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Glow run to help beat the blues will be held in Kendal

43 min 12 sec ago
TO HELP you beat the blues this winter a fun and colourful run is being held in Kendal.

South Cumbria caravan park bosses face trial over pool death

1 hour 41 min ago
BOSSES of a caravan park have appeared in court over a ‘terrible tragedy’ in which a young boy lost his life.

A look at things to do and places to see this week

3 hours 41 min ago
What's on this week ...

Help at hand for carers across South Lakeland on Carers Rights Day

3 hours 41 min ago
THE Kendal-based charity Carer Support South Lakes is taking part in today's Carers Rights Day today to help thousands of people caring for loved ones to access the help they need.

End-terraced property in Cartmel near Grange-over-Sands presented for sale in superb order, with three bedrooms, parking and garden

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 6:15pm
A TRADITIONAL terraced house in the heart of Cartmel, Low Mill is a recently renovated property finished to a high standard and with three floors of accommodation.

Hopes high new flights to Shanghai will set Cumbria’s economy soaring

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 2:32pm
Hopes are (sky) high that new flights connecting China’s biggest city and Manchester Airport will bring a boost to Cumbria’s economy.

Ulverston school project wins prestigious national award

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 2:08pm
A PROJECT commissioned by Cumbria County Council has scooped a prestigious accolade at this year’s National Constructing Excellence Awards, the lead organisation for construction in the UK.

Chair appointed for Electricity North West's consumer vulnerability panel

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 1:46pm
Electricity North West has appointed an industry expert to chair its consumer vulnerability panel.

Milnthorpe villagers to celebrate 75th anniversary of VE Day on May 8, 2020

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 12:38pm
AHEAD of next year's 75th anniversary of VE Day, a group is being set up in Milnthorpe to help organise the celebrations.

IoD outlines plan to boost corporate governance

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 12:25pm
The Institute of Directors has outlined a plan to boost corporate governance in the UK.

Class is victorious in Treetop Trek's 'Leaf Art' competition

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 12:13pm
A CLASS full of adventure-seekers have had an early Christmas present from the team at Treetop Nets, thanks to their winning entry to the Brockhole-based attraction’s Leaf Art competition.

Faithful friends join Inter Faith 2019 celebrations in Kendal

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 12:00pm
PEOPLE of many different beliefs gathered to celebrate their diversity during Inter Faith Week 2019 in the Kendal area.

Works to start at County Hall car park

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 11:53am
ROADWORKS which will start next week at Kendal's County Hall car park are expected to last for more than four months.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Getting a helping hand to bring in the peat

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 11:51am
THE ‘forgotten fossil fuel’ peat was harvested throughout the Lakes and burnt to heat homes and businesses. Taken by Joseph Hardman, you can see lots more images of this (2002.8.2598) and other areas on the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry website at

Great North Air Ambulance Service seeks funding for 24/7 critical care

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 11:20am
THE region's air ambulance service is looking to raise an extra £300,000 each year to ensure it can provide a 24/7 service.

United Utilities report slight increase in revenues and profits

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 11:12am
Cumbria’s water provider United Utilities has reported slight increases in revenues and profits for the half year.

Share your thoughts at Kendal's new pop-up for the planet, Loss Rest Hope, on Highgate

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 10:32am
AN EMPTY shop in Kendal has been transformed into a pop-up drop-in space for people to share fears, hopes and dreams about the planet in November.

How to register to vote in the General Election

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 10:31am
The deadline to register to vote is fast approaching.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue help locate walkers lost in fog

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 9:42am
PATTERDALE Mountain Rescue had a busy weekend after three women became lost on the fells and two men were stuck on snow on ice after a walk.