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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.

More disruption ahead for Kendal shop owners

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

BUSINESSES that have suffered a 60 per cent drop in footfall due to roadworks are facing another month of disruption.

Pupils get weaving to produce technicolour dreamcoat

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE dreams of 700 children have been woven into a ‘technicolour dreamcoat’ to be displayed at the first ever Sheepfest next month.

Casterton community are a warm-hearted lot

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CHURCH congregation which shivered its way through last winter has given a warm summer welcome to some kind-hearted community intervention.

Crowd gathers to see sheep flock through Kendal town centre as iconic photo is reproduced

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BOLD bid to recreate photograph of sheep being herded through Kendal town centre more than 60 years ago has been carried off without a hitch.

'Recreation' day at Grasmere

The Westmorland Gazette: Wordsworth’s poetry lessons sold for £8,000

5:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DOVE Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum will be recreating a Grasmere event of yesteryear when the attraction stages its September Fair.

Mintfest returns to Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: The Whalley Range All-Stars were among the big draws at Mintfest 2013 – a new grant means they may be back for more

10:20am Monday 25th August 2014

The incredibly successful international festival of street arts that is Mintfest returns to the streets and and venues of Kendal from Friday to Sunday.

The famous bristling hog and other animals

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Historian Arthur R. Nicholls describes the origin of some ‘animals’ to be found in Kendal

Council cabinet hits the road

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

SOUTH Lakeland District Council’s Cabinet will hit the road to meet in Ulverston’s Coronation Hall next Wednesday (August 27), at 10.30am.

'Remove planning clauses from K Village' plea

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE future viability of K Village could be decided by South Lakeland councillors next month.

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.

Queen's Guide to the Sands opens new post office at Grange

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

QUEEN’S Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson cut the ribbon to open the new Grange-over-Sands Post Office.

School hailed for links to great outdoors

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE head teacher of a school judged ‘good’ says she is glad Ofsted recognised its links with the outdoors as well as its academic achievements.

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.

Thousands travel to Rydal Sheepdog Trials

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:17am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people from all corners of the UK headed to the Lake District for the 111th Rydal Sheepdog and Hound Show on the lower slopes of Fairfield Horseshoe.

Parish helps responders to protect village lives

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ENDMOOR residents now have access to a life-saving defibrillator.

Best yet A-Level results at 'new' Sedbergh

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SEDBERGH School recorded the best haul of A and A* grades in its history – in the first year after the merger with Casterton.

Grasmere ready for annual sports

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Grasmere Sports & Show is one of the most popular and long-running events on the Cumbrian summer calendar.

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.

Concerns over welcome hub plan for White Moss Common, near Grasmere

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

PLANS to build a visitors’ centre at a Lake District beauty spot have come under fire from countryside campaign groups calling it ‘an intrusion into a wild landscape’.

Window of opportunity at shop at Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A VACANT site in Kendal has been given a new look which creates the illusion of an urban farm shop in an attempt to help attract future tenants.

Harry marks 70 years as a Mason

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

NINETY Masons gathered at Ulverston Masonic Hall to witness a rare event - a celebration of 70 years in Freemasonry.

A Level and AS Level Results: Sedbergh School

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:38pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Sedbergh School

Kendal nightclub set to re-open tonight

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:10pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A Kendal bar and nightclub is set to re-open with a bang tonight, with a a special launch coinciding with A-level results day.

A Level Results - Kirkbie Kendal School

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:20pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Kirkbie Kendal School

A-Level and AS Level Results - The Queen Katherine School, Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The Queen Katherine School, Kendal

A Level and AS Level Results - Dallam School

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Dallam School

A-Level and AS Level Results - Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:40am Thursday 14th August 2014

Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale

Kendal man conjures up an Edinburgh Fringe success

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

AN award-winning Kendal magician has left audiences and critics spellbound with his unique debut show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lunesdale Show hit by fears over TB

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:10pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CATTLE numbers plunged to an all-time low at a South Lakeland agricultural show because of bovine TB fears.

School celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE head teacher of a school judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted insists the rating will not breed complacency.

Rail workers fear for jobs and services

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:40pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ANGRY rail workers from South Lakeland joined in a mass protest taking place across the North, as part of a ‘fightback’ against cuts to jobs, services and safety.

£250,000 Waterhead scheme will create public realm to be proud of, parish councillors told

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

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SOUTH Lakeland Council’s budget of £250,000 for improvements at Waterhead will create a public realm for local people to be proud of, district economic development officer Matt Williams told Lakes Parish Council.

Anger over suggestion that 5,000 new homes could be built near Cowan Bridge

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

AN MP has added his voice to an outpouring of anger over proposals for 5,000 new homes in a small village.

Blooming good show at Ambleside!

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:51pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

VISITORS to Ambleside’s Summer Flower and Produce Show were delighted with the sheer range of exhibits on display.

Former Casterton pupils put best foot forward for Kate

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:03pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CASTERTON School ‘old girls’ braved gale-force winds and sideways rain to help an old school friend who is battling cancer.

Herdwick fell gather proves a hit with visitors

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE Lake District’s first open Fell Gather has been hailed a great success after it attracted hundreds of locals and tourists to see how a traditional Herdwick farm works.

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.

MP is 'optimistic' over future of Hawkshead and Coniston GP surgeies

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

LAKES MP Tim Farron has met with health minister Earl Howe as he seeks to keep two Lake District doctors’ surgeries open.

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.

New era for lake steamers as Dawn takes charge

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

A WOMAN has been appointed skipper of ‘steamers’ on Windermere for the first time.

Atmosphere, heart and soul make Cartmel Show a real winner

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE 131st Cartmel show held yesterday (Wednesday) has been hailed for its 'atmosphere, heart and soul' and 'one of the best yet' by this year's President Lucy Cavendish.

South Lakes council set to take legal action over A-board rules

The Westmorland Gazette: Authority to be the host with toast at morning gathering

5:20pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

KENDAL traders face potential legal action from South Lakeland District Council if they continue to ignore controversial A-board rules.

University of Cumbria unveils plan for campus

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE construction of new student accommodation has moved a step closer after a final plan was unveiled by the University of Cumbria.

Cartmel villagers have blooming good fun

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:18pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE people of Cartmel got together for a party in the garden of the Royal Oak Pub to support St Mary's Hospice and Cartmel In Bloom – while also having lots of fun.

Rail lesson for young 'officers'

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:43pm Monday 4th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS learned about safety on railway lines as part of a five-months long scheme designed to educate them about the important role police play in the community.

MP praises new affordable homes at Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

WESTMORLAND and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron officially opened nearly 50 new ‘affordable’ homes in Kendal .

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.

Personal bests at Ambleside Sports

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:18pm Friday 1st August 2014

More 1,000 competitors they battled for supremacy on the fells, the track and in the wrestling arena at Ambleside Sports.

VIDEO: North Lonsdale raises the bar as show season begins

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:50am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Westmorland show season opened with a jam-packed event in Furness which attracted praise from competitors, visitors and judges alike.


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