It has been yet another busy week at the Westmorland Gazette, with our reporters bringing you latest news.

From road closures, TV appearances, nursing awards and the arrival of Christmas, the articles this week have covered a wide range of topics.

These are the top 10 stories from this week based on viewership from you, the readers.

1. Cafe Closure

Waterside Café and Bistro to temporarily shut after footpath closure 

The closure, done as a result of the local flood defence scheme, means that the business will be forced to shut its doors in November, with the owner describing how they are losing customers as a result.

2. Bike Littering

Cumbria man recovered at least 25 bikes discarded in the River Kent

A man from Endmoor has dedicated the last two years to removing bikes thrown into the River Kent, doing his best to reunite them with their previous owners.

3. Bakery Gets the Limelight

Nadiya Hussain promotes Westmorland recipe and Kendal bakery

Ginger Bakers were recently included in a prime time BBC 2 cookery show, which looks to promote the world of spices, with the owners showing viewers how to make a Westmorland Pepper Cake.

4. Warning for Motorists

Fifteen minute delays at busy Kendal road due to multiple work

Motorists in the local area have taken to social media to warn one another about lengthy delays, with flood defence works set to run for up to 18 months.

5. Christmas Comes Early

Christmas lights set up in Ambleside for annual event 

Work started this week on putting the lights up for Ambleside's switch-on event, which is due to take place in November, and festive fever is already setting in.

6. Drug Death

Man with ‘very dangerous lifestyle’ died from drug consumption 

A man from Appleby died as a result of drug consumption according to a coroner after an extensive history of heroin addiction.

7. Wrong Turn

Drivers receive tickets for ignoring left-turn only junction 

The junction on Stricklandgate has been a cause of problems for a while, with motorists ignoring the 'turn left' sign, and the police have started clamping down on the behaviour.

8. National Nurse Accolade

Cumbria nurse awarded prestigious national honorary title

A nurse from a surgery in Milnthorpe was given a prestigious title, recognising her contributions to the industry and her dedication to her work.

9. Comedy Club

Lake District castle to host a night of comedy next month 

Augill Castle in Kirkby Stephen is hosting some of the best up-and-coming comedians from across the UK, giving them the chance to perform in a rather unique setting.

10. Danger for Pedestrians

Kendal residents 'forced into the road' for 'unpredictable roadworks' 

A resident from Kendal has spoken out about the extensive works happening on Castle Street, claiming that the chances of an accident happening are more likely than ever.