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Writing duo's musical on Edinburgh Fringe bill

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:49pm
A NEW musical put together by a talented writing duo is being showcased at the Edinburgh Fringe.

BOOK REVIEW: entertaining guide that follows one man's personal journey over 500 summits

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:37pm
The Top 500 Summits: A Lifetime of Hillwalking by Barry K Smith, £25

Lunesdale Show: Everything you need to know

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:16pm
LUNESDALE Show is set to take place on Tuesday (August 8) with hopes of a sunshine filled day.

NOSTALGIA: Recalling the rose-hip picking season

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 1:25pm
Dorothy C. Maguire (nee Coles) recalls collecting Rose-hips in the 1950s and 60s

LETTER: Scrap the Wildman Street one-lane proposal and save money

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 1:08pm
The proposals to reduce Wildman Street at Kendal to one lane to incorporate a cycle path, is utter madness and beyond comprehension.

Charitable team from Ingleton takes on three peaks challenge

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:31pm
A TEAM from an Ingleton Food Hall is donning their walking boots this month to raise money for the North West Air Ambulance (NWAA).

New exhibition explores social, political, community and environmental themes around allotments

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 11:46am
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.

Kendal plaque unveiling marks end of 28 year-old battle to restore ancient lane

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 11:02am
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.

Food charity helps Cumbrian schools with tight budgets

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 10:54am
CUMBRIAN schools feeling the pinch of tight school budgets have received help from a food charity.

BOOK REVIEW: on the trail of monastic houses that thrived in medieval times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 10:41am
A Lancashire Monastic Way by John Convey, £9.95

Neglected town square is improved by teamwork from residents

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 10:35am
A SQUARE branded an 'eyesore' at the southern entrance to Windermere has been lovingly improved by residents.

See your wedding report in The Westmorland Gazette

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 9:58am
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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