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  • Starring role for local actress

    ACTRESS Emma Cleasby is poised to cause a stir with her chilling debut movie role in which she copes with seven-feet tall werewolves, a cast made up entirely of men, and a shocking climax. read more

  • Town weddings

    CIVIL weddings could soon be taking place at Lancaster Town Hall, after the city council applied for a licence to host marriage ceremonies. read more

  • CheckOut - this weekend's grocery guide

    What's in the shops with the emphasis, where possible, on locally-produced, seasonal and speciality foods. read more

  • PrizeTime: Win a way to relax

    As the pace of modern life increases more and more people are looking to alternative remedies as a way to relax. read more

  • Book launch at Langwathby station

    Small businesses in the Settle to Carlisle corridor have been invited to attend the publication of a new brochure which takes place at the Brief Encounter restaurant at Langwathby station. read more

  • Join new NW arts board

    Arts minded big-hitters are needed to help form a new influential arts body in the North West. read more

  • Fishnet tights and clogs

    CLOG dancers performed as never before in fishnet tights and tailcoats during the 25th birthday celebration of the Westmorland Step and Garland Dancers. read more

  • Fill the empty shops first

    Sir, The residents of Lound Road have already been advised that under the Traffic Management Plan for Kendal, traffic will probably increase by around 40 per cent of present usage. read more

  • Politicians in stocks is on e remedy

    SIR, Jean Ewing and Tony Rothwell should have directed the reasonable anger of K Shoes workers at its proper target, Clarks International, rather than slighting Russell Armer and local artist Jo Casey, who combined to celebrate Kendal's heritage in a wholly creditable undertaking (Gazette, April 19). read more

  • Help repair footpaths

    REPAIRING footpaths, mending fences and cutting back bracken are some of the projects being undertaken this summer by British Trust for Conservation Volunteers. read more

  • Better beaches in the south

    SWIMMERS planning a dip in the sea should ignore Morecambe and head for neighbouring Blackpool. read more

  • Scarecrow Festival

    VILLAGERS are making the final preparations for one of the highlights of the year in the Lune Valley, reports Greg Morgan. read more

  • Police appeal to minorities

    Minority groups in South Lakeland and Furness have been urged to report incidents to the police and not remain hidden victims of crime. read more

  • Rheged plan success

    THE Rheged centre near Penrith has won a court case quashing a planning inspector's decision. read more

  • World record competition for electric boats on horizon

    A BID to try to capture the world speed record for electric boats can go ahead on Coniston Water after members of the Lake District National Park Authority's implementation committee agreed in principle. read more

  • First aid fund for recovery

    RURAL communities hit by foot-and-mouth are to receive a £500,000 "first aid fund" in a bid to kick-start the regeneration process. read more

  • Local actress hits big times

    ACTRESS Emma Cleasby is poised to cause a stir with her chilling debut movie role in which she copes with seven-feet tall werewolves, a cast made up entirely of men, and a shocking climax. read more

  • Elections make little change in power balance

    IT IS business as usual for South Lakeland District Council after yesterday's local elections failed to rock the council's political balance. read more

  • Barrow election results leave crucial decision

    CRUCIAL mayoral elections on May 13 will decide which party takes control of Barrow Borough council after local elections delivered a stalemate. read more

  • Still open for business

    SIR, South Cumbria Community Health Council is still very much in existence (The Way I See It, April 12). read more

  • Growing optimism

    APART from the gallons of pink disinfectant swilling around, the shiny new look to the recently repainted metalwork of the pens and the smooth, sanded wood of the seats and rails around the ring, Kendal Auction Mart shows little sign of the trauma of recent times. read more

  • Town sunk by late strike

    Ossett Town 1- Kendal Town 0. read more

  • Jubilee medals for Judo squad

    KENDAL Judo Club juniors won 11 medals at the Burnley Age-Banded Open Champion-ships - a Golden Jubilee event. read more

  • World bronze in orienteering

    THE GIRLS' junior orienteering team from Ulverston competing in the World Orienteering Championships in Portugal returned home with a team bronze medal. read more

  • Trekking in Nepal in aid of disadvantaged youngsters

    FROM our aeroplane window, flying in over Kathmandu, we were treated to our first glimpse of the mighty mountains that surround Nepal's sprawling capital city. read more

  • Jubilee briefs

    CHILDREN in North Lancashire are being urged to get creative and enter two competitions launched to help celebrate The Queen's Golden Jubilee. read more

  • £50,000 hand-out for school Jubilee celebrations

    SCHOOLS across the county will celebrate The Queen's Golden Jubilee with a £50,000 hand-out from Cumbria County Council. read more

  • Scarecrow festival

    VILLAGERS are making the final preparations for one of the highlights of the year in the Lune Valley, reports Greg Morgan. read more

  • Sandgate appeal reaches it target

    YOUNGSTERS can finally look forward to the playground of their dreams after the Family and Friends of Sandgate School reached their ambitious play appeal target. read more

  • Down - the bitter blow

    RELEGATION from the UniBond League became a reality in the wake of Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Osset, but officials say the campaign to build on the fighting spirit shown in the past few weeks has already started. read more

  • Football: Premier link broken

    FROM its beginnings as a factory football team around 1920 Netherfield went on to become one of the leading lights in the North West semi-professional game and played its part in the formation and later expansion on the Northern Premier, now UniBond, League. read more

  • Packed ring-side as mart re-opens

    BROUGHTON Auction Mart finally re-opened its doors after 14 months to a packed ringside last Thursday for its Spring Sale of Store Cattle. read more

  • Over the Gate by Jeff Swift

    THE backbone of British agriculture is dairy farming, of that I am in no doubt and readers of this column may remember it was in the early days that I nailed my colours to the mast. read more

  • From Our Files

    25 Years Ago-April 29, 1977 read more

  • Cricket: 'Duts' cuts mustard for Netherfield

    "WELL done 'Duts'," was the sentiment to a faithful servant from the faithful few who braved April's chill end to watch Netherfield's Simon Dutton hit an unbeaten 109 on the opening day of the Bay Northern League season. read more

  • Rugby: 'mere set for play-off bid

    WINDERMERE have claimed the play-off place for promotion out of the Cumbria League but their 19-13 defeat by Upper Eden on Saturday cost them home advantage by a percentage point. read more

  • Cricket: Pacy start from Little is crucial

    KENDAL CC progressed in the National Clubs Knockout competition on faster scoring-rate after rain curtailed play against Wythenshawe in Greater Manchester on Sunday. read more

  • Cricket: Sharp end for Kendal batsman

    KENDAL's bowlers did a sterling job but the batsmen - Kevin Howarth the sole exception - failed to live up to expectations as they suffered a 12-run defeat at Blackpool on Saturday. read more

  • Helpers wanted for Barbon Hillclimb

    AFTER an enforced absence from the calendar for 24 months, Barbon Speed Hillclimb is back in business on May 11. read more

  • Castle to be historic setting

    APPLEBY Castle will be the historic setting for Golden Jubilee celebrations on Monday, June 3. read more

  • No pipe dream

    PERSUADING the public to believe in a "pipe dream" was never going to be plain sailing, but the woman at the helm of the Lancaster Canal marketing campaign is ready for the challenge. read more

  • Wallet theft

    A VISITOR to the Lake District having a meal at Miller's Restaurant, in Crescent Road, Windermere, has reported having his wallet stolen on Wednesday night. read more

  • Protest campaign launched

    A POWERBOAT owner has launched an expensive campaign opposing the impending speed ban on Windermere in a fresh bid to keep the issue high on the agenda. read more

  • The Way I See It by Dennis Aris

    I WAS a bit puzzled by the picture of the old Grange swimming pool in last week's Gazette. read more

  • Deer cull exposes Trust to scrutiny

    Deer cull exposes read more

  • Better beaches in the south

    SWIMMERS planning a dip in the sea should ignore Morecambe and head for neighbouring Blackpool. read more

  • Twin town

    CARNFORTH could soon have a twin town, after councillors decided to set up a sub-committee to look into the possibility of developing European links. read more

  • Weed plea

    A PLEA has been made for weed killer not to be used again on grass verges on housing estates in South Lakeland. read more

  • Drivers need to change habits

    DRIVERS have been urged to break their old habits and wise up to the new traffic system if they want to blitz queues and cut journey times in Kendal, reports Beth Broomby. read more

  • Deer cull outcry

    THE National Trust has been forced to change its deer culling policy following outrage from a group of Grasmere residents who saw two red deer stags slaughtered by a stalker just metres from their homes. read more

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