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LETTER: The Brexit the country voted for is not going to be achieved

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 4:36pm
It is becoming apparent that the Brexit the country voted for is not going to be delivered.

Work to replace damaged Kendal bridge to start next month

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:34pm
WORK to replace a footbridge in Kendal that was damaged during Storm Desmond is due to begin by the end of September.

LETTER: Reasons not to vote Tory

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:33pm
James Airey (Letters, July 20, 'Reasons to vote Tory') pedals the opinion, "...outgoing Labour government had left the country almost bankrupt."

Man hospitalised after car rolls in crash

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:27pm
EMERGENCY services were called following a crash which saw a car roll onto its roof on Sandside Road near Arnside.

Options being discussed for suicidal Cumbrian teenager due to be released from a secure unit

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 2:22pm
Healthcare professionals are meeting to discuss options for a suicidal Cumbrian teenager whose case prompted a High Court judge to issue a scathing assessment of current care provision.

People in Cumbria warned to be wary of aggressive scam calls claiming to be from HMRC

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 2:21pm
PEOPLE in Cumbria are being warned about aggressive phone scammers claiming to be from the tax office demanding sums of money.

READER'S PHOTO: A glorious view of Windermere and the Langdales

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 1:35pm
Westmorland Gazette reader Sue Barlow took this lovely photograph.

Sedgwick student named 'best in show' for hydro project

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:34pm
A FIRST class architecture student from Sedgwick has been named 'best in show' for her final year project.

Bumper crowds turned out to enjoy traditional fun at Beetham Sports

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:17pm
BUMPER crowds turned out for an annual village sports event on Saturday that continues to grow in popularity.

PROPERTY: New procurement manager to share experience with social landlords

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:00pm
SOCIAL housing landlords are to benefit from almost three decades' experience brought by a new procurement manager.

Crowds flock to day of traditional fun at Ambleside Sports

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:49am
TRADITION and community were at the heart of this year's Ambleside Sports, with many of its highlights coming from the bright young stars of the future.

Near-miss incident between train and pedestrians prompts Grange level crossing closure

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:05am
A NEAR-miss incident between a train and two pedestrians has led to the emergency closure of a level crossing in South Lakeland.

See our new Tourism Guide - all you need to know if you are planning a visit to the area or looking for something to do this weekend

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 8:11am
Planning a visit to the Lake District or simply looking for something to do with the family this weekend?

Award winning garden will benefit those with additional needs at Ulverston school

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 8:00am
A SHOW garden that scooped silver at a prestigious flower show will be relocated to a special educational needs school in Ulverston.

Folk punks booked for headline festival gig

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 8:00am
A POLITICALLY-charged punk band have been booked to headline one of Cumbria’s most popular music festivals.

Drawings of a Windermere steamer, Coniston based screenplay and centuries old grandfather clock made in Millom up for auction

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 7:50am
DRAWINGS of a Barrow built Windermere steamer, visited by Her Majesty the Queen, a Coniston based screenplay starring Anthony Hopkins and a centuries old grandfather clock made in Millom are up for auction on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 August on the Cumbria, Lancashire border.


Fri, 04/08/2017 - 7:28am
HE best of agriculture from Cumbria and further afield was on show at a record-breaking 134th Cartmel Show yesterday.

180 miles a day: Kendal cyclist sets himself huge target to smash world record

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 6:53am
A BEARDED athlete from Kendal will be attempting to break a world record for the fastest crossing of Europe by bicycle.

LETTER: Cycle lane not needed at Wildman Strete, Kendal

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 6:24am
Whose idea was it to put a cycle lane in Wildman Street at Kendal - the narrowest main street in the town? (Gazette, July 27, 'Cycling lane sparks anger').

Co-op contract boost for South Lakeland food and drink suppliers

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 6:00am
FOOD and drink suppliers across South Lakeland have been given a big business boost from a national retailer.