• Firefighters called to re-moo-ve cow stuck in cattle grid

    FIREFIGHTERS proved they do not just fight fires after a large animal rescue today. Crew members from Appleby fire station were called to the aid of a cow stuck in a cattle grid this morning. The team, alongside the farmer and a vet, was able

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

    (ABOVE) A close up section of the Birdcage at the top of Finkle Street. This was the site of The Pump Inn (demolished 1878) and the fish market in the late eighteen hundreds, after which an ornate gas street light with signage for Appleby, Shap

  • 800m Championship bring Kendal swimmers back into action

    Kendal swimmers continued to add to their experience by recently staging another long distance event, the 800m Championship at The G.L.L. Centre. Strong support from the swimmers, both boys and girls ensured some fascinating swimming and tactics

  • Division 1 sees new leaders after incredible performance

    Heysham are the new leaders of Division 1 after they comprehensively beat Westgate by 9 wickets. Gary Tattersall (23) survived the early darts from the Heysham attack, but Jamie Cassidy (6/22) was in irresistible form on a pitch that was blameless

  • School welcomes Town Mayor on official visit

    A CARNFORTH school was delighted to welcome the Town's Mayor to see their work completed by their students since lockdown. The ArtyBird, which was established in 2007, is a well respected education centre which focuses on the delivery of Creative

  • Country show is back with a bang after a two year hiatus

    THE Grasmere Sports and Lakeland Show will be returning during the August Bank Holiday weekend after a two-year absence due to Covid. The show has announced it has been awarded the right to stage the prestigious Under-10s Cumberland and Westmorland

  • Police reveal new locations for mobile speed cameras

    CUMBRIA Police have announced the locations of their mobile speed cameras today. The Police stated: "Today our Road Safety Camera vans will be operating on the M6 south, Burton–in–Kendal, the A65 between Kendal & Kirkby Lonsdale and the A6 between

  • Bus service cancelled due to 'staff sickness'

    A BUS service has been cancelled this morning due to 'staff sickness'. A spokesperson for Stagecoach Cumbria and North Lancashire said: "Due to staff sickness at short notice, the following 599 services will not operate: 0835 Kendal to Bowness,

  • Telecoms work may cause delays in town centre

    KENDAL telecoms work will continue on Vicarage Drive. Traffic may be affected by temporary traffic lights due to telecoms work on Vicarage Drive near Hillswood Avenue. Travel times may be longer. 

  • Popular café set to reopen and bistro night

    A POPULAR Sedbergh cafe is set to reopen today. The Meadowside Cafe at Dent will reopen on July 1 to 5 from 10 - 4pm. The cafe will be closed on July 12 before reopening on July 15 and 16 from 3.30 - 8.30pm for their first Bistro night.

  • Zoo creates summer ranger clubs 'offering children a thrill'

    A ZOO has created weekly ‘Ranger Clubs’ to offer some welcome fun and freedom for children this summer. Throughout the school summer holidays, Milnthorpe’s Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, “the little zoo with lots to do” is packing in even more, hosting

  • Town Mayor promoted to 3rd degree black belt

    CARNFORTH'S Town Mayor Chris Smith has been recently promoted to a 3rd degree Black Belt in Hapkido.  The newly appointed Mayor has continues to pursue his interest in the martial art as well as his duties for the community.  He was recently