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Man denies manslaughter of mum-daughter double tragedy on Windermere boat

The Westmorland Gazette: Matthew Eteson, 40, arrives at South Lakeland Magistrates' Court

6:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN has denied causing the deaths of his partner and her 10-year-old daughter on a privately-owned boat on Windermere in April last year.

Porn images man is jailed for nine months

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:40pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN UNREPENTANT and ‘perverted’ man from Kendal has been jailed for nine months for possessing dozens of pornographic images featuring children from cartoons such as The Simpsons.

Suspected arson at new Wetherspoons

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

5:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police are appealling for information after a suspected arson attack at a new Wetherspoons.

Police appeal for witnesses after Kendal road rage

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

5:33pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a road rage incident in 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.

UPDATE: 'It was like a bomb had gone off' - shocked residents tell of double fire tragedy

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:50am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SERIES of 'bomb-like' explosions rocked a wedding celebration on the shores of Windermere before a fatal fire tragically claimed the lives of a man and a woman, shocked neighbours have said.

Big Lottery boost for Ambleside

The Westmorland Gazette: Big Lottery boost for young people with mental health problems in Cornwall

7:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Ambleside Parish Centre is set to receive £9,314 from the Big Lottery Fund to provide recreational and social activities for men who have faced life changing difficulties and also film workshops, a residential break and sports coaching for disabled young people.

Milnthorpe set for annual flower show

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MILNTHORPE Horticultural and Craft show will be held on Saturday at St Thomas' Parish Church, with a range of classes for fruit, flowers, vegetables, crafts, and baking.

Radios donation will help leaders of Settle-Carlisle walks

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:06pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

NORTHERN Rail has donated three pairs of two-way radios to the Friends of the DalesRail, which offers guided walks to visitors on the Settle to Carlisle line.

Police appeal for witnesses to hit and run accident in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

12:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FIVE-year-old girl was injured in a hit and run accident in Kendal earlier today.

Cumbria's Chief Constable makes pledge to protect front line policing against spending cuts

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:45am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CUMBRIA’S new Chief Constable says he will protect frontline policing ‘as far as possible’ against spending cuts of £10.4 million.

Rail chief tours Lakes travel options

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CLAIRE Moriarty, director general of the rail executive at the Department for Transport, has had a first-hand look at the growing transport options available from Windermere station.

Artist hopes to create studio in former public toilets on Grange promenade

The Westmorland Gazette: Grange-over-Sands

9:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN ARTIST hopes to create a studio at the closed-down public loo on Grange-over-Sands prom.

Promotion for top cadet Callum

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A KENDAL cadet has achieved the rank of Cadet Sergeant Major in the largest military organisation within Cumbria.

Morecambe set for vintage entertainment

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The vintage extravaganza that is the Hemingway's Vintage by the Sea event, held on Morecambe's seafront and at the Midland Hotel, returns for a second year on Saturday and Sunday.

A second helping of success for Cartmel's L'Enclume

The Westmorland Gazette: Somon Rogan

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CARTMEL’S L’Enclume has been named the UK’s top Good Food Guide restaurant for the second year running.

Hawkshead firm plans to create 50 new jobs

The Westmorland Gazette:

6:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW start-up company which is just a year old plans to create 50 new jobs over the next five years.

28-year-old man found dead in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

4:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN has been found dead in a Kendal property today (September 1), police say.

Endmoor man who infected his girlfriend with HIV is jailed

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN who gave his girlfriend HIV by having unprotected sex with her has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Hayley Cropper's coffin heads to the Westmorland County Show

The Westmorland Gazette: Julie Hesmondhalgh as Hayley Cropper

4:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

A REPLICA of Hayley Cropper’s iconic floral cardboard coffin will be taking its own final journey over the summer, taking in the Westmorland County Show on September 11.

Man jailed for beating up railway conductor at Oxenholme station

The Westmorland Gazette: Court Report - January 3, 2014

2:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN who beat up a railway conductor after being thrown off a train at Oxenhome for having no ticket has been sent to prison for 16 months.

Mum of one of 'Kendal's most courageous families' dies, aged 61

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:40am Monday 1st September 2014

THE mother of ‘one of Kendal’s most courageous families’ has died aged 61 after a 28-year battle with multiple sclerosis.

Delight as pair of new Osprey chicks hatch at Haverthwaite wood

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

CUMBRIA is now home to three pairs of nesting ospreys as Natural England confirmed the arrival of two chicks at their Roudsea Wood reserve in South Lakeland.

New homes for pigs are built out of straw

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:56am Monday 1st September 2014

WHEN Cumbrian pig farmer Carolyn Nelson started planning ecologically friendly housing for her rare pedigree animals, she decided to take inspiration from a children’s fairy story.

Injured cyclist rescued from High Bowkerstead, Satterthwaite

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after coming off his bike at High Bowkerstead, Satterthwaite, on Sunday.

Planning applications received by the Lake District National Park Authority

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

Covering the period up to and including August 10, 2014

Mountain rescuers called out to search for boy separated from grandfather

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:51pm Monday 1st September 2014

PATTERDALE Mountain Rescue Team were called out on Saturday after a boy and his grandfather became separated while walking near Angle Tarn, Ullswater.

World War One remembered

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

The disturbing and emotional play The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelen, staged by Burneside Amateur Theatre Society, has set two new dates for audiences who missed it first time round.

90-year-old man airlifted to hospital after M6 collision

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:11pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 90-YEAR-OLD man was airlifted to hospital after a one vehicle collision on the M6 southbound yesterday (Sunday).

Walker rescued after having fit on Lake District fell

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:07am Monday 1st September 2014

A FEMALE walker was rescued after having a fit on a hillside in Martindale, near Ullswater.

Lock removed from door during attempted burglary at Kendal house

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

9:48am Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE are investigating an attempted burglary at a property in Castle Oval, Kendal, between 8pm on Friday (August 29) and 9am on Sunday (August 31).

MINTFEST REVIEW: Dance and mime capture a journey

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:28am Monday 1st September 2014

A standout performance from this year’s MintFest came from The Knotted Project, who performed their piece ‘Footsteps’ on seven occasions over the weekend.

Former pupil to fund a new GSCE at a Lake District secondary school

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE generosity of a former pupil will see the launch of a new GCSE at a leading Lake District secondary school.

Double bed and hobnailed boots found on Lake District litter pick

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A DOUBLE bed and a pair of hobnailed boots were among the items found during a clean-up day around Great Langdale on Sunday.

Tory MP calls for Carnforth platforms restoration

The Westmorland Gazette: David Morris MP

7:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

MORECAMBE and Lunesdale MP David Morris has presented a petition to the House of Commons which calls on Lancashire County Council to fund a feasibility study into restoring the platforms at Carnforth station.

National Grid urges public to respond to consultation

The Westmorland Gazette: Road closed – avocets nesting near an electricity pylon where work was due to be carried out

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE National Grid is to mail out 135,000 newsletters across Cumbria next month urging people to have their say on how electricity should be carried through the county.

Traffic delays due tomorrow on A66

The Westmorland Gazette: There are significant delays on the A12 southbound after an earlier accident.

8:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE Forestry Commission is carrying out work to thin a section of woodland on a steep bank alongside the A66.

Traders and councillors win parking charges re-think

The Westmorland Gazette:

6:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

STRONG opposition to proposed car parking charges in Bentham has led to a stay of execution.

Kirkby Lonsdale shopkeepers can win prizes for Edwardian weekend

The Westmorland Gazette: Coun Allan Muirhead

5:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

SHOPKEEPERS in Kirkby Lonsdale are being offered £100 in prizes to dress their windows, and their staff, in Edwardian style for the town's first Edwardian Weekend, from Friday to Sunday, September 5 to 7.

'Remote' Pennines village to get First Responders group

The Westmorland Gazette: Residents given £1m improve Clapham Junction area

3:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A GROUP of volunteers in Dufton, near Appleby, are to receive £4,022 from the Big Lottery Fund to create a First Responders group in the village to respond quickly to medical emergencies in the remote village.

Greenodd Village Show continues to flourish

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE early summer sun ensured there were top quality horticultural exhibits on display at the annual Greenodd Show on Saturday – but the recent wind and rain gave both gardeners and organisers the jitters.

Reader solves mystery of iconic World War One photograph

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE names of soldiers who appeared in one of the most iconic images from the First World War can be revealed publicly for the first time, thanks to a Gazette reader.

Inspector upholds SLDC decision to refuse house

The Westmorland Gazette: Three detached houses at Ulverston turned down at appeal

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A GOVERNMENT appointed planning inspector has thrown out an appeal against a South Lakeland District Council decision to refuse outline planning permission for a house on land east of 29 Morewood Drive, Burton-in-Kendal.

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: I have lost count of the special moments in my life I have missed

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

A few weeks ago I was standing in the checkout queue at a local supermarket – anxious and waiting impatiently, as I had so many other things to do!

'Body in Bay' alert leads to police, lifeboat and coastguard call outs...but it's a dummy

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:15pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A 'BODY' spotted in Morecambe Bay this afternoon turned out to be a training dummy.

Lake District mountain team hails 16-hour rescue effort in 'appalling' conditions

The Westmorland Gazette: Injured crag scrambler assisted

3:40pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A LAKE District mountain rescue team has praised the 'massive effort' to find two walkers in 'appalling' weather conditions.

Car in Ulverston has windscreen smashed by vandal

The Westmorland Gazette: The car windscreen smashed by yobs

3:33pm Saturday 30th August 2014

CUMBRIA Police are investigating damage caused to the windscreen of a black Ford Fiesta parked in Ulverston some time between last night and this morning.

BBC Antiques Road Trip heads to Crooklands

The Westmorland Gazette: The BBC Antiques Roadshow visited Tredegar House.  Pictured is presenter Fiona Bruce. (7390493)

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A PRODUCTION crew from the BBC’s Antiques Road Trip is planning to film an auction in Crooklands next week after the show’s experts spent the Bank Holiday weekend unearthing bargains around Cumbria.




What's on

Burneside players return to First World War drama (link)

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/leisure 9:10am Sat 23 Aug 14

Following a sell-out run in May, Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society is putting on more performances of The…

Kendal’s parks and public spaces come alive with Mintfest (link)

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/leisure 8:30am Sat 23 Aug 14

Mintfest 2014 is ready to swing into action with a towering programme of outdoor theatre and entertainment.

Kendal band Postilion aiming high with release of new single (link)

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/leisure 5:04pm Thu 21 Aug 14

THEY may be barely out of their teens but Kendal band Postilion are, in their own words, ‘aiming high’.

Gig Guide August 21-27 (link)

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/leisure 4:46pm Thu 21 Aug 14

THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Wasted Saints. Burgundys, Kendal: Freddie Garner. Engine Inn, Cark in Cartmel:…

Heron Corn Mill gig for The Cornshed Sisters (link)

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/leisure 11:10am Sun 17 Aug 14

THE Cornshed Sisters perform songs which might sound traditional.

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