BILLY Elliot star Annette McLaughlin is happy to admit that she is part of something very special, writes JOHN ANSON.
LARGE numbers gathered at the funeral of an innovative farmer and 'inspiration' to many in order to pay tribute.
DELIGHTED to be finally back in business a year after Storm Desmond is Magda Szymanska-Linowiecka, owner of Kendal's Waterside Cafe & Bistro, pictured with daughter Connie, aged two. The much-loved coffee shop is to reopen on Monday, the first…
HELPING your child with speech starts from birth.
TWO Cumbrian climbers who set out to summit Annapurna II last month have returned home with a mighty tale to tell.
ULVERSTON Otters continued their quest for honours and six swimmers made the trip to compete in this year's Blackpool Rocks Open Meet.
KENDAL-born MCE British Superbike Championship rider James Ellison will be lining up on the grid for a different team for the 2017 campaign following his move to McAMS Yamaha.
A JUDO player who trains at both Burneside Judo Club and the Kendal Judo Club Performance Centre has brought home a gold medal from the BJC National Championships at Kettering.
THE Queen’s Guide to the Sands has been recognised for his contribution to wildlife by a Cumbrian charity.
Police in south Cumbria are keen to speak to the man pictured in connection with a shoplifting incident that took place at a Lake District shop.
Police in Kendal would like to speak to the man pictured in connection with an incident of assault.
THE A590 between Greenodd roundabout and Ulverston is set to reopen having been closed for much of the day following a traffic collision.
Cumbria Police are keen to speak to the two males pictured in connection with the theft of alcohol from Booths, Kendal at around 5.50pm on November 8.
A CONTROVERSIAL move to repurpose a building in the centre of a South Lakeland village to house young people in receipt of care has caused disquiet among residents.
A BACKBARROW resident has swapped timber for wood chip, reflecting the growth in biomass boilers.
GROUNDWORK will start in 2018 on the £24.3 million flood defence scheme to protect homes and businesses along the River Kent, the Environment Agency told the Gazette this week.
The Fibonacci Sequence, Kendal Town Hall
The Clapham based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out after reports a 17-year-old walker had been injured at Crummack Dale, Austwick.
A BUYER with a vision is being sought to buy the disused Giggleswick Quarry, near Settle.
AN AMBLESIDE event medical and training organisation has welcomed a new director.
A LAKE District fish and chip shop that endeavours to cater for those with special dietary requirements has won a national award.
LIB Dem leader Tim Farron has declared his party is back to the fore of British politics after causing a major upset by winning the Richmond Park by-election and securing their ninth seat in Parliament.
REFUGEES fleeing war-torn Syria will begin arriving in Cumbria in April.
MORE than 25,000 people wrapped up warm to enjoy a Dickens inspired weekend in Ulverston.
Historic buildings in the Lake District expert Andy Lowe will speak on 'Lakeland bridges' as a fundraiser for the Kendal Committee for the Children's Society.
ONE of South Lakeland’s most historic sites is being made more accessible to visitors thanks to new grant funding.
THREE talented Kendal teenagers are celebrating their selection to England Golf's U16 North of England development squads.
ENJOY picturesque views from Claife (or Thomas West’s) station - built in 1799 and recently restored - then climb above the woods for more distant views of Windermere and the Lakeland Fells, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. Continue to the summit of…