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IN THE last Skywatch we looked forward to the planets Saturn and Mars shining close together in the sky before sunrise, writes STUART ATKINSON. By this weekend they will be much, much closer together, and will look like a very striking 'double star' in the sky before dawn. And later in the week they will be so close together, almost on top of each other, that you'll see them both at the same time through a pair of binoculars, something that doesn't happen very often.
The Wordsworth Singers, St Mary’s Church, Ambleside
WALKERS are being invited to step out across Morecambe Bay's famous sands for a local cancer charity this June.
GROUND staff at Silverdale Holiday Park were praised after finishing a half-million pound makeover on time.
A MISS Cumbria finalist hopes to help others if she were to win the crown.
SWEDISH clothing and equipment brand Fj?llr?ven has opened a new store in Ambleside.
SOUTH Lakeland has been listed as one of the top performing economic areas in the North West according to a‘Vibrant Economy Index’.
A HOLIDAY park in the Lake District has called time on plastic waste.
A NEW exhibition opening at the Dales Countryside Museum (DCM) in Hawes celebrates a book which “just in the nick of time” recorded the traditional ways of life in the Yorkshire Dales.
LANDSCAPE charity Friends of the Lake District is searching for the finest views Cumbria has to offer for its 2018 photo competition.
EASTER weekend train travellers are being urged to plan ahead to avoid being caught up in rail upgrade impacts on the West Coast Main Line.
Westmorland Gazette reader Alan Barnsley, of Clitheroe, took this lovely Tarn Hows panorama.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved grandmother who died after plunging 60 feet from a cliff top path while out on a ramble with a walking group in Cumbria.
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.
SCAFFOLDING has been removed from Kendal Town Hall’s historic clock tower after a nine month repair and restoration project.
Zak Showell, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, in Milnthorpe, argues it is time for action to protect red squirrels
Spring has finally arrived and all across the county native golden daffodils can be seen bobbing their trumpet heads in the breeze. Head out into the countryside this Easter to see newborn lambs frolicking in the fields. Families of all ages can go for a walk and look out for animals and birds including rabbits, badgers, foxes, and even otters. The popular tourist attractions will be opening their doors for the new season to welcome visitors, young and old, with a host of activities on offer.
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