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BREAKING: Rory Stewart knocked out of Tory leadership race

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 6:09pm
Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart has been knocked out of the Conservative Party leadership race.

Magnificent modern home with wow factor

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 6:00pm
Here’s a marvellous modern house with the wow factor in spades.

McDonalds drive-thru in Ulverston set for approval tomorrow

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 6:00pm
PLANS for a drive-thru burger restaurant in Ulverston look set to win approval tomorrow.

Charity looks for new trustees

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 6:00pm
A CHARITY which helps vulnerable people young and old to live independently is looking for "enthusiastic" new trustees.

Vintage Ribble buses to go on display at South Lakeland museum

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 5:26pm
FOUR vintage Ribble buses will go on display outside a South Lakeland museum this weekend.

New India Forum welcomes high level delegations to Cumbria

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 2:30pm
A NEWLY-launched ‘English Lake District India Forum’ has been welcoming leaders from some of the Asian country's top travel agents.

Lane closed on motorway due to roadworks

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 2:11pm
ONE lane is closed due to roadworks on the M6 Southbound today.

Thai chef plans new takeaway for town

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 2:06pm
A NEW Thai food takeaway is planned for Kendal.

NOSTALGIA: Celebrations marked the opening of the canal reaching Kendal

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 12:54pm
Historian Roger Bingham sketches the celebrations 'When the Canal came to Westmorland'.

VIEW FROM HOAD: Perhaps Ulverston will feature as the backdrop to a new TV series

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 12:30pm
I’VE just spent a week on a writing course in Ty Newydd Writing Centre, North Wales.

PODIUM: The meaning of Green politics

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 12:16pm
Judy Filmore, newly elected Green councillor for Ulverston West, outlines how she sees the future of Green politics in South Lakeland

POSITIVE PARENTING: The key to preventing bad behaviour is to nip it in the bud early on

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 12:08pm
IT IS easy within the family environment for fights and aggression to occur. This can range from arguments, hurtful comments, refusal to share as well as common ‘rough and tumble’ play, to more destructive behaviour. The key to preventing bad behaviour is to nip it in the bud early on. Fighting and aggression is usually a result of children feeling frustrated, resentful or angry when things don’t go their way. If you can understand what the likely triggers are, then you will be best placed

ASK THE MEDIC: Are there any recommended medicines I should keep at home?

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 12:07pm
Q. Are there any recommended medicines I should keep at home?

Show home opening in Caton this Saturday

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 12:00pm
A SHOW home is to be unveiled at Aughton Wood Park, a new development of 30 homes in Caton, this Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

Large crowds enjoy Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band competition

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 11:50am
A FEAST of brass band music was enjoyed by visitors to Kirkby Lonsdale on Sunday.

Could Rory Stewart and Michael Gove be about to join forces?

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 11:47am
Cumbrian MP and Conservative leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has revealed his team are in talks with Michael Gove's about joining forces.

M6 slip road affected by diesel spillage

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 11:40am
The M6 southbound entry slip road is partially blocked due to a spillage of diesel at Junction 38 at Tebay.

Video doorbells given out for Neighbourhood Watch Week 2019

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 11:20am
VICTIMS of domestic abuse across Cumbria are to be given video doorbells to mark Neighbourhood Watch Week 2019 (June 17 to 23).

Work to secure Kendal bridge starts next week

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:51am
WORK to secure the long term future of Victoria Bridge in Kendal are scheduled to start next week.

Children from Belarus enjoy day as guests of Rotary Club

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:00am
ELEVEN children and two interpreters from Belarus have spent a day as guests of the Rotary Club of Lunesdale.