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  • A683 currently closed in both directions following motorcycle crash

    THE A683 is currently closed both ways following an accident near the Highwayman pub. read more

  • Jury delivers conclusion at inquest into tiger attack which killed keeper Sarah McClay, 24 The Westmorland Gazette:

    THE family of zoo keeper Sarah McClay have said 'nothing can bring her back' - following the end of the inquest into her death. read more

  • New head is drawn to school 'ethos'

    THE new headteacher of a Lake District primary school says he was drawn to the role because of its ‘strong community spirit and ethos’. read more

  • Cleaners at Morecambe Bay hospital trust up for award tonight The Westmorland Gazette:

    DOMESTIC staff at the trust that runs Morecambe Bay's hospitals are up for an award for the quality of their cleaning. read more

  • 'Bownessie' caught on camera The Westmorland Gazette:

    A PHOTOGRAPHER trying to capture seasonal changes on Windermere claims to have got more than she bargained for when she caught a snap of a mystery creature. read more

  • Windermere Golf Club’s rising star Adam Chapman wins the inaugural Vardon Grip Trophy

    WINDERMERE Golf Club’s rising star Adam Chapman has won the inaugural Vardon Grip Trophy, finishing with rounds of 66 and 68, to win by five shots. read more

  • Sentencing of Bentham woman charged with fraud and theft offences put back

    A FORMER employee of the Bentham Development Trust who could be jailed for the theft of more than £100,000 has had her case put back until November. read more

  • VIDEO: Skydiver Cliff, 94, is a charity 'hero'

    BRITAIN’S oldest graduate has now become one of the world’s oldest ever skydivers, at the age of 94. read more

  • Environment Agency fined for Levens workplace accident involving circular saw

    THE Environment Agency has been fined after an employee was badly injured when his finger was caught by an unguarded circular saw. read more

  • Dalton woman assaulted by man who 'intimated things of a sexual nature' The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

    A DALTON woman has been assaulted by a man who 'intimated things of a sexual nature', say police. read more

  • Farmers urged to trade now or risk losing out The Westmorland Gazette:

    CUMBRIAN farmers who have entitlements they want to trade under the current Single Payment Scheme (SPS) should do so now – or risk losing them for no value when the Basic Payment Scheme comes into force next year. read more

  • Mountain rescuers called out to locate injured man after 999 call cuts out

    FOURTEEN mountain rescuers were needed to locate a solo walker after he tripped and sustained a knee injury at Pike O'Blisco. read more

  • Walker with ankle injury rescued from waterfall trail at Ingleton The Westmorland Gazette: CALL OUT: Rescuers responded after caver collapsed

    A WALKER was rescued close to the waterfalls at Ingleton after sustaining an ankle injury. read more

  • A perfect blend of music and ales The Westmorland Gazette:

    Workington plays host to its own Beer & Cider Festival from tonight (Thursday) to Saturday at the Carnegie Theatre, with a feast of fine musical treats including singer and guitarist Paul O'Halloran, a crazy combination of country 'n' Irish music courtesy of The Holborn Hillbillies and tomorrow (Friday) local favourites The Bleedin' Blaggards, with a unique blend of blues, country and reggae. read more

  • Sedbergh School pays tribute to the fallen The Westmorland Gazette:

    REPRESENTATIVES from Sedbergh School travelled to Belgium to honour the school’s fallen in World War One. read more

  • Elusive little Mercury is visible after sunset again

    I hope some of you managed to catch a glimpse of the northern lights. read more

  • Force strategy aims to stamp our rural crime The Westmorland Gazette:

    A NEW strategy to tackle rural crime in Cumbria was launched at the Westmorland Show. read more

  • Jenny Evans

    EVANS On 15th September, 2014 peacefully at home JENNY of Sand-side. Dearly beloved wife of the late William John and dearest mum of Mike. Funeral service will take place at St. Thomas Church, Miln-thorpe on Wednesday 24th September, 2014 at 11 a.m., followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beet-ham Hall, Beetham, Milnthorpe, LA7 7BQ. Tel. 015395 63108. read more


    KINCART AUSTIM Ann and Mike wish to announce the engagement of our loving daughter, MARIE to ALAN AUSTIN. Much happiness for your future xxxxxx read more

  • Jean Ward

    WARD Helen, John, Donna & Richard would like to sincerely thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the flowers, cards and words of support and comfort that they have received since the sad loss of their mum Jean. We would also like to gratefully thank Maud's Meadow and the James Cochrane Practice for all the kindness and care shown to Jean over the last few years of her life and a big thank you to all at Fishwicks for their kind and professional funeral service. read more

  • Deborah Jane Hodgkiss

    HODGKISS On 13th September, 2014 peacefully at Peterborough City Hos-pital DEBORAH JANE aged 60 years of Kirkby Lonsdale. Dearly loved mother of Robert, Catherine and Mark, loving daughter of Eileen and the late George and a much loved sister of Nicholas. Funeral ser-vice will take place at St. Mary’s Church, Kirkby Lonsdale on a time and date to be arranged. Family flowers only. Donat-ions if desired to CANCERactive or The Dogs Trust. Enquires and donations c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beetham Hall, Beetham, Milnthorpe, LA7 7BQ. Tel 015395 63108 read more

  • glen alderson

    ALDERSONHappy Birthday GLEN 23.9.96. Lots of love Mum, Dad, Sophie, Ben and all the Family. xoxox read more


    ALDERSON GLEN Congratulations GLEN on your 18th Birthday 23rd September. Health & Happiness always. Love you lots from Nan & Grandad xxx read more


    VERA MACKERETH 21st September Twelve years since cancer took her away. A marvellous and loving lady, still sadly missed by Derrick, family and friends. read more

  • Rose Swainbank

    SWAINBANK, Rose Sarah and Teresa would like to express their sincere thanks to all family, friends and neighbours for the kind messages of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence following their sad loss. Thanks also to the staff of Ward 20, RLI Hospital for their kindness and care, also to Rev Carol Marsden for the lovely service and to Brian Goad and Edward Waller, for their dignified funeral arrangements and to Dorothy for the wonderful catering. A special thanks also to everyone who attended Mum’s funeral and gave so generously to her favourite charity. read more

  • David & Eleanor Blezard

    BLEZARD DAVID & ELEANOR St Marys Church Windermere, 19th September 1964. Have a lovely day. With all our love Angie, Dave - the two treasures Nico and Sofia, Jazz and Frank, Aimee and Ian, nieces and nephews. read more

  • Pat and John Mcdougall

    MCDOUGALL PAT & JOHN Congratulations Mum and Dad on your golden wedding anniversary. Much love from the whole family, Paul, David, Vicky, Nicky and Aidan xx read more

  • Lisa Madrell

    MADRELL LISA Treasured memories of a special sister and auntie. Always in our thoughts and hearts. Love Joanne, Samantha, Andy, Kelly, Abigail, Olivia and James. read more

  • lisa madrell

    LISA MADRELL 19/09/13 Eternally you're forever young, flying free in all you do. There are no words to express how I feel, simply put, 'Our Lisa', I miss you Emma and Babs xxx read more

  • les and ann park

    Les and Ann Park would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all the cards, flowers and gifts received for their Diamond Wedding. read more

  • david tugman

    DAVID TUGMAN Would like to thank everybody for their cards and gifts on his 70th birthday, especially daughters Shirley and Jeanette for his surprise party. read more

  • Jeff & Wendy Parker

    THANKS Jeff & Wendy Parker would like to thank all their family & friends for a very well kept secret Golden Wedding party. Especially Steve, Jenny, Mark, Sam, Kerry & Darren. It was the best "21st" we have been to!! Thanks very much for the donations to charity. read more

  • nan sheila holmes

    HOLMES In loving memory of NAN (SHEILA), Passed away 22nd September 2008, also remembering Nan's birthday 20th September 2008. We miss you now, our hearts are sore, as time goes by we miss you more, your loving smile, your gentle face, no one can fill your vacant space. Love you always & forever. Dawn & Andy xx. Great Grandma, always in our thoughts forever in our hearts. Love & miss you lots, Courtney & Rhys. xx read more

  • mum sheila holmes

    HOLMES Treasured memories of MUM (SHEILA) Passed away 22nd September 2008. Also remembering her birthday 20th September. They say memories are golden, well maybe that is true, but we never wanted memories, we only wanted you. Miss you so much Mum. Love Cath and Kevin read more

  • Carol McKinley-Rooke

    McKINLEY-ROOKE CAROL Passed away one year ago on September 16th 2013. I cried when you went away and I still cry today, you weren't just our daughter, you were also our best friend. Always in our hearts forever. Lots of love Mum & Dad xxx read more

  • lisa madrell

    MADRELL LISA 19-9-13 Our lovely brave Lisa, spoken of daily, sometimes with laughter, sometimes with tears, but always with love. Miss you, Uncle Roger, Auntie Jude, Gary, Cath, Tommy and Jamie. xxx read more

  • lisa madrell

    MADRELL LISA Treasured memories of a precious daughter died 19.9.13. She was so very special and although we are apart her beautiful spirit is with us always, held forever in our hearts. Missed so very much. Mum & Dad. xx read more

  • joseph mounsey

    MOUNSEY In loving memory of JOSEPH Who died on the 23rd September 2002. Sadly missed, but not forgotten. Peter read more


    CARRADUS Congratulations RYAN on your 21st birthday. Health and happiness always. All our love and best wishes Nana and Grandad. xx read more

  • Jo Stephenson

    STEPHENSON Hilary, Jolyon and Vivien thank you all for your many messages of love and support following Jo’s death. The beautiful gifts of flowers and food have helped sustain us during this sad time, as we adjust to life without Jo. read more

  • Bill Hill

    HILL The family of the late 'Bill' would like to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind words of support, cards and flowers following their recent sad loss. Special thanks go to Rev. Ashley Henderson for his moving service and also to Hayes & Parkinson for their funeral care and help. Grateful thanks also to all for the donations to Sight Advice, South Lakes. read more

  • Dorothy Bratherton

    BRATHERTON DOROTHY aged 97, of Cove House, Silverdale, died peacefully on 14th September after one night in hospital. Much loved wife of the late Harry, mother of Pam and Liz, grandmother of Mark and Michelle, and great-grandmother of Lauren, Millie, Harvey, Ellie and Tia. Service at Lancaster & More-cambe Crematorium, 2.45pm Wednesday 24th Sept. Family flowers only; donations to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beetham Hall, Beetham, Milnthorpe LA7 7BQ. Tel. 015395 63108. read more

  • Tommy & Jeannie Catlow

    CATLOW The service of Thanks-giving for the lives of TOMMY and JEANNIE will now be held on Friday December 5th at 2.00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Kirkby Lonsdale. read more

  • The Revd. W. E. Barker (Ted) Barker

    BARKER The Revd. W. E. Barker (Ted) peace-fully on 12th September 2014, in Westmorland General Hospital. Sadly missed by his wife, family and many friends. Service of Thanksgiving will take place at St. Thomas’ Church, Crosscrake on Saturday 20th Sept-ember at 11am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St. Thomas’ Crosscrake c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beetham Hall, Beetham, Milnthorpe, LA7 7BQ. Tel: 015395 63108 read more

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