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

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 6:00am
What's on this week ...

Next step taken to creating pool of local democracy reporters

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:05am
THE BBC’s Local News Partnerships have taken a key step towards the creation of a pool of local democracy reporters to cover council and public meetings across the UK.

SKYWATCH: Geminid shower promises to be one of the best

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 7:00pm
GOOD news - we have a meteor shower coming up that will actually be worth going out and watching, writes STUART ATKINSON. Most of the meteor showers during 2017 have been ruined by bright moonlight, but next week's Geminids shower will be wonderfully Moon-free, so weather permitting we should be able to see lots of shooting stars.

DREAMCATCHER : I've shot someone and the police are looking for me

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 5:25pm
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams

Heysham Power Stations are looking for 12 apprentices

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 5:17pm
EDF Energy is searching for 37 apprentices to join the company in 2018 and Heysham power stations are running an open day for those interested in applying for its 12 places.

Your guide to gigs in the Kendal area

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 5:16pm
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Jam Night. Burgundys, Kendal:Trickle Charge. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night.

Attempted burglary in Ulverston

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 4:31pm
POLICE are investigating an attempted burglary of a commercial building on North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston.

Don't miss our 28-page Good Christmas Guide supplement in tomorrow's Westmorland Gazette

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 4:06pm
Tomorrow's Westmorland Gazette contains a fabulous 28-page Christmas supplement.

Cark-in-Cartmel self-build house plans refused

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 3:25pm
OUTLINE plans for an affordable, self-build dwelling at Cark-in-Cartmel met with refusal from South Lakeland District Council.

Excitement builds for Kendal charity concert

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 2:03pm
TWO South African singers who are set to perform at Kendal leisure centre tomorrow have expressed their excitement ahead of the gig.

Ross races to Hoad Hill Harriers Christmas Pudding 10k win

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 2:02pm
A beautiful day with full sunshine welcomed runners to South Lakeland, in what proved to be a success for many at the Hoad Hill Harriers Christmas Pudding 10k.

MP Tim Farron marks Storm Desmond anniversary in Parliament

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 10:55am
MP TIM Farron marked the two-year anniversary of Storm Desmond by tabling a motion in Parliament this week.

Court hears man was bitten on the ear in Kendal park attack

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 9:18am
A MAN had his ear bitten as he was attacked in a Kendal park, a court heard.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Are you happy to pay more Council Tax next year to fund Cumbria policing?

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 8:45am
CUMBRIA'S Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall wants to know if residents are willing to pay more towards policing through their Council Tax.

Award-winning acts bring much mirth and merriment to popular comedy club's festive show

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 6:44pm
ULVERSTON’S acclaimed comedy club is back for a festive show to conclude what has been another fantastic year for stand up in the town.

PROPERTY: 13 Burton Road, Kendal

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 6:00pm

Emergency response training taking place next year in the Lake District

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 5:34pm
A SPECIALIST training programme in medical care is being staged in the Lake District in the new year.

Lake District £3.29m arts culture bid

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 4:48pm
AN ambitious multi-venue arts project in the Lake District is in the running for a share of a new £15 million fund aimed at showcasing the north of England.

Look out it's panto-monium as talented young cast brings magical story to the stage

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 2:40pm
COME Friday and it will be panto-monium in Grange-over-Sands as a talented cast of 40 budding performers bring a magical story of an adventurous young man and his talking cat to the Victoria Hall.

LETTER: US President Woodrow Wilson visited the Lake District five times

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 2:17pm
AS THE author of 'An American President's Love Affair with the English Lake District' I was delighted to see the reference by Roger Bingham (Nostalgia, November 9) to US President Woodrow Wilson's visit to Carlisle on December 29, 1918, on his way to chairing the Peace Conference in Versailles at the end of World War One.