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FRAIL and older patients at an Eden GP surgery are being helped to increase their independence.
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.
TWO villagers are pressing the case for more buses to and from their Lune Valley community.
TWO sisters are packing their bags for Jordan to help ease the plight of Syrian refugees.
THE Government has announced its plan to postpone the closure of the drainage pumps in the Lyth Valley indefinitely.
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..
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.
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OUTDOOR lovers gathered near Staveley to enjoy a weekend of activities including yoga, outdoor swimming and music in a brand new festival.
THE A590 is partially blocked both ways at Roam Wood and traffic is slow after an accident involving two vehicles.
AN accident involving a lorry has closed one lane of the M6.
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.
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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.
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.
A NEW orangery and terrace is being planned for a country house hotel near Cartmel.
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
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.
LARGE boulders have been placed at the former New Road car park this afternoon to prevent motorists using the site.
A NEW shopfront is being planned for an empty, Grade II-listed property on Highgate, Kendal.