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An MBE was awarded to Thomas Metcalfe, of Kirkby-in-Furness, for his services to bell ringing.
The 5p charge on carrier bags is set to be extended under plans to tackle the "throwaway culture" in a 25-year Environment Plan being published tomorrow.
EFFORTS to create a smoke free generation in Cumbria by 2022 are being kick-started this year.
Carl Scrivens, 50, of Glenridding was awarded a BEM for the work he has done in the village.
OWNING such a vast area of our countryside, and with a huge membership, the National Trust is often in the firing line when there’s controversy over a rural issue.
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.
POLICE are appealing for information following the report of a sexual assault.
WITH just over a week to go to the closing date, Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall is reminding residents there is still time to take part in the consultation on whether they are willing to pay more towards policing through their council tax.
SHAP Chippy maintained its place with the fish frying elite from across the UK, by maintaining the prestigious NFFF Fish and Chip Quality Award.
A BURST water main has resulted in queueing traffic and long delays both ways on the A590, Newland Road
A COFFEE machine and coffee beans have been taken from a bakery in Broughton.
A CUMBRIAN county councillor has said he is strongly opposed to plans to erect multiple zipwires across Thirlmere.
As a walker I was pleased to read (Gazette, December 21, 'Flood-hit bridge reconnects parishes') that Fisherman's Bridge, near Sedbergh, has been reinstated two years after being destroyed in Storm Desmond.
POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a missing Carlisle man last seen in Kendal.
POLICE are investigating the sudden death of a 73-year-old woman in Appleby.
A WOMAN in her thirties has been pronounced dead at a property in Kendal.
KENDAL Town slumped to their second consecutive defeat in 2018 after losing 2-1 to relegation threatened Brighouse Town at The ST&B Accountants Stadium.
KIRKBY Lonsdale RUFC began life as owners of their Underley Park home ground with a 21-12 victory over Ilkley.
KENDAL RUFC started 2018 with a 24-17 defeat to Rossendale at Mintbridge as the Northern Premier Division returned after the festive break.
SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron will lead a debate in the House of Commons tomorrow on the subject of access to cancer treatment for patients.