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Missing cat returns to Kirkby Stephen home after two years

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 11:33am
AN Eden woman has expressed her delight after a cat she thought she would never see again was returned to her home after going missing two years ago.

Cumbria’s firefighters help fight moorland blaze in Lancashire

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 11:09am
FIREFIGHTERS from Cumbria have been helping to tackle a huge moorland fire overnight in neighbouring Lancashire as part of an emergency response.

How to have an obituary published in The Westmorland Gazette

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 10:54am
To have an obituary of a loved-one published in The Westmorland Gazette, please request an obituary form, which gives all the details of what to do, by emailing

Gin fest attracts more than 1,000 to Ulverston

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 10:32am
MORE than a thousand people gathered at Ulverston's Coronation Hall to enjoy the town's inaugural visit from The Gin Society.

Children left inspired by Ice Maidens

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 10:00am
CHILDREN from Burton Morewood CE Primary School and Beetham CE Primary School were enjoyed an inspirational afternoon with two of the 'Ice Maiden Team'.

Marketing Matters: “No one can whistle a symphony”

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 9:45am
Cumbria is a hotbed of creativity, and we’re especially spoilt in the South Lakes where there’s a thriving creative scene.

Northern trains return to the Lakes Line, yet petition goes ahead

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 9:27am
TRAINS operated by Northern are set to return to the blighted Lakes Line on Monday, the operator has confirmed.

More than £6,000 raised at Band in the Barn event

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 9:25am
MORE than 200 people gathered in a big green barn in Gatebeck for a night of music and dancing to help raise more than £6,500 for St John’s Hospice.

Kendal neolithic axes to be given wider exposure

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:47am
FIVE stone Neolithic axes assembled at Kendal Museum have been selected to be part of an important exhibition .

Kendal girl, 8, wins national award

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:37am
A YOUNG wordsmith from Kendal has won a national writing award for her magical fantasy tale about an ancient guardian spirit.

'Great win': Netherfield captain heaps praise on team

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:33am
NETHERFIELD’S comprehensive victory over Garstang at the weekend saw the team within touching distance of the top of the table.

'What we need is consistency': Kendal captain looks forward after weekend win

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:29am
KENDAL CC captain Chris Miller has praised his team following their dominant victory at the weekend, and hopes to build on the result to improve the team’s consistency.

Young Kendal athlete bags bronze in champs

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:27am
KENDAL athlete Alex Birkett bagged himself a bronze in the U20 800m National Championships and World Junior Trials.

Winter gritters sent out to protect Cumbria’s roads in heatwave

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:15am
CUMBRIA County Council’s gritters were out across the county yeseterday (Thursday), hitting the roads in response to the soaring temperatures.

Chef Matt Campbell's legacy honoured by old college friend

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 7:01am
A CLOSE friend of Lake District chef Matt Campbell, who tragically died while running this year's London Marathon, has been sharing his legacy with aspiring chefs.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Fund-raising for a skateboarding ramp in Kendal in 1993

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 6:40am
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.

Amy, 18, plans Castle Green comedy night for Kenya trip

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 6:01pm
A YOUNG Kendal student needs to raise £800 before volunteering in Kenya this autumn.

OBITUARY: Brantwood's Sally Beamish was a "visionary gardener"

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 6:01pm
"A VISIONARY gardener" who restored the hidden treasure of John Ruskin's garden has died, aged 54.

BOOK REVIEW: Exciting new thriller writer on the block

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 4:38pm
My Name Is Nobody by Andrew Richardson (Pengiun)

County council to look at creating an Ulverston bypass

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 4:37pm
AN AMBITIOUS plan to construct a bypass that diverts traffic around Ulverston is to be investigated by councillors.