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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

Writing duo's musical on Edinburgh Fringe bill

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:49pm
A NEW musical put together by a talented writing duo is being showcased at the Edinburgh Fringe.

BOOK REVIEW: entertaining guide that follows one man's personal journey over 500 summits

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:37pm
The Top 500 Summits: A Lifetime of Hillwalking by Barry K Smith, £25

Lunesdale Show: Everything you need to know

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:16pm
LUNESDALE Show is set to take place on Tuesday (August 8) with hopes of a sunshine filled day.

NOSTALGIA: Recalling the rose-hip picking season

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 1:25pm
Dorothy C. Maguire (nee Coles) recalls collecting Rose-hips in the 1950s and 60s

LETTER: Scrap the Wildman Street one-lane proposal and save money

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 1:08pm
The proposals to reduce Wildman Street at Kendal to one lane to incorporate a cycle path, is utter madness and beyond comprehension.

Charitable team from Ingleton takes on three peaks challenge

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:31pm
A TEAM from an Ingleton Food Hall is donning their walking boots this month to raise money for the North West Air Ambulance (NWAA).

New exhibition explores social, political, community and environmental themes around allotments

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 11:46am
A GROUP of artists who share a passion for allotments, food production, nature and the environment is staging an exhibition in the Sugar Store Gallery at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre. Based in the Bolton and Bury area, the artists and writers of The Slug Society use prints, paintings, textiles, photographs, sculpture and text to explore the social, political, community and environmental themes around allotments. The society's Re:Allotted exhibition runs until September 2.

Kendal plaque unveiling marks end of 28 year-old battle to restore ancient lane

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 11:02am
A PLAQUE has been unveiled on an ancient pre-medieval path in Kendal marking the end of a 28-year-old battle to rescue the lane from dereliction.

Food charity helps Cumbrian schools with tight budgets

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 10:54am
CUMBRIAN schools feeling the pinch of tight school budgets have received help from a food charity.

BOOK REVIEW: on the trail of monastic houses that thrived in medieval times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 10:41am
A Lancashire Monastic Way by John Convey, £9.95

Neglected town square is improved by teamwork from residents

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 10:35am
A SQUARE branded an 'eyesore' at the southern entrance to Windermere has been lovingly improved by residents.

See your wedding report in The Westmorland Gazette

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 9:58am
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