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Kendal man with chronic illness left without benefits for three months

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:20pm
A KENDAL man suffering from a chronic illness was left without his benefits for more than three months after an alleged missed medical appointment.

Everybody welcome at Bolton-le-Sands church thanksgiving this Saturday

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:00pm
VILLAGERS are to gather at their much-loved north Lancashire church this weekend to celebrate the completion of a major community project.

Urswick villagers celebrate 113th rushbearing

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:00pm
FINE weather greeted villagers celebrating the age-old ceremony of rushbearing in Great and Little Urswick.

PROPERTY: Festival inspires hundreds of green builders

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:00pm
NEARLY 450 people picked up skills and ideas for low-energy homes and living at the 12th Cumbria Green Build Festival.

Which is your favourite season? The result is in!

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 11:18am
Winter is the favourite season of Westmorland Gazette readers, according to the results of an online poll.

Holidaymakers spot 'panther' like creature near Kirkby Stephen

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 10:55am
A 'PANTHER' like creature has been spotted sauntering near an Eden bed and breakfast.

South Lakes man fighting for refund after paying for thousands of litres of unused water

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 10:00am
A SOUTH Lakes man is battling to get back thousands of pounds after he was charged for more than a million litres of water he did not use.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue warn about the dangers of chip pans

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 9:39am
CUMBRIAN chip lovers are being warned of the dangers of chip pan fires after Cumbria Fire and Rescue Services was called out to two chip pan fires in as many days at opposite ends of the county.

WALK: five summits and Westmorland's most beautiful valley

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 8:07am
DRIVE eight miles north of Kendal, walk over five summits on Whinfell Common and return along the peaceful Westmorland Borrowdale valley, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Despite its modest elevation, the Whinfell Ridge offers excellent views. In 1972, Wainwright described Borrowdale as “the most beautiful valley in Westmorland outside the Lake District;” but in 2016 this area deservedly became part of the Lake District National Park.

Collision and diesel spillage closes M6 northbound between junctions 36 and 37

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 8:06am
A DIESEL spillage and an accident involving a number of vehicles is causing problems on the roads this morning (September 29).

LETTER: Concern over how much might be spent by council at New Road at Kendal

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 7:30am
I DO not care about the New Road car park at Kendal being closed. I do not use it. I do care about the money which is proposed to spend on it.

LETTER: Too many long-established Lakeland farms are being lost

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 5:56am
I HAVE been increasingly concerned in recent months about the number of old long-established Lake District farms being sold-up and closing-down.

LETTER: Green park is a great idea for New Road at Kendal

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 5:30am
SO A group of drivers think that by shouting at the council they can get their way and stop a democratic process just because they don’t like it? (Gazette, September 21, ‘Protestors march as parking anger grows’).

South Lakeland fell runners win medals as English championship season ends

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:41am
A NUMBER of South Lakeland fell runners emerged with medals as the curtain came down on a keenly-contested English championship season.