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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.

Discover what lives beneath at Leighton Moss event

The Westmorland Gazette: Afamily discovering ‘what lives beneath’ (Photograph by Eleanor Bentall, rspb-images.com).

7:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Families can discover exactly which weird and wonderful creatures live in the pond at RSPB Leighton Moss this Easter when they visit the Silverdale nature reserve.

Cumbria and north Lancashire dogs win top prizes at Crufts

The Westmorland Gazette: Jane Graham and Rhys

7:58am Wednesday 12th March 2014

CANINES from Cumbria and north Lancashire enjoyed success at Crufts.

Rising music star Amy-Jo Clough films latest video in Coniston

The Westmorland Gazette: Amy-Jo Clough filming the video in Coniston

10:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

RISING music star Amy-Jo Clough braved the icy cold weather in Coniston to film her latest music video.

Carnforth girl lines up her shot at stardom

The Westmorland Gazette: Megan Stanford

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

A CARNFORTH schoolgirl has made it through to the regional finals of the UK’s largest singing competition for teenagers.

Supermarket boss visists north Lancs school

The Westmorland Gazette: Over Kellet pupils Mia Powell, Laura Fawcett, Harry Yates, Eddie Rae and Alex Armer with Edwin Booth

5:00pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

A SUPERMARKET chain boss has passed on his experience to inqusitive north Lancashire pupils.

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.

Warton Wargamers would welcome new members

The Westmorland Gazette: George Anderson prepares for a war game

7:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

ALTHOUGH Warton Wargamers has currently only four members, they have a cast of thousands on hand when it comes to reproducing historic military battles and campaigns.

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.

Yealand pupils get writing tips from TV screenwriter

3:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

SCREEN writer Dominic Mitchell returned to Yealand to share expert writing tips with pupils at the village primary.

M6 resurfacing work to begin this month at Lancaster

2:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

A £600,000 Highways Agency project to resurface sections of the M6 around junction 34 at Lancaster will get under way later this month.

Morecambe leisure park plans revealed

The Westmorland Gazette: n artist’s impression of the proposed retail and leisure park on Morecambe’s front

8:30pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

PLANS for a £17 million retail and leisure park in north Lancashire have been unveiled.

Silverdale couple mark 70 years of marriage

The Westmorland Gazette: John and Joyce Jenkinson

10:47am Wednesday 29th January 2014

WARTIME sweethearts are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary after 70 years of marriage.

Seed swap shop planned

6:40pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

BOLTON-le-Sands Horticultural Society is hosting a seed swap event at the town’s library on February 8.

Exclusive: Stonyhurst head teacher's relief as Caribbean ruaways are found safe

The Westmorland Gazette: Head teacher Andrew Johnson

10:09am Thursday 23rd January 2014

STONYHURST headmaster Andrew Johnson is remarkably relaxed and in good spirits considering the week he’s just had.

'Super hospital' could be built to serve the whole of Morecambe Bay

11:10am Thursday 23rd January 2014

A ‘SUPER hospital’ could be built to serve the whole of Morecambe Bay as the result of a healthcare review currently being carried out.

Charity's Variety Night will feature X Factor and Britain's Got Talent stars

5:25pm Monday 20th January 2014

Charity Unique Kidz and Co is hosting its first Variety Night on Saturday (January 25) at The Grand Theatre in Lancaster.

Stonyhurst College students found by Caribbean police

The Westmorland Gazette: Edward

10:16am Monday 20th January 2014

THE two Stonyhurst College students who fled to the Caribbean last Monday has been found safe and well.

MP David Morris supports Frontierland redevelopment at Morecambe

The Westmorland Gazette: David Morris with Neil Creeney, of Opus Land (North), the developers proposing to redevelop Frontierland

8:52am Monday 20th January 2014

David Morris MP is backing plans to redevelop the former Frontierland site in Morecambe.

Schwitters on show at the Dukes

5:00pm Sunday 19th January 2014

AN exhibition of work by German artist Kurt Schwitters runs at the Dukes Gallery, Lancaster, until January 27.

UPDATE: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority say there was no public threat from Silverdale train collision

The Westmorland Gazette: The scene of last night's accident

5:40pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

OFFICIALS at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority have said there was no threat to public safety after a train from Sellafield collided with a car near Silverdale last night.

Free dog micro chipping sessions planned

5:00pm Monday 13th January 2014

THREE dog micro chipping days are to be held to help pet owners comply with Government legislation being introduced in 2016.

Bolton-le-Sands quiz date

9:20am Saturday 11th January 2014

BOLTON-le-Sands Horticultural Society will hold its annual general knowledge quiz in the village community centre on Friday, January 31 at 7.30pm.

Major revamp means unseen items will be displayed at Kendal Museum

The Westmorland Gazette: On the move: Museum curator Carol Davies and volunteer Tony Riley with the painting 'The Bell Mare'

8:50pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A MAJOR refurbishment is under way at Kendal Museum to restore a gallery that has not been on display since the 1970s.

Carnforth nurse becomes a published author

The Westmorland Gazette: Helen Duncan

2:00pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

FROM fantasy to reality – a Carnforth nurse’s dream of being a published author has come true.

Praise for Lancashire's special constables

10:00am Sunday 5th January 2014

HUNDREDS of unpaid special constables have been praised by their boss for delivering 125,000 hours of service over the last year - equivalent to more than £2.5 million pounds of policing.

Still time to comment on proposed post office move

1:33pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

THE Post Office has extended the consultation period until February 10 for the proposed move of the Caton branch to an open-plan local-style branch at Brookhouse.

X Factor star due to perform in Lancaster

8:00pm Thursday 19th December 2013

LANCASTER X Factor star Paul Akister will perform at a Variety Night hosted by Carnforth charity Unique Kidz and Co

Tasting delights at Booths new cafe

The Westmorland Gazette: Store manager Stephen Allen and general assistant Lucy Webster in the cafe

2:05pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

BOOTHS in Carnforth has officially opened its cafe following a £1.2 million store investment.

Lancashire's 20mph speed limit decision at ‘Time for 20’ conference

10:00am Saturday 14th December 2013

LANCASHIRE’s pioneering decision to bring in 20mph speed limits in all residential areas will be highlighted at a major road safety conference in London next year.

Carnforth marina plan decision deferred

9:09am Wednesday 11th December 2013

A DECISION over whether to give permission for controversial plans to build a new marina and 60-bed hotel on the edge of Carnforth has been deferred.

No postal deliveries - 'because of cattle'

The Westmorland Gazette: Jeff White

8:40pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A NORTH Lancashire couple have been told they can no longer receive their post because of the ‘risk of cows’ near their house.

Top soprano to sing at Carnforth choral concert

The Westmorland Gazette: Wendy Sharrock

8:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

MORECAMBE-based mezzo soprano Wendy Sharrock rejoins Carnforth Choral Society for their Christmas Music concert at Christ Church, Broadway, Morecambe later this month.

Live LIVE BLOG: World Cup 2014 draw

The Westmorland Gazette: England debut was "unbelievable" says former Burnley FC striker Rodriguez

3:51pm Friday 6th December 2013

Find out who England will face at next year's World Cup Finals in Brazil...

Scores of tributes after shock death of Carnforth teenager

The Westmorland Gazette: Peter Taylor

8:30am Thursday 5th December 2013

SCORES of mourners turned out to pay their respects to a Carnforth teenager who died suddenly at an 18th birthday party.

Robin Hood at Silverdale

8:00am Wednesday 4th December 2013

SILVERDALE Village Players hit overdrive next week for a fast-paced and fun version of the Adventures of Robin Hood, running from today (Wednesday) until Saturday, from 7.30pm, with Simon Yaxley in the director’s chair as well as on stage.

Robin Hood takes a bow in Silverdale

The Westmorland Gazette: Jenny Tobin (Marian) and Katie Brafield (Robin)

2:41pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Weird and wonderful pantomime characters emerge in this year's fast-paced Adventures of Robin Hood, performed by the Silverdale Players.

LANCASHIRE DAY: Residents celebrate the day with pride

The Westmorland Gazette: Red, the Shetland pony and Happa mascot dons his flat cap at Shore Hey Farm, Briercliffe, to celebrate Lancashire Day

10:22am Wednesday 27th November 2013

IT's party time today as Lancashire residents paint the county red.

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner's role is the right way forward

The Westmorland Gazette: Police and crime commissioner Clive Grunshaw

7:30pm Thursday 21st November 2013

LANCASHIRE’S ‘anonymous’ Police and Crime Commission Clive Grunshaw hopes his work will double the turn-out when post comes up for election for the second time in May 2016.

Electricity North West says it’s ready for winter

11:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013

BOSSES at Electricity North West have said the company is ‘fully prepared’ for severe weather this winter.

Lancashire firefighters to strike again

5:05pm Monday 11th November 2013

FIREFIGHTERS will strike again for four hours on Wednesday as part of an ongoing dispute over pensions.

More than 4,300 Lancashire residents quit smoking for Stoptober campaign

10:00am Friday 8th November 2013

THOUSANDS of Lancashire residents took part in the national Stoptober campaign this year to help them quit smoking.

Lancashire 'low-risk’ fracking report is welcomed

1:33pm Friday 1st November 2013

A REPORT that fracking has a low risk to public health has been welcomed.

Lancashire fire fighters on strike tonight

The Westmorland Gazette: Bonfire danger warning as firefighters set to strike

9:28am Friday 1st November 2013

LANCASHIRE fire fighters will strike today as part of an ongoing dispute over pensions.

Lancashire police and crime commissioner's probation service warning

11:41am Friday 1st November 2013

LANCASHIRE’S police and crime commissioner has added his voice to growing unease at plans to privatise the county’s probation service.

Burglary crackdown across Lanashire

12:22pm Thursday 31st October 2013

A CRACKDOWN on burglary has seen people urged to join in.

Bacup's Sean Ruane's choirs sing to the world

The Westmorland Gazette: Bacup's Sean Ruane's choirs sing to the world

7:00pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

OPERA singer Sean Ruane has seen the children’s choirs set up by his production company take centre stage at the Rugby League World Cup.

Labour deny Lancashire officers plot

5:06pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

TOP Tories have accused Labour’s County Hall high command of targeting senior Lancashire officials they fear hinder their political ambitions.

Lancashire Police staff sacked over social media leakings

4:36pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

A MEMBER of Lancashire Police staff was sacked for leaking confidential information on Facebook.

Website wants to hear tales of cotton town

1:09pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

A PIONEERING community archive service is on the lookout for more volunteers from all over East Lancashire to help bring Blackburn’s history alive.


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