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GALLERY: Olympic Torch lights up Kendal town centre

The Westmorland Gazette: John Roelich takes the Olympic flame from Cate Davies in Kendal Town Centre.

9:03am Friday 22nd June 2012

KENDAL'S historic town centre was lit up as the Olympic torch was cheered through its streets.

Olympic Torch: Hundreds take afternoon off work to watch Appleby arrival

The Westmorland Gazette: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3162385

5:01pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

CIRCUS tricks, and exotic singers were part of Appleby's diverse festivities to welcome the Olympic torch.

Olympic Torch: Plaque unveiled to commemorate torch as pupils line Brough streets

The Westmorland Gazette: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3162385

4:53pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Brough as the Olympic Torch reached Cumbria.

British Sea Power set sail for Windermere

The Westmorland Gazette: British Sea Power set sail for Windermere

4:29pm Monday 28th May 2012

SOUTH Lakeland rock heroes British Sea Power are set to play an exciting Olympic gig on the shores of Windermere.

Olympic Torchbearers announced ahead of London 2012

3:01pm Monday 19th March 2012

INSPIRATIONAL people from across the South Lakes have been named as Olympic flame torchbearers when the famous torch passes through Cumbria in June.

Olympic flame's route through Cumbria and Lancashire revealed

The Westmorland Gazette: COUP: Heron Hill’s Sam Tattersall and Ellie Maplethorpe prepare to welcome the Olympic torch

5:50pm Wednesday 9th November 2011

THE Olympic torch will be sailed across Windermere on a cruise ship next summer, the 2012 Games organisers have revealed.

Olympic torch relay nominations close tonight

1:56pm Wednesday 29th June 2011

THE deadline for nominating inspirational people in South Cumbria to carry the Olympic torch next summer in at midnight tonight, Wednesday.

Torch relay ignites Olympic fever for Kendal family

The Westmorland Gazette: EXCITED: Taking an opportunity to shine a torch for the London Olympics in 2012 in her garden is Kendal mum Amanda Oversby and her son Grayson

12:40pm Monday 27th June 2011

A KENDAL woman and her son caught Olympic fever when a torch relay passed their Burneside Road home.

Lights spectacular for Olympic flame's arrival in Lake District

The Westmorland Gazette: WHAT A SPECTACLE: Les Commandos Percu performing at Mintfest in September 2010

7:40pm Wednesday 22nd June 2011

A SPECTACULAR free festival in the Lake District will help kick off the finale of the Cultural Olympiad – a four-year programme of events leading up to the Olympic Games.

Bursting with pride over Bowness' Olympic torch news

7:58am Thursday 19th May 2011

MY excitement at Wednesdays's announcement that Bowness would host an overnight stop for the Olympic Torch Relay could not be held back as I bounced into the office.

Olympic torch to come to Bowness

The Westmorland Gazette: GAMES JOY: Celebrating are Cllr Brendan Jameson, leader of SLDC, Sheldon Phillips, head of regional major events at NWDA with Lakes School pupil Catherine Dixon

7:33am Wednesday 18th May 2011

THE Olympic torch relay will incorporate an overnight stop in Bowness-on-Windermere, it was announced today.

Lancashire will welcome Olympic torch

11:00am Saturday 10th April 2010

LANCASHIRE’S councils will not stand in the way of an Olympic torch parade if organisers decide to visit the county.

Lakes protester banned from London

The Westmorland Gazette: Martin Wyness

9:34am Friday 11th April 2008

A FORMER Kendal man has been banned from London after trying to extinguish the Olympic torch during a high-profile ceremony.

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