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Fog affecting roads in Cumbria

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 1:53pm
Fog is affecting several roads in Cumbria.

Dales planners to look afresh at Hawes chapel conversion

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 1:27pm
PLANS to convert Hawes Methodist Church into five holiday flats and cottages are to go back before Yorkshire Dales planners in April.

Contractors appointed to build "important" Lake District bridge

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 12:33pm
THE contract for building the new £5 million Pooley Bridge has been awarded by Cumbria County Council to Eric Wright Civil Engineering Ltd.

Explorer Paul Rose back on BBC One with The Dales

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 12:30pm
THE Dales, a new BBC One series, will see the adventurer, Paul Rose, exploring scenic spots such as Garsdale, Hawes and Aysgarth Falls.

Freemasons give gift of music to Westmorland Youth Orchestra

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 12:06pm
MUSIC-loving Freemasons have given their third gift of £1,000 to Westmorland Youth Orchestra.

POSITIVE PARENTING: Make sure you have time off occasionally

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 12:04pm
BEING a parent is the hardest job in the world - that’s a fact!

"Second steppers" count cost of moving up the property ladder

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 12:00pm
THE average cost for so-called "second steppers" to climb onto the next rung of the property ladder now stands at £75,388, according to research.

Brexit uncertainty banished in South Lakeland - for one night only

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 10:14am
BREXIT uncertainty was banished – for one night at least – when Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and South Lakeland District Council held their annual Partners’ Dinner.

Softplay business launches 'sleepover wonderland' parties

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 10:01am
A soft play business has begun running sleepover parties as part of its growing children’s entertainment offerings.

Ulverston restaurant closes as owners reveal it is not financially viable

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 9:44am
THE owners of a restaurant in Ulverston have confirmed it will close “with immediate effect”.

More CCTV cameras could be on the way

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 9:01am
CUMBRIA Police will talk about the benefits of CCTV cameras at Milnthorpe Parish Council's meeting on April 8.

"I've finally found my calling - to be a yogi

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 8:35am
I HAVE, on occasion, been accused of jumping headfirst into the latest trend - be it wine, fashion or festivals.

Family pets slaughtered in Cumbria

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 8:12am
A FAMILY has been left traumatised after some of their beloved pet geese were killed in a brutal attack.

"It’s not a question of if it will flood but when and how severely" - Cumbria's case made in Parliament

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 8:05am
CUMBRIA’S case for increased flood protection was once again made in Parliament.

Plans for flood-hit Appleby care home to be revealed

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 8:00am
ARTISTS' impressions of how Appleby's former Edenside Care Home may be transformed will be shown at a public meeting on Wednesday, April 3, from 6pm to 8pm, at Appleby Hub.

NOSTALGIA: "I was the first Land Girl to go into Arnside"

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 7:43am
Kendal Oral History Group aims to compile a picture of earlier times through the recorded memories of the area’s older residents. Mrs Marjorie Parkin was born in 1923 and interviewed in 1999.

Screening plea from heart tragedy man's family

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 7:31am
FAMILY and friends of a Kendal-born man who died from undetected heart defects are determined to raise awareness of the issue by holding a two-day screening event for young adults across the South Lakes.

South Lakeland town launch app for the elderly

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 6:53am
AN app that addresses loneliness and social isolation among South Lakeland's elderly has taken off.

LETTER: It's time to remove this blot from Kendal

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 6:14am
ONE of Kendal’s main attractions is its castle. A lot of the people who visit Kendal as tourist will wonder up to the castle.

Iconic car is donated to museum

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 6:07am
A CAR which dominated the estate market for a decade has been donated to the Lakeland Motor Museum, having been locked away undisturbed for 37 years.