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ORGANISERS of tomorrow's Lake District Sheep Dog Trials at Hill Farms, Ings, have been forced to cancel the event because of the sodden ground.
A CAFE serving sushi and other Japanese snacks could be opening in Kendal if South Lakeland District Council planners look favourably on the idea.
TOURISM operators have reported a strong start to the year particularly in the camping and caravanning sector.
A CREAMERY in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales has announced the launch of a new cheese.
This image caught our fancy this week. It was taken by Joseph Hardman and shows a group of ponies near Elterwater.
BMX rider Chris Mills has made his way through Kendal today as he pedals from John O Groats in Scotland to Hastings on the south coast.
A KIND-hearted schoolgirl baked a dozen different cakes to raise money for a Grange-over-Sands care home.
THE award-winning Villiers String Quartet made their debut appearance at Lake District Summer Music in an attractive programme at St Thomas’s Church, Kendal, writes CLIVE WALKLEY.
Boos rang out from members of the crowd after United States sprinter Justin Gatlin won the blue ribband men’s 100m race on Sunday night at the Athletics World Championships at London’s Olympic Stadium.
NEW ticketing ‘improvements’ have been introduced on the Windermere Ferry following complaints from passengers about the unpopular self service machines.
EIGHT industrial units proposed for a tractor yard at Capernwray look set to be refused by planners.
Ninety-one per cent of Lancaster University students are satisfied with their course - seven per cent higher than the national average of 84 per cent - according to the results of the 2017 National Student Survey.
Westmorland Gazette reader Sue Barlow sent in this photograph of a yacht moored on Windermere.
Historian Arthur R. Nicholls describes the history of the theatre in Kendal
RAIL passengers from Cumbria and Lancashire are urged to avoid travelling to London over the August bank holiday.
ON SATURDAY (August 12) there will be a coffee morning at Waterside Farm, Firbank, from 10am-noon. There will be a cake stall selling all kinds of delicious home produce, a bric-a-brac stall plus tea and coffee, of course. The proceeds will go to the North West Air Ambulance the operation of which is reliant upon charitable donations and fund raisers such as this. Those who would would like to donate anything to the sale or would like to find out more about supporting the NWAA, telephone Mary Airey on 015396-20616.
ROBERT Cohen and Carole Presland both have a long association with Lake District Summer Music, writes CLIVE WALKLEY.
Fresh from one of the most successful years for the festival yet and the 12th consecutive sell out Kendal Calling, 2018 tickets went on sale today Tuesday (August 8).
A MOTORCYCLIST is in hospital in a critical condition following a crash with another vehicle at Glenridding.