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Appleby patients get a helping hand

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 12:34pm
FRAIL and older patients at an Eden GP surgery are being helped to increase their independence.

Packed line up announced for Kendal Mountain Festival

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 12:06pm
WORLD film premieres, artwork influenced by the great outdoors and inspiring talks from athletes at the top of their game all feature on Kendal Mountain Festival's lineup.

Villagers launch campaign for more buses

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 12:00pm
TWO villagers are pressing the case for more buses to and from their Lune Valley community.

Two Natland sisters heading to Jordan to help Syrian refugees

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 12:00pm
TWO sisters are packing their bags for Jordan to help ease the plight of Syrian refugees.

Drainage pumps to remain operational in the Lyth Valley as government delays project once more

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 11:36am
THE Government has announced its plan to postpone the closure of the drainage pumps in the Lyth Valley indefinitely.

Cumbria MP commits to supporting Bovine TB farmers

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 9:58am
PENRITH and the Border MP Rory Stewart attended an NFU meeting of farmers from Appleby and Upper Eden at Coupland Beck Farm to discuss the current bovine TB scare..

Monk leads retreat for Buddhist Group of Kendal

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 9:57am
THE Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) held a meditation retreat led by Venerable Mahalova Ariyadhamma, who lives in a cave in a jungle in Sri Lanka.

New edition of Living magazine now available

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 9:45am
The October edition of our fabulous free glossy lifestyle magazine Living is now available.

New South Lakes outdoor festival focuses on getting back to nature

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 8:51am
OUTDOOR lovers gathered near Staveley to enjoy a weekend of activities including yoga, outdoor swimming and music in a brand new festival.

A590 is partially blocked both ways after incident - emergency services on scene

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 8:34am
THE A590 is partially blocked both ways at Roam Wood and traffic is slow after an accident involving two vehicles. 

One lane closed on M6 after accident

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 8:06am
AN accident involving a lorry has closed one lane of the M6. 

Hotel plan to be discussed today

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 6:48am
PLANNERS will today (Sept 28) decide whether to grant permission for the change of use of Bankfield Hall, Urswick, near Ulverston, into a 15 bedroom hotel. Members of South Lakeland District Council's planning committee will also learn that developers, Catalyst Corporate Developments Ltd, plan to attach an annexe to provide a further 20 bedrooms and ground floor restaurant. A pair of detached annexes will provide a further 12 bedrooms and 12 self-contained single storey woodland lodges. Councillors are being recommended to grant approval.

Have your wedding report published in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 6:30am
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PODIUM: Cumbria desperately need more foster carers

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 5:42am
CUMBRIA County Council is currently running a campaign to recruit more foster carers in the Kendal and South Lakes area and I’m proud to support it.

Grayrigg teenager wins stone skimming junior world championship

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 5:02am
STRONG-armed South Lakeland teenager Cameron Hunter powered his way to a world championship title at the weekend in the somewhat eccentric sport of stone-skimming.

Hotel near Cartmel plans new orangery and terrace

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 7:10pm
A NEW orangery and terrace is being planned for a country house hotel near Cartmel.

Two new bungalows planned to replace garages at Allithwaite

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 6:00pm
SOCIAL landlord South Lakes Housing is seeking planning consent for two new bungalows at Allithwaite.

Sight charity Galloway's forced to cancel flagship fundraising walk across Morecambe Bay for a second time

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 4:56pm
FOR the second time this year Galloway’s Society for the Blind was forced to cancel its Morecambe Bay Walk at the weekend because of safety concerns.

Boulders placed on New Road land this afternoon to prevent car parking

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 4:34pm
LARGE boulders have been placed at the former New Road car park this afternoon to prevent motorists using the site.

New shopfront planned for Highgate, Kendal

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 4:00pm
A NEW shopfront is being planned for an empty, Grade II-listed property on Highgate, Kendal.