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Exciting times for local poet with London launch of first book

1 hour 27 min ago
JUST back from the London launch of his first book of poems gifted writer Mark Pennington is still buzzing.

Kirkby Stephen bakery's air con unit looks "alien", says council

2 hours 10 min ago
A KIRKBY Stephen bakery shop's air conditioning unit is "an alien intrusion into the environment", it was claimed at Kirkby Stephen Town Council's recent meeting.

Fashion show to help support adults with autism

2 hours 10 min ago
A FASHION show fundraiser is being staged by a Kendal boutique and a charity for adults with autism.

Campaigning heats up ahead of SLDC elections

3 hours 2 min ago
WITH just two weeks to go before the electorate of South Lakeland heads to the polls to elect its 51 district councillors, campaigning has been ramped up a notch.

Eden Project could be heading to Morecambe Bay

3 hours 47 min ago
A 'GAME CHANGING' attraction inspired by the south coast's multimillion pound Eden Project could be in the pipeline for Morecambe Bay.

Ulverston volunteers make repairs to ‘Great Wall’

4 hours 4 min ago
MEMBERS of Ulverston and District Civic Society and the Cumbria branch of the Drystone Walling Association came together to carry out repairs to the wall on Little Hoad, nicknamed The Great Wall of China.

Record label aims to give boost to local musicians

4 hours 5 min ago
A KENDAL-born record label owner is gearing up to release some of the region’s most adventurous musical experimenters as part of this year’s schedule.

Two council officers recognised for Glebe revamp work

4 hours 6 min ago
TWO South Lakeland District Council officers have received the annual Special Award from Windermere Civic Society.

Cancer survivor Caroline backs charity's bid for £32,000 - and you can help too

4 hours 20 min ago
FINDING out she had breast cancer was the shock of a lifetime for community leisure manager Caroline Smith.

Lake District lounge bar to host auditions for The Voice

4 hours 45 min ago
A LAKE District lounge bar is to host the preliminary auditions of a national television contest.

Punch Bowl chef makes it to competition final

5 hours 35 min ago
A COOK at a South Lakeland hotel has made it through to the final of a prestigious culinary competition.

New Tumble Tots classes to launch in South Lakes

6 hours 8 min ago
A CHEF is hanging up his apron after more than 20 years to offer a play area for the children of South Lakeland.

Disruptions expected on Lancaster to Barrow train line

7 hours 35 min ago
DISRUPTIONS are expected on the Lancaster to Barrow trainline following a break down.

Some pubs sell out of Wezzy Gezzy beer in just 24 hours

8 hours 2 min ago
A TIPPLE made in honour of The Westmorland Gazette's 200 year anniversary has got off to a roaring start, with pubs already selling out of the drink.

Man charged over Booths ram raid attempt to steal ATM

8 hours 6 min ago
Police have charged a man in connection with an ATM ram raid at Booths, Milnthorpe.

Micro pub planned for Kirkby Stephen wins town council support

8 hours 9 min ago
A MICRO pub planned for an empty sandwich shop in Kirkby Stephen has won the town council's full support.

Westmorland Gazette shortlisted for national award

10 hours 1 min ago
THE Westmorland Gazette has been shortlisted for a major national award.

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12 hours 30 min ago
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MPs have their say over decision to back Syrian airstrikes

12 hours 33 min ago
MEMBERS of Parliament in Cumbria and north Lancashire have been having their say on the Prime Minister’s controversial decision to back airstrikes in Syria.

Women's choir to sing for cancer charity this Saturday

13 hours 10 min ago
MILNTHORPE'S award-winning all-female choir OttoVoce will be singing for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation on Saturday evening (April 21).