THESE were the top stories not to be missed on the website from this week's Westmorland Gazette. 

Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Si King give advice on 'nightmare' holiday

THE Hairy Bikers have issued advice to a Belgian fan who found herself abroad with a difficult travelling companion during an ongoing cancer battle.

Kendal Mountain Rescue called to injured sheep farmer at Staveley

AN injured farmer was taken to hospital after getting trapped in bad weather near Staveley.

A replica of Waterbird will fly over Windermere next week

A CELEBRATION of the key role Windermere played in the development of seaplanes will be held on the lake next week (May 10 -13).

The Mortal Man in Troutbeck bought by manager and head chef

THE manager and the head chef of a historic Lake District pub scraped together everything they had to prevent it from falling into the clutches of a chain.

5 best bars in the Lake District according to TripAdvisor

THESE are the best bars in the Lake District according to TripAdvisor.

Crash on A593 between Coniston and Skelwith Bridge

THE road between Coniston and Skelwith Bridge is blocked due to a crash.

John Hammond of Kendal died from head injury after fall - inquest

A RETIRED railway worker who lived in Kendal died as a result of falling downstairs at his home, an inquest has heard.

The Archers take a turn on MV Tern cruise in Windermere

DAME Mary Archer and her husband, the bestselling novelist Jeffery Archer, have enjoyed a nostalgic cruise on Windermere with Windermere Lake Cruises.

The Bay Search and Rescue team in Flookburgh last night

THE Bay Search and Rescue team were called out last night.

M6 southbound and A684 closed after crash at junction 37

EMERGENCY services are in attendance at the site of a crash on the M6.