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Tributes flood in for Lakes race ace 'Bud' Jackson

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 7:10am
TRIBUTES have poured in from all over the country for a 'true stalwart' motorbike racer from South Lakeland.

PROPERTY: Home owners locked into mortgage deals ahead of rate rise

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 7:01am
HOME owners locked themselves into attractive mortgage deals in the weeks leading up to August's Bank of England base rate rise, according to a household finance report.

If you use binoculars you'll spot Comet 21P

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 6:03pm
WELL, this miserable mizzly, drizzly weather seems to be very reluctant to budge.

LETTER: Action must be taken to curb 4x4 usage in the Lake District

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 12:25pm
I HAVE been a regular visitor to the Langdale area for more than 40 years and am dismayed that the Lake District National Park Authority has failed to put a stop to off-roading on the track over to High Tilberthwaite.

PROPERTY: Solar panels are worth considering, say energy experts

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 12:01pm
SUNLIGHT is free, so why not harness its energy through solar panels on your home?


Sat, 01/09/2018 - 7:50am
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.

PROPERTY: 12 easy ways to smarten up student halls of residence

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 7:01am
AS NEW university students prepare for their big move, here are 12 decorative and practical ways to make those halls of residence feel more like home.

Donuts made in aid of Save Grange Lido project

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 6:54am
A PETITION to restore a derelict open-air pool in South Lakeland has garnered close to 10,000 signatures.

‘Costs’ delay Ulverston Blue Light Hub says construction firm

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 6:46am
A CONSTRUCTION firm says it has been left “substantially” out of pocket due to its involvement with a multi-million pound development in Ulverston.

Plans to rescue South Lakes arts centre win backing

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 6:46am
AMBITIOUS plans to rescue a South Lakes arts and heritage centre from the threat of closure won overwhelming backing at an emotional extraordinary general meeting on Saturday.

Eden Project for the north will 're-imagine' seaside resort

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 7:01pm
THE team behind Cornwall's Eden Project will aim to 're-imagine' the seaside resort of Morecambe for the 21st century with its proposed northern site.

Road test a luxury retirement flat

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 6:01pm
PEOPLE over 70 are being invited to enjoy a free night’s bed and breakfast in a luxury retirement apartment in Lancaster.

Levens Estuary walkers raise £8,000 for Rosemere cancer charity

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 4:24pm
A FORTY-seven-strong team of walkers crossed the Levens Estuary to help raise £8,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Kendal's Christmas lights switch-on will still go ahead this year

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 4:02pm
KENDAL’S Christmas lights switch on will go ahead this year despite concerns over the loss of a key supporting group.

NHS staff take on a 24 hour three peak challenge

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 3:41pm
A group of adventurous First Step therapists from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will be taking on a 24 hour relay, completing three of the highest peaks in the Lake District setting off on September 15.

Cumbrian habitats surveyed for the first time in the Dales

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 3:37pm
ECOLOGISTS are for the first time assessing the condition of ‘priority habitats’ in the parts of Cumbria and Lancashire that became part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in 2016.

Cartmel chef takes on UK presidency role

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 2:48pm
CARTMEL’S celebrity chef Simon Rogan will be taking over from Brian Turner as President of the Bocuse d'Or UK.

Craft beer shop and bar opens in Kendal

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 2:39pm
A KENDAL couple who started selling craft beers in their convenience store have now taken the plunge by setting up a new shop and bar.

Work is planned to restore damaged green lanes at Tilberthwaite

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 2:23pm
SIGNIFICANT repairs are to be carried out on the Tilberthwaite green lanes this autumn.

New location for Ulverston police desk

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 1:56pm
Cumbria Police's Ulverston police desk is moving from Coronation Hall to the Market Hall on Tuesday (September 4).