The Westmorland Gazette /news/
Updated: 1 hour 55 min ago
TATTOO artist John Luke Sayer can 'ink in' his plans for a new studio on Milnthorpe's Main Street after approval from South Lakeland District Council.
CRAVEN District Council is a high-achieving, successful council, with good quality services and is punching above its weight, according to a review carried out by senior officers from other councils.
Hardknott Pass is closed both ways due to a stranded vehicle and ice between Cockley Beck and Boot.
STAFF at a South Lakeland tourist attraction are hoping small actions will make a big difference as they transform used uniforms into charitable donations.
Ross Poldark by Winston Graham (Pan)
NEW research by a holiday home insurance company has revealed that Cumbria and the Lake District is the fourth most popular place in the UK to buy a holiday home.
A new baby in the home changes the dynamics of family life.
MARY Lennox, the heroine of The Secret Garden, the classic children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is described as "Mary, Mary, quite contrary," and as "a self-absorbed child who gave her entire thought to herself," writes DAVID WARD.
THE Pied Piper of Hamelin is Silverdale Players' festive fable running at The Gaskell Hall, Silverdale, from Wednesday-Saturday, December 6-9 (7.30pm).
A MAN has died following a traffic collision at Burton-in-Kendal.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds to invest in a popular playground and park in Windermere.
DELEGATES from the Chinese district of Nanshan have paid a visit to Kendal.
The Christmas season is upon us and this year Booths is on hand with some of its most sumptuous recipes to help see you through the festivities. At the heart of the each dish is a passion for sourcing the finest locally sourced ingredients so you can shop fresh and shop locally.
AS PART of its tour of major theatres across Cumbria, Prism Arts Studio Theatre brings its latest production, Shadow Tales, to Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre on Thursday, December 7 (1.30pm). Prism is an integrated group where adults with learning disabilities and professional artists work in partnership, creating new original productions. A mix of live action, shadow theatre, puppetry and storytelling, Shadow Tales follows the story of Charles, who when he was five years old moved back to England from India to avoid conflict. Ten years later, with just a letter from his mother, Charles returns to India and with the help of people he meets on the way, he discovers his story. Box office 01539-725133.
A MISSING Lancaster man could be in Cumbria, police have said.
EDEN District Council is mourning the loss of Cllr Sheila Orchard (Conservative/Hartside), who passed away on Friday, after a long illness, aged 66.
VOLUNTEERS celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National Trust Working Holiday programme and marked National Tree Week with a tree planting project in the Lake District.
A PLANNING application has now been submitted for the creation of the Beehive Business Park on the A590 in Ulverston.
Defectors by Joseph Kanon (Simon and Schuster)