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South Lakes brewery launches tea infused beer

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 12:59pm
THE multi-award-winning team from a South Lakeland brewery have crafted a beer with a twist.

A stunning introduction to a band that dominated the latter half of the sixties

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 12:37pm
The Monkees by The Monkees, released in UK in 1967 on the RCA Victor label, value £40

£1 million refurb of Ambleside's Rothay Manor hotel complete

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 12:01pm
THE million-pound refurbishment of a long-established Lake District hotel is complete.

A picture of inspiration

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 12:00pm
A TEACHER who suffers from epilepsy has described how discovering water colour painting has transformed his life and played a huge part in coming to terms with his condition.

Travel: Keeping up with Los Cabos - the Mexican resort the a-list loves

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 12:00pm
CELEB haunt Cabo San Lucas is famous for its raucous nightlife, but is there more to the town than just bar-hopping? Katie Wright finds out.

Roundhouse play is dramatisation of Ruth Ellis story

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 11:29am
AMANDA Whittington's gripping play, The Thrill of Love, which dramatises the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, is Staveley Roundhouse Theatre's next production running from next Friday until Tuesday (March 26, 7.30pm, no performance Sunday). The cast includes talented local actors, Sarah Waterhouse as Ruth Ellis, plus Ben Dowman, Kate Vernon, Kate Walford and Rowan Birkett.

New facility for homeless opens

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 10:00am
A NEW facility to assist the homeless opened its doors in Kendal this week.

Family devastated after memorial bench vandalised

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 9:40am
A FAMILY are left 'devastated' after finding out a public bench placed in memory of their daughter who died last year was vandalised.

Record year for Dairy Expo

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 8:07am
ONE of the most prominent events in the dairy industry calendar has once again attracted top quality cattle and record crowds.

Big Interview: Sara Cox on life as an un-funny parent

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 8:00am
BUBBLY broadcaster Sara Cox, her cute Maltese terrier Beano in tow, settles down for a good old chinwag — the sort which has endeared her to millions of radio listeners over the years.

Teacher welcomes news breakdancing could become an Olympic sport

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 6:50am
NEWS that breakdancing could become an Olympic sport has been welcomed by a woman who teaches power moves and freezes.

LETTER: Everyone was so helpful after my husband's fall

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 6:36am
I WOULD like to thank the gentleman who assisted my husband, who is 84 years old, after he had a fall in Staveley outside the pharmacy.

Plastic scourge reaches Lakes

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 6:12pm
MICROPLASTIC pollution has been found in Britain’s most iconic rivers and lakes, scientists have found.

From denim to duck egg, will you style 2019's blues at home?

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 6:01pm
CALM, bright, moody or dramatic? Three interiors experts reveal how to style 2019's boldest blues, writes Gabrielle Fagan.

Top dogs return in triumph from Crufts 2019

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 6:00pm
HELEN Lister and her Italian greyhound, Spencer, of Windermere, are celebrating an "amazing" Crufts 2019.

Three things to see at the theatre in South Lakeland

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 4:00pm
COMING up in Theatre by the Lake’s spring season is a new version of August Strindberg’s Creditors by Howard Brenton, running at Keswick from Friday. The play focuses on Adolph, a young artist deeply in love with his new wife Tekla. But a chance meeting with a suave stranger in a seaside hotel shakes Adolph’s devotion to the core. Creditors is a wickedly enjoyable black comedy, regarded by Strindberg as his masterpiece. Box office 017687-74411.

Share your memories of Grange Lido at special event

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 3:39pm
PEOPLE have been invited to share their memories of swimming in the iconic Grange Lido.

Late winter blast as storm follows snow

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 3:00pm
A LATE blast of wintry weather battered South Lakeland this week as snow, rain and wind swept across the area.

A true pillar of the community

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 3:00pm
A CONGREGATION of several hundred gathered last week at St Mary’s Parish Church, Ambleside for the funeral of Malcolm Tyson, who has died at the age of 89.

LETTER: Education is the key to fighting racism

Sat, 16/03/2019 - 12:31pm
I read the report about Holocaust deniers ‘tainting’ the Lake District Holocaust Project’s exhibition at Windermere Library (Gazette, February 21). I would like to know how people find it acceptable to say the Holocaust did not exist and that Auschwitz was a holiday camp?