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TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: the Women's Timber Corps at Grasmere in 1943

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 6:30am
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.

Changes at Kendal's Westmorland Shopping Centre

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 6:11am
ARGOS in Kendal’s. Westmorland Shopping Centre will close next month and re-open in the new Shap Road Sainsbury’s.

South Lakes woman calls for responsibility after watching 'horrible' bird death

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 7:01pm
A SOUTH Lakeland woman is asking fisherman to be more thoughtful about how they dispose of tackle after she witnessed a gull with a hook stuck in its beak suffer a ‘horrible’ death.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Melody House, Haverthwaite, £399,950

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 6:01pm
BEAUTIFUL wood panelling, ceiling beams and slate-flagged floors are among the original features at our property of the week, Melody House in Haverthwaite.

PODIUM: It’s vital to respect a building’s heritage when redevelopment takes place

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 3:08pm
Breathing new life back into old buildings, whilst maintaining their history and heritage, is crucial, argues Windermere-based entrepreneur Ian Dutton

LETTER: Boris Johnson's burka comments were not racist

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 2:25pm
The situation created by Boris Johnson's comments about women wearing a burka is of the country's own making.

Couple who lived in Milnthorpe for more than 30 years celebrate 60 years of marriage

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 2:01pm
A COUPLE who share a passion for the great outdoors celebrated their diamond wedding yesterday (Thursday).

LETTER: Thanks for helping when we got lost

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 1:54pm
MAY I extend a huge thank you to three wonderful local people. They kindly picked up two soaking wet, bedraggled ladies, who had got lost among the bracken near Bigland Tarn on Sunday, August 12.

Lake District fells repaired thanks to grant from Westmorland Gazette's parent company

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 12:12pm
A GRANT from The Westmorland Gazette's parent company has helped to boost the work of volunteers carrying out repairs of key Lake District paths.

Banana plant grown in Grange-over-Sands produces fruit

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 10:34am
A BANANA plant grown in a Grange-over-Sands garden has flowered following the recent warm spell.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Can you tell us more about this farm?

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 10:25am
This image is from our Joseph Hardman archives and shows a farm that we believe is in the Bannisdale area.

LETTER: The Lake District should not become a theme park

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 7:43am
I READ with interest your report of the rally held at Latrigg on the theme What are National Parks for? (Gazette, August 9, 'Rally hears of park concerns').