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Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:49:40 +0000

Last Build Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:49:40 +0000


Councillors to set their budget today

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0000

COUNCILLORS will meet today to determine Eden District Council's budget for 2018/19 and the proposals before members includes a zero council tax rise, no cuts to services and more funding to support the sustainability of local communities. Leader Kevin Beaty said the budget the council's executive is placing before members is about helping the pound in people's pockets go as far as it can.

UPDATED: Snow causes traffic chaos: cars stuck on A590; A6 closed between Kendal and Shap

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 11:10:00 +0000

MOTORISTS are experiencing hazardous driving conditions across Cumbria due to snow.

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 approach to encourage Eden dog walkers to pick up after their pets

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:12:28 +0100

COMMUNITY wardens will be using a stencil and chalk paint in suitable dog fouling ‘hot spots’ in Eden.

Snow causing chaos on the roads this morning; several schools closed

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:22:27 +0000

Snow is causing chaos on the roads this morning.

UPDATE: Woman, 26, dies after A6 crash

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:40:00 +0000

A WOMAN has died after a crash on the A6 this morning.

READER'S PHOTOS: Tornado steams along Settle-Carlisle line

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:19:43 +0000

These photographs of the locomotive Tornado were taken last week at Appleby by Westmorland Gazette reader Tornado at Appleby by Robert Mason.

UPDATED: A66 westbound near Brough reopened after traffic incident

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:27:36 +0000

One lane of the A66 westbound was blocked after a one-vehicle accident near Brough in the Eden Valley.

Send us your old photographs depicting life in the area in years gone by

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:39:32 +0000

PHOTOGRAPHS from the past can often evoke a rosy glow of nostalgia.

UPDATE: M6 now clear after two-vehicle accident near Junction 37

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:40:00 +0000

THE ROAD is reported clear following a two-vehicle accident between M6 J37 (Sedbergh) and Kinn Road this morning.

Young Tebay boy races for stardom on go-kart track

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 16:45:09 +0000

A YOUNG Eden go-karter, who has found a way to connect with the world despite his autism, is racing towards stardom on national television.

UPDATE: M6 has reopened after earlier traffic incident

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000

The southbound M6 has reopened between J38 at Tebay and J37 near Sedbergh following an earlier traffic incident.

Eden’s Leader welcomes new PM and thanks Cameron for supporting Cumbria

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:46:44 +0100

Eden District Council Leader Kevin Beaty has publicly thanked outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron MP for his support for Cumbria and his work to get Britain through the global financial crisis.

Send us your great autumnal pictures!

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:00:00 +0100

Have you taken a great autumnal photograph of the Lakes, Lune and Dales?

HGV driver taken to hospital after accident closes M6 southbound

Wed, 25 May 2016 12:29:00 +0100

The M6 southbound carriageway is closed between Junction 39 at Shap and Junction 38 at Tebay following a serious accident.

Appleby Horse Fair under the spotlight at meeting

Wed, 18 May 2016 16:13:24 +0100

RESIDENTS are being invited to discuss plans for this year’s Appleby Horse Fair.

PICTURES: Beacons across area celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0100

CUMBRIANS celebrated the Queen's 90th birthday yesterday in a series of special events. 

Where to see beacons blazing tonight for the Queen's big day

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:40:00 +0100

BEACONS are to blaze on fell tops across Cumbria and church bells will ring out as towns and villages join in the celebrations for The Queen’s 90th birthday.

Cumbria shivers at -7.6 °C last night

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 12:13:03 +0000

It was a very cold in Cumbria last night - the Met Office reports that the temperature got down to -7.6 °C at Shap!

YOUR PICTURES: Crowds flock to see Flying Scotsman roar through South Lakes

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:00:00 +0000

HUNDREDS of people lined the station platforms at Oxenholme in Kendal this lunchtime to watch the historic Flying Scotsman steam through on a grand tour of Lancashire, Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales.

Elderly man suffers 'life threatening injuries' after becoming trapped between car and wall near Shap

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:10:00 +0000

EMERGENCY services rushed to the scene after an elderly man became trapped between a car and a building in Shap.

144 job vacancies in today's Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:50:00 +0100

Job seekers have even more reason to buy The Westmorland Gazette.

Cumbrian brothers set sights on world first to swim the 145km-long River Eden

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:55:10 +0000

THREE brothers are taking on a world first challenge by swimming the entire 145km length of the River Eden.

UPDATE: Kendal woman, 76, dies after car leaves road near Shap

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:30:00 +0000

A 76-year-old Kendal woman has died today following a one-vehicle crash on the A6 near the Shap Wells Hotel.

Rock legend Robert Plant calls in to Brough pub

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:50:00 +0000

A LED Zeppelin fan found himself face-to-face with his hero, Robert Plant, during Sunday lunch at an Eden pub.

Campaign to help cut landfill in Eden

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:00:00 +0100

A CAMPAIGN is being launched in Eden to get recycling back on the household agenda.

A-Level and AS Level Results - Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:51:35 +0100

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

Missing teenage girl found safe and well

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:10:00 +0100

THE search for a missing teenage girl has been called off after she was found safe and well.

Roadworks planned for A66

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0100

OVERNIGHT roadworks will take place along the A66 around Brough until the middle of August as the Highways Agency spends £170,000 on three projects to remove potholes, tackle surface wear and renew road studs and markings between Brough and Stainmore.

Appleby set for the Horse Fair

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:34:15 +0100

HUNDREDS of horse-drawn vehicles and caravans have been making their long annual trek to Cumbria all week as the Appleby Horse Fair starts today.

Have your wedding report published in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 15 May 2014 14:00:00 +0100

If you would like a report and photograph of your wedding published in The Westmorland Gazette then contact Vicky Goodall for a wedding form.

Eden alpaca pioneer sells her herd

Wed, 14 May 2014 12:22:40 +0100

A PIONEERING alpaca breeder has sold her entire Eden herd after 30 years.

Send us your First World War memories

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:50:00 +0100

ALMOST every family lost a son, in nearly every street at least one house would be in mourning.

Eden council to spend £1m on rural footway lighting

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:13:27 +0000

EDEN District Council has agreed a £1million plan to ensure that rural footpaths remain safe at night.

Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:59:48 +0000

ALMOST every family lost a son, in nearly every street at least one house would be in mourning.

Share your family's stories of the First World War

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:40:00 +0000

ALMOST every family lost a son, in nearly every street at least one house would be in mourning.

Credit union opens outreach office in Kirkby Stephen

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:30:00 +0000

A NEW credit union is aiming to help more Eden people steer clear of payday loan companies.

Appleby actress's career takes flight in New York

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000

AN APPLEBY actress is hoping for stardom across the Atlantic after appearing in a play off Broadway in New York.

Family firm sees profits rise by 73 per cent

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:00:00 +0000

WESTMORLAND Ltd, the award-winning motorway services operator, has seen profits rise by 73 per cent.

Porsche stolen near Tebay

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:38:45 +0100

A PORSCHE 911 Carrera was stolen from the Raisebeck area of Tebay.

Windermere SC, Unisun Athletic and Lunesdale United Reserves claim cup glory in Westmorland competitions

Wed, 15 May 2013 13:30:00 +0100

AMBLESIDE United Reserves and Lunesdale United shared a victory each as the Bluefin Insurance Westmorland Football League reaches its conclusion.

Relegation candidates Sedbergh and Penrith to face off but it's too late for Kendal Celtic as Wetheriggs celebrate title

Thu, 09 May 2013 16:30:00 +0100

WETHERIGGS United were crowned Bluefin Insurance Westmorland Football title winners after Keswick lost to Appleby on Saturday.

Westmorland Football title-chase hots up as trio of contenders all win

Wed, 01 May 2013 15:00:00 +0100

THE race for the Bluefin Insurance Westmorland Football League is hotting up as the title-chasers all picked up victories over the last seven days.

David Cameron stops for lunch at Tebay

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:27:10 +0100

PRIME Minister David Cameron surprised motorists and shoppers when he made an impromptu stop for lunch at Tebay Services today (Friday). The PM was on a busy day of appointments and his advisors recommended the family-run Tebay as a great place to break for lunch.

Hi-tech surgery restores quality of life for Eden farmer attacked by two-tonne bull

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000

A FARMER who was left in agony after being attacked by a two-tonne bull has had his life turned around by pioneering surgery.

Caffeine deal for Charlatans star Tim Burgess

Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:36:15 +0000

ROCK and roll star Tim Burgess has sealed an exciting deal with one of Cumbria’s biggest businesses.

Diamond Jubilee: Tebay celebrates with huge street party

Sun, 03 Jun 2012 10:10:00 +0100

A FEAST of food, music and colour did Tebay residents proud as nearly 100 people flocked to a Jubilee street party.

Diamond Jubilee: 50s' flashback at Eden B&B

Sun, 03 Jun 2012 07:44:24 +0100

GUESTS staying at an Eden bed and breakfast will be taken back in time this Jubilee weekend.

M6 service station is 5-star tourist attraction!

Wed, 30 May 2012 19:50:00 +0100

A CUMBRIAN motorway services has become the first to be awarded five stars by a national tourist board.

Celebration planned to mark Tebay school's centenary

Sun, 20 May 2012 12:50:00 +0100

AN Eden community is set to turn out in force to celebrate the centenary of a village school through music and memories.