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New state-of-the-art play area is officially opened on Kendal's Rinkfield estate

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 5:00pm
MORE than 100 people attended a special event to mark the completion of a state-of-the-art play in Kendal yesterday.

GALLERY: 35 pictures from Kendal Calling 2017

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 4:59pm
THOUSANDS of revellers braved a mudbath arena and soggy campsites to enjoy spectacular live performances at Kendal Calling over the weekend.

All the news from the Lakes parish this week

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 4:40pm
THE Armitt Museum is asking local families to look through old family papers, diaries and photograph albums in the hope of finding references or details of how local women were involved with the Suffrage movement and their efforts to gain votes for women.

POLL RESULT: How do you pronounce Scafell?

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 4:20pm
Just how do you pronounce Scafell?

Police investigate after dog stolen from Dalton

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 3:55pm
A PYRENEAN Mountain dog was stolen from the Dalton area yesterday (July 30).

Young Cumbrian drivers get help to stay safe behind the wheel

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 3:41pm
NEWLY qualified young drivers in Cumbria are being offered help to enhance their driving skills and stay safe behind the wheel.

Ulverston man speaks out after life is saved thanks to iPhone app

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 1:52pm
A YOUNG walker who plunged more than 100ft into a gully on a Lake District fell owes his life to a 'brilliant' rescue team and a smartphone app.

£2 million road resurfacing work to begin in Kendal

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 1:49pm
A MAJOR programme of road resurfacing work will begin in Kendal today.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Help us choose a name for a new beer to mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 1:17pm
A special new beer is to be brewed to mark The Westmorland Gazette’s 200th anniversary in 2018 – and we want you to help us to name it.

Thought provoking As You Like It is fresh take on Shakespeare's classic

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 12:07pm
AS THE debut production of the newly reborn theatre company Shared Experience, in a co-production with Theatre by the Lake, Kate Saxon’s modern dress As You Like It aspires to be as amusing as it is thought-provoking, writes NICK SMURTHWAITE.

PROPERTY: Be prepared when bidding for house at auction, says solicitor John Cooke

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 12:00pm
SEEN the house of your dreams? Seen that it is for sale at auction, rather than with an estate agent? What now?

Netherfield continue title push with Preston win

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 9:54am
NETHERFIELD Cricket Club's relentless winning form at top of Northern Premier League continued as they picked up a dominant five-wicket victory against Preston.

Mountain bike stolen in Ulverston

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 8:05am
A MOUNTAIN bike has been stolen from behind a pub in Ulverston.