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Sat, 24/08/2019 - 6:10pm
Q I read your column about what medicines to take on holiday, but what should I keep at home?

Kendal girl Ella Dixon, 13, inspires Great North Run 2019 team for Muscular Dystrophy UK

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 6:00pm
THE parents of a teenage girl living with a very rare muscle-wasting condition are hoping Gazette readers will pledge support to their Great North Run 2019 team.

Tributes burn bright for retired Lake District fireman Douglas Harris, 76

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 6:00pm
FIREFIGHTERS from three Lake District stations paid tribute to a well-respected former colleague who has died aged 76.

About to join the Sixth form? This will help you know what it might be like

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 4:58pm
The transition from Year 11 to the sixth form is an important one. Here voices from Kendal's Kirkbie Kendal School describe the changes, challenge sand opportunities it brings.

Your news from the Ambleside area

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 2:10pm
By Jane Renouf:

Dog owners urged to keep animals under control after sheep worrying incidents

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 1:50pm
THE National Trust is leading an event to raise awareness of sheep worrying and crimes relating to dogs and wildlife.

CLASSIC VINYL: Mississippi river boat video was actually filmed near Weybridge

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 12:22pm
Colour By Numbers by Culture Club, Virgin Record Label, 12" Picture Disc LP. 1983. Value £40

Many Appleby townsfolk could not hear new flood siren, councillors told

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 12:01pm
APPLEBY'S new flood siren sounds "similar to that of an emergency vehicle" and is not as loud or high-pitched as the previous siren, said town councillors.

Furness pub to be sold at auction

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 11:28am
A HISTORIC and well-loved Furness pub is among more than 100 lots due to go under the hammer at a property auctions in Leeds next month.

Organisers choose 'Made in the Lakes' theme for this year's Kendal Torchlight Carnival

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 9:33am
A CARNIVAL which aims to promote “the best of Kendal to the rest of the world” is returning next month.

UK NEWS: Wealthy film buffs are being given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own some of the biggest props from cult movies - including the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 9:30am
Wealthy film buffs are being given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own some of the biggest props from cult movies - including the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch.

Photography club clean up scenic location after it is found littered with rubbish

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 8:22am
A TEAM of photographers worked hard to restore one of their favourite locations back to its natural beauty after it had been found littered with rubbish.

People living in Ambleside, Grasmere, Coniston and Hawkshead can now get grants to help meet the cost of hospital treatment

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 7:50am
A NEW grant to help patients meet the cost of travelling to hospital for medical treatment is being trialled in the Ambleside area, available for the next five and a half months until January 2020.

Farmhouse business to launch its first soft cheese

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 7:04am
A NEW farmhouse business will launch its first soft fromage during this year’s Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival.

LETTER: Why the need for confidentiality on recycling?

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 7:00am
I DO not understand why, according to Cllr Dyan Jones (Gazette, August 1, 'Recycled plastic 'stays in the UK' '), the publication of a 'clear audit trail' of stuff destined for recycling is a 'confidential and sensitive' subject.

Clarins beauty consultant at Beales, Kendal, says thank you to CancerCare after ordeal

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 7:00am
A BEAUTY consultant who faced a long cancer ordeal is saying thank you to the charity that helped during dark times.

No sleep for Ingleton runner Tracey Barker on epic 44-hour Pennine Way for Rosemere

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 7:00am
LOVE and support from her "wonderful husband" inspired a Dales woman to run 108 miles with just 15 minutes' sleep.

Homes off Natland Mill Beck Lane: Appeal against planning permission refusal is dismissed

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 7:00am
AN APPEAL against the refusal to grant planning permission for housing off a Kendal road has been dismissed.