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PLANS to bring two retail giants into Ulverston in a development which could create 300 jobs have prompted concerns the town centre economy will be damaged.
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: The Kut and the Paps. Burgundys, Kendal: Trefor Owen Quartet/Spirit of Shearing. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night.
Responsible for some of the most memorable songs of the eighties including the number one hit Don’t You Want Me?, Phil Oakey, Joanne Catherall and Susan Ann Sully are now one of the most popular bands on the festival circuit, writes John Anson.
Kendal Town FC Ladies are celebrating after being awarded a Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England manager Gareth Southgate.
What's on this week ...
The King's Men, St George`s Church, Kendal
VANDALS who smashed large stained-glass windows at an unoccupied house in Ulverston have caused an estimated £4,000 worth of damage.
THE government must use funds saved by the shelving the Lakes Line electrification plans to invest in a passing loop to increase capacity, South Lakes MP Tim Farron said today.
POLICE are investigating the theft of money from a cash box at the public toilets on Jingling Lane, Kirkby Lonsdale.
THE Windermere Ferry will not be operating for part of the day tomorrow as it is taken out of service by Cumbria County Council to undergo urgent repairs.
A MAN has admitted assaulting a male inside his Kendal home and stealing belongings from him.
THREE of Korea's top crafts people are heading to the region in a cultural collaboration with their UK counterparts.
POLICE have charged a company and three people following an extensive investigation centred on Ducky’s Park Farm - a petting zoo and tourist attraction based in Flookburgh.
PLANS to build 16 new homes on a cleared site in Low Bentham Road, High Bentham, are being recommended for approval.
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a woman missing from Salford. Larissa Drake, 23, was reported missing to police yesterday (Tuesday August 1). She was last seen in Manchester city centre on July 27. Larissa is described as white, with long brown hair, and wears glasses. It is unknown what clothes she was last wearing. She recently changed her name from Amy Noble so it is possible that people will still know her by this name. Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting missing person reference number MP/17/0104937 or incident number 818 of 1 August 2017.
A FIRST ever dedicated farming officer has been appointed by the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA).
A POOR weather forecast combined with already sodden ground has forced organisers of Tuesday’s Lunesdale Show to cancel the event.
A 71-YEAR-OLD Kirkby Lonsdale man has run 30km and exceeded his fundraising targets in a challenge to raise money for North West Cancer Research.
AUGUST is probably the busiest month for art society exhibitions - and this year is no exception.
MEMBERS of Windermere Art Society have truly upped the ante this year with one of its most outstanding and innovative annual exhibitions.