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A NEW musical put together by a talented writing duo is being showcased at the Edinburgh Fringe.
The Top 500 Summits: A Lifetime of Hillwalking by Barry K Smith, £25
LUNESDALE Show is set to take place on Tuesday (August 8) with hopes of a sunshine filled day.
Dorothy C. Maguire (nee Coles) recalls collecting Rose-hips in the 1950s and 60s
The proposals to reduce Wildman Street at Kendal to one lane to incorporate a cycle path, is utter madness and beyond comprehension.
A TEAM from an Ingleton Food Hall is donning their walking boots this month to raise money for the North West Air Ambulance (NWAA).
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.
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.
CUMBRIAN schools feeling the pinch of tight school budgets have received help from a food charity.
A Lancashire Monastic Way by John Convey, £9.95
A SQUARE branded an 'eyesore' at the southern entrance to Windermere has been lovingly improved by residents.
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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