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“I am immensely proud of the families” - funerals during Covid-19

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 10:00am
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.”

Four more cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in Cumbria

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 8:47am
Official figures show that four more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Cumbria.

Coronavirus in Cumbria: Live blog July 2

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 7:40am
We'll be keeping you right up-to-date with the latest coronavirus developments both locally and further afield.

Former soldier in court after crash that killed dad and two children in Dalton

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:07am
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.

Cumbrian humanist shows support ahead of High Court case

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:05am
A CUMBRIAN celebrant is showing his support for a High Court case for legal recognition of humanist marriages.

Smitten couple who got fist met as teens say 'I do' in magical ceremony

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:05am
A SMITTEN couple who got engaged at the Eiffel Tower said ‘I do’ in a magical ceremony surrounded by their nearest and dearest.

Warning to public ahead of pubs reopening

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:04am
REVELLERS are being warned that flouting social distancing when pubs reopen could result in a second wave of coronavirus.

Lakes could benefit from domestic holidaymakers looking to stay put this year

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:03am
THE Lake District has been named one of Britain’s top ‘staycation’ hotspots post-lockdown.

'Pause for applause' this Sunday to mark 72 years of the NHS

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:03am
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 in charity fundraising single

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:03am
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

Driver stopped for speeding is found in possession of cannabis

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:02am
A DRIVER stopped for speeding was found in possession of cannabis and had no insurance.

Kendal club moves to protect its property from vandals

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:02am
AFTER repeated instances of vandalism and anti-social behaviour, efforts are being made to keep Kendal’s playing pitches secured from trespassers.

Ibis return to football training with socially distanced rules

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:01am
FOOTBALL training resumes at a Kendal club with socially distance modifications.

Shock as 40 foot ship's mast found on road by Cumbrian traffic officer

Thu, 02/07/2020 - 5:00am
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.

Second collision on M6- two lanes blocked between Penrith and Shap

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 9:01pm
A second collision has taken place on the M6 this evening.

Parts of M6 closed after road traffic collision

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 7:00pm
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'

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 5:01pm
A LOCAL MP has warned that no further support for hospitality and tourism will be the industry’s ‘death warrant’.

Cumbria County Council offer Covid 19 advice for July 4 reopenings

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 5:01pm
CUMBRIA County Council have issued detailed Covid advice for when the lockdown is eased on July 4.

CLA welcomes emergency government funding for broadband boast

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 5:01pm
THE CLA has welcomed an increase in funding which is available to help them assist homes and businesses in rural areas of Cumbria.

Underbarrow sports day abandoned

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 5:01pm
UNFORTUNATELY, the Underbarrow Sports Day is usually an important day in our village calendar.