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Blooming good success at Kirkby Lonsdale gardening show

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 4:27pm
ANOTHER successful flower and vegetable show was hosted by the Kirkby Lonsdale Gardening Association.

PROPERTY: One in five have created an extra bedroom, says Hillarys

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 3:01pm
UK HOUSEHOLDERS are most likely to give up their garage to create a much-needed extra bedroom, a new study has found.

Guides enjoy narrowboat adventure

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 12:20pm
LIFE on a narrowboat proved to be a lot of fun for a group of Girl Guides from South Cumbria.

Hard-working couple are one step closer to getting their own farm

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 12:01pm
A HARD-working couple, who started their farming careers five years ago, are one step closer to getting their first farm.

PROPERTY: House buyers' biggest regret is not checking heating

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 12:01pm
NOT checking the heating system is the biggest regret of house buyers in Cumbria, says OFTEC, the trade association for the oil and heating industry.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: The Windermere-Kendal road race in 1950

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 7:50am
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.

Finest jazz players head to the Lakes

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:00pm
A FOUR-day jazz festival is to bring some of the finest players in the world to the Lake District.

World War Two pilot, 95, returns to Spitfire cockpit

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 6:01pm
A WORLD War Two fighter pilot made an emotional return to the cockpit of a Spitfire during Kendal’s weekend of RAF centenary celebrations.

LETTER: Cartoonist Shelbourn gets it right week after week

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 4:46pm
HOW does Shelbourn do it?

PROPERTY: New Zealand bans most foreign house sales

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 3:01pm
NEW Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices.

Cumbria is tops for ‘Staycationers’

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 12:19pm
STAYCATIONERS are heading to Cumbria, says UK holiday rental provider, Snaptrip. It has been looking at the key spots Brits have been looking at for their UK holidays so far this year - and Cumbria has come out on top.

Lakes Ignite attracts more out of county visitors

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 11:56am
SIX outdoor art installations scattered across the Lake District proved to be a major visitor attraction this year.

Lack of funding forces cancellation of Dalton festival

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 10:47am
THE flagship arts festival of a town’s events calendar has been cancelled for 2018.

LETTER: When an area gets World Heritage Site status you get interference from afar

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 10:01am
IT COULD be disconcerting that World Heritage Watch (WHW) is using threatening tones to our national park regarding their management of our piece of England (Gazette, August 16, 'Call for 4x4s ban in Lakes').

Jebb battles mist to win Sedbergh Hills Race

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:30am
STAVELEY'S Rob Jebb stormed to victory in Sunday's 14-mile Sedbergh Hills Race despite the difficult weather conditions.

Wellbeing expert Liz Earle shares her summer garden party secrets

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:01am
AS WEATHER forecasters predict an Indian summer, wellbeing and beauty expert Liz Earle has shared her favourite finishing touches for outdoor entertaining.

PROPERTY: Ways for Generation Rent to make a house their home

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:01am
NOBODY dreams of renting a house forever - but if this is the situation you're in, you may as well make the most of it, writes Abi Jackson.

TODAY'S PHOTO FROM THE GAZETTE ARCHIVES: Cartmel Young Farmers' hedging competition in 1950

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 7:00am
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.

Dad-of-three bikes from Land's End to John O'Groats in 54 hours

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 6:01am
AN EDEN builder cycled virtually non-stop from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 54 hours to celebrate a milestone birthday.