No matter your requirements, these fantastic local businesses are ready and waiting to cater to your needs, and you can sleep soundly with the knowledge that not only are you helping an independent company, but they'll guarantee a job well done.

Lakeland Hearing

The Westmorland Gazette:

Here to help you hear better!

We are your local experts in audiology and hearing aid technology, providing you with the best solution to your individual hearing needs.

Our services include ear wax removal, diagnostic hearing tests, bespoke hearing aids using the most advanced technology from the world’s leading manufacturers, custom made hearing protection and tinnitus management.

Vicky and Madeleine are Audiologists and Registered Hearing Aid Dispensers, both committed to excellence in their practice. Sarah is our Practice Manager - she is the friendly voice on the end of the phone and keeps the business running smoothly.

Our clinic rooms are situated on the A65, south of Kendal, open Monday to Friday with two Saturday clinics a month. We also run a satellite clinic every Monday at The BMI Hospital in Lancaster.

For more information, visit our website 
or our Facebook page:
or call us on 01539 234180.

A Cut Above

The Westmorland Gazette:

Carpets and rugs can add style and comfort to your home or business. A beautifully crafted, professionally fitted carpet or rug will help you to personalise your home and enhance both its aesthetic appeal and overall functionality.

A Cut Above offers you a wide range of luxurious bespoke carpets and rugs. Our superior carpets and rugs are made to measure to your exact specifications. Whatever design you have in mind, whatever style of home you have, we can provide you with carpeting that matches your taste and your personality. We can design and install completely customised carpeting for homes, businesses, caravans or vehicles.

Put simply, no other carpet company in the region can do what we can do.

If you have a specific vision in mind for your carpets, we can make your dream a reality. We are a family run business based in Lancaster, providing professional carpeting services throughout Cumbria and Lancashire. To find out more about our services, or to arrange a quote, please contact our carpet and rug experts today.

The Old Rope Walk, Bulk Road

Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 1DF

01524 35660

Hornby Day Nursery

The Westmorland Gazette:

We are registered with Ofsted for a maximum of 60 children which includes up to 12 babies, and 16 two year olds.

Providing a stimulating environment is important so children can go home having had a great day, we hope this will give you an idea of the many things that can happen during a typical day:

  1. Outdoor games and activities.
  2. Indoor play with jigsaws, wooden toys and action toys.
  3. Creative play with puppets, painting, music and modelling.
  4. Resting and Quiet time for in all rooms. 
  5. Lunchtime with favourites such as corned beef hash and every childs favourite sausage, chips and beans followed by sponge and custard.
  6. Socialising time for kids to play and talk together.
  7. Playtime and talk time between staff and children.
  8. Trip time such as visits to the park and woodlands.
  9. IT time with interactive learning programmes.

1 Station Road, Hornby, Lancaster LA2 8JP  
Tel:   015242 22288