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PICTURE GALLERY: Appleby Horse Fair

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 12:04pm
THOUSANDS travelled to Cumbria once again this year to visit Appleby Horse Fair.

Antiques Roadshow presenter comes to Cumbria

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 11:29am
ANTIQUES celebrity Eric Knowles is giving a free talk in Cumbria this weekend to celebrate the launch of an exclusive new Moorcroft vase featuring a famous Lakeland beauty spot.

Storm Hector set to hit Cumbria with winds of up to 60mph

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 11:23am
CUMBRIA is set to be hit by Storm Hector tomorrow (Thursday) with anticipated winds of up to 60mph.

Crews spend five hours tackling fire in Milnthorpe

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 8:52am
FIREFIGHTERS spent five hours tackling a Milnthorpe barn blaze yesterday (June 12).

Vehicle fire on M6

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 8:49am
CREWS attended to a vehicle fire on the M6 northbound yesterday (June 12).

Husky rescued from Scafell Pike after cutting paws

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 8:38am
A HUSKY dog with cuts to its paws was attended to by Keswick Mountain Rescue (MRT) team after getting stuck on Scafell Pike.

Firefighters tackle Kendal kitchen blaze

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 8:17am
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at a Kendal property yeseterday (June 12) afternoon.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The aftermath of a bomb falling on Wesmorland in 1941

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 6:30am
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.

Campaign will see Cumbrian police officers target drink and drug drivers this summer

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 6:02am
DRIVERS who get behind the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs, putting lives at risk, are being targeted this summer.

Next Poem and Pint features launch of acclaimed wordsmith's new collection

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 7:32pm
POEM and a Pint’s summer event celebrates the acclaimed literary work of Ulverston poet Neil Curry.

Shap man who downloaded child abuse images receives suspended jail sentence

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 5:18pm
A MAN who downloaded child abuse images was reported to the police by his sister after he failed to heed a previous warning she gave him.

Civil War re-enactment heads to Ford Park

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 5:11pm
Experience the life and times of the English Civil War period this August as the oldest re-enactment society in the world, the Sealed Knot, heads to Ulverston’s Ford Park.

Brave Bowness teenager plans church tower abseil

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 3:53pm
A BOWNESS teenager will take on a lofty challenge as she raises money to help at schools in Afirca.

South Lakes benefits from tourism boost

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 10:54am
TOURISM had a £1.24 billion economic impact on South Lakeland last year - up nearly 4 per cent on 2016.

Craven residents can now put even more in their blue recycling bins

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 10:35am
CRAVEN residents can now include a new range of plastic and foil items in their blue recycling bins.

Traveller stops off at Kendal's Gooseholme park

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 10:18am
GYPSIES and travellers are now returning home after the Appleby Horse Fair.

'Killing badgers will not solve the problem': Cumbrian conservation manager

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 9:06am
CUMBRIA Wildlife Trust has slammed the Government announcement that badger culling should be allowed in England as a preventative measure against bovine TB.

Legendary folk singer to play benefit concert in Kendal

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 9:04am
LEGENDARY folk singer Roy Bailey is to play a benefit concert for the homeless at a Kendal venue this summer.

Eden sous chef is runner up in regional contest

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 8:41am
A 22-YEAR-OLD sous chef at an Eden pub restaurant has cooked his way to the runners-up spot in this year's ‘North West young chef of the year’ competition.