The Westmorland Gazette
Updated: 21 min 52 sec ago
A FLU pandemic has been put to the top of the list of “risks” facing Cumbria.
HOMES take an average of four months to sell from start to finish, according to online homebuying company Property Solvers.
FOR many little ones sitting at the table for mealtimes can be very difficult. Toddlers especially are so full of energy and are desperate to explore their world that sitting at the table for too long is boring.
INSPIRATION and industry expertise for anyone hoping to build their dream home will be offered at a special event this summer.
Mike Wolfenden, 90, a retired telecommunications engineer, looks forward to warmer months - and the end of the Brexit process
A SCHOOLBOY who was revived after he was submerged in a river for around 25 minutes brought tears to the eyes of his rescuers when he visited them to show his gratitude.
A PARTNERSHIP involving Heron Hill Primary School will see two teachers from Kenya visit Kendal next month.
Historian Arthur R. Nicholls examines the derivation of some of Kendal's streets.
WORSHIPPERS at an historic South Lakeland church are celebrating its 350th anniversary this year.
PUPILS at Queen Katherine School in Kendal have made a £316 donation to North West Blood Bikes Lancashire & Lakes (NWBB-LL).
HUNDREDS of Young Farmers and their supporters gathered in gloriously warm and sunny conditions to enjoy a day of fun and competitions on Saturday.
WATTSFIELD Utd Under 12s have done the double, winning the Kent Valley League and SM Jones trophy.
A LAKE District landlady has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Licensee of the Year competition run by The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII).
A SEDBERGH teenager will be taking on the “journey of her lifetime” by embarking on a wild expedition to the Himalayas.
A SOUTH LAKES man who was a founding committee member of the Kendal Civic Society, as well as an RAF pilot during the Second World War, has died aged 97.
POLICE are investigating an ATM theft from outside a supermarket.
INSPIRATIONAL fell runner Nicky Spinks has been announced as the main speaker for the 2019 Wainwright Memorial Lecture.
A TOURIST attraction has partnered with two artisan businesses to create a pair of bespoke wheelchairs for guests.
A WILDLIFE cameraman has scooped a BAFTA victory for his incredible footage of emperor penguins for a hit BBC series.
ACHIEVING the exotic garden in Cumbria can at times be a challenge, writes TOM ATTWOOD. But fortunately for us gardeners there are several plants that despite appearances are in fact remarkably tough. Foliage in its many forms has always appealed to me and the first time I saw the leaves (let alone the flowers) of hardy gingers I was sold straight away. Hedychium (to use their botanical name) are a different plant group to the culinary ginger, zingiber officinale that many of you reading this wi