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Kendal Town finish pre season in style

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 9:37am
KENDAL Town host Mossley on Saturday as their Evo Stik Division One North campaign gets under way.

South Lakeland peace campaigners commemorate dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 9:21am
PEACE campaigners gathered beside the River Kent on Sunday night to commemorate the dropping of atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.

More than 200 new homes can be built in Ulverston

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 8:00am
DEVELOPERS will contribute hundreds of thousands of pounds towards a new £6.1m roundabout on the A590 after plans to build more than 200 homes in Ulverston were approved.

LETTER: Don't even think about it

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 7:17am
ON A parking space in Captain French Lane, there is a notice saying 'Don't even think about it'.

Plucky Ellie, 21, pulls graduation "out of the bag" after serious illness

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 7:00am
A PLUCKY sports student shared the stage with Olympic legend Seb Coe after overcoming serious illness to graduate.

Slurry lagoon given the go-ahead

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 6:23am
A FARMING family won the go-ahead to create an open slurry lagoon – despite objections from concerned neighbours.

Child arrests drop in Cumbria, charity reveals

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 12:01am
ARRESTS of children by Cumbria Police have fallen by 52 per cent in the last five years, figures published by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal today (Monday August 7).

Extra week of performances added to swashbuckling summer spectacular

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 6:01pm
NOW, drink up me hearties, The Dukes' Treasure Island production is proving such a swashbuckling success that the Lancaster theatre is extending its run until Saturday, August 19.

Talented foursome through to prestigious young musicians award final

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 5:49pm
CLARINETTIST Jack Horrocks and soprano Faye Bowness are through to the finals of the Keldwyth Cumbrian Young Musicians Award.

Restoration of historic Stainton Aqueduct moves a step closer

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 3:51pm
AN historic structure left in a perilous state after being hit by a seven-foot high wall of floodwater has received initial funding towards its repair.

LETTER: A clear policy exists about A-boards

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 3:47pm
I was interested in the report about ‘A’ boards in Ulverston (Gazette, July 20, 'Council beefs up A-board stance'). It was surprising that Ulverston councillors seem to be ignorant as to Cumbria County Council’s policy on this matter.

PROPERTY: Top tips for tackling those outdoor DIY jobs

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 12:00pm
DIY jobs outdoors are a great way to soak up the sun while getting something done.

LETTER: the ballot box is sovereign and egalitarian

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 10:00am
Trevor Farrer (Letters, July 13, 'Young need to read history') points out the age disparity evidenced by the results of the recent General Election.

Celebrations being held to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of Cowgill church school

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 10:00am
CELEBRATIONS are being held to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the church school in Cowgill.

Conservation group opposes Lake District zip wires plan

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 7:21am
A CONSERVATION charity has branded controversial plans to place two 1,200m zip wires over Thirlmere as 'wholly inappropriate'.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: our great commission has become the great omission

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 7:03am
THE Christian author and journalist, GK Chesterton said, “Just going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.”

CLASSIC VINYL: Smell the salt in the air and the cry of the seagulls on Procul Harum's A Salty Dog

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 7:38pm
A Salty Dog by Procul Harum 1969 on the Regal Zonophone Label, value £50

POSITIVE PARENTING: What to do to help on GCSE and A-Level results day

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 7:22pm
IF ON results day the envelope contains the scores your teen wanted and needs for the next part of their education then celebrate and help them prepare for the next stage of their life.

New cafe opens in the Lake District

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 4:04pm
CAFE culture in the Lake District has moved to a new level this summer with the opening of Mathilde’s at the Heaton Cooper Studio in Grasmere.

Ulverston pupils work on out of this world lantern designs

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 3:13pm
PUPILS from Ulverston Victoria High School got a head start on launching their creations into outer space for this year’s Ulverston Lantern Festival