• The top rated places for food in the Lakeland area

    HERE are some of Cumbria and the South Lakes most respected and popular restaurants and cafes to go for a bit to eat. Do you prefer a Thai meal or something spicy? Thai at Review The Nelson Street Thai restaurant is a popular Thai and Asian

  • Main road to see longer travel times due to roadworks

    THE A6 road at Carnforth will experience longer travel times due to roadworks. A6 Scotland Road will see temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A6 Scotland Road at B6254 Market Street. Travel times may be longer.

  • Long-awaited new footbridge arrives in town

    A MUCH-ANTICIPATED new footbridge has finally arrived in Kendal. The first parts of the new Gooseholme footbridge has been delivered at around 6 am this morning (Tuesday, July 5) at the Story Contracting compound at Gooseholme Park. The second

  • Police concerned for missing hiker last seen in Cumbria

    POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a man missing from Gwent, Wales, who is believed to be in Cumbria. Richard Miles, 44, was reported as being seen in the Wasdale area on Saturday, July 2. A spokesperson from Cumbria Constabulary said:

  • Judges travelling across Cumbria to find blooming successes

    CUMBRIA in Bloom officials are travelling around Cumbria as part of their three weeks of judging the horticultural displays.  The Cumbria in Bloom and Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) It's Your Neighbourhood assessments for 2022 are underway.

  • Care home 'requires improvement' says care watchdog

    A CARE home in Kendal has received a critical report from a watchdog amid concerns about resident safety and staff training.  Stonecross Care Home, which provides residential and dementia care for up to 32 people, was rated as 'requires improvement

  • Transport emissions fell by record amount in 2020

    FIGURES show that emissions caused by cars, trains and other vehicles in South Lakeland fell by a record amount in 2020. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy figures show transport – including cars, trains and other modes of