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Published: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:15:19 +0000

Last Build Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:15:19 +0000


Fewer passengers using Lakes Line sparks concern

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:07:00 +0000

A SHORTAGE of rail staff and frequent cancellations have led to a significant drop in usage on the Lakes Line, it is claimed.

UPDATED 9pm: Roads and railway lines still closed after floods; woman rescued from car roof at Grange

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:00:00 +0000

Disruption continues on local roads and railway lines following floods caused by yesterday's torrential downpours.

Send us your Children in Need stories and photographs

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:59:09 +0000

It's Children in Need day when people all over the country come up with inventive and occasionally wacky ideas to raise much-needed fund for charities that help children.

Kendal Town announce new stadium sponsor

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:14:03 +0000

KENDAL Town Football Club announced the signing of a new two year partnership with one of the town's leading chartered accountancy firms, Stables Thompson & Briscoe.

Northern relief road back on the table for Kendal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:10:00 +0100

A VISION for a long-awaited northern relief road that could alleviate traffic in Kendal and unlock the town's economic potential has been resurrected.

Heron Hill and Stramongate primary pupils join in ‘pollinators’ project

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:48:00 +0100

CHILDREN from five schools and community groups have planted 6,000 wildflowers as part of the Kendal Pollinator Project during September.

Prize for talented Kirkbie Kendal School business student

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:07:38 +0100

LAMONT Pridmore has recognised the dedication of a talented business student at Kirkbie Kendal school.

PODIUM: Why it was necessary for South Lakeland District Council's Cabinet to decide to close New Road car park at Kendal

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 05:36:00 +0100

Coun Giles Archibald, Leader of South Lakeland District Council, explains why the council's Cabinet decided to close New Road car park at Kendal.

Chance to quiz council tomorrow about future of New Road 'car park' at Kendal

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:22:44 +0100

Residents are being invited to public meetings tomorrow (Wednesday, September 6) where they can learn more about plans to close an area of common land at New Road at Kendal to vehicles on safety grounds.

Permission given for 164-space car park and landscaping at Kendal business park

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0100

PERMISSION for a car park and soft landscaping on the Castle Mills Business Park in Kendal has been granted.

Councillors vote to end free parking on New Road at Kendal

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:48:35 +0100

Councillors have approved plans to close an area of common land in Kendal to vehicles on safety grounds.

Free car park at New Road, Kendal, to be closed

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0100

COMMON land in Kendal that has long been used for free parking is to be turned into public green space.

The Queen Katherine School - GCSE Results

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:10:17 +0100


Kirkbie Kendal School - GCSE Results

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:29:54 +0100

A* to G grades

Latest traffic situation in South Lakes and north Lancashire

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0100


'Speed table' to be installed on Aynam Road at Kendal

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:20:00 +0100

A SPEED table is to be installed on a busy Kendal road in a bid to allow safer crossing for pedestrians and to slow down traffic.

COMMENT: Back our campaign to raise £40,000 for Kendal Mountain Rescue Team

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:40:00 +0100

IF ASKED to name one set of people which is universally well-regarded and respected in South Lakeland and the Lake District most people might put forward the area's mountain rescue teams.

Lane closure trial starts at Wildman Street, Kendal

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:56:48 +0100

This was the scene at 7.35am this morning as the lane closure trial starts at Wildman Street at Kendal.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Help us choose a name for a new beer to mark the 200th anniversary of The Westmorland Gazette

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:00:00 +0100

A special new beer is to be brewed to mark The Westmorland Gazette’s 200th anniversary in 2018 – and we want you to help us to name it.

PICTURE GALLERY: 32 photos from local schools' prom nights

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

WITH exams over and the school term coming to a close for the summer holidays, plenty of schools are celebrating their students' successes with prom nights.

New Spanish restaurant for Kendal wins approval

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0100

A NEW Spanish restaurant is set to open in Kendal after South Lakeland District Council's licensing sub-committee approved an application from the owners to serve food and drink.

Dementia hub brings help under one roof

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:47:13 +0100

A NEW initiative bringing local services and support people living with dementia and their loved ones under the one roof was launched in South Lakeland this week.

Dance school brings home the trophies

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:21:25 +0100

A KENDAL dance school cleared the table at the biggest competition in the country.

Kendal's new mayor takes office

Wed, 31 May 2017 07:30:00 +0100

KENDAL'S new mayor formally took office in a ceremony at the town hall.

Tattooist Luke crowned champion of TV reality show

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:46:41 +0100

A YOUNG tattooist said he has been left 'overwhelmed' after winning a TV reality show.

Tributes paid to club founder

Tue, 16 May 2017 09:27:39 +0100

A MINUTE'S silence was held at the start of a British Open Fell Running Association race at Sedbergh on May 7 in memory of 'true gentleman' Ken Shuttleworth.

Tributes paid to ‘worker’ George

Sat, 06 May 2017 13:36:31 +0100

A ‘HARD working’ man who owned several garages in South Lakeland has been fondly remembered by those who knew him.

South Lakeland walking chums take up challenge

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:01:57 +0100

TWO South Lakeland walking friends will be taking part in a trek to help improve lives of children in some of the poorest parts of Pakistan.

Kendal community brings Easter joy to children

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:00:47 +0100

TWO South Lakeland women brought Easter joy to ill children with chocolate eggs, heartfelt messages and fluffy bunnies.

Send pictures of yourself with your Easter eggs!

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:40:00 +0100

It's Easter!

Kendal care home placed in special measures

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:40:00 +0100

A HIGHLY critical care quality inspection report has seen a South Lakeland care home placed into special measures.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Do you welcome a new out-of-town supermarket in Kendal?

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:40:00 +0100

SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury's is planning to open a new out-of-town store at at Shap Road in Kendal by September 2018.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Are there too many traffic lights in our towns?

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:40:00 +0100

Recent letters to The Westmorland Gazette have debated whether or not there are too many traffic lights in Kendal.

Kendal gets ready for its first walking festival

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 15:11:28 +0100

A SOUTH Lakeland town will be putting its best foot forward this summer as it plays host to its first ever walking festival.

Visitors admire art at Kendal school

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:30:57 +0100

CLASSROOMS at a South Lakeland primary school were transformed into art galleries displaying the creative works of talented children.

Caring Fynlay exceeds his fundraising target

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:16:38 +0100

A KIND South Lakeland boy battled torrential rain and thick mud to exceed his fundraising target on a bike ride.

Great Gatsby ball raises more than £9,000 for St John's Hospice

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:34:23 +0100

A ‘Great Gatsby’-themed ball, organised by St John’s Hospice, raised more than £9,000 for the charity.

Caring Fynlay rides his bike to raise money for charity

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:31:14 +0100

A CARING South Lakeland boy wants to raise funds to help find a cure for cancer by riding his bike to Lancaster and beyond.

Heron Hill students run for fun

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:27:26 +0000

DOZENS of pupils at a South Lakeland school are starting their day by running a mile - whatever the weather!

Tell us about your Red Nose Day events and send us your photographs

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:19:30 +0000

Ir's Red Nose Day today - when individuals, groups and businesses do the funniest things to raise vital funds to help those less fortunate than themselves as part of Comic Relief.

‘Warm’ town is ready to welcome refugees

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:32:27 +0000

Trees felled in Kendal's Market Place

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000

THE first phase of works to make Kendal Market Place more attractive to visitors has begun.

Anger after historical yard filled with rubbish

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:01:41 +0000

A GROUP of dedicated residents trying to preserve an historic police yard is kicking up a stink about rubbish being left strewn across it.

New Kendal Torchlight Festival leader outlines vision for breathing new life into annual spectacle

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:04:00 +0000

VISIONARY plans to breathe new life into an outdoor spectacular that draws thousands of people into a South Lakeland town every year have been drawn up by the event’s new director.

Runner Jane wants to raise money for CancerCare

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:31:26 +0000

Kendal event aimed at preparing ground to welcome refugees and support migrant workers

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:30:00 +0000

Members of the newly formed ‘More in Common’ group will be marking the United Nations Day against racism and xenophobia by gathering at the Birdcage in Kendal on March 22 between 10am and 2pm.

This year's Crufts full of local success stories

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:01:57 +0000

A SOUTH Lakeland girl whose ambition is to set up a dog hotel was one of the local success stories from this year's Crufts.

Caring Shirley wins town's Wainwright award

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:18:51 +0000

A WOMAN who supports more than 200 families has won Kendal’s annual Alfred Wainwright Achievement Award for her ‘passion, dedication and commitment.’

24-hour gym planned for K Village

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:50:00 +0000

A ROUND-the-clock gym is planned for Kendal's K Village.

Vandals target South Lakeland lay-by

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000

VANDALS are regularly targeting a South Lakeland lay-by and causing thousands of pounds worth of damage to parked vehicles.