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Old Hutton pupils raised more than £1,500 for twin school in Senegal

1 hour 23 min ago
A KENDAL artist and Old Hutton pupils have been fundraising to buy solar panels for a twin school in Senegal.

Settle man who smashed girlfriend's face into tiled floor gets suspended prison sentence

1 hour 40 min ago
A SETTLE man who repeatedly smashed his girlfriend's face into a tiled floor and dragged her naked across a carpet has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

New fleet of open top buses to operate in the Lake District

1 hour 47 min ago
A BUS company has launched a brand new fleet of seven luxury, open top buses, as part of a £1.5million investment.

PROPERTY: Parents asked to keep children away from building sites over summer holidays

1 hour 58 min ago
PARENTS are being asked to keep youngsters away from hazardous building sites during the summer holidays.

CLASSIC VINYL: River Deep Mountain High is 'one of the most instantly recognisable pop songs of the sixties'

2 hours 12 min ago
River Deep Mountain High/Ike & Tina Turner 1966 (London Label). Value £50

Sleuths set sail for charity's murder mystery cruise on Windermere

2 hours 52 min ago
AMATEUR sleuths set sail on a charity's first murder mystery cruise on Windermere.

Lifeboat launched to help boy who had broken his leg on Piel Island

3 hours 47 min ago
VOLUNTEER crew from the RNLI’s Barrow station were requested to launch their inshore lifeboat yesterday to assist in the rescue of an 11-year-old boy who had fallen and broken his leg on Piel Island.

Netherfield snatch victory over Penrith to maintain position at top of the table

3 hours 54 min ago
NETHERFIELD Cricket Club cemented their position at the top of Northern Premier League with a dramatic nine-run victory against Penrith at Parkside Road.

Crag fast pair rescued from Striding Edge prompt mountain rescue team warning

4 hours 9 min ago
A MOUNTAIN rescue team leader has warned walkers to take note of the weather before venturing out onto the hills after two became crag fast on Helvellyn's Striding Edge on Sunday afternoon.

Village events mark 50 years since devastating flood

4 hours 11 min ago
VILLAGERS in north Lancashire are gearing up to mark the 50th anniversary of a severe flash flood with a series of events.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: How should you pronounce Scafell?

4 hours 53 min ago
Letters in The Westmorland Gazette have re-opened the debate about how to spell Scafell.

Walker, 70, suffers head injury after Castle Crag fall

5 hours 21 min ago
A 70-YEAR-OLD man suffered a head injury after slipping while descending Castle Crag, Borrowdale on Saturday (July 22).

Cumberland triumphant in minor counties game against Northumberland

5 hours 26 min ago
Cumberland County Cricket defeated Northumberland by five wickets in a three-day minor counties game played at Furness Cricket Club.

LETTER: Use World Heritage Site status to spread tourists across a wider area

6 hours 22 min ago
THE granting of World Heritage Status for the Lake District National Park will no doubt bring with it many benefits, with added tourist numbers and increased revenue and jobs.

New Spanish restaurant for Kendal wins approval

6 hours 46 min ago
A NEW Spanish restaurant is set to open in Kendal after South Lakeland District Council's licensing sub-committee approved an application from the owners to serve food and drink.

Statistics reveal hundreds of child cruelty and neglect offences recorded by Cumbria Police as awareness campaign is launched

7 hours 33 min ago
CUMBRIA Police and partners are supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of the role that everyone has to play in protecting children and young people from child abuse and neglect.

PROPERTY: Traditional Dales farmstead Hobsons Farm, at Cowgill, on market for £795,000

Sun, 23/07/2017 - 6:00pm
COWGILL, in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, is the enviable setting of Hobsons Farm, a traditional smallholding on the market with Davis & Bowring for £795,000.

More than £100,000 for Kendal domestic abuse charity

Sun, 23/07/2017 - 2:23pm
A DOMESTIC abuse charity based in South Lakeland has secured additional funding for the next three years.

PODIUM: We need great business spaces to encourage innovation and creativity

Sun, 23/07/2017 - 12:00pm
THE big news for the Lake District is the recent announcement that it has been granted World Heritage Site status and therefore joins the ranks of Machu Picchu, The Grand Canyon and the Taj Mahal.

Hopes of an ice rink for Kendal

Sun, 23/07/2017 - 9:26am
KENDAL'S Business Improvement District (BID) is hoping to bring an ice rink to the town.