The Westmorland Gazette /news/
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A KENDAL artist and Old Hutton pupils have been fundraising to buy solar panels for a twin school in Senegal.
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.
A BUS company has launched a brand new fleet of seven luxury, open top buses, as part of a £1.5million investment.
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'
River Deep Mountain High/Ike & Tina Turner 1966 (London Label). Value £50
AMATEUR sleuths set sail on a charity's first murder mystery cruise on Windermere.
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 Cricket Club cemented their position at the top of Northern Premier League with a dramatic nine-run victory against Penrith at Parkside Road.
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.
VILLAGERS in north Lancashire are gearing up to mark the 50th anniversary of a severe flash flood with a series of events.
Letters in The Westmorland Gazette have re-opened the debate about how to spell Scafell.
A 70-YEAR-OLD man suffered a head injury after slipping while descending Castle Crag, Borrowdale on Saturday (July 22).
Cumberland County Cricket defeated Northumberland by five wickets in a three-day minor counties game played at Furness Cricket Club.
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.
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
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.
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.
A DOMESTIC abuse charity based in South Lakeland has secured additional funding for the next three years.
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.
KENDAL'S Business Improvement District (BID) is hoping to bring an ice rink to the town.