The Westmorland Gazette /news/
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A KENDAL man suffering from a chronic illness was left without his benefits for more than three months after an alleged missed medical appointment.
VILLAGERS are to gather at their much-loved north Lancashire church this weekend to celebrate the completion of a major community project.
FINE weather greeted villagers celebrating the age-old ceremony of rushbearing in Great and Little Urswick.
NEARLY 450 people picked up skills and ideas for low-energy homes and living at the 12th Cumbria Green Build Festival.
Winter is the favourite season of Westmorland Gazette readers, according to the results of an online poll.
A 'PANTHER' like creature has been spotted sauntering near an Eden bed and breakfast.
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.
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.
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.
A DIESEL spillage and an accident involving a number of vehicles is causing problems on the roads this morning (September 29).
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.
I HAVE been increasingly concerned in recent months about the number of old long-established Lake District farms being sold-up and closing-down.
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’).
A NUMBER of South Lakeland fell runners emerged with medals as the curtain came down on a keenly-contested English championship season.