IT WAS one of the most heart-warming music stories of 2016, writes JOHN ANSON. Thirty-one years after his last album climbed the charts, Shakin’ Stevens’ Echoes of Our Time went straight into the UK top 40 and introduced him to a whole new audience.
A LEADING light of textile design who loved the Cumbrian landscape was the focus of a special event at Farfield Mill.
A WALKER was rescued after falling 12 metres from a footpath at Ullswater this morning.
POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 59-year-old Windermere man who has gone missing from hospital.
LARGE stones needed to repair some of the Lake District's most popular paths are being flown into place by helicopter over the next fortnight.
Tickets for next year's Kendal Calling are already on sale.
Author Matthew Connolly, of Bowston, argues that the time has come for a ‘moderate revolution’ to trigger change in society
AN eight-year-old Milnthorpe boy is on the path to becoming a professional footballer after signing his first contract with a Premier League club.
PREVIEW night for the new Julian Cooper show at Abbot Hall was a towering event with one of the largest gatherings ever seen at the Kendal gallery for an exhibition opening.
A TEMPTING array of home-made cakes, jams and chutneys ensured plenty of visitors to Allithwaite and Cartmel WI's spring show.
THE countdown to the reopening of Kendal’s historic Castle Dairy Restaurant & Art Gallery is officially under way.
A DALTON student is among three Barrow Sixth Form College students who achieved silver awards in this year’s UK Chemistry Olympiad.
A KENDAL supermarket sells one of Britain's most expensive vegetables for just a pound.
TWO comics are coming to South Cumbria to raise money for refugees in Syria.
BAE Systems in Barrow is warning of temporary traffic disruption in the town tomorrow (Wednesday) as it moves a heavy load by road.
AFTER a brief hiatus in 2016 Printfest is back this weekend (April 29/30) with a record number of artists from far and wide.