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  • Prepare for traffic change this weekend

    KENDAL is bracing itself for motoring confusion as the wraps finally come off the town's controversial new traffic system at the weekend. read more

  • Grants are still unclaimed

    FARMERS in Cumbria are failing to claim thousands of pounds worth of planning advice grants in the wake of foot-and-mouth, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. read more

  • Time to talk

    BARCLAYS Bank is holding its annual Farmers Discussion Evening in conjunction with the NFU at the Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, on May 2 at 7.30pm. read more

  • Future in focus

    FRIENDS of the Earth are holding a public meeting and debate on finding a sustainable future for farming in Kendal on May 3. read more

  • YFC success

    YOUNG Farmers from Cumbria returned triumphant from a visit to Edge Hill College in Orkmskirk where 150 of them competed. read more

  • Big response to rights of way plea

    THOUSANDS of comments have been sent in to the Countryside Agency regarding maps showing where new access rights will apply in parts of the North West in four years time. read more

  • Missed opportunity...

    GORDON Brown's budget was branded "a failed opportunity for farmers and the rural community" by NFU president Ben Gill. read more

  • F&M bursary scheme

    A BURSARY scheme has been set up to help disabled people, their families and friends, in foot-and-mouth affected areas to visit Calvert Trust activity centres such as the one at Keswick. read more

  • £27,000 prize money

    ORGANISERS of the Great Yorkshire Show say they are expecting livestock classes of the event to be as full and popular as ever. read more

  • County enquiry to be EU evidence

    THE European Union inquiry into last year's foot-and-mouth is to be bolstered by the findings from Cumbria County Council's own inquiry. read more

  • Food for thought

    A FARMING family from South Lakeland has been serving up lessons in the complexities of meat production and modern animal husbandry to trainee chefs. read more

  • Election call

    VOTERS are being urged to turn out for next Thursday's (May 2) district and parish council elections and elect the candidates of their choice. read more

  • Haulier to cut fleet of lorries

    NORTH West Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell has ordered Crosby Ravensworth haulier Edmund Brewer to cut the fleet of 20 lorries he operates by half. read more

  • Street party reminder...

    ROYALIST revellers are running out of time to apply for permission to host a street party for the Golden Jubilee. read more

  • Wanted: information on war veterans

    AN APPEAL has been made for information on men and women from North Lancashire who died during the world wars. read more

  • Prizetime: Stay safe on long journeys

    Driving, particularly on motorways, can be monotonous and it's all too easy for drowsiness to creep up on you. read more

  • Travis drummers helps local school

    THE drummer with Scottish supergroup Travis scored a huge hit with children at Sandgate School by donating platinum discs to help raise money for their new playground, reports Rachel Kitchen. read more

  • From Our Files

    25 Years Ago-April 22, 1977-Worker returns read more

  • F&M vaccine is the answer

    VACCINATION is the way forward in any future foot-and-mouth outbreak in the European Union according Jan Mulder, the Dutch deputy chairman of the EU inquiry into the epidemic, writes Farming Reporter Justin Hawkins. read more

  • In the Pen

    FOR Frank Satterthwaite of Brough, the journey into the East Riding of Yorkshire last Saturday proved most fruitful. read more

  • Over the Gate by Jeff Swift

    IT IS good to see that while things are nothing like normal in the countryside at least we have got back some degree of normality. read more

  • It's cricket time

    THE Cumberland View - Volkswagen Westmorland Cricket League starts proper this week with the opening first division matches. read more

  • Premier night for Milnthorpe

    MILNTHORPE Corinthians were guaranteed a promotion place this week and are still bidding for a magnificent trophy treble. read more

  • SAILING: Folly of too few stars

    EARLY-morning downpours cleared in time for the Royal Windermere Yacht Club's Flying Fifteen fleet to prepare in damp conditions for the final race in the Spring Trophy. read more

  • CYCLING: Fierce climbing favours Butler

    AFTER taking a beating in the previous week's Booths Grand Prix Time Trial around Windermere, Preston's Gethin Butler returned to winning form in Saturday's Lakeland Land Rover Grand Prix. read more

  • Blunkett relaxes in the Lakes

    Police and sniffer dogs break the still of a spring, Saturday morning, searching church pews and pulpit to protect the VIP. read more

  • Travis donates platinum records for playground fundraising

    THE drummer with Scottish supergroup Travis scored a huge hit with children at Sandgate School by donating platinum discs to help raise money for their new playground, reports Rachel Kitchen. read more

  • Princess pays visit to Giggleswick

    HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal paid a successful visit to Giggleswick School yesterday (Thursday) after being forced to cancel an engagement last year. read more

  • Ospreys back in the Lakes

    SIGHTINGS of ospreys in the heart of the Lake District have raised hopes that more of the rare fish-eating hawks will choose to nest in the area, writes Victoria Clark. read more

  • Business growth strengthens

    THE retail and service sectors in Kendal are booming with a raft of developments on the horizon and a predicted increase in demand for shopping, according to a town hall expert. read more

  • Relegation noose tightens on Kendal Town

    ONE moment of individual magic from David Foster was all that Kendal had to cheer about on a day when the relegation noose significantly tightened round Town's neck. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Mission Impossible

    WHEN referee Mr P. read more

  • Cricket season preview by John Glaister

    A DIFICULT question faced umpires Tony Jones and Jim Hellett in the last match of the Westmorland Cricket League' s 2001 season - the championship decider between Arnside and visitors Westgate. read more

  • CRICKET: Run feast by Kirby batsman

    THEY had to hammer the wickets into the rock-hard ground at Ambleside as the Westmorland Cricket League opened in complete contrast to last season's soggy start. read more

  • CRICKET: Jubilee ambitions

    TEN trophies in the past five years have kept the dust from gathering upon NETHERFIELD'S display shelves and the club will be aiming for a fifth championship in six years when the Northern League's 50th Golden Jubilee season gets under way this Saturday. read more

  • CRICKET: Kendal opens with a new look

    A LEADING South Lakes amateur bowler and a new opening batsman are new recruits for KENDAL, who again are spearheaded by Pakistani former Test paceman Kabir Khan. read more

  • RUGBY: Fly-to-match idea

    PLANE flights to matches are being examined as a possibility by Kendal Rugby Union Club for a 2002/3 fixture-list that will them to the far end of the country, writes Richard Daniels. read more

  • RUGBY: County boost for Devon trip

    CUMBRIA warmed up for their County Championship campaign on May with a 42-37 win in a friendly with Northumberland at Tynedale on Tuesday evening. read more

  • 'Active Sport' scheme starts

    THE ACTIVE Sports programme in Cumbria - funded by £865,613 of Sport England lottery funding - was launched in South Lakeland at the Lakes School last Wednesday. read more

  • FELL RUNNING: Blast-off for new series

    AN OPPORTUNIST run by Salford athlete Phillip Leybourne, who was in the area on business, brought victory in the 4.1 mile Burneside Blast, the first race in the new Kendal AC Road Race Series last Wednesday. read more

  • Youth Hostel closure options looked at

    RESIDENTS and parish councillors who attended a meeting about the future of Dufton Youth Hostel were told yesterday that two options will be considered before any decision to close is finalised. read more

  • Revolutionary new fleece

    A Dales businessman has played a leading role in the development of a revolutionary new fleece which he read more

  • New summer courses focus on Kendal

    This summer, Lancaster University is running a series of two-day courses in read more

  • First litter tidy

    MEMBERS of the newly formed 'Keep Grange Tidy' group had its first ever litter pick round the town on Saturday, April 20, and collected 25 bags of rubbish in just a couple of hours. read more

  • Business is booming

    THE retail and service sectors in Kendal are booming with a raft of developments on the horizon and a predicted increase in demand for shopping, according to a town hall expert. read more

  • Castle viewing plans

    PLANS are afoot to build an external staircase and viewing platform on the north west tower of Kendal Castle. read more

  • Torchlight theme chosen

    'ANNIVERSARIES and Celebrations' has been chosen as the theme of this year's Kendal torchlight procession. read more

  • Courting interest

    PUPILS from Queen Katherine School, Kendal, enjoyed the opportunity to role-play when they took part in the North West regional final of the Magistrates Court Mock Trial competition held at South Lakeland magistrates court in Kendal. read more

  • Dipping into a pool of talent

    The derelict pool site at Grange-over-Sands could be transformed into a state-of-the-art skate park, a verdant mini-Eden project or an open-air performance venue, reports Beth Broomby. read more

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