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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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Update: Lancaster man charged with attempted rape of a woman in Milnthorpe

The Westmorland Gazette: SCENE: Outside the Bulls Head Hotel, Milnthorpe

10:50am Wednesday 7th August 2013

A 33-year-old Lancaster man has been charged with the attempted rape of a woman in Milnthorpe.

Carnforth girl's burns agony as flames engulf dress

The Westmorland Gazette: Shakeera Hamill with the remnants of her dress

1:00pm Thursday 21st March 2013

A SCHOOLGIRL is likely to be scarred for life after a freak accident left her with 15per cent burns.

Hospitals trust must make £30m worth of savings before April 2014

12:00pm Thursday 14th March 2013

THE financially-troubled trust which runs hospitals across Morecambe Bay has urged staff to help find savings to prevent it going bust.

Three men arrested in sex assault investigation at Lancaster Islamic school

12:13pm Monday 11th March 2013

Three men have been arrested in an investigation into allegations of sexual assault and false imprisonment at a Lancaster Islamic school.

Lancaster and Morecambe College students skip for charity

The Westmorland Gazette: Some of the students taking part in the skipping event for BHF

11:00am Sunday 10th March 2013

STUDENTS from Lancaster and Morecambe College put on their trainers to take part in a skipping event to raise awareness of healthy living.

Daughter's appeal for missing mum with links to Cumbria and Lancaster

The Westmorland Gazette: Sandra Hall

9:03am Saturday 16th February 2013

THE daughter of a missing Sussex woman with connections to Cumbria and Lancaster says she 'just wants her back'.

South Lakes schools join Lancaster University research project

2:00pm Monday 11th February 2013

THE next generation of professional researchers could be nurtured in South Lakeland schools after Lancaster University won a £140,000 grant.

'Premature speculation': Health bosses deny Lancaster A&E to shut and shift to Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital

1:08pm Monday 21st January 2013

HEALTH officials have today dismissed reports that ‘advanced plans’ already exist to shut Lancaster’s A&E and intensive care unit (ICU) and move them to Kendal’s Westmorland General Hospital.

Ulverston heart attack victim meets saviours at Lancaster Railway Station

The Westmorland Gazette: Bridget Brice with the team who saved her at Lancaster railway s

1:00pm Thursday 10th January 2013

A TEARFUL grandmother came face to face with a handful of total strangers whose combined efforts brought her back from the dead.

Arnside edge Bentham in thriller while Ingleton produce cup shock

9:49am Tuesday 8th January 2013

A THRILLER was played out between Bentham and Arnside in the third round of the Black Dragon Senior Challenge Cup third round.

Lancaster student cooks up a winning menu

The Westmorland Gazette: Isabel Wilkinson with Saturday Kitchen host James Martin

11:30am Tuesday 20th November 2012

LANCASTER Girls’ Grammar School student Isabel Wilkinson won a cookery contest for 11 to 16-year-olds.

Man taken to hospital after M6 crash

2:00pm Saturday 17th November 2012

A MAN had to be freed from his car after an accident on the M6 southbound carriageway in the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

Helicopter ride and football stadium tour of Anfield under hammer at Wray charity auction

The Westmorland Gazette: Helicopter ride and football stadium tour of Anfield under hammer at Wray charity auction

1:12pm Friday 16th November 2012

A CHARITY auction is the centrepiece of a fundraising evening near Kirkby Lonsdale, on Friday (November 23).

Legal aces celebrate

8:03am Tuesday 13th November 2012

LAW experts are celebrating after being praised as a leading corporate team in Cumbria by the Chambers UK Guide.

Eric Morecambe's daughter brings sunshine to new Leighton Moss bird hide

The Westmorland Gazette: Gail Stuart in the hide

9:20am Tuesday 30th October 2012

THE daughter of comedy legend Eric Morecambe opened a new hide built in memory of her father at the RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve in Silverdale last weekend.

Physics takes some licking

8:00am Tuesday 16th October 2012

WHAT has ice cream got to do with physics?

Children plan mum and dad's wedding for TV cameras

The Westmorland Gazette: Debra Jessett, Flo, Bobby, Sue and Dave at the wedding ceremony

9:00am Monday 3rd September 2012

A Kendal wedding official helped two children pull off a secret Lake District ceremony for their parents as part of a CBBC show.

New food and drink trail for Morecambe Bay launched

6:50pm Tuesday 14th August 2012

A TASTY trail designed to showcase the best of More-cambe Bay’s food and drink has been launched at a north Lancashire beauty spot.

Netherfield back in the points with winning draw at Lancaster

2:19pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

NETHERFIELD picked up some much-needed points but that could not stop them sliding down to fifth in the Northern Premier League table.

Cuts not ruled out by Morecambe Bay health trust bosses

7:10pm Wednesday 4th July 2012

CRISIS-HIT Morecambe Bay NHS Trust has refused to rule out cutting jobs and services as it aims to tackle a predicted £29m deficit.

Kirkby Lonsdale girl takes part in Cambridge archeological dig

9:25am Wednesday 2nd May 2012

A KIRKBY Lonsdale student was one of just 18 sixth-formers from across the UK who took part in an archaeological dig at Cambridge University.

Undergraduates rate Lancaster University accommodation

3:10pm Monday 30th April 2012

ACCOMMODATION at Lancaster University has been ranked second in the UK in The Times Higher Education student experience survey.

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.

Other trusts could use Kendal hospital space, says new health boss

6:20pm Wednesday 28th March 2012

WESTMORLAND General Hospital has so much unused space, it could be utilised to host services for other trusts.

Harry Potter inspires creativity

10:20am Tuesday 27th March 2012

WATCHING Harry Potter films can inspire children to be more creative, according to a Lancaster University study.

Charities share a racy night out

4:50pm Monday 26th March 2012

A CHARITY Ladies Evening in aid of St John’s Hospice and Burton Morewood Primary School’s new playground fund promises glamorous race day fashion and horse racing fun.

Hospital trust names new director

11:44am Monday 26th March 2012

UNIVERSITY Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Denis Lidstone, from Barrow, as a new interim non-executive director.

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.

'Lives are at risk' from ambulance delays, claims paramedic

8:30am Thursday 15th March 2012

A PARAMEDIC claims lives are being put ‘at risk’ in South Lakeland after a pensioner was left waiting in agony for nearly two hours with a broken hip.

'The future will be in specialising': Morecambe Bay Health Trust chairman

9:20am Thursday 15th March 2012

THE future for Morecambe Bay hospital patients lies in specialist centres, according to its new chairman.

'Close call' for family stuck in Morecambe Bay sands

6:10pm Wednesday 14th March 2012

A FAMILY who got stuck in Arnside’s treacherous sands was lucky to escape alive, according to coastguards.

South Lakeland and north Lancashire winners at Crufts

The Westmorland Gazette: South Lakeland and north Lancashire winners at Crufts

3:40pm Wednesday 14th March 2012

DOG owners from South Lakeland and north Lancashire triumphed with their hounds at this year’s Crufts.

Lune Valley moated castle on the market

5:33pm Tuesday 13th March 2012

THEY say an Englishman’s home is his castle – and that could be true for the handful of wealthy househunters who snap up these properties.

Lancaster and Kendal auction mart firm now offers 'one-stop' shop

11:30am Tuesday 13th March 2012

THE L & K Group, which runs livestock marts in Kendal and Lancaster, has re-branded itself as a regional ‘one-stop’ farm services company.

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?

Lancaster students develop innovative products

9:57am Friday 9th March 2012

STUDENT entrepreneurs at Lancaster University are helping develop two new products to sell to the public.


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