The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 17 min 36 sec ago
Saying goodbye during the pandemic: Funeral director Jill Glencross says, “Every single family we have cared for has been truly amazing and accepted the restrictions.”
Official figures show that four more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Cumbria.
We'll be keeping you right up-to-date with the latest coronavirus developments both locally and further afield.
A FORMER soldier accused of causing the deaths of three people out on a family walk appeared in court with a walking stick and his arm in a sling.
A CUMBRIAN celebrant is showing his support for a High Court case for legal recognition of humanist marriages.
A SMITTEN couple who got engaged at the Eiffel Tower said ‘I do’ in a magical ceremony surrounded by their nearest and dearest.
REVELLERS are being warned that flouting social distancing when pubs reopen could result in a second wave of coronavirus.
THE Lake District has been named one of Britain’s top ‘staycation’ hotspots post-lockdown.
WESTMORLAND General Hospital will be lit up blue as part of a nationwide effort to create the biggest ‘thank-you’ the country has ever seen.
Kendal paramedic Laura Seel features in the North West Ambulance Service's cover of Foo Fighters hit ‘Times Like These’, which has amassed over one million hits and is available to stream now
A DRIVER stopped for speeding was found in possession of cannabis and had no insurance.
AFTER repeated instances of vandalism and anti-social behaviour, efforts are being made to keep Kendal’s playing pitches secured from trespassers.
FOOTBALL training resumes at a Kendal club with socially distance modifications.
A CUMBRIAN traffic officer has recalled how he found a 40ft ship's mast on a road as part of a campaign to secure goods when transporting them.
A second collision has taken place on the M6 this evening.
The M6 Northbound has been closed between J36 (Crooklands) and J39 (Shap) after a road traffic collision.
South Lakes MP warns lack of support for hospitality and tourism could be industry's 'death warrant'
A LOCAL MP has warned that no further support for hospitality and tourism will be the industry’s ‘death warrant’.
CUMBRIA County Council have issued detailed Covid advice for when the lockdown is eased on July 4.
THE CLA has welcomed an increase in funding which is available to help them assist homes and businesses in rural areas of Cumbria.
UNFORTUNATELY, the Underbarrow Sports Day is usually an important day in our village calendar.