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Medieval day planned at Furness Abbey

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

FURNESS Abbey Fellowship will hold a second medieval fair on Saturday August 30.

Have your wedding report published in The Westmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Have your wedding report published in The Westmorland Gazette

2:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

If you would like a report and photograph of your wedding published in The Westmorland Gazette then contact Vicky Goodall for a wedding form.

Eden council to spend £1m on rural footway lighting

The Westmorland Gazette: Eden council to spend £1m on rural footway lighting

1:13pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

EDEN District Council has agreed a £1million plan to ensure that rural footpaths remain safe at night.

Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

The Westmorland Gazette: Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

12:59pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

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

Share your family's stories of the First World War

5:40pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

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

Hydro-electric power scheme planned for Great Langdale

The Westmorland Gazette: National Trust environmental practices adviser Garry Sharples at Stickle Ghyll

8:00am Thursday 5th December 2013

NEARLY 200 litres of water a second could be pumped from a Lake District stream to help power a pub.

Windermere SC, Unisun Athletic and Lunesdale United Reserves claim cup glory in Westmorland competitions

1:30pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

AMBLESIDE United Reserves and Lunesdale United shared a victory each as the Bluefin Insurance Westmorland Football League reaches its conclusion.

Relegation candidates Sedbergh and Penrith to face off but it's too late for Kendal Celtic as Wetheriggs celebrate title

4:30pm Thursday 9th May 2013

WETHERIGGS United were crowned Bluefin Insurance Westmorland Football title winners after Keswick lost to Appleby on Saturday.

Westmorland Football title-chase hots up as trio of contenders all win

3:00pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

THE race for the Bluefin Insurance Westmorland Football League is hotting up as the title-chasers all picked up victories over the last seven days.

Injury time drama stuns Keswick as Kendal County grab Westmorland cup glory

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal County celebrate after two injury time goals pinched the Westmorland Senior Challenge Trophy from Keswick

2:37pm Monday 22nd April 2013

KENDAL County pulled off a superb late comeback in the Westmorland Senior Challenge Cup final to beat a stunned Keswick side.

Keswick and Kendal County fight for Westmorland Challenge Cup final at Parkside Road today

9:00am Saturday 20th April 2013

KENDAL County and Keswick will fight it out for the Westmorland Senior Challenge Cup this afternoon at Parkside Road.

Sedbergh shock Keswick as honours are shared between title-chasing Appleby and Wetheriggs United

1:00pm Thursday 18th April 2013

SEDBERGH Wanderers produced one of the shocks of the season as they deservedly ran out 6-2 victors against title-chasing Keswick on Saturday in the Bluefin Insurance Westmorland League.

Keswick keep the heat on leaders Appleby as Westmorland title chase hots up

5:32pm Thursday 11th April 2013

By Brett McCarten

Keswick Mountain Festival teams up with National Trust for 2013 event

The Westmorland Gazette: Keswick Mountain Festival teams up with National Trust for 2013 event

2:49pm Monday 8th April 2013

The Keswick Mountain Festival will team up with the National Trust for this year's event.

Keswick handed first defeat of season while Sedbergh and Kendal United pick up good wins

3:50pm Wednesday 3rd April 2013

KIRKOSWALD inflicted the first defeat of the season upon Keswick when they emerged 2-1 victors at the West Cumbrians on Tuesday night.

Keswick hotel finds mystery photographs during refurbishment

The Westmorland Gazette: Keswick hotel finds mystery photographs during refurbishment

1:50pm Friday 22nd March 2013

A BUNDLE of photographs dating back 60 years has been discovered behind panelling in a Lake District hotel.

Keswick book Westmorland Senior Challenge Cup final spot with win over Appleby

5:30pm Wednesday 20th March 2013

KESWICK and Appleby played out an eight-goal thriller as the sides vying for the Bluefin Insurance Westmorland League did battle in the semi-final of the Westmorland Senior Challenge Cup.

Hi-tech surgery restores quality of life for Eden farmer attacked by two-tonne bull

The Westmorland Gazette: Lawrence Haygarth at home on his farm near Tebay

5:00pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

A FARMER who was left in agony after being attacked by a two-tonne bull has had his life turned around by pioneering surgery.

Kendal derby set up for Challenge Cup semi-final as County and United win while Keswick and Appleby also prevail

4:56pm Wednesday 20th February 2013

KENDAL County gained revenge for their 2-1 defeat to Ambleside United in last year’s Westmorland Senior Challenge Cup final with a 3-0 success over their rivals on Saturday.

India on the cards for charitable Keswick hotel worker

10:05am Friday 15th February 2013

A KESWICK hotel worker is heading to India to volunteer with children and vulnerable adults in poverty.

Kendal derby ends in victory for United as Staveley take Keswick to extra time

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal United (yellow) on the attack against their town rivals Celtic (green and white). Picture by Richard Edmondson

10:32am Wednesday 9th January 2013

A TENSE Kendal derby was won by United as Celtic remain in the bottom two of the Westmorland Football League.

Keswick is named country's top dog friendly town

11:25am Thursday 1st November 2012

A LAKE District town has picked up a prestigious national award for its dedication to dogs and its canine friendly attitude.

Repair work begins on flood hit path in Keswick

9:14am Tuesday 26th June 2012

Work has begun to repair a major section of footpath and river damage on the outskirts of Keswick dating back to the extreme flooding that hit the Lake District in November 2009.

New public art installation opens in Keswick

2:28pm Monday 25th June 2012

A BRAND new public art installation in a Keswick subway is being officially opened on Wednesday by author and radio presenter Eric Robson.

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Thousands cheer historic moment in Ambleside

The Westmorland Gazette: The Olympic Torch passes through Waterhead in Ambleside

9:25pm Thursday 21st June 2012

SINGING schoolchildren joined thousands of flag-waving revellers as the Olympic Torch’s Cumbrian odyssey reached Ambleside.

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Grasmere turns out to celebrate

The Westmorland Gazette: Philip Barker carries the torch in Grasmere.

9:12pm Thursday 21st June 2012

CHILDREN from Grasmere Primary School welcomed the Olympic Torch to the village this evening to the sound of cheers and rhythmic drumming.

International field for inaugural Karrimor Great Trail Challenge

12:57pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

TWO ‘elite’ women runners from South Lakeland clubs turned in outstanding performances in the inaugural Karrimor Great Trail Challenge.

Hypothermic fell runner, 70, airlifted to hospital after Coniston race fall

8:52pm Sunday 10th June 2012

A FELL runner was struck down with hypothermia after falling during a race above Coniston.

Diamond Jubilee: Windermere vessel prepares for Thames' pageant

The Westmorland Gazette: Diamond Jubilee: Windermere vessel prepares for Thames' pageant

10:22am Sunday 3rd June 2012

AN iconic Lake District vessel will fly the flag for Cumbria when it takes part in the seven-mile long Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant today.

Diamond Jubilee: 50s' flashback at Eden B&B

7:44am Sunday 3rd June 2012

GUESTS staying at an Eden bed and breakfast will be taken back in time this Jubilee weekend.

Diamond Jubilee: Sporting celebrations in Endmoor

The Westmorland Gazette: Diamond Jubilee: Sporting celebrations in Endmoor

12:40pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

DIAMOND Jubilee celebrations took on a sporting theme in Endmoor.

Eight people caught out by dense cloud in Kentmere

4:41pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

EIGHT people became stranded in dense cloud in Kentmere.

VIDEO: Diamond Jubilee: Natland party

The Westmorland Gazette: Nicole and Chloe Berry at Natland's Jubilee party

2:01pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

JUBILEE fever took over Natland with an almighty street party that scores of residents turned out to enjoy.

Diamond Jubilee: Ulverston's French connection helps christen Jubilee garden

The Westmorland Gazette: Ulverston town crier Peter Winston and the town's mayor, Coun Brenda Marr

6:05pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

A DELEGATION of French visitors helped christen Ulverston’s new Jubilee Gardens this morning.

Diamond Jubilee: Food, fun and fundraising in Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: (From left to right) Karen Ashmore, Dawn O'Sullivan, Breda Crabtree, Barry Smith and Martin Hodges

9:00pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

FOOD fragrances filled the air in Kendal as Wainwright’s Yard businesses put on a Diamond Jubilee knees-up for shoppers.

Diamond Jubilee: Castle capers entertain kids at Sizergh

The Westmorland Gazette: Visitors pose for a photograph with 'Her Majesty'

10:40pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

JUBILEE jousting was on offer at a South Lakeland historic monument today.

Diamond Jubilee: These little piggies went to Sedgwick...

The Westmorland Gazette: Diamond Jubilee: These little piggies went to Sedgwick...

4:40pm Friday 1st June 2012

ONCE upon a time, there were three little pigs...called Diamond, Queen and Jubilee.

Keswick canoeist strikes gold in France

The Westmorland Gazette: Lisa Suttle competes in Boulogne, France

9:36am Wednesday 30th May 2012

A KESWICK canoeist won a gold and two silver medals in a sport making waves with women across the globe.

Keswick family organises fell challenge for charity

12:06pm Friday 4th May 2012

A KESWICK family has organised a ‘10 in 10 Challenge’ to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis.

17th straight league win for Keswick wraps up title

10:00am Friday 4th May 2012

KESWICK have won the Westmorland Football League thanks to their 17th consecutive victory of the season.

Electricity cables to be removed in Keswick valley tomorrow

3:06pm Wednesday 2nd May 2012

The final phase of an £82,000 project to improve the landscape in the Keswick valley area by removing overhead electricity cables is taking place tomorrow (Thursday 3 May).

Tell us your Diamond Jubilee plans

1:30pm Friday 27th April 2012

Are you planning an event to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee? If so, The Westmorland Gazette would like to hear from you.

Keswick Mountain Festival reveals biggest ever programme

9:03am Thursday 19th April 2012

KESWICK Mountain Festival is set to return for 2012, with its biggest ever programme of outdoor activities, celebrity speakers and sporting events.

Female Osprey spotted in Keswick

2:39pm Tuesday 3rd April 2012

A FEMALE Osprey has been spotted near Keswick ahead of this year’s nesting season.

South Lakeland basks in the sizzling sun

4:20pm Wednesday 28th March 2012

CUMBRIA has been basking in unseasonably sizzling sun – with temperatures soaring above those in parts of Spain.

Lakes osprey group prepares for birds' return

11:26am Monday 26th March 2012

BIRDWATCHERS are awaiting the return of the famous Lakeland Ospreys for the 12th successive breeding season.

Were you affected by the Falklands Islands invasion?

11:00am Thursday 22nd March 2012

April 2 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which sparked a two-month conflict.

Slate mine owner's family vow to continue his work

4:20pm Wednesday 14th March 2012

THE family of a Lake District entrepreneur is to continue his pioneering work one year on from his tragic death in a helicopter crash.

How will you be celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee?

9:01am Tuesday 13th March 2012

Are you planning a special event to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June?

Movie star John Hurt heads to Lake District

12:20pm Wednesday 8th February 2012

HOLLYWOOD actor John Hurt is to be the main attraction at this year’s Keswick Film Festival.

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