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THE funeral of a well-known Sedbergh parish priest who spent two months in a Gestapo-run prison will take place tomorrow (March 2).
A CUMBRIAN zoo is to open a new enclosure with the aim of boosting red squirrel conservation efforts.
EIGHTEEN aspiring young politicians from across Cumbria will be battling it out in the hopes of securing a position in UK Youth Parliament.
With the onset of another New Year comes the inevitable making – and breaking – of resolutions, the pledge to become fitter/richer/more fulfilled, and of course, the publication of the New Year Honours list. Joining this exclusive group of the great and the good brings with it a level of prestige that is unparalleled. Quite simply, it’s the accolade that money can’t buy. So, who can get one, and just how difficult is it? We grilled awards expert, Jo Spencer, on crafting the toughest application of all.
A prisoner who threw excrement at guards at Haverigg has been sentenced to a further 12 weeks in prison.
HUNDREDS of Queen Katherine School students have engaged with events and exhibitions in a thought provoking week on refugee experiences.
THE organisers of a popular Lake District rally event have had to postpone this year’s race because of the severe weather conditions.
A 50-YEAR-OLD man suffered a broken femur and suspected broken pelvis after falling from a gritter lorry yesterday (February 28).
AN ENTHUSIASTIC sledder has praised Kendal Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) after they came to his aid yesterday (February 28).
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THE A66 is blocked after a lorry jackknifed on the easbound exit slip road this morning (March 1).
A COURAGEOUS climber braved sub-zero temperatures and scaled a Lake District mountain to rescue dogs belonging to a complete stranger.
FIVE new affordable houses for local people have been given the go-ahead in the Yorkshire Dales despite the threat of a legal challenge.
What's on this week ...
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.
THE four finalists for February for the Gazette's 2019 Calendar competition have been chosen.