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  • Churches sign pledge

    CHURCH leaders from member denominations of Churches Together in Cumbria will tomorrow sign a pledge of support for social action and social at Manna House, Kendal, a Christian-based project working with homeless and vulnerable people. read more

  • US professor gives bee talk

    LANCASTER Beekeepers are hosting a public lecture by Professor Keith Delaplane, professor of entomology at the University of Georgia, USA. read more

  • Cave-dwelling monk visits Kendal Buddhists

    A CAVE-dwelling monk visited the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada). read more

  • Levens nursery wins gold

    LEVENS-based nursery Caths Garden Plants struck gold at the first Royal Horticultural Show of the season in the RHS Halls in Westminster. With a display described as 'dazzling', by the RHS, the nursery wowed visitors with an array of primulas showing the vast range of colours and varieties available in a hall that was predominately white with snowdrops. Local people will be able to see a replica of part of the display at the Primrose open weekend at the nursery on March 13 to 15 at the Heaves Hotel, near Levens. read more

  • Prayer service planned for Kendal

    A WOMEN'S World Day of Prayer service organised by a number of Kendal churches will take place in the town's Holy Trinity Parish Church tomorrow afternoon (Mar 6). The service, which begins at 1.45pm, will include the participation of pupils from St. Thomas’s C of E School and be attended by the Mayor of Kendal, Cllr Tom Clare. The theme of this year’s service is taken from St. John’s Gospel, chapter 13, verses 1-17. Everyone is welcome to attend the service, including men. read more

  • The World's Greatest Meal

    THE Rotary Club of Lunesdale was one of many around the globe to participate in The World's Greatest Meal to raise money towards eradicating Polio. read more

  • New home decor range inspired by Lakes is launched

    WINDERMERE'S award-winning designer Alison Tordoff has launched an exclusive new home decor range for lovers of the Lake District. read more

  • Herdwick renaissance continuing at regional retailer

    Herdwick lamb returns to independent retailer Booths’ shelves this month, for its limited four month season. The iconic breed, reared only in the Cumbrian hills, has enjoyed a retail renaissance due to Booths’ support; they are the only large retailer to stock the seasonal delicacy. read more

  • Agricultural building planned for Pennington

    PLANS submitted to South Lakeland District Council in February include: erection of an agricultural building at Cowran Farm, Pennington, Ulverston, for Mrs Ann Diss; and demolition of existing stone barn and erection of replacement machinery store and separate walled manure store at Stainton Head Farm, Stainton-with-Adgarley, Furness, for J J Procter. read more

  • 'Twins' sensation at Lake District health and beauty spa

    STAFF at a Lake District health and beauty spa are experiencing a 'twins' sensation. read more

  • Free lunch and networking event for South Lakeland businesses

    RETAILERS are being invited to think about innovative ways to boost their businesses at a free lunch and networking event being organised by South Lakeland District Council (SLDC). read more

  • Kendal 2 - 2 Clitheroe

    Kendal 2 - 2 Clitheroe read more

  • Man knocked unconscious in Kendal attack The Westmorland Gazette:

    A MAN was beaten unconscious by a group of youths in Kendal on Friday night. read more

  • Famous star cluster is buzzing across the sky

    After last week's dramatic close encounter in the evening twilight, Venus and Mars are now drifting apart. But as soon as the sky darkens Jupiter can be seen high on the east, dominating the sky. read more

  • M6 crashes cause travel headache for early-morning drivers The Westmorland Gazette:

    MOTORISTS travelling on the area's motorway should expect delays this morning after two separate crashes due to the weather. read more

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