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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.
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
Justin Woods, head chef at The Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, and Greenhouse restaurant
DURING the summer period, there are always alarmist stories of gulls 'attacking' people - which inevitably lead to calls to cull them.
A GROUP of Lake District afficionados have been using the power of social media to raise funds for a 'vital' mountain rescue team.
PLANS for 70 'extra care' homes to serve older people in High Bentham and Ingleton were unveiled at a consultation event.
PROPERTY owners are being reminded to check their energy performance certificates (EPCs) are not about to run out.
Motoring Correspondent Jonathan Crouch gives you a brand-by-brand guide to what’s new for the latest ’67 plate
A NEW £3m bar in the heart of one of the Lake District's most popular tourist destinations has opened.
THE landlord of a rejuvenated Kendal pub has received an award for the north west's best back-of-bar display.
It is becoming apparent that the Brexit the country voted for is not going to be delivered.
WORK to replace a footbridge in Kendal that was damaged during Storm Desmond is due to begin by the end of September.
James Airey (Letters, July 20, 'Reasons to vote Tory') pedals the opinion, "...outgoing Labour government had left the country almost bankrupt."
EMERGENCY services were called following a crash which saw a car roll onto its roof on Sandside Road near Arnside.
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 are being warned about aggressive phone scammers claiming to be from the tax office demanding sums of money.
Westmorland Gazette reader Sue Barlow took this lovely photograph.
A FIRST class architecture student from Sedgwick has been named 'best in show' for her final year project.
BUMPER crowds turned out for an annual village sports event on Saturday that continues to grow in popularity.
SOCIAL housing landlords are to benefit from almost three decades' experience brought by a new procurement manager.