade at UKinbound’s annual Awards for Excellence.
RAIL services have been disrupted this morning (February 15) due to damage to overhead electric wires between Oxenholme and Lancaster.
THE remarkable wartime courage of two north Lancashire sisters and their father is to be celebrated at a book launch tonight (Thursday, February 15).
PROPOSALS to make it easier for homeowners to extend their properties upwards have been welcomed by the professional body for estate agents.
A VILLAGE football club is planning to extend its men's toilets, to improve its promotion chances.
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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Rescuers of two Ullswater Hunt terriers trapped in the fellside above the lake in 1962
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.
COUNCILLORS will meet today to determine Eden District Council's budget for 2018/19 and the proposals before members includes a zero council tax rise, no cuts to services and more funding to support the sustainability of local communities. Leader Kevin Beaty said the budget the council's executive is placing before members is about helping the pound in people's pockets go as far as it can.
THE Knotted Project's Natalie Morrell and Simon McElligott's perform their latest work Chit Chat Chalk Show at the Brewery on Saturday, February 24.
CUMBRIA foster carers are taking part in a drive to recruit new carers for some of the area’s most vulnerable children.
A PROJECT to build a new pedestrian footbridge in Cartmel has received £60,000 from South Lakeland District Council as part of its Township Initiative.
POWER and hand tools have been taken from a construction site on Rydal Road in Ambleside.
OFFENDERS have thrown a large rock through the front window of the door to a flat in Sedbergh yesterday (February 13).
AN illegal drug "middle-manager" who arranged the supply of heroin from her Kendal home has been locked up for 40 months.
POLICE are warning Kendal residents to be vigilant following two incidents of scamming yesterday (February 13).
SIXTH form students from Lancaster Royal Grammar School are celebrating having received offers from Oxford and Cambridge University.
Bus users across the UK are being given the chance to vote for their favourite bus journey in a survey to find 'Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route'.
A WOMAN accused of punching another woman twice in the face at a Bentham bar, has been cleared of assault.