• Sandwich van targeted by thieves

    A generator was stolen from a sandwich van, said police. Cumbria Police is investigating after the item was stolen from the business on the A591 near Staveley on March 31. A force spokesman said: “Anyone with information about this incident

  • Norman Holloway’s Kendal quiz: Where is it and what is it?

    (ABOVE) An artist’s palette over the doorway to Mike Healey’s studio gallery in The Old Police Yard, between Market Place and Finkle Street. A modern equivalent of the trade signs that Kendal used to have in abundance which included The Bristly

  • Application for storage-container site in village refused

    AN APPLICATION seeking permission to position up to 36 storage containers on a site in a South Lakeland village has been refused by the district council. The proposal from H. Farthing, of the Farthing Pension Fund, would have seen the steel units

  • 'Leave cars at home' urge Lakes B&B owners

    A LAKE District hotel is going green and welcoming guests to leave their cars at home. Rydal Lodge Country House B&B, near Ambleside, wants to show visitors that they can have a full Lakeland experience on foot, bike or on public transport.

  • Award winning performers on their way to BAC

    TWO popular performers are on their way to Kendal’s Brewery Art’s Centre this month. Justin Adams and Mauro Durante will be performing at the BAC on May 26, following their victory at the Songlines Music Awards in the ‘Fusion’ category. Justin

  • Morrisons heroes announce big give away in Jubilee lead up

    KENDAL'S Morrison's will be giving away hundreds of paper chain links in the lead-up to the Platinum Jubilee. Part of a nationwide initiative to spread a million messages of hope across local communities, Morrisons Community Champions have partnered

  • Lead extended following recent performances in league

    HERE are the latest results and fixtures for Westmorland Cricket League. Sedgwick extended their lead at the top of Division 1 to 10 points with a 6-run win against Westgate. A controlled 53 from Chris Evans helped Sedgwick post 128/8 after

  • Big results for seniors and juniors in latest matches

    CUMBRIA Senior Women took on their latest challenge against the combined counties of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, and Derbyshire in the Gill Burns County Championship. Held at Long Eaton Rugby Club on Sunday, the NLD side emerged with a 26-12

  • Heavier traffic than normal will cause delays

    HEAVY traffic is causing delays on the A6 near Carnforth. A6 Lancaster Road is seeing heavier traffic than normal on A6 Lancaster Road in to and through Carnforth. Travel time is four minutes.

  • Community champions needed for handling £30k funding

    A CHARITY based in the South Lakes is looking out for new community champions to help with hand out funding of £30k. The Frieda Scott Charitable Trust is looking for two trustees, active in their community, to ensure grants of over £300,000 are

  • Cumbria marks the Platinum Jubilee in style

    Anticipation is building for next month’s Platinum Jubilee, as the Queen prepares to become the first British monarch to mark 70 years on the throne – and Cumbria is set to celebrate in style. With a bumper four-day Bank Holiday weekend between

  • Cups of tea and cakes for flying heroes

    A new fundraiser started today to raise money for North West Air Ambulance by cups of tea and cakes.  "Brew for a Crew" is a new initiative that served hot drinks for donations in the North West Air Ambulance charity shop in Kendal.  Natalie

  • Fire crews attend RTC involving car and van

    FIRE engines from Carnforth, Lancaster and Morecambe attended the scene of a road traffic collision on the A6070 Tewitfield.  The incident occured on May 19 at 3:07pm. on Chapel Lane.  The incident involved one vehicle and one van. Firefighters

  • Club promoted into new geographically centered league

    KENDAL Rugby club have been promoted after achieving 91 points in the league, despite having to miss a game at the end of the season. The team have moved up from league level six to level five, which had been a long-term objective of the club.

  • Equestrian team wins third nationally at Jubilee Show

    SEDBERGH School has praised its team of horse riders who competed at the Royal Windsor Horse Show for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The team, which included Kate Sanderson, Scarlett Holden, Ella Turner, and Katie Wood, had an incredible weekend