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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.

Missing teenage girl found safe and well

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

10:10am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE search for a missing teenage girl has been called off after she was found safe and well.

Heysham Power Station closes reactors after defect detected

The Westmorland Gazette: Heysham Power Station 1

12:49pm Monday 11th August 2014

HEYSHAM Nuclear Power Station has shut down two reactors after a defect was detected.

Video: Mountain Rescue Team film dramatic rescue from rock face

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:10am Monday 11th August 2014

MOUNTAIN Rescue teams were called out to save five people from a notoriously dangerous rock face.

Man airlifted to hospital after being thrown from horse-drawn carriage

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

AN AIR ambulance team rescued a man who was thrown from a horse-drawn carriage.

Women given hefty sentences for trying to smuggle drugs into prison

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

9:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

DRUG offenders who tried to smuggle thousands of pounds worth of narcotics into a prison have been sentenced.

Wartime diary reveals father's pride

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

WHEN amateur historian Paul Casson’s sister Jo Dorsett moved into her new house in Kendal, she stumbled across something truly remarkable.

BEHIND THE NEWS: Ulverston's town hall and Coronation Hall

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

FOR 120 years Ulverston’s councillors have met in the town hall on Queen Street.

Kendal to reproduce famous photograph of sheep being herded down Allhallows Lane

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:20pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AN iconic photograph of sheep descending a Kendal street is to be replicated to help promote the town’s links to the wool trade and agriculture.

Long train delays after man threatens to jump from bridge

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:07pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TRAVELLERS using the West Coast Main Line today faced lengthy delays following an incident involving a man threatening to jump from a Lancaster railway bridge.

Police warning to 'tombstoners' at Devil's Bridge

The Westmorland Gazette: Devil's Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

‘SENSELESS’ daredevils are putting their lives at risk by repeatedly leaping from a South Lakeland bridge into a notoriously dangerous rock-strewn river.

Stranded M6 drivers praise the kindness of strangers

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW mother’s nine- hour nightmare on a gridlocked motorway was eased thanks to acts of kindness from strangers.

Behind the news: Think carefully before you go seeking sun and fun

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

IN THE last two scorching weeks, the coastguard, fell rescuers and air ambulance services have been called to the aid of scores of people who have got into difficulty while out on the fells or in the Bay.

Teenager rescued after fall on Duke of Edinburgh walk

The Westmorland Gazette: Cleveland Mountain Rescue

4:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

PATTERDALE Mountain Rescue Team were called into action to rescue a 17-year-old on a Duke of Edinburgh expedition.

Blue-green algae detected in Windermere

The Westmorland Gazette: Blue green algae like that found in Rishton Reservoir

5:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

SWIMMERS are urged to be cautious after the Environment Agency made a dangerous discovery in Windermere.

Three car pile up on M6 causes delays

The Westmorland Gazette: Collison causes M6 disruption

3:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

A three car pile up on the M6 has caused a traffic jam.

Monkey on the loose in Furness

The Westmorland Gazette: A full size white-headed capuchin monkey in Costa Rica

2:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MONKEY has been spotted in a resident's back garden in Dalton.

Devil's Bridge tombstoners will be prosecuted, say police

The Westmorland Gazette: Devil's Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale

4:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

Anybody who tombstones off the deadly Devil's Bridge could face prosecution for their 'senseless and dangerous' actions, say police.

Eight hour snarl-up on M6 after lorry cement spill

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS were stranded in their cars for eight hours last night after chaos struck on the M6 on one of the warmest days of the year.

Cumbrian cyclists hospitalised in hit and run, say police

The Westmorland Gazette: Garston stabbing: two teens appear in court

5:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Two Cumbrian cyclists have been rushed to hospital following a hit and run incident.


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