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Tunstall claims bronze in Italy

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 9:00am
A KENDAL AC runner has capped off a remarkable month by adding a bronze medal in the World Mountain Running Championships to a silver she picked up at the European Championships earlier in July.

GARDENING: phlox can be a tricky customer in August

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 8:01am
MILDEW is something many of us gardeners could happily live without but there are always plants and periods of weather that seem determined to give the fungus a run for its money. Some plants are more susceptible than others. It’s less challenging with plants that are grown in the ground compared to those permanently placed in pots. Although we have a rather immense clump of bears britches (acanthus spinosus) growing in the nursery garden that is a remnant of the earlier plantings made years ago. Without fail it turns completely white (with the powdery coating of mildew) over the course of a few days every June and July. Some friends who visited the nursery recently commented on what the funky new variety of silver leaved acanthus was...

AGONY CHEF: muffins are a great addition to the breakfast table or delicious eaten warm on their own

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 7:48am
Justin Woods, head chef at The Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, and Greenhouse restaurant

LETTER: We should not be culling seagulls

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 6:40am
DURING the summer period, there are always alarmist stories of gulls 'attacking' people - which inevitably lead to calls to cull them.

New badges raise cash for mountain rescue team

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 6:02am
A GROUP of Lake District afficionados have been using the power of social media to raise funds for a 'vital' mountain rescue team.

Seventy 'extra care' homes proposed for Bentham

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 6:15pm
PLANS for 70 'extra care' homes to serve older people in High Bentham and Ingleton were unveiled at a consultation event.

PROPERTY: Time to check your home's energy certificate, says expert

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 6:00pm
PROPERTY owners are being reminded to check their energy performance certificates (EPCs) are not about to run out.

Your brand A-Z guide to new ’67 Reg vehicles

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 5:10pm
Motoring Correspondent Jonathan Crouch gives you a brand-by-brand guide to what’s new for the latest ’67 plate

New £3m music bar opens in Lakes town

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 4:53pm
A NEW £3m bar in the heart of one of the Lake District's most popular tourist destinations has opened.

Kendal pub bar display wins top award

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 4:49pm
THE landlord of a rejuvenated Kendal pub has received an award for the north west's best back-of-bar display.

LETTER: The Brexit the country voted for is not going to be achieved

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 4:36pm
It is becoming apparent that the Brexit the country voted for is not going to be delivered.

Work to replace damaged Kendal bridge to start next month

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:34pm
WORK to replace a footbridge in Kendal that was damaged during Storm Desmond is due to begin by the end of September.

LETTER: Reasons not to vote Tory

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:33pm
James Airey (Letters, July 20, 'Reasons to vote Tory') pedals the opinion, "...outgoing Labour government had left the country almost bankrupt."

Man hospitalised after car rolls in crash

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:27pm
EMERGENCY services were called following a crash which saw a car roll onto its roof on Sandside Road near Arnside.

Options being discussed for suicidal Cumbrian teenager due to be released from a secure unit

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 2:22pm
Healthcare professionals are meeting to discuss options for a suicidal Cumbrian teenager whose case prompted a High Court judge to issue a scathing assessment of current care provision.

People in Cumbria warned to be wary of aggressive scam calls claiming to be from HMRC

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 2:21pm
PEOPLE in Cumbria are being warned about aggressive phone scammers claiming to be from the tax office demanding sums of money.

READER'S PHOTO: A glorious view of Windermere and the Langdales

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 1:35pm
Westmorland Gazette reader Sue Barlow took this lovely photograph.

Sedgwick student named 'best in show' for hydro project

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:34pm
A FIRST class architecture student from Sedgwick has been named 'best in show' for her final year project.

Bumper crowds turned out to enjoy traditional fun at Beetham Sports

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:17pm
BUMPER crowds turned out for an annual village sports event on Saturday that continues to grow in popularity.

PROPERTY: New procurement manager to share experience with social landlords

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:00pm
SOCIAL housing landlords are to benefit from almost three decades' experience brought by a new procurement manager.