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  • Comeback kings

    Kendal Town Reserves 3-Appleby 3 read more

  • Man shot youth 'raider' in home

    A RETIRED Broughton man shot a youth in the eye with an air rifle after being awoken during the early hours by what he thought was an intruder at his door, a court was told this week. read more

  • Support for Bay bridge scheme

    A SOUTH Lakeland businessman representing a consortium of private investors behind visionary plans to build a 12-mile causeway linking Barrow and Heysham has been inundated with messages of support. read more

  • Support for Bay bridge scheme

    A SOUTH Lakeland businessman representing a consortium of private investors behind visionary plans to build a 12-mile causeway linking Barrow and Heysham has been inundated with messages of support. read more

  • Relief road route chosen

    RADICAL plans to build a multi-million pound link road north of Kendal took a step closer to reality this week when councillors picked a detailed route for the venture, reports Beth Broomby. read more

  • By-pass plans could ruin lives

    PLANS to build a new junction off the Kendal bypass could ruin the lives of dozens of residents and expose narrow streets to heavy traffic, according to a Cumbria county councillor, reports Beth Broomby. read more

  • Kendal by-pass plans questioned

    PLANS to build a new junction off the Kendal bypass could ruin the lives of dozens of residents and expose narrow streets to heavy traffic, according to a Cumbria county councillor, reports Beth Broomby. read more

  • Bus passengers face service cuts and fare increases

    BUS passengers in Kendal are facing service cuts and increased fares this month despite moves to encourage green transport in the town. read more

  • Bus passengers face service cuts and fare increases

    BUS passengers in Kendal are facing service cuts and increased fares this month despite moves to encourage green transport in the town. read more

  • Stop the Stink: sewage stink returns

    RESIDENTS say the sickly stench of sewage is still wafting around their homes despite United Utilities spending £700,000 on its latest bid to tackle the stink from Kendal's Wattsfield wastewater treatment works. read more

  • New hotel owners

    STORRS Hall Hotel, at Storrs Park, Windermere, has joined the English Lakes Hotels group. read more

  • Inflation rise

    SOUTH Lakeland district councillors have voted themselves an increase in allowances in line with inflation but committee chairmen will get a 100 per cent rise to bring them on a par with their counterparts on other local authorities in rural areas. read more

  • Groups lobby rail chiefs

    RAIL watchdogs are heading for the House of Commons to protest at cuts in train services to the Lake District, Liverpool and Blackpool. read more

  • Mountain guide talk

    MOUNTAIN guide Mick Tighe, of the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, is due to visit the area next week for two lectures about the Hebridean Islands and the history of ice climbing in Scotland. read more

  • Tempers flare over taxes

    Tempers soared at Kendal Town Hall this week as house-holders quizzed council leaders over double-figure Council Tax rises. read more

  • Cycling: Booths even is high-profile start

    SUNDAY'S Booths Grand Prix time trial around Windermere kicks off the local cycling season and also marks the beginning of the Rudy Project-backed national circuit time trial season and the national standard line-up should certainly make for sizzling event. read more

  • Rugby Round-up: Derby pride at stake

    KENDAL go to Wharfedale on Saturday for the penultimate match of their National League Division 2 programme in the knowledge that it is an absolutely crucial encounter for the opposition. read more

  • Smith's Verdict: Glory is in grasp

    COACHES and cars full of hopeful supporters will set out on Wednesday for Kendal Town's biggest match in 30 years..and manager Peter Smith reckons he can send them home happy. read more

  • Football: Cliff oozes quality

    WITH injuries to key players Craig Walmsley (ankle), Gary Prosser (ankle, James Sheppard (back) Russell McKenna (virus) and defender Steve Hodgson representing the reserve side in the Westmorland Senior Cup final, Kendal Town's squad was at full stretch for the trip to Guiseley. read more

  • Fresh vision for museum

    WIDESPREAD appeal is part of South Lakeland District Council's new vision for Kendal museum. read more

  • Police apeal for help with missing girl

    A TEENAGE girl who failed to return home from school has still not been found more than two weeks after her disappearance was reported. read more

  • Resignation over absenteeism

    COUN Russell Caton has resigned from Kendal Town Council. read more

  • Skateboard park plan gets backing

    A PLAN to build a skateboard park in Kirkby Stephen has been given the backing of councillors. read more

  • Skaters plea for town park

    HUNDREDS of skateboarders have taken time out from their tricks to make a plea for more space for their sport, reports Beth Broomby. read more

  • Farm is wedded to diversification

    LINGERIE and wedding dresses are hardly the kinds of things you expect to find for sale on a farm, but an innovative diversification idea has taken one Eden Valley farming family into that unlikely territory, writes Farming Reporter Justin Hawkins. read more

  • Residents will fight wind farm plans

    Residents are gearing up to fight a wind farm development that they claim will change the face of the countryside, writes Michaela Robinson-Tate. read more

  • Former mayor dies

    COUNCILLORS observed a period of silence before Tuesday's full meeting of South Lakeland District Council in memory of a former mayor of Ulverston whose funeral was held in the town last Friday. read more

  • Star couple visit?

    THE owner of a holiday cottage complex favoured by the stars is remaining tight-lipped following speculation Hollywood's glamorous couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are due to visit. read more

  • School celebrates brighter future

    A South Lakeland secondary school is looking forward to a brighter future this week after schools inspectors ruled it was no longer in need of special measures', reports Jennie Dennett. read more

  • War: Soldier narrowly escapes mortar attack

    A KENDAL soldier found himself bearing witness to the collateral damage' of war as he treated the Iraq conflict's casualties in Basra, reports Lisa Frascarelli. read more

  • War: Bound for Basra

    A 23-YEAR-OLD soldier, who signed up to the army only three years ago, was so keen to represent his country in the Gulf that he made a special request to go. read more

  • 'Staying alive'

    A 26-YEAR-OLD Swarthmoor soldier serving in the Gulf has told his parents that his first priority is "staying alive." read more

  • 'We must support troups'

    AN INGS mother hopes to see the nation covered in a sea of yellow ribbons as a show of solidarity for troops in the Gulf. read more

  • War: Anti-war budget protest

    AS CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown spelled out the nation's spending plans on Wednesday in his 2003 budget, anti-war protestors gathered in Kendal to condemn the cost of war. read more

  • Council cuts jeopardise future of arts centre

    Cuts to core funding at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre could jeopardise other grants leading to job cuts or programme trimming next year. read more

  • Ex-housekeeper leaves £1m will

    A former housekeeper and cook at the Blackwell School for Girls, at Windermere, has left thousands of pounds in legacies to various churches and charities after leaving just over £1 million in her will. read more

  • Save the Loos: Partnership deal fo rloos turned down

    Most people in Kendal would prefer to use toilets in commercial premises such as MacDonalds, rather than go to a public convenience, Kendal Town Council has heard. read more

  • Fell Racing: Mourne Mountains suit Jebb

    STAVELEY'S Rob Jebb gave notice that this could well be his most successful season to date by winning the opening British Fell and Hill Running championship race of the season at Slieve Bearnagh in Northern Ireland's Mourne Mountains on Saturday. read more

  • Wilson's wonders

    MAL WILSON'S Wetheriggs United lifted the Benevolent Trophy for the first time in 12 years after defeating Kendal County 3-1 in Wednesday's final. read more

  • Canoe polo: Wobblers' final flourish

    LAKELAND Wobblers finished with a flourish, winning three wins out of the four matches in the final tournament of the season in the National D4 (North) Canoe Polo League at Irlam. read more

  • War: Soldier narrowly escapes mortar attack

    A KENDAL soldier found himself bearing witness to the collateral damage' of war as he treated the Iraq conflict's casualties in Basra, reports Lisa Frascarelli. read more

  • War: Soldier narrowly escapes mortar attack

    A KENDAL soldier found himself bearing witness to the collateral damage' of war as he treated the Iraq conflict's casualties in Basra, reports Lisa Frascarelli. read more

  • Countdown to May elections

    THE campaign trail is hotting up in the countdown to the district and parish council elections on May 1. read more

  • School celebrates brighter future

    A South Lakeland secondary school is looking forward to a brighter future this week after schools inspectors ruled it was no longer in need of special measures', reports Jennie Dennett. read more

  • SARS factfile

    Symptoms are high fever, dry cough, shortness of breath or breathing difficulties. Chest X-rays will show evidence of pneumonia. SARS may also be associated with other symptoms including headache, muscular stiffness, loss of appetite, malaise, confusion, rash and diarrhoea. read more

  • Pupils face killer bug quarantine

    Pupils from the Far East returning to South Lakeland's private schools after the Easter break face days in quarantine as preventative steps are taken to stop a killer bug spreading to the local population. read more

  • Parking clampdown

    RESIDENTS' struggles to get parked on Kendal's Greenside and Fellside look set to be eased over the coming weeks, reports Rachel Kitchen. read more

  • Eden candidates

    CANDIDATES for the Eden District Council elections on May 1 have put their names forward. read more

  • Craven: Contests in 8 wards

    ON MAY 1, one-third of the 30 seats on Craven District Council will be up for election. read more

  • Barrow: Town hall control up for grabs

    A THIRD of the 38-seats on Barrow Borough Council are up for grabs when voters go to the polls next month. read more

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