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Road closed after serious traffic incident

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 5:33pm
The A684 is closed both ways and there is slow traffic due to a serious traffic incident near Rigg House.

PICTURE GALLERY: Starlit sleep is hailed success

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 5:20pm
The yellow weather warning didn’t stop more than 60 eager campers giving up their warm homes over the weekend for a cold, wet and windy night under the stars to help older people stay warm in winter.

GSK reveals which 200 jobs are being made redundant at Ulverston

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 5:14pm
HUNDREDS of workers at GSK in Ulverston have been told who will lose their jobs within the next two years.

Campaign launched for 20mph zone in South Lakes town

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 4:18pm
A KIRKBY Lonsdale woman has launched a campaign for safer roads in the South Lakes town.

LETTER: Realistic budget protects services and invests in key projects

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 2:34pm
WE PRESENTED our budget for South Lakeland District Council. I am really proud that this reflects a solid plan that will safeguard the council at a time of financial insecurity.

100 jobs available at Lake District cruise

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 1:50pm
A HUNDRED job vacancies are available to apply for this summer at Windermere Lake Cruises.

Road closed due to 'unsafe building'

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 1:37pm
Warton Road is closed both ways and there is heavy traffic from Market Street (Carnforth) to Shore Road (Millhead).

A66 blocked both ways due to traffic incident

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 1:32pm
The A66 is blocked both ways and there is queueing traffic due to a traffic incident at the B5289.

LETTER: Village has seen too many new homes approved in the past eight years

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 12:04pm
IT IS with rising levels of frustration that I write in an attempt to understand what role one of the key strategies ‘Achieving vibrant and sustainable settlements’ (CS02) has in the current Local Development Framework.

Four women to travel world with Winston Churchill Fellowships

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 12:01pm
FIVE "inspiring individuals" have won a ticket to research "important topical issues" around the world.

How gran inspired a system to support independent life

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 11:51am

Doddie Weir 500 mile cycle charity challenge comes to Kendal ahead of Calcutta match

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 11:40am
FORMER Scotland rugby captain Rob Wainwright and cyclist Mark Beaumont made a quick stop at Kendal Rugby club for a  hot breakfast this morning and a power nap before continuing on their 500-mile cycle challenge.

In form Woodburn and Gibson take the honours

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 11:30am
A BRILLIANT swim by the in form Elliot Woodburn was a highlight of the first block of club championships staged by Kendal Swimming Club at the GLL Centre this week.

Nearly 70 homes without power

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 11:05am
Nearly 70 homes are without power in the Penrith area today.

Mobile chippy is named among the country's best

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 11:01am
A MOBILE fish and chip shop has been named as one of the UK's best.

Fire crews called to blaze in flat in village

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:47am
Fire crews tackled a blaze in Tebay last night.

Soldiers to parade through Kendal on Saturday

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:00am
A FREEDOM Parade in honour of the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment is to be held in Kendal this Saturday, March 16.

Man who fell 200m on Helvellyn to raise money for mountain rescuers

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 9:45am
JOE Gilbert was lucky to be alive after a 200m fall on Helvellyn.

Attractions team up to attend major tourism fair

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 9:01am
Four of Cumbria's best known attractions have come together to exhibit at a national travel show.

RUGBY: it was a lack of confidence from Kendal Rugby

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 8:41am
IT was a match which ultimately reflected both Rossendale and Kendal’s year, low in confidence and making too many errors but all in all it was the opposition’s quality of play and better handling in the second half that saw them through.