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  • Kendal earn host of honours

    IT has been a fabulous fortnight for members of Kendal Gymnastics Club after success at two different events. read more

  • Search begins for ways to stop poppy wreaths blowing about in Silverdale The Westmorland Gazette:

    SILVERDALE parish councillors are to search for a way of securing poppy wreaths to the village's war memorial, to prevent them being blown about in the wind. read more

  • WARDROBE WINNER: Karen Morrison

    Emily Charlesworth talks to Karen Morrison about her outfit choice read more

  • Survivors tell tale of ordeal

    A STRICKEN walker told how he feared for his life after getting stranded on top of Helvellyn with three friends. read more


    AS FOR blues gatherings they don't come much better than the Bowness Bay Blues Weekend, which starts tomorrow (Friday) with umpteen award-winning performers read more

  • Conway is a record-breaker at Lakeland Trails series opener at Cartmel Racecourse

    ANNIE Conway produced a record-breaking performance in the Lakeland Trails series opener at Cartmel Racecourse on Saturday. read more

  • Young swimmers taste success The Westmorland Gazette: Numbers of swimmers in Bradford have fallen from 1,172,119 in 2007-8 to 1,268,092 in 2009-10

    FOLLOWING a full year of training and competeing at numerous venues around the north, the cream of Cumbria’s swimmers gathered at Kendal’s N.C.L. Centre for the first round of the Countie’s Age Group and Couny Championships. read more

  • Launch of Choose South Cumbria

    Launch of Choose South Cumbria read more

  • Ian Jackson: head chef at the George and Dragon, Clifton

    Ian Jackson, head chef at the George and Dragon, Clifton read more

  • Artist accused of vandalism after taking rock off Scafell Pike summit The Westmorland Gazette:

    AN inch of stone 'stolen' from England's highest mountain in the Lake District and put on display at a swanky art exhibition in London has sparked outrage. read more

  • Marquee plan for Cartmel Racecourse The Westmorland Gazette:

    PLANS to put up a marquee at Cartmel Racecourse for the duration of the racing season have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council. read more

  • Chainsaw and gas fittings stolen in railway goods yard burglary, Middleton The Westmorland Gazette:

    A CHAINSAW, compressor and gas fittings and valves were taken during a burglary at a railway goods yard in Middleton, near Sedbergh. read more

  • Police speak to witnesses at Dales hotel where Jeremy Clarkson attacked producer

    NORTH Yorkshire Police have spoken to potential witnesses to the fracas which cost Jeremy Clarkson his job at the BBC, saying they "have a duty to investigate" what happened. read more

  • Furness mum gets top Labour backing for better autistic support bid

    A FURNESS mum who is campaigning for better support for autistic children has won the backing of the shadow education secretary and her MP. read more

  • Water babies make history

    A DETERMINED mother defied standard medical procedure to make history by having a totally unique birth. read more

  • Students take part in realistic major incident training involving a 'serial killer' on the loose at Ambleside Campus

    A MAJOR two-day exercise involving a serial killer at large in the Lake District put policing, paramedic and forensic science undergraduates to the test at Ambleside's University of Cumbria campus. read more

  • SKYWATCH: Plenty to enjoy in night sky

    IF YOU were one of the 400 or so people who came down to watch the solar eclipse with us at Kendal's Abbot Hall Park, thank you, and our apologies for the cloudy sky. Disappointing, I know, but we'll try again in 2026! read more

  • Kendal builder signs funding deal for new homes

    KENDAL housebuilder Russell Armer Ltd is building 29 new homes in South Lakes and north Lancashire as part of a multi-million pound funding deal with NatWest Real Estate. read more

  • Councillors confirm closure of Ravenstonedale Endowed School

    THE closure of a small Eden primary school has been confirmed by Cumbria County Council's Cabinet. read more

  • Councillors vote overwhelmingly for new Ulverston supermarket The Westmorland Gazette: Three detached houses at Ulverston turned down at appeal

    Councillors this morning voted overwhelmingly in favour of granting permission for a new supermarket in Ulverston. read more

  • Bakers to give shoppers a taste of their wares in pop up shop

    SWEET toothed South Lakelanders will be treated to a feast for the senses when cake makers set up in a town centre shop. read more

  • Six places to go this week

    PADDINGTON Bear is looking forward to meeting fellow marmalade lovers at the Dalemain Marmalade Awards and Festival 2015 this weekend. read more

  • Respected recitalist retires from university seat

    A WELL-known name in the region's music circles has retired after 35 years at the Lancaster University organ console. read more

  • Police recover drugs worth £200,000 after M6 stop check The Westmorland Gazette:

    POLICE have recovered cannabis and cannabis resin worth an estimated street value of £200,000 following a stop check of a vehicle. read more

  • Prince Charles to visit South Lakeland next week The Westmorland Gazette: Prince Charles takes a tour around Cirencester agricultural centre

    A ROYAL visitor is to carry out two engagements in South Lakeland next week. read more

  • Mongolia or bust for epic rally trio The Westmorland Gazette:

    THREE friends who are planning a 10,000-mile charity car rally in an 18-year-old Nissan Micra have set an ambitious fundraising target of £1 a mile. read more

  • Gig Guide from March 26

    THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: The Fiction. Burgundys, Kendal: Jayne Crowe and Round Midnight. Gregson, Lancaster: Folk Session. read more

  • Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt to meet Furness mum The Westmorland Gazette: Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt visited Archway School this afternoon

    SHADOW education secretary Dr Tristram Hunt will meet a Furness mum who wrote a moving book about how her son lives with autism when he visits Barrrow this morning (Thursday). read more

  • South Lakeland goes green as solar panels get the go ahead

    SOLAR power could prove to be a ray of light for South Lakeland's economy after renewable energy plans get the go ahead from councillors. read more

  • Tri-van on display at museum of motoring

    A 1940s light delivery vehicle – known as the ‘Tri-van’ – has been restored to full working order and is now on display at the Lakeland Motor Museum. read more

  • Courtney Orvis

    ORVIS Happy 18th Birthday to a special Sister & Aunty COURTNEY. Lots of love and hugs Roxanne, Sean, Nathan, Kelsey, Corey & Brooke xxx read more

  • Courtney Asha Orvis

    ORVIS Happy 18th Birthday COURTNEY ASHA, March 31st 1997. Health, wealth and happiness. Love you princess Mum & Dad xxxx read more

  • Kelly Williamson

    WILLIAMSON Congratulations on your 18th Birthday KELLY, 26th March 2015. Lots of love always Mum, Dad and Brad xxx read more

  • Leslie Jackson

    JACKSON, Leslie Pat and family wish to thank everyone for their support and kind wishes, beautiful cards and flowers, on the loss of Pat’s dear and loving husband Leslie. Special, inspirational Dad to daughters Rosemary and Anne and son Jonathan, sons-in-law Chris and Phillip and daughter-in-law Sara, together with much loved and treasured Grandpa to Amy, Rebecca, Connor, Eleanor, Olivia, and Toby. Our sincere thanks to Revd Tony Willmont for his kindness, understanding and compassion in giving Pat the service she wished to have for Leslie. To Dr Howlett, Bentham Surgery and Carers for their help, care and support, and thanks to all who attended the service and donated to the British Heart Found-ation. Last but not least to Jimmy Macdonald for such care and understanding regarding the wonderful funeral arrangements – nothing was too much trouble. read more

  • William (Ken) Bindloss

    BINDLOSS William (Ken) The family of the late Kenneth Bindloss would like to thank everyone for their kind thoughts, cards and donations in Kenneth’s memory. Special thanks to the carers from St. Gregory’s home care and Nurses at Stoneleigh Surgery. Thanks to Bill Seville for the service and Fishwicks Funeral Service. read more

  • Courtney Orvis

    ORVIS Congratulations to our grandaughter COURTNEY. Love and best wishes, love always Nana & Grandad xxx read more

  • William Robinson

    ROBINSON Janet, Sally, Katie and family would like to express their sincere thanks for all the kind letters, messages, cards of condolence and beautiful flowers they received following the sudden death of William, and also for the generous donations to The British Heart Foundation. Special thanks to The First Responders & Paramedics. Sincere thanks to Ted Mason for the efficient and dignified funeral arrangements, to the Vicar, Anne Pettifer for the lovely service and the 'Cafe Ambio J.36' for the lovely buffet. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all the family who have helped and supported Janet through this very sad and difficult time- Thankyou all. read more

  • Betty Irving

    IRVING Close family relatives of Betty would like to thank all who have supported her in recent years, especially the staff at Silver Howe Care Home for the love and care they gave to her. Thank you to the Rev'd Graham Skilling for the lovely and very special service and to Hayes & Parkinson for their efficient funeral arrangements. Our thanks also to all who gave donations to the North West Air Ambulance. read more

  • Alan Bingley

    BINGLEY Dorothy, John, Christopher and Rachel wish to thank family and friends for your recent support and donations. Alan would have been humbled by your kindness. Special thanks to health professionals, you are all exceptional people, we shall never forget you. read more

  • Linda Mary Jane Stables (nee Chapman)

    STABLES The family of the late Linda Mary Jane Stables (nee Chapman) would sincerely like to thank all the friends and neighbours for all their support and kindness, cards and letters following her death. Special thanks to all the McMillan nurses and Saint Mary's Hospice at home staff and supporting doctors. Thank you also to Rev. Nick Devonish for his ministration and T Knipe Ltd for the arrangements. A total of £375 was collected by donations in her memory and divided equally between the McMillan Nurses and Saint Mary's Hospice at home. read more

  • Joan Martin

    MARTIN The family of the late Joan Martin sincerely thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy and cards following her death. Special thanks to Rev. A McMullon for his comforting service and to Brian Goad for his excellent funeral arrangements. read more

  • max edward mitchell

    Max Edward Mitchell Alex, Jenny & Evan are pleased to announce the arrival of Max, 20th March 2015, 6lb 15oz. read more

  • David Lamb

    LAMB, DAVID Joy, Andrew, Stacy and Christopher would like to thank family and friends for their overwhelming support, cards, messages of condolence, flowers and donations amounting to £1,100 to David's chosen charities. He would be so proud. Special thanks to paramedics Andy Blake, Paul Carlisle, Jeff Rafey and off duty nurse Jayne Johnson for all of their assistance. Finally we would like to thank Ashley Henderson for the remarkable serv-ices and J W Johnson & Son for their professional funeral arrangements and everything was done with dignity. read more

  • Marcia Lazenby

    MARCIA LAZENBY Wishes to thank all who came to her birthday party at Windermere Club, £400 was raised for Patterdale Mountain Rescue and is much appreciated. read more

  • James Edward Stott

    JAMES EDWARD STOTT DAIRYMAN A memorial service to celebrate Edward's life will be held at St. Thomas' Church, Crosscrake on Saturday 4th April at 1.30pm. Customers, friends & family will all be welcome. Enquiries: 015395 60213 read more

  • John Howarth

    HOWARTH JOHN 31st March 2010 When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Loved and missed always Maureen, Tracey, Tony, Natalie, Sophie, Rebecca & Dan xxx read more

  • Stan Head

    HEAD Treasured memories of STAN, 26th March 2014. Time changes many things but not the memories this day brings. Sadly missed by Eileen, Stephen, Chris, Cheryl & Angela xx Love & miss you Grandad, from all your grandchildren xxx read more

  • ken & sue illingworth

    ILLINGWORTH KEN & SUE Congratulations to you both on your Ruby Wedding March 29th. Love from Fanny and Tim. xx read more

  • Dad and Mum Carpenter

    CARPENTER Congratulations DAD and MUM on your Golden Wedding, March 27th. With love from, Mike & Helen, Greg & Angela, Alison & Brian. Lots of love Grandad and Grandma, Love Rebecca, David, Charlotte, Emma, Shannon, Natasha, Nicole and Kye xxxxx read more

  • Margaret and Clifford Atkinson

    ATKINSON Happy Diamond Anniversary MARGARET & CLIFFORD ATKINSON, 26th March of Far Sawrey. With love from Julia & Tony, Lucy & Graham, Noah & Willow, Daniel & Susan, Dale & Aaron xxxx read more

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