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Export tariffs would ‘devastate’ family-run hill farms in Cumbria, says MP Tim Farron

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:44pm
IN the wake of last week’s budget, Tim Farron has pressed the government to recognise the importance of EU exports for British sheep farmers.

Windermere School crowned best for IB programme

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:41pm
THE LAKE District's only independent school has been named in Sunday Times as the International Baccalaureate (IB) School of of the Year.

New brackets for Kendal banners given the go-ahead

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:00pm
PLANNERS have approved new brackets on lamp posts in Kirkland to hold banners advertising Kendal.

Eden farm fined £1,600 after slurry leak kills 6,000 fish

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:23pm
A CUMBRIAN farming partnership has been fined £1,600 for an illegal discharge of farm slurry that polluted and Eden beck.

Extra cladding at new-look Kendal McDonald's given go-ahead

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:00pm
EXTRA cladding can be added to the facade of McDonald's restaurant in Kendal as part of its recent refurbishment, planners decided.

New shopfront approved for Kendal newsagents, despite concerns

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 3:00pm
A NEW shopfront planned for a Kendal newsagents has been approved by South Lakeland District Council, despite concerns.

Tattoo artist can 'ink in' plans for new Milnthorpe studio

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 2:14pm
TATTOO artist John Luke Sayer can 'ink in' his plans for a new studio on Milnthorpe's Main Street after approval from South Lakeland District Council.

District council is 'punching above its weight'

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 2:09pm
CRAVEN District Council is a high-achieving, successful council, with good quality services and is punching above its weight, according to a review carried out by senior officers from other councils.

Hard Knott Pass closed due to icy conditions

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 12:04pm
Hardknott Pass is closed both ways due to a stranded vehicle and ice between Cockley Beck and Boot.

Windermere Lake Cruises staff give helping hand to good causes

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 11:55am
STAFF at a South Lakeland tourist attraction are hoping small actions will make a big difference as they transform used uniforms into charitable donations.

BOOK REVIEW: Memorable characters in the first of the Poldark series

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 8:47am
Ross Poldark by Winston Graham (Pan)

Lake District remains one of the most desirable places to buy a holiday home

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 8:07am
NEW research by a holiday home insurance company has revealed that Cumbria and the Lake District is the fourth most popular place in the UK to buy a holiday home.

POSITIVE PARENTING: Helping your toddler adjust to a new baby

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 7:50pm
A new baby in the home changes the dynamics of family life.

Actor Natasha brings childhood favourite to life in stage version of much loved children’s novel

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 7:44pm
MARY Lennox, the heroine of The Secret Garden, the classic children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is described as "Mary, Mary, quite contrary," and as "a self-absorbed child who gave her entire thought to herself," writes DAVID WARD.

Players festive fable is in true panto style

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 5:59pm
THE Pied Piper of Hamelin is Silverdale Players' festive fable running at The Gaskell Hall, Silverdale, from Wednesday-Saturday, December 6-9 (7.30pm).

Man dies in A6 crash between Land Rover and Volkswagen

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 5:20pm
A MAN has died following a traffic collision at Burton-in-Kendal.

Campaign launched to make improvements to Windermere playground

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 3:05pm
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds to invest in a popular playground and park in Windermere.

Chinese delegation visits Kendal to strengthen cross cultural trade and tourism

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 2:49pm
DELEGATES from the Chinese district of Nanshan have paid a visit to Kendal.

Create your very own Christmas show-stoppers with these festive recipes from Booths

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 2:09pm
The Christmas season is upon us and this year Booths is on hand with some of its most sumptuous recipes to help see you through the festivities. At the heart of the each dish is a passion for sourcing the finest locally sourced ingredients so you can shop fresh and shop locally.