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Campaign to help cut landfill in Eden

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

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CAMPAIGN is being launched in Eden to get recycling back on the household agenda.

Work starts on new Eden village hall

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:20pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CONSTRUCTION work on a new £750,000 village hall for Warcop began on Monday after five years of planning and fund raising.

Appleby Hotel to appear in the Great British Cook Book

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE Appleby Manor Country House Hotel is to feature in the forthcoming Great British Cook Book 2014.

A-Level and AS Level Results - Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

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.

Penrith residents vote to set up a town council

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:13pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MP Rory Stewart has expressed his delight after Penrith residents voted by a margin of two to one for the setup of their own local town council.

Shap remembers local men who served during the war

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:27pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

VILLAGERS staged a three-day exhibition at St Michael’s Church to launch the commemorations of the start of World War I.

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.

'Serious concerns' over Appleby Horse Fair raised at public meeting

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ABUSIVE behaviour, blocked roads and fields being used as toilets were among the ‘serious concerns’ raised at a public meeting about the Appleby Horse Fair.

Roadworks planned for A66

The Westmorland Gazette: ROADWORKS: Hagley residents are facing six months of roadworks in their village. SP

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

OVERNIGHT roadworks will take place along the A66 around Brough until the middle of August as the Highways Agency spends £170,000 on three projects to remove potholes, tackle surface wear and renew road studs and markings between Brough and Stainmore.

Appleby set for the Horse Fair

The Westmorland Gazette: Travellers parked up in Kirkby Stephen

3:34pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

HUNDREDS of horse-drawn vehicles and caravans have been making their long annual trek to Cumbria all week as the Appleby Horse Fair starts today.

Eden firm moves 'quietly' into the future

The Westmorland Gazette: Martin Bell with one of the new e-Tricks bikes

7:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

AN EDEN company has been given exclusive rights to sell a new range of ‘quiet’ electric motorbikes which were developed in southern France.

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 alpaca pioneer sells her herd

The Westmorland Gazette: Pat Bentley with three of her alpaca herd

12:22pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

A PIONEERING alpaca breeder has sold her entire Eden herd after 30 years.

Eden community raises £80,000 to get superfast broadband

The Westmorland Gazette: Eden community raises £80,000 to get superfast broadband

2:10pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A RURAL community in Eden is ‘waiting on tenterhooks’ as superfast broadband edges closer.

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.

Kirkby Stephen Scouts enjoy a snowy adventure in Norway

The Westmorland Gazette: Kirkby Stephen Scouts enjoying their exchange trip in Norway

12:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

KIRKBY Stephen Scout Group has just returned from a Norwegian exchange.

It's 25 years since the Settle-Carlisle railway line was saved

The Westmorland Gazette: A steam train passes across the Ribblehead Viaduct

11:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

THIS spring sees a significant anniversary in British railway history – 25 years since the Settle to Carlisle line was saved. After a six-year battle, it was announced on April 11, 1989 that the Government had rejected British Rail’s plan to close it. A quarter of a century on, 1.2million passengers now travel on England’s most scenic railway every year.

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.

Credit union opens outreach office in Kirkby Stephen

The Westmorland Gazette: EdenSave ‘outreach’ volunteers in Kirkby Stephen are cashiers Ian Murray, Rosemary Turner and Gill Terry.

8:30am Tuesday 28th January 2014

A NEW credit union is aiming to help more Eden people steer clear of payday loan companies.

Appleby pupil scoops £1,100 prize

11:10am Monday 27th January 2014

AN APPLEBY Grammar School pupil has scooped a £1,000 prize after winning an inaugural writing competition for Cumbrian sixth formers.

Appleby actress's career takes flight in New York

The Westmorland Gazette: Natasha Nightingale

2:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

AN APPLEBY actress is hoping for stardom across the Atlantic after appearing in a play off Broadway in New York.

Eden footway lighting improvement bid

4:53pm Monday 20th January 2014

A TEN year £1 million programme to improve and upgrade footway lighting in rural areas has been set out by Eden District Council.

Eden MP Rory Stewart presses for Warcop land to be made available to travellers during Horse Fair

7:40pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

PENRITH and the Border MP Rory Stewart is pressing the Ministry of Defence to temporarily release land at the Warcop Army training camp as a base for gypsies and travellers heading to Appleby Horse Fair.

Family firm sees profits rise by 73 per cent

8:00pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

WESTMORLAND Ltd, the award-winning motorway services operator, has seen profits rise by 73 per cent.

Free exercise sessions at Penrith Leisure Centre

11:41am Tuesday 7th January 2014

EDEN residents can kick start their New Year’s fitness resolutions by joining free exercise sessions to be held at Penrith Leisure Centre on January 21 and Appleby Squash Club on January 30, both from 6.30-8.30pm.

Rugby player teacher Orton children South African children's games

The Westmorland Gazette: Class 2 of Orton CE School with, back row, Biza, class teacher Andrea Mounsey, and John Cooper, who is hosting Biza during his visit

2:00pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

CHILDREN at Orton CE School have been learning about the lives of children in South Africa, and exchanging ideas for playground games.

Bigger town hall bid

9:00am Friday 13th December 2013

A PLANNING application has been submitted to extend Penrith Town Hall.

New traffic restrictions aim to improve road safety in Eden area

2:40pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

NEW traffic restrictions to improve road safety and tackle nuisance parking have been approved by Cumbria County Council’s Local Committee for Eden following requests from residents, councillors, police and parking enforcement officers.

Debt advice given to 100 people in Eden

8:57am Wednesday 11th December 2013

ALMOST 450 debts with a combined total value of more than £1.1million have been resolved in Eden between April and September, Cumbria’s local committee for Eden has been told.

Ravenstondale pupils visit new auction mart

11:43am Tuesday 10th December 2013

PUPILS from an Eden primary school became the first to be entertained at the J36 auction mart.

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.

Porsche stolen near Tebay

3:38pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

A PORSCHE 911 Carrera was stolen from the Raisebeck area of Tebay.

Four members of same family taken to hospital after Eden collision

9:53pm Friday 16th August 2013

A MOTHER and son were flown to hospital after their family car collided with a heavy goods vehicle in Eden.

Where was the best visited area of Cumbria last year? Eden bucks the tourism trend

The Westmorland Gazette: Eden bucks the tourism trend after notching-up increase in visitors

2:57pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

TOURISM grew in Eden last year by 2 per cent - equivalent to £240 million and 4.1 million visitors.

Hang glider suffers serious head injuries in Eden crash

8:48am Friday 21st June 2013

A 50-year-old is in hospital with serious injuries after a hang gliding accident in Eden.

Shap football club folds due to lack of interest

9:00am Wednesday 19th June 2013

SHAP will almost certainly not have a football team this year due to a lack of interest among players and the resignation of committee members.

Thieves strike at Eden farm

11:53am Sunday 2nd June 2013

THIEVES have stolen a quad bike and chain saw from an Eden farm.

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.

David Cameron stops for lunch at Tebay

The Westmorland Gazette: David Cameron stops for lunch at Tebay

4:27pm Friday 26th April 2013

PRIME Minister David Cameron surprised motorists and shoppers when he made an impromptu stop for lunch at Tebay Services today (Friday). The PM was on a busy day of appointments and his advisors recommended the family-run Tebay as a great place to break for lunch.

Ullswater shores host forgotten languages art display

The Westmorland Gazette: Ullswater shores host forgotten language art display

4:18pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

SIGNS in forgotten languages have sprung up on the banks of Ullswater as part of new artwork across Eden.

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

New way to pay council tax in Eden

5:40pm Sunday 7th April 2013

COUNCIL tax payers in Eden can spread the cost of their bills by paying in 12 instalments rather than 10.

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 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.

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