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  • LDNP - Boundary Walk: Not just a walk in the park!

    A 159-mile trek around the boundary of the Lake District is being staged to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Park's voluntary wardens. read more

  • Photography out of focus

    FASCINATED by the whirling colour and excitement of Kendal Whitsuntide Fair on New Road, a keen amateur photographer decided to take some pictures of it in full swing. read more

  • Overgrown verges are a hazard

    Sir, This morning while travelling to the Lyth Valley I drove along the A590 westbound dual carriageway to the junction with the A5074 at Sampool Bridge. read more

  • Planning paradox

    Sir, In April last year the planning committee of South Lakeland District Council voted to refuse an application by North West Parachute Centre for approval to fly on Fridays and 30 other weekdays in addition to their permitted Saturdays and Sundays and 14 other days. read more

  • One day someone will die

    Sir, at 1900 hours on Saturday, May 29, an accident occurred on the corner of Aynam Road opposite the Parish Church. read more

  • Staying focused pays dividends

    The late Twentieth Century brought a change to the economy of northern England. Once hailed as a great manufacturing base, the decline of many widespread industries such as mining, textiles and heavy industry forced communities to re-focus and find new sources of employment. read more

  • Homes for locals gets thumbs up

    PLANS to build 11 homes for local people on the site of a Bowness car park have been given the go ahead by the Lake District National Park Authority. read more

  • Homes for locals gets go-ahead

    PLANS to build 11 homes for local people on the site of a Bowness car park have been given the go ahead by the Lake District National Park Authority. read more

  • Ballot papers arrive on time

    SOUTH Lakeland escaped the postal voting problems that have dogged parts of the North West region and other areas where the Government is trialling the new system in the run up to election day. read more

  • Last look at Election 04

    ELECTION campaigning is drawing to a close in South Lakeland this week as the June 10 election date approaches. read more

  • Planning refused for Hadwins garage extension

    LAKE District planners have rejected plans for a major extension at a well-known South Lakes car showroom and garage because of fears it would harm the landscape. read more

  • Gardener slams hall's plans

    The head gardener of one of South Lakeland's oldest stately homes has spoken out against his employer's plans to build an "architecturally incongruous" glass box next to an historic, listed building. read more

  • Sailing: Progress for Pilgrim

    AFTER a morning of flat calm and drizzle on Saturday, a south-westerly wind filled in before the 18 yachts in the Royal Windermere Yacht Club's 17-foot fleet started. read more

  • Furness/N Lancs: West take over at the top

    WORKINGTON beat Lindal Moor by 29 runs on Saturday to take over at the top of the Thwaites North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division and on Monday strengthened their grip by beating Whitehaven by four wickets. read more

  • Olympic guest for Lakes school event

    SUSAN Jones, UK high jump record-holder and Commonwealth Games silver medallist was the guest at Windermere St Anne's School's first Invitational Athletics Festival for schools from the North of England at Salt Ayre Stadium in Lancaster. read more

  • Olympic guest for Lakes event

    SUSAN Jones, UK high jump record-holder and Commonwealth Games silver medallist was the guest at Windermere St Anne's School's first Invitational Athletics Festival for schools from the North of England at Salt Ayre Stadium in Lancaster. read more

  • Scrambling: Revival for classic bikes

    Scrambling enthusiasts have enlisted the help of the Kendal Classic Club to help run a Revival Classic Scramble' on Sunday, June 13 at Broad Meadows Farm, Melmerby, on the Penrith to Alston road. read more

  • Four beat world's toughest race

    TRIATHLON: Four members of Westmorland Triathletes started the 2004 Lanzarote Ironman race, together with 800 other triathletes from all over the world. read more

  • Fell Running: Triumph on Helvellyn

    SIMON Booth returned to Helvellyn after an absence of nine years and showed that he is still the one to beat. read more

  • Fixtures this week

    What sports on this week. read more

  • Music festival keeps growing

    With the dawn of the new Millennium, came Sedbergh Festival. read more

  • Arts events

    Charles Edmondson (piano) and David Edmondson (flute) perform French Connections on Monday, June 14 (1pm), and later, at 9pm, the first of the festival series of Lite Bites and Music is courtesy of the Lunesdale Quartet. read more

  • Voices raised to invlove youngsters in choral singing

    VOICES Raised is the latest choral venture from the vocal partnership of Cumbria Choral Initiative and Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre with a view of encouraging youngsters to get involved in choral singing. read more

  • Textile artists show off nimble fingers...

    PEOPLE, Places and Things is the latest exhibition to grace the space at Farfield Mill Arts and Heritage Centre. read more

  • Making Music has returned

    MAKING Music is back on stage at Kendal's Westmorland Hall this month with another massive show. read more

  • Youngsters get inspired by the Bay!

    MORECAMBE Bay has inspired countless people in all walks of life down the years. read more

  • Adrian's arts diary

    PRO Nobis Singers' 35th anniversary concert is at Kendal Parish Church on June 19 (7.30pm) and promises to be a special affair. read more

  • Get involved in Wildlife Week activities

    LOVERS of wildlife are being encouraged to do their bit during Wildlife Week which starts Saturday and runs until June 13. read more

  • Blogs diaries and people connecting

    The Internet may have had military origins, but sharing information with as many people as possible has far surpassed the original user profile. Staying current and in touch with people and places from around the globe is at its very core. read more

  • Life begins at 40 for Jackie

    THEY say we are all getting younger, that being in your 30s is no longer any different to being in your 20s. That more and more women are waiting until well into their 30s to marry and have a family. read more

  • Diversity is the collective aim...

    FOUR diverse and dynamic musical outfits showcase their talents in Kendal this week. read more

  • Junior: Grand stands

    HIGH-SCORING partnerships featured in the latest round of the Under-16 League. read more

  • Live rock and BMX biking

    LOCAL bands Cacophony, Unreliable Sin and Redeye play at Staveley mini festival Wheelstock next Friday. Put on to celebrate bike shop Wheelbase's 10th anniversary, the event also see Kendal guitarist Gerry Gillard and Gnarly Dude bands including Sick 56, Streem and Slamster J take to the stage. The day kicks off at noon and continues to 9pm. It also includes skateboarding, BMX displays, barbeque and competitions. For more details, call Wheelbase on 01539-821443. read more

  • Bovis (98) puts Warton in cruise control

    PHIL Bovis who has transferred his allegiance to Warton from Silverdale weighed in with an unbeaten 98 on his home debut against Windermere in the Over-Sands Division One Trophy. read more

  • Dark times ahead for Harry

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's celebrated novel series, in which Harry and his friends Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. read more

  • Two nights of classic rock

    CLASSIC rock cover band the Dangerous Brothers play at The Kent and Bootleggers in Kendal next week. The crowd-pleasing Kendal group, who perform at The Kent on June 10 and Bootleggers on June 11, will be playing different sets for both dates. read more

  • Midge tickets are on sale

    TICKETS to see former Ultravox frontman Midge Ure play at Barrow's Forum 28 have gone on sale. The singer performs in Furness on September 1. For more information or to book tickets, call 01228-820000. read more

  • Birthday bash in bar

    TOMMOROW night sees 3am Recordings first birthday party at Kendal's Mint bar. The evening sees Alan Bradley, Dan Newby and Chris Stanbridge behind the decks. Entry is free before 11pm. read more

  • Cup competitions...

    Over Sands Travel Trophy, round one: Warton 262-3, Windermere 189-6; Westgate 145-8, Milnthorpe 148-4. read more

  • Guitar weekend

    KENDAL'S Brewery Arts Centre prepares to serve up summer helpings of some of the world's finest guitar gurus this weekend. read more

  • Tarmac test for mountain bikes

    ALTHOUGH the first of the six Tuesday evening Lanequest events was on tarmac many competitiors chose mountain bikes to handle the steep hills around Hawkshead. read more

  • Westmorland: Baldwin's 4-0 stunner

    PACE bowler Bob Baldwin faced his former club Arnside on Saturday after leaving to join Milnthorpe in the close season, and showed no mercy as he accounted for the first four batsmen in the order without a run on the board. read more

  • Battle of the beans

    June, and at last we can plant out all those tender vegetables that have been overcrowding the greenhouse for the last few months. read more

  • Palma

    Travel writer Ken Bennett sets the clock ticking and suggests ten ideas to get the very best out of a day in Palma, Majorca's capital city. read more

  • Unibond: Town add experienced men

    MANAGER Tony Hesketh has set his stall out for Kendal Town's campaign in the new look UniBond League First Division with a clutch of high-profile signings. read more

  • Skippers' Say - Champion-style effort in derby match

    See what Netherfield and Kendal captains Tommy Prime and Dave Fallows have to say about it. read more

  • Appeal... raise £1.5m to restore Rydal Hall gardens. read more

  • High achievers

    A STIRRING 81-run victory for Netherfield, snatched with three overs to spare against Kendal on Bank Holiday Monday, gave them 42 out of a possible 45 points from their last three matches and propelled them to the top of the Northern Premier League. read more

  • New recruit Ullah looks useful bat

    MORECAMBE came to Kendal on Saturday as top team in the pecking order at that stage and confirmed the formbook with an eight-wicket victory in a rain-affected match. read more

  • Kendal call A team shots

    KENDAL Seconds were the dominant force in the Second XI derby match at Shap Road recording a winning draw over their visitors on Bank Holiday Monday. read more

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