Plans to build a world class convention and exhibition centre right on the lakeshore between Windermere and Ambleside are bound to stimulate huge local debate.
I’m very lucky to have the job I have and to be able to live where I do. Like many of my generation, the fells and crags became both my escape and my inspiration.
I am responding to the letters ‘Mythic truth and literalism’ and ‘Questioning Gospel facts’ which appeared in the April 19 edition.
JACK WHITE - Blunderbuss JACK White heads down a more restrained route than the one taken by his globe-conquering band The White Stripes on his debut solo album, Blunderbuss.
MEN’S increasing longevity compared to that of women has been the subject of an interesting news story this week.
A BID to revive the historic Newton Rigg Society, which folded in the early 1990s, has been launched by a former member.
This photograph, from the 1960s, shows Jordan’s Granary at the top of Allhallows Lane – an area now so changed that it is hardly recognisable though the road layout is much the same.
A NOSTALGIC start to this week’s Checkout thanks to Helen Todd at Bowland Bridge Stores.
I usually fry steak but fancy trying it braised. Does chef have a recipe to suit four people? Jan Rose, Penrith
With spring in full swing now, and good weather to boot, I have tracked down a stunning white wine from Italy.
Whatever you choose from the menu at Morecambe Thai – you will just not be disappointed, as the food is wonderful.
LAKELAND Liberal Democrats say there is ‘no sign’ the party’s national woes exist locally ahead of next week’s council elections.
THE Tour of Britain cycle race will pass through Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale again this year.
THE Health Secretary has turned his personal attention to plans for a radiotherapy unit in South Lakeland – but fell short of offering financial support.
A PIONEERING South Lakeland project could come to a premature end unless more volunteers are found.
A STRIKING 600-delegate convention and exhibition centre on the shores of Windermere looks set to get the go-ahead next week.
THE wife of a 72-year-old man who died after falling into a beck at the back of their home has paid tribute to ‘a brilliant man’.
A MIRACULOUS baby girl is about to celebrate her first birthday after amazing doctors, who told her parents she would not last a night.
THE Lakeland Motor Museum, just off the A590 at Backbarrow, is without question a fascinating visitor attraction.
I CALCULATE that, so far, I have sat through at least 60 exams.
FURNESS Margaret & family would like to thank friends and neighbours for their kindness, cards and support during Bill’s illness and after his death. Thanks to Hayes & Parkinson for their professional services and to the Rev. Mike…
18th AMY FURNESS Happy 18th Birthday Amy. Hope you have a great day! Lots of love from Matt
18th Amy Louise Storton Happy 18th Birthday Amy Lots of Love Dad and Michelle xx
WILSON (nee) BETHOM Michael & Donna are delighted to announce the safe arrival of KITTY MARIE. A sister for Tillie, born 13th April. Thanks to all at RLI & HCMU.
HUDSON Ian and Heather are delighted to announce the safe arrival of EDWARD JAMES born on 3rd April 2012 weighing 8lb 14oz a baby brother for Amelie. Thanks to all at H.C.M.U
DIXON Karen, Stuart & Jack are delighted to announce the arrival of ERIN MARIE, 14/4/12, 6lb 4oz. Thank you to all concerned.
It's a Boy! PRICKETT (nee Critchley) Peter and Michelle are pleased to announce the arrival of HENRY PETER on Tuesday 10th April 2012 A welcome brother for Richard and Edward. Thanks to R.L.I and H.C.M.U
FEARNHEAD Peter and Simone are proud to announce the birth of their daughter LEXY CHRISTINE JANE a beautiful sister for Lewis born April 24th at 1.00a.m., weighing 4lbs 11 Lots of love Mum, Fred and Steven.
RAINBOW CHRISTOPHER JOHN Happy 21st, 27th April. Lots of love Mum, Dad & Dan. All the best. Granda.
RIGG Happy 21st birthday HANNAH. Lots of love Graham. Congratulations & best wishes. Love Marlene, Mike, Gary & Abby.
JOHN & ANN BROCKLEBANK Mum & Dad, congratulations on your Golden Wedding, 28th April. Love Des, Sarah, Molly & James.
RICHARDSON STAN & MARGARET Congratulations Mum and Dad on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary, 29th April. With much love from Hannah and Colin, William and Emma and grandchildren Millie and Scarlett xx
JOHN ALLEN (JACK) With all our love and best wishes to a fantastic dad and grandad on his 80th birthday. An inspiration to us all. Not good with Euros. Love from Andrew, Keith, Catherine and all the family.
ROBERTS Congratulations CRAIG and JULIA on your Silver Wedding, 25th April. Love and best wishes Mum, Dad and Family.
THOMPSON Congratulations MARTIN and WENDY on your Silver Wedding 2nd May 2012 Love and best wishes, Mum, Dad and Family.
DIXON Congratulations Karen, Stuart & Jack on the birth of ERIN MARIE, 14/4/12, a beautiful daughter, sister & grandaughter. Love & best wishes Mum & Dad xx
WILSON Jean, Helen, Richard and Julie would like to sincerely thank their many friends and relatives, especially Billy and Margaret, for their help and kindness shown to them during Bryan’s illness. It has been a great comfort. Thanks to Dr. Fyfe…
BARNES Dorothy and family of the late Ken wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy, letters, cards and flowers received during their recent sad bereavement. Also for the generous donations…
ROGERSON On 21st April in Morecambe Bay Care Centre, RON aged 84 years. The beloved husband of the late Lilian, very dear brother of Tom and a loving uncle. The funeral service will take place at the Lancaster & Morecambe Crematorium on Monday…
LAW On 13th April PATRICIA LAW of Burton in Kendal, Cumbria, aged 91 years. Funeral at Lancaster Crematorium at 2.45pm on Friday 4th May, followed by a reception at 4.00pm at The Wheatsheaf in Beetham. Family flowers only, if you like, a donation…
MURRAY RUBY - Died peacefully in her sleep in Furness General Hospital on 16th April 2012, beloved wife of John, loving mother of Anna, greatly missed by family and friends. Friends please meet for a service on Wednesday 2nd May at 2.30pm at Grange…