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LETTER: Praise for a magical album

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 7:08pm
Michael Brooks (Classic Vinyl column, January 31) asked Gazette readers for their views on Van Morrison's album Astral Weeks. Emperor’s clothes? Humbug?

Rising star in food industry gets top Lake District post

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:39pm
THE Samling Hotel near Ambleside has announced the appointment of its new Executive Head Chef, Robby Jenks.

Paths and bridges have been repaired following devastation of Storm Desmond

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:33pm
THE Lake District landscape has almost fully recovered from the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond three years ago, it was revealed this week.

Council asked to recognise climate change as "an emergency"

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:11pm
SOUTH Lakeland District Council is being asked to recognise climate change as an emergency.

LETTER: My father had been in the wet mud for 90 minutes

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:00pm
I VERY much enjoyed reading Roger Bingham's article on the dangers of Morecambe Bay (Gazette, January 24 'Danger always lurks in Morecambe Bay').

NOSTALGIA: A bus pass or a grant towards a bicycle was made available to get to school

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 4:31pm
David Willacy describes education is Sedgwick in years gone by

Mental health mile scheme starts in South Lakes

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 3:33pm
A PILOT scheme to encourage people to take up exercise starts in Kendal this Sunday.

Emergency road closure after inspection sparks public safety fears

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:54pm
A West Cumbrian coast road has been shut until further notice after inspectors found it was dangerously close to the sea.

A595 blocked after lorry overturns

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:30pm
A LORRY has overturned on the A595, between Cockermouth and Carlisle.

Heartbroken family of 13-year-old girl pays tribute to her life

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:30pm
THE heartbroken family of a 13-year-old girl who died in a crash have paid tribute to her life.

Biker thanks rescuers following accident in forest

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:20pm
A WOMAN who fell off her mountain bike while riding in a forest has thanked the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) and the Mountain Rescue Team for coming to her aid.

Windermere Ferry out of action for three weeks

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:08pm
THE Windermere Ferry will be out of service for three weeks from Monday, March 4.

Two national awards for Financial Management Bureau

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 1:34pm
A Kendal financial planning company has picked up two national awards.

LETTER: We are wanting to leave the EU, not Europe

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 12:18pm
WITH all that is going on to date I cannot understand the reluctance of remainers to see the opportunities available after we leave.

Jackpot is £25,000 for new Morecambe Bay hospitals lottery

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 12:11pm
A NEW charity lottery with a £25,000 jackpot has been launched to raise "vital funds" for hospitals across Morecambe Bay.

Simple ways to beat the rising damp at home this winter

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 12:00pm
A RISING number of home owners are facing problems with condensation, damp and mould, according to a trade body.

Facelift for Silverdale clock on hold until after elections

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 12:00pm
A FRESH coat of paint for Silverdale's Millennium clock has been postponed until after this year's parish council elections.

Chance to spot the elusive hawfinch at Sizergh Castle near Kendal

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 9:47am
VISITORS have a are opportunity to catch a glimpse of an elusive bird on the Sizergh Estate, near Kendal, this month and next.

Bay Gateway partially blocked due to diesel spillage

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 9:42am
The A683 Bay Gateway at Lancaster is partially blocked due to a spillage of diesel at Shefferlands Roundabout.