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Kendal woman fundraises for cancer research cause

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:01pm
A TRAINEE nurse is raising money for research into pancreatic cancer following the unexpected death of her grandfather.

Silverdale celebrates happy ending for library

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:00pm
BOOK lovers in north Lancashire are celebrating a happy ending for their village library.

South Lakes students learn of death camp horror

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:24am
HARROWING details of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps of World War 2 were revealed to a group of South Lakes students during a three-day trip to Poland.

Four people rescued from boat marooned on Ullswater

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:19am
FOUR people were stuck on a marooned boat at Ullswater on Sunday, October 29, and had to be rescued by the Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.

RALLYCROSS: Breakdown ends Ewin’s hopes in semi-finals

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:16am
Upper Eden rallycross racer David Ewin has had a busy couple of weeks as the 2017 season draws to a close.

Where to watch fireworks in the area

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:46am
FIREWORKS will light up the skies of South Lakeland in a host of sparkling displays to celebrate Bonfire Night.

£20,000 needed to bring Appleby church's facilities into the 21st century

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:46am
RESIDENTS of an Eden town are trying to raise £20,000 to provide their 'beautiful' church with modern-day facilities.

Vintage motors tackle high fells

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:45am
SCORES of vintage sports cars will wind their way through some of Lake District's most dramatic scenery next weekend in what is being billed as an "exhilarating motoring extravaganza".

Castle Dairy at Kendal becomes first apprentice-run eatery in the country to be awarded 2AA rosettes for food

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:44am
THE historic Castle Dairy Restaurant & Art Gallery in Kendal has become the first apprentice-run eatery in the country to be awarded 2AA rosettes for the quality of its food.

Cumbrian filmmaker wins prestigious award

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:40am
A RENOWNED Cumbrian filmmaker has been awarded a prestigious national accolade for his film about the iconic Lakes mountain Blencathra.

Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This Week ...

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

There's still time to pack a Christmas shoebox

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:00pm
LOCAL charity Boxes of Hope Cumbria is reminding people there is still time to pack a Christmas shoebox.

Jeremy Clarkson sets a water speed record at Coniston

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 3:05pm
Television star Jeremy Clarkson has a new national water speed record at Coniston.

Sixteen solar panels approved for historic Cark-in-Cartmel house

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 2:00pm
PLANS for 16 solar panels at historic Cark Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.

Four townhouses planned for site of former Ulverston pub

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 1:45pm
PLANS are brewing for four new homes on the site of a former Ulverston pub.

Sought after conductor makes his Haffner debut

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 12:17pm
THE excellent Haffner Orchestra opens it 2017/2018 season of concerts at Lancaster University's Great Hall on Saturday, November 11 (7.30pm), with a new musical director on the podium.

Police appeal after two girls, 12, chased and threatened with broken bottle in Kendal

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:10am
TWO girls have reportedly been chased around Kendal and threatened with a broken bottle.

Bank window smashed in Kirkby Lonsdale

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:00am
NATWEST Bank on Kirkby Lonsdale's Main Street has had one of its windows smashed.

Young farmers compete in sheepdog trials

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 9:53am
SETTLE and District Young Farmers held their Annual Sheepdog Trials at Bank Laithe Farm, Winterburn.

Have you started your Christmas present shopping yet?

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:12am
It is still 52 days until Christmas - but already shops are being decked out in festive tinsel.