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New group launched to prevent burglaries in rural South Lakeland

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

A NEW group is being launched to help reduce the number of burglaries in South Lakeland.

Fake police officer defrauds woman out of £20,000

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

10:18am Friday 17th October 2014

A FRAUDSTER posing as a police officer is defrauding people out of tens of thousands of pounds.

Police hunt Appleby van thief

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

9:16am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a vehicle was stolen in Appleby.

Body found in water at Arnside

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A body has been recovered from water at Carr Bank, Arnside.

Missing 15-year-old girl: Police appeal for information

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

3:45pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Police are appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of a missing 15 year old girl.

Fire crews rescue four people from car stuck in flood water

The Westmorland Gazette: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

10:23am Thursday 9th October 2014

FIRE crews rescued four people from a car that was stuck in flood water in Arnside overnight.

UPDATE: Stretch of A590 reopens after two car collision

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:10pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Emergency services are currently attending a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A590 at Dalton in Furness.

Police hunt man who stole Land Rover and dumped it on roundabout

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

10:01am Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE are searching for a car thief who stole a green Land Rover defender and dumped it on a roundabout.

Blencathra sale rolls back into action

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:59pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

After months of silence it looks like the sale of one of Cumbria's most iconic mountains could be reaching its peak.

Cumbrian mum-of-five closes in on hundred mile challenge

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:43pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A mum-of-five whose New Year resolution was to run 100 miles for a breast cancer charity is closing-in on her goal.

Oil users urged to protect tanks from thieves

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:14pm Monday 6th October 2014

WITH autumn setting-in this week rural homes in Cumbria are being reminded to take measures to avoid heating oil being stolen as they fill up for the winter.

Man tried to lure young girl into car in Penrith

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

10:36am Monday 6th October 2014

Police are investigating a suspicious incident where a man tried to entice a girl into his car.

Police warn drivers to prepare their cars for winter conditions

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

2:15pm Friday 3rd October 2014

POLICE are warning motorists of the need to make sure that their vehicle can cope with the deteriorating weather.

Kendal property company nominated for prestigious awards

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:44pm Friday 3rd October 2014

KENDAL'S leading online letting agents have been shortlisted for two national awards for excellence in the estate and letting agents sector.

Thieves steal 750 litres of fuel from farm in overnight raid

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

11:52am Friday 3rd October 2014

THIEVES stole hundreds of litres of fuel from a farm in Crosthwaite, near Kendal.

Police release images of man believed to have assaulted woman on train

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:11pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) officers are looking for a man who assaulted a female train guard on a journey from Lancashire and Cumbria.

Missing 15 year old girl found safe and well

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:12am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE HUNT for a 15 year old schoolgirl is over after she was found safe and well.

Bowness boy meets his hero as Sir Chris Hoy pays him a visit

The Westmorland Gazette: Sir Chris Hoy visits Joe Gaukroger, 15,  from Bowness

8:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A BOWNESS teenager was shocked when his hero turned up at his house.

Zookeeper's trial adjourned after legal mix-up

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:35pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE trial of a zoo owner accused of allowing a wild animal to escape has been adjourned for legal reasons.

Vintage bike hits car and fails to stop

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VINTAGE motorcycle failed to stop after hitting a car near Coniston.

Police investigate theft from inside a village church

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:43am Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE are investigating an incident of theft from inside a coastal village's parish church.

Police appeal for witnesses after two cars damaged

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

9:26am Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two cars were damaged in Kendal.

Teenage swimming sensation wins open water race

The Westmorland Gazette: Great North Swim, Lake Windermere

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A 14 year old destroyed the competition at an open water swimming event.

Hundreds swim across Windermere in historic event

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

MORE than 200 people plunged into the icy depths of Windermere to take part in a historic open water race.

Woman assaulted by mystery attacker outside Windermere takeaway

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

2:20pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A WOMAN was assaulted by a man who forced his way into her car in Windermere.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after three vehicle crash at Newby Bridge

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A STRETCH of the A592 is closed following a traffic collision.

Teenager dies in motorbike crash

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:31pm Friday 26th September 2014

A TEENAGER has died after he 'came off' his motorbike following a collision.

Collin's amazing Dr Who collection could fill a Tardis

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

A MAN who claims to be Cumbria’s biggest Doctor Who enthusiast has amassed a collection worth thousands of pounds.

Caretaker boss Michael Stringfellow praises goalscoring form of Danny Forbes

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:13am Wednesday 24th September 2014

KENDAL'S caretaker manager Michael Stringfellow expressed his delight after picking up four points from his first two games in charge.

Man in life threatening condition after horror crash

The Westmorland Gazette: ACCIDENT SCENE: The Great North Air Ambulance at the site of the accident.

2:08pm Sunday 21st September 2014

AIR ambulance crews fought to save a man's life after a horrific road traffic accident.

Kendal Town FC need new manager after Dave Foster leaves via mutual consent

The Westmorland Gazette: Unbeaten month is target for play-off chasing Kendal Town boss Dave Foster

11:21am Wednesday 17th September 2014

KENDAL Town boss Dave Foster left the club by mutual consent last night.

Police appeal for information after road traffic accident in Windermere

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for information after a road traffic accident on Newby Bridge Road.

Sheep savaged by two dogs in Ambleside

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

9:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A sheep was left with severe injuries after it was attacked by two 'boxer-type' dogs.

Police appeal for witnesses after assault in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

3:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted on Kent Street, Kendal.

Police arrest man on suspicion of murder

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

2:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police were called at 6.16am this morning (September 2) after the body of a woman was discovered inside a property.

Elderly man rescued from Blencathra after he 'ran out of legs'

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Rescuers saved an 84-year-old man after he 'ran out of legs' during an ambitious attempt to climb Blencathra.

Two rescued from the sands at Greenodd

The Westmorland Gazette: Ulverston Inshore Rescue team in action

10:05am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man and a woman were rescued from the sands at Greenodd.

Girl needs facial surgery after dog attack on Kendal estate

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO girls have had their faces savaged by dogs in separate attacks in South Lakeland and Eden.

iPhone stolen from tourist in Ulverston

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

2:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police are appealing for information after an iPhone was stolen in Ulverston.

Say hello to the best pub north of Birmingham!

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A DENT pub has won a prestigious award for the quality and range of its cider and perry.

Records broken at Hawkshead Show

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

HAWKSHEAD Show at-tracted thousands of people, including couples from New Zealand and Australia.

Revealed - the people in the famous Joseph Hardman sheep picture in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

History will repeat itself in Kendal this weekend when a 61-year-old photograph is recreated.

Update: Police name Cumbrian man who died after falling from Eastbourne Pier

The Westmorland Gazette: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3184845

1:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CUMBRIAN man has died from severe head injuries after falling from Eastbourne Pier.

'The Old Tosser' wins again at the stone skimming championships on Windermere

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:47am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ENGLAND’S largest stone skimming competition splashed down in Windermere at the weekend.

Awesome! You don't get anything like this in the US - Lowther Show proves a hit with Americans

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:17pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE North West’s largest showcase of country living came to Eden at the weekend.

Huge interest in homes planned for Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

KENDAL’S newest housing development has attracted more than 500 inquiries before a brick has even been laid.

Firms urged to take part in North West weddings show

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:10am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Business owners are being urged to make an important engagement where they’ll be sure to receive a great reception.

Callous thieves steal charity boxes

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

5:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

POLICE are searching for callous thieves after two charity boxes were stolen.

Cyclist injured after collision with car in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:02am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car.

Thrilling day at sheepdog trials

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

Lakeland Sheepdog Trials fans were treated to the closest competition for years on a nail-biting day at Ings.

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