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Racing fun ahead at Cartmel

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A Bank Holiday weekend of exciting races and entertainment at Cartmel Racecourse is almost upon us.

New primary school opens today in Lake District

The Westmorland Gazette: New primary school opens today in Lake District

8:10am Thursday 19th June 2014

A SPECIAL ceremony will mark the opening of a new primary school in the Lake District.

Windermere Ferry is back after a £340,000 overhaul

The Westmorland Gazette: Cars roll off the Windermere ferry

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

ON THE face of it everything is ‘shipshape’ aboard the new-look Windermere car ferry.

Splashing time for all at Coniston Regatta

The Westmorland Gazette: Theo Coates, Eddie Kelly and Karen Coates paddle to shore in an open kayak

5:25pm Monday 2nd June 2014

THE fourth annual Coniston Regatta saw it grow into a full-on festival with a nautical theme.

Comedy festival attracts 2,000 fans

The Westmorland Gazette: Lucy Porter, one of the stars of the festival

11:25am Wednesday 21st May 2014

NIGH on 2,000 fans converged on Kendal for Cumbria’s biggest comedy gathering.

Lakes Parish Council reports a busy year

The Westmorland Gazette: Ambleside

8:30am Tuesday 20th May 2014

LAKES Parish Council has a wide variety of services, including six public toilets and White Platts recreation ground, council chairman Louise Waterhouse told the annual parish meeting.

Fun ahead at Lancaster Castle

The Westmorland Gazette: Lancaster Castle

3:00pm Saturday 17th May 2014

To mark the anniversary of Lancaster Castle’s grand gate opening in 2013, this year’s May Bank Holiday weekend promises to draw the crowds once again to the Grade 2 Listed building, with activities to be enjoyed by all the family.

Death of woman in Kendal 'unexplained' say police

The Westmorland Gazette: Police investigate unexplained death of woman in Kendal

1:50pm Friday 16th May 2014

POLICE were called to a sudden, unexplained death at a property on Rosemary Hill, in the Fellside area of Kendal.

'Hands off our Hospital': Westmorland Gazette launches campaign to keep services in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: Westmorland General Hospital

11:40am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette has launched a major campaign to safeguard services at Westmorland General Hospital.

Send us your First World War memories

The Westmorland Gazette: Send us your First World War memories

5:50pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

ALMOST every family lost a son, in nearly every street at least one house would be in mourning.

Clapham's Alan Bennett named as a top Yorkshire icon

The Westmorland Gazette: Alan Bennett

7:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

WENSLEYDALE cheese, Swaledale sheep and writer Alan Bennett have all been named on a list of Yorkshire’s best-loved icons.

Business & Tourism Awards 2012: The winners

The Westmorland Gazette: Celebrations at Business of the Year winner Lakes Speciality Foods

9:51am Thursday 27th September 2012

INSPIRATIONAL and forward-thinking firms which have made a vital contribution to the local economy were lauded at The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2012.

Gallery & video: Glittering night at The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards

The Westmorland Gazette: Business of the Year winners Lakes Speciality Foods

10:42am Saturday 15th September 2012

THE BRIGHTEST businesses in the region celebrated in style, last night, at the third Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards.

Finalists ready for glittering awards night

The Westmorland Gazette: Host Geoff Burch

4:51pm Friday 7th September 2012

NEXT week sees one of the biggest events of the year in our region – The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2012.

The finalists: Place to stay

The Westmorland Gazette: John Maddy of Long Valley Yurts

4:49pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Small Business of the Year

The Westmorland Gazette: South Lakes Services grounds maintenance manager Paul Ronson

4:33pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Social and community Development

The Westmorland Gazette: Workshop operative Dave Rosser and volunteer Mike Guerish at work on an Oaklea Trust project

4:30pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Tourist Attraction/Tour Operator of the Year

The Westmorland Gazette: One of the vehicles in the Mountain Goat fleet

4:26pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Green Award

The Westmorland Gazette: Nanny Brow's Emma Robinson

4:22pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Team of the Year

The Westmorland Gazette: Westmorland County Show officers Christine Knipe (chief executive), Stephen Procter (showfield director), Jonathan Mason (chairman), David Galbraith (vice chairman) and Hal Bagot (president)

4:17pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Hotel of the Year

The Westmorland Gazette: Staff at four-star Lindeth Howe

4:13pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Retailer of the Year

The Westmorland Gazette: Andrew and Jacqueline Ward

4:01pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Training and development

The Westmorland Gazette: Growing Well's ethos is based on growing skills and confidence

3:56pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Business of the Year

The Westmorland Gazette: Wax Lyrical MD Mike Armstead

3:46pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted candidates

The finalists: Innovation and technology

The Westmorland Gazette: The design and production team at Houghton-Parkhouse

3:15pm Friday 7th September 2012

Meet the shortlisted companies

Success stories will be rewarded at the 2012 Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism awards

The Westmorland Gazette: Staff from Holbeck Ghyll celebrate their win at last year's Westmorland Gazette business and tourism awards

10:56am Wednesday 18th July 2012

AN ACCOUNTANCY firm with special expertise in the leisure sector has signed up to sponsor the Hotel of the Year category in The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2012, Lamont Pridmore, chartered accountants, tax and advisors, says it wants to recognise the contribution tourism and hospitality makes to the local economy.

Time to enter the prestigious Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2012

The Westmorland Gazette: International were the 2011 winners of The Westmorland Gazette Business of the Year Award and the Innovation and Technology Award. Directors Adrian Rawlinson and David Ford are pictured with jubilant staff.

4:48pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

THE Westmorland Gazette has launched its 2012 Business and Tourism Awards, one of the premier events in the North West business calendar.

The award categories

The Westmorland Gazette: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to our gala awards dinner

4:57pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

Find out more about the categories YOUR business could win!

How to enter

4:59pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

Now is the time to enter The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2012.

VIDEO: The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2011

2:07pm Thursday 21st June 2012

Our film of last year's awards presentation.



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