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Archive - Thursday, 31 July 2014

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  • Lake District Summer Music has another five-star line-up

    Cumbria's flagship music festival begins this weekend celebrating its 30th year with more than 40 events staged across 14 venues. read more

  • Coroner's safety call after canal tunnel tragedy The Westmorland Gazette:

    A CORONER is calling for safety improvements in a canal tunnel where a retired Lake District guest house owner fell off a narrowboat and drowned. read more

  • Kendal cyclist, 34, severely injured in collision with car on Kirkstone Pass The Westmorland Gazette: The Great North Air Ambulance Service attended the accident on the A167 at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

    A KENDAL cyclist has been flown to a major trauma centre after he was involved in a collision with a car. read more

  • Police warning to 'tombstoners' at Devil's Bridge The Westmorland Gazette: Devil's Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale

    ‘SENSELESS’ daredevils are putting their lives at risk by repeatedly leaping from a 70 feet high South Lakeland bridge into a notoriously dangerous rock-strewn river. read more

  • Medieval invasion at Lancaster Canal The Westmorland Gazette:

    Authentic medieval tents were erected, Knights saddled up, the castle walls echoed with the glancing of sword on shield; as the crowds stepped back into the 12th Century and lapped it up! More than 3,000 people turned out to immerse themselves in a re-enactment of medieval life, fittingly performed at the grade 1 listed Lancaster Castle. read more

  • LETTER: Please join us at the Cenotaph The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal's war memorial

    Kendal Branch of the Royal British Legion would like to extend an invitation to anyone who would like to join us at the Market Place Cenotaph at 10pm on August 4, 2014, where we will be joining in with the Legion’s ‘Lights out’ initiative in commemor-ation of England’s entry into the First World War. read more

  • Former South Lakes boarding school at centre of child abuse probe

    DETECTIVES probing historic child abuse allegations are investigating a former South Lakeland school. read more

  • PODIUM: We should not be so swift to lock people away in jail

    Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes argues the country’s criminal justice policy needs addressing to prevent crime in the first place rather than simply locking up criminals in prison read more

  • ‘Passengers will be hit by rail shake-up’ says rail union

    PASSENGERS on the Lakes and Furness Lines face a reduction in services and standards in two years’ time, rail unions warned this week. read more

  • 'Serious concerns' over Appleby Horse Fair raised at public meeting

    ABUSIVE behaviour, blocked roads and fields being used as toilets were among the ‘serious concerns’ raised at a public meeting about the Appleby Horse Fair. read more

  • Beauty and the beats at mountain festival The Westmorland Gazette:

    KENDAL Mountain Festival’s first summer fringe event took place in Langdale last weekend. read more

  • Millie and Cameron scoop football shirt design prizes The Westmorland Gazette:

    TWO lucky youngsters have scooped fantastic prizes by winning The Westmorlnad Gazette’s ‘Design a Football Shirt’ competition. read more

  • Urine poured through open car window in Kendal The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

    URINE was poured on to the driver's seat of a car through an open window, said police. read more

  • Pensioner, 94, has jewelry stolen as she was inside in her house

    A 94-year-old woman had jewelry stolen from her home while she was inside, said police. read more

  • Acclaimed band Woman's Hour go back to their old school in Kendal to film new video

    KENDAL-born band Woman’s Hour went back to school to film their latest video. read more

  • Take time to commemorate remarkable anniversary The Westmorland Gazette: British infantrymen on the march in 1916 in Northern France during the First World War.

    OVER the past seven months, we have become increasingly gripped by the centenary of the First World War. read more

  • Stranded M6 drivers praise the kindness of strangers

    A NEW mother’s nine- hour nightmare on a gridlocked motorway was eased thanks to acts of kindness from strangers. read more

  • Royal couple made special visit to sedbergh School

    The 1917 visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Sedbergh was captured in the Sedbergh School magazine from a schoolboy’s perspective, with a detailed run-through of the royal couple’s day, writes Katy de la Riviére. read more

  • New chilli festival set to 'bring the heat back to the Lakes'

    FOODIES with a flame proof palate will be heading for Dalemain this weekend for what is being billed as the North West's Biggest Chilli Festival. read more

  • Trees create a Great War legacy The Westmorland Gazette: Out and about.

    CUMBRIANS have planted more than 3,000 trees as part of a national campaign to mark the centenary of World War I. read more

  • David Hawkes

    HAWKES Sheila and family of the late David Hawkes wish to thank all family, friends and colleagues for their kindness, sympathy and letters and cards of condolence received. Special thanks to Brenda Willis for a lovely service, The Sun Inn for their hospitality and to all staff at Kendal Care Home for their care and support. Our grateful thanks for the donations received for the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of David. read more

  • Norman Briggs

    BRIGGS The family of the late Norman Briggs wish to thank everybody for the cards, flowers, kind messages of condolence and donations to Cancer Care Lakes Centre. Special thanks to Dr. Woodford and staff at Station House Surgery, district nurses and all staff on the Langdale South Unit at W.G.H. Thanks to Rev. Anne Russell and the organist for the fitting and comforting service at Kendal Parish Church. Also we are very grateful for all the help and advice from Hayes & Parkinson during the arrangements of the funeral. read more

  • Gordon Killops

    KILLOPS Linda would like to thank District Nurses and carers who helped Gordon and myself during his short illness and sad passing at home. Thanks to Brian Goad for his support and kind attention to fun-eral arrangements, also to Dorothy for the lovely refreshments, special thanks to the Rev Andy McMullon who conducted the service at Lancaster Crematorium and the wonderful Thanksgiving service at St Andrew’s Church Sedbergh , to Mary Hamilton and the choir for singing the hymns so beautifully, to our friends for their tributes and to all who attended and gave donations so generously to North West Cancer Research, my eternal thanks to our many good friends who have helped me through this very difficult time with many cards, messages and flowers. read more

  • John Airey

    AIREY The family of the late John Airey sincerely thank everyone for kind messages of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence following their sad loss. We are grateful to all who cared for him at home, special thanks to Sedbergh Medical Practice, Drs and staff at RLI, St John’s Hospice and Summerhill Care Home for their kindness and care, also to Rev A McMullon for his uplifting service to Brian and Edward for their dignified funeral arrangements and Dorothy for the catering, lastly to all who gave donations amounting to £870.00. read more

  • Margaret Dargue

    DARGUE William, Helen, Joanna and family of the late Margaret Dargue wish to thank sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness, sympathy cards and donations received during their sad bereavement. Special thanks to The Rev’d Michael Woodcock for cond-ucting a meaningful funeral service and to Anthony Clarke for all funeral arrangements. read more

  • David Loxam

    LOXAM The family of the late David Loxam from Crag Bank would like to thank everyone for their support in their recent bereavement. Dad would have loved to have read the wonderful messages sent in cards and emails and the stories shared...and would say a big thank you, as we all do, for your donations gratefully received to our chosen charities. Dad had planned his funeral ...and it turned out very fitting for him ! As usual he did it 'his way'.. Special thanks to Father Stephen Jones for his kind ministrations, to the Flower Bank at Hornby for the magnificent flowers, to the Longlands Hotel for the FAB food and especially to Fawcett's for the dignified funeral arrangements. read more

  • stephen croskell

    CROSKELL STEPHEN 50 on 1st August. Happy birthday. Love Jane & Fay. Dad/Grandad Love Dan, Quita, Holly, Baby bump, Scott, Chelsa & Kyla. xxx read more

  • steve croskell

    CROSKELL Happy 50th birthday STEVE "CROCK" CROSKELL. Love Pete, Vicky, DJ and Brooke. xxxx read more

  • stephen croskell

    CROSKELL STEPHEN We would like to wish our Dad a Happy 50th Birthday. Hope you have a great day. Love you lots, Liam, Laura, Brett, Zoe, Tyler, Carl & Bryce. xxx Happy birthday Grandad. Lots of love, Ethan, Archie & Milo. xxx read more

  • stefan reid

    REIDHappy 18th Birthday STEFAN 1st August 2014. Have a fantastic day. All our love Mum & Barrie, Uncle Ian, Rachel, Lee & Goddaughter Abbi. xxxxxxxxxx read more

  • James Alexander Armstrong

    JAMES ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG Dean and Kerri are delighted to announce the safe arrival of James Alexander on 6th July 2014. A welcome brother for Ethan. read more

  • max james shaw

    SHAW Congratulations to Mark & Katie on the birth of their son MAX JAMES born 24-07-2014 weighing 10lb. Thank you both for our precious grandson. Much love always, Raymond & Shelly. xxx read more

  • sarah breeze

    BREEZECongratulations to our lovely daughter SARAH on her 21st birthday August 2nd. Good health & happiness always. Love you so much. Mum & Dad. xx read more

  • little sis breeze

    BREEZE Happy 21st little Sis, enjoy Saturday night. Love Rachel & Stu. xx Happy 21st birthday. To my amazing Girlfriend. Love you lots Joel.xx read more

  • jeanne gilpin

    GILPIN In loving memory of JEANNE GILPIN 1950-2012 God knows how much we miss her, never shall her memory fade, loving thoughts shall ever wander, to the spot where she is laid. Love John, Nikky, Danii, Jess & Matt read more

  • rebecca camp

    REBECCA CAMPCongratulations on achieving a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Sports Coaching, we are so proud of you. Love Mum, Dad and Rachel read more

  • Mary Brownlee

    BROWNLEE Jack, Ruth and Gillian would like to thank friends and family for their messages of sympathy and their donations on the death of Mary. We would also like to say a special thank you to staff at Goodley Dale Health Centre for their care for Mary over the past few years and the members of Carver Uniting Church, Inner Wheel, WI, Caroline and Jane from Lewellyn Cottages and local friends for their past and on-going support. We feel blessed to have such good friends. read more

  • Keith Wilson Bainbridge

    BAINBRIDGE On 26th July, 2014 peacefully at Westmor-land Court, Arnside, KEITH WILSON BAINBRIDGE of Burton - in - Kendal. Loving brother of Sheila. Funeral service will take place at St James’ Church, Burton-in-Kendal on a date and time to be arranged. Enquiries Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beet-ham Hall, Beetham, Milnthorpe, LA7 7BQ. Tel 015395 63108 read more

  • sue walling

    WALLING Happy 40th birthday SUE 6th August. All my love Tim xx Happy 40th birthday MUM. Lots of love Ami & Neive xx read more

  • Alice Towers

    TOWERS ALICE To a wonderful mother. Always in our thoughts and sadly missed. Love all the family xxx. read more

  • stefan macgowan

    MACGOWAN In loving memory of STEFAN on his 44th birthday, 6th August. In my thoughts always. Sleep peacefully Stef. Fly free Mam xx read more

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