Kirkby skipper delighted with 'beautiful' performance after fourth win in a row

2:33pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Kirkby Lonsdale skipper Matt Hughes declared his team's away win over much-fancied Birkenhead Park was down to 'an outstanding team performance'.

Nation's toughest 50 mile race comes to the Lakes

The Westmorland Gazette: (11699581)

5:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

BRAVE runners gathered to take on 'one of the toughest 50 miles races in the country' on October 10.

Levens lad cycles to success in Italy

The Westmorland Gazette: TRIUMPHANT: James Knox winning a stage at the Junior Tour of Wales in 2013

4:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CYCLING star in the making had a successful end to the biggest season of his life.

Ingleton biker wins at national competition

10:36am Friday 17th October 2014

An Ingleton-based motorcycle road racer excelled at a national competition.

String of serious injuries during Langdale Horseshoe fell race

The Westmorland Gazette: FIRST LADY: Hazel Robinson finishes first

10:36am Friday 17th October 2014

MOUNTAIN rescue teams and air ambulance crews were called-in on an eventful day at the Langdale Horseshoe Fell Race on October 11.

Cumbrian racer takes podium for Aston Martin in Japan

The Westmorland Gazette: PODIUM: Alex MacDowall (right) makes history by securing Aston Martin's first podium finish

10:34am Friday 17th October 2014

A CUMBRIAN Aston Martin Racing driver secured his first podium finish with a 'spectacular' performance in Japan.

10-year-old Taekwondo star is top of the chops

10:32am Friday 17th October 2014

A 10-year-old Kendal boy has won a nationwide Taekwondo competition.

Windermere ladies hockey team earn hard fought draw

10:30am Friday 17th October 2014

WINDERMERE came twice from behind to earn a spirited draw with high-flying Brookfield.

Urswick teenager Greg Richards hails Super League Grand Final as best moment of career

The Westmorland Gazette: Urswick's Greg Richards with his hands on the trophy. Credit: Bernard Platt.

10:46am Tuesday 14th October 2014

URSWICK teenager Greg Richards insists getting his hands on the Super League Grand Final trophy with St Helens was the biggest achievement of his short career to date.

Successful season for Ambleside running sensation Chloe Rylance

The Westmorland Gazette: (11270757)

4:47pm Monday 13th October 2014

CHLOE Rylance, a member of Ambleside AC Juniors, has had a superb fell-running season.

Kirkby Lonsdale school pupil, 12, becomes double British climbing champion after win in Sheffield

The Westmorland Gazette: (11270692)

5:04pm Sunday 12th October 2014

CLIMBER Kitty Morrison became double British champion after scooping the u13 title at the 2014 British Lead Climbing Championship in Sheffield.

Jiu-Jitsu club re-locates to Kendal

4:45pm Sunday 12th October 2014

THE Independent Jiu-Jitsu Association has relocated to Kendal over the summer.

Kendal body-builder Helen Thwaites in the hunt for success at the NPA British Trained Figure Finals

The Westmorland Gazette: Helen Thwaites, middle, who won the Best Trained Figure in the Tall Class at the 'The Mike William's Classic' in Batley

12:02pm Sunday 12th October 2014

RISING at the crack of dawn and in the midst of a strict training regime, Kendal body-builder Helen Thwaites is well and truly in preparation mode ahead of next month's NPA British Trained Figure Finals.

HOCKEY: Top start for Ulverston

12:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

UHC 4 -0 Kirkby Stephen 0

Natland launch defence of Kendal and District Table Tennis League’s Division One title in stunning fashion

11:02am Saturday 11th October 2014

DEFENDING Kendal and District Table Tennis League’s Division One champions Natland A launched their campaign for back to back titles in clinical fashion following a 10-0 whitewash against Crook A.

Unsafe goal posts at Milnthorpe & District Youth FC to be replaced

10:49am Saturday 11th October 2014

UNSAFE goal posts at Milnthorpe & District Youth FC are to be replaced thanks to a £2,248 grant from the Football Foundation.

Cumbria's only female Aussie Rules player shines at international tournament

The Westmorland Gazette: (11190625)

5:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

CUMBRIA’S only female Australian Rules athlete played a starring role at an international tournament.

TABLE TENNIS: Coupe returns with double for Burton

12:24pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE 2014-2015 Kendal and District Table Tennis League season began this week with teams spread across three divisions starting their hunt for championship honours.

Tony Newell remains hopeful of place at Alexandra Palace as maiden season edges towards climax

The Westmorland Gazette: Tony Newell

3:10pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

KENDAL oche star Tony Newell has not given up hopes of securing a place at the World Darts Championship at the prestigious Alexandra Palace in London.

Windermere fall to home defeat by Workington

11:10am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Windermere 14 - Workington 36

Gold medals galore for Ulverston swimmers in Sheffield

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:52am Tuesday 7th October 2014

ULVERSTON swimmers made the trip to Sheffield to compete in Rotherham Swimming Club’s popular Open Short Course Meet and came away with a host of medals and personal best times.

Four seasons in one day for Coniston Trail runners

10:33am Tuesday 7th October 2014

LAKELAND Trails and Coniston Mountain Rescue celebrated their ten year association with the Coniston Trail event in fine style on Saturday.

Ambleside Athletic Club Ladies retain title at 27th annual Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:58am Tuesday 7th October 2014

AMBLESIDE Athletic Club Ladies pulled out all the stops at the 27th annual Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay to take the win for the second year running.

Kendal Ladies Hockey club slip to foot of the table after Wakefield defeat

9:22am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Wakefield 4 - 0 Kendal

Heather Ramsay at the double as Kendal Town Ladies record back-to-back wins

9:16am Tuesday 7th October 2014

HEATHER Ramsay bagged a brace as Kendal Towns Ladies recorded back-to-back wins with an entertaining 3-2 victory at Gigg Lane, Bury.

Director of rugby Steve Whitehead heaps praise on injury-hit Kendal as they maintain winning start to season

The Westmorland Gazette: Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead

9:04am Tuesday 7th October 2014

KENDAL director of rugby Steve Whitehead heaped praise on the less experienced members of his squad after they stepped up to fill voids left by injuries in a narrow win at home to New Brighton.

Away victory pleases Kirkby Lonsdale director of rugby James Hadwin

The Westmorland Gazette: Jack Akrigg with Dave Barton watching on during last week's win over Warrington

9:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A RETURN to winning ways on the road has put a smile on the face of Kirkby Lonsdale's director of rugby James Hadwin.

Five courses, five countries, three days...Windermere Golf Club's captain Mike Todd goes all out for charity

The Westmorland Gazette: Mike Todd, Andy Rollins, John Winterbarker and Sam Winterbarker

2:20pm Monday 6th October 2014

WINDERMERE Golf Club’s captain Mike Todd has completed a gruelling golf challenge to raise much needed funds for St John’s Hospice in Lancaster.

James Ellison's delight as he returns to podium for first time since serious injury

The Westmorland Gazette: James Ellison

1:35pm Monday 6th October 2014

KENDAL speed ace James Ellison scored an emotional third place finish for the Lloyds British GBmoto Racing Kawasaki team in race two at Silverstone as he returned to the podium for the first time since his serious Brands Hatch crash.

Wigton 10 - 40 Kirkby LonsdaleKirkby pick up first away win of the season in convincing victory at Wigton

12:17pm Monday 6th October 2014

Wigton 10 - 40 Kirkby Lonsdale

Kendal 26 - 20 New Brighton: Five out of five for injury-hit Kendal as they survive second-half scare to beat New Brighton

The Westmorland Gazette: Mark Carruthers hands off player, backed up by Glenn Weightman

12:13pm Monday 6th October 2014

INJURY-hit Kendal survived a second-half scare from newly-promoted New Brighton to edge a narrow win at Mint Bridge - extending their winning streak to five games.

Agony as Kendal Warriors let lead slip in final five minutes in opening day defeat at Lancashire Spinners

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal Warriors fell to a 85 - 76 defeat away at Lancashire Spinners

11:28am Monday 6th October 2014

Lancashire Spinners 85 - 76 Kendal Warriors

In-form Adam Chapman wins North of England Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship by one stroke

The Westmorland Gazette: Adam Chapman with his North of England Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship shield

10:01am Monday 6th October 2014

IN-FORM Adam Chapman has secured yet another victory - winning the North of England Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Pannal Golf Club in Harrogate.

Two local girls excel at horse show

The Westmorland Gazette: Jo Waterhouse, 16, of Stainton, took ridden supreme honours at the Traditional of The Year Show, recently held at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre, Warwickshire.

9:04am Monday 6th October 2014

COUSINS Jo Waterhouse and Emily Smith had a day to remember when they took Supreme championships in the prestigious Traditional of The Year Show, recently held at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre, Warwickshire.

Temple to play in Aussie rules

The Westmorland Gazette: (10876220)

9:14am Friday 3rd October 2014

It is Down Under instead of up and under for an Australian Rules Football fanatic.

Rob Jebb wins historic 11th Three Peaks title

The Westmorland Gazette: Andy Holden (10903551)

5:14pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE RECORD breaking winner of the world's hardest cyclo cross event continued his tradition.

Golfers gain watches for holes in one

7:25pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE time was right for two golfers when they scored hole-in-ones during recent club competitions to be rewarded with a limited-edition BOSS watch as recognition for the achievement.

Martial arts instructor to give masterclass at Kendal Brewery Arts Centre

5:22pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

EXPERIENCED martial arts instructor Seb Morgan will be giving classes to adults and young people over aged 11 at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre later this month.

Kendal's Queen Katherine School maintains its position as one of the top schools for fell running at the English Schools Fell Running Championships

5:20pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

KENDAL's Queen Katherine School maintained its position as one of the top schools for fell running at the English Schools Fell Running Championships.

Keswick continue dominance in Division One of Bluefin Westmorland Football League

The Westmorland Gazette: Action from Kendal United v Lunesdale United

1:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

KESWICK continued their dominance of the Bluefin Westmorland Football League Division One in a 5-1 rout away at Sedbergh.

Kendal Warriors skipper Gareth France is relishing return to the court

The Westmorland Gazette: Gareth France (left) in action against Sunderland University last season

11:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

KENDAL Warriors skipper Gareth France is relishing this weekend's return to action after a summer of keeping fit and nursing injuries in preparation for a tough season in Northern Division 4.

Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead confident injuries will not stop winning momentum

The Westmorland Gazette: Director of Rugby Steve Whitehead

11:15am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE strength of Kendal’s squad will be tested over the coming weeks following a number of injuries to key personnel during the weekend’s win over neighbours Penrith, admits the club’s director of the rugby, Steve Whitehead.

Competitors from across the globe set to descend on Coniston

10:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

LAKELAND Trails will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Coniston Trail event this Saturday.

Skipper Matt Hughes admits relief after last-gasp penalty edges Warrington thriller

The Westmorland Gazette: Matt Hughes

10:02am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CLUB captain Matt Hughes has admitted his relief after his Kirkby Lonsdale outfit edged a last-gasp victory over Warrington at Underley Park.

Brooklands Poynton 7 - 2 Kendal: Last year's champions put seven past Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal goalkeeper Fiona Battersby saves

8:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Brooklands Poynton 7 - 2 Kendal

Young full back Ryan Terry kicks late winning penalty as Kirkby Lonsdale edge thriller over Warrington

The Westmorland Gazette: Nick Edney in action during Kirkby Lonsdale's win over Warrington

4:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

Kirkby Lonsdale 28 - 26 Warrington

Kendal prevail in hard-fought win over Penrith

1:36pm Monday 29th September 2014

Penrith 13 - 20 Kendal

Retailer Booths donates £3,000 to help youngsters at Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club

The Westmorland Gazette: Players from Kirkby Lonsdale Colts receiving the £3,000 cheque

12:25pm Monday 29th September 2014

NORTHERN retailer Booths has donated £3,000 to Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club to support and fund critical sports programmes aimed at engaging young people in the South Lakes in sports and physical activity.

Windermere Golf Club's Adam Chapman selected to play for the ‘England Elite Squad 2015’

11:25am Monday 29th September 2014

WINDERMERE Golf Club's Adam Chapman has been selected to play for the ‘England Elite Squad 2015’.

Windermere golfers exact revenge over Spanish counterparts

The Westmorland Gazette: Members of the victorious Windermere team

11:04am Thursday 25th September 2014

MEMBERS of Windermere Golf Club exacted revenge against their Spanish counterparts in a Ryder Cup style tournament held in the Lakes.



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