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Published: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:05:35 +0000

Last Build Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:05:35 +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.

The Voice UK's Sir Tom Jones and pick Eden schoolgirls

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 07:01:21 +0000

TWO talented Eden schoolgirls are on the brink of stardom after impressing judges on ITV talent show The Voice UK.

Guide hut gets £5,000 flood resilient refit

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:13:10 +0000

WORK has been undertaken to make Appleby Guide Hut flood resilient.

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.

Don't miss your free Nostalgia 2018 Calendar in tomorrow's edition of The Westmorland Gazette

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:30:00 +0000

THIS week’s The Westmorland Gazette will include a FREE 2018 Nostalgia calendar, full of great photographs of the area from times gone by.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:58:31 +0000

MPs in the House of Commons will today debate a private members' bill to reduce the voting age to 16.

Huge investment to be made in Cumbrian firm

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:42:00 +0100

HUNDREDS of thousands pounds is set to be invested into an Eden business, helping to expand its product range and bringing new jobs.

Fire crews tackle blaze in disused school

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:30:00 +0100

FIREFIGHTERS attended to a blaze at a disused school in Bolton near Appleby today (September 18).

Appleby Grammar School Results

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:34:28 +0100

A-level Results                  

Visitors flock to Appleby Show today

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:34:55 +0100

ONE of the largest celebrations of agriculture in Eden kicked off this morning.

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.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after A66 crash

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0100

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash on the A66 yesterday afternoon

Send pictures of yourself with your Easter eggs!

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

It's Easter!

See a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:13:35 +0100

Would you like to see a report of your wedding in The Westmorland Gazette?

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.

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.

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.

Flood-hit town wins bid to boost tourism

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +0000

NEW life will be breathed into an Eden town after it was chosen as one of the country’s first Heritage Action Zones (HAZ) - the only one in the North West.

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.

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.

Two vehicle accident at Battlebarrow

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:36:21 +0000

A Peugeot collided with a parked car on the B6542 at Battlebarrow, Appleby, at Station Road.

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.

Trade boost and new jobs after £1m investment at Eden hotel

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +0000

AN Eden hotel is celebrating success a year after its award-winning spa facilities were launched following a £1 million investment.

Flying Scotsman heads for Settle-Carlisle line

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:10:00 +0000

THE Flying Scotsman will take part in the official re-opening celebrations of the Settle to Carlisle line following its closure for over 12 months.

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.

Special 16-page pull-put supplement marking one year since the floods in today's Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:53:00 +0000

Today's Westmorland Gazette includes a special 16-page pull-out supplement to mark one year since the devastatiing floods that hit the South Lakes and Eden areas during Storm Desmond.

Long-serving vicar taking up new post

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:13:05 +0000

A LONG-serving vicar is moving to pastures new after serving a rural Yorkshire Dales community for 17 years.

Bid to save 'vital' bus service

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:50:00 +0000

A NEW operator is being sought by campaigners trying to save a ‘vital’ Eden bus service.

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.

Flood-damaged football pitch re-opens

Sat, 05 Nov 2016 09:26:49 +0000

A FLOOD damaged football pitch re-opened on Saturday following extensive work carried out to repair it following Storm Desmond.

Send us your Halloween photographs!

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000

Happy Halloween, South Lakeland, Furness and Eden!

Appleby's 'at risk' heritage to be protected

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:24:24 +0100

Historic England have announced the addition of Appleby Conservation Area and Appleby Castle Stable Block to the national Heritage at Risk register.

How did last December's floods affect you?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:40:32 +0100

The Westmorland Gazette is planning a special supplement one year on from Storm Desmond to mark how this area has battled back after the devastating floods of last December.

GCSE results - Appleby School

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:48:34 +0100

GCSE Results - Appleby Grammar School

Is this picture proof that there's a big black cat prowling the Cumbrian countryside?

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:16:28 +0100

A FORMER police chief has caught on camera what he believes to be a large, non-native black cat on an Eden railway embankment.

Appleby Grammar School

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:47:59 +0100

A-level Results

Hundreds turn out for showery Appleby Agricultural Show

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:32:58 +0100

EDEN exhibitors took home some of the top prizes from a weather hit Appleby Agricultural Show.

UPDATE: Police confirm ordnance incident in Appleby is over

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 09:48:00 +0100

Police and partner agencies confirmed yesterday evening that the incident concerning an ordnance device found in Appleby is over.

Renovated hotel on the market

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 15:50:04 +0100

A RENOVATED Appleby hotel has been put on the market.

Man sustains life threatening injuries after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:30:00 +0100

A 26-YEAR-OLD man suffered life-threatening injuries after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin yesterday afternoon in Long Marton, near Appleby.

Carnival shows the ‘true Appleby spirit’

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100

POOR weather failed to dampen spirits as a flood-hit community gathered in the grounds of Appleby Castle to celebrate its annual carnival.

Residents invited to discuss Appleby fair

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:00:00 +0100

RESIDENTS are being invited to discuss how this year’s Appleby Horse Fair went.

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.

MP encourages locals to have their say on Appleby care home's future

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:21:19 +0100

Following Cumbria County Council's announcement that Appleby’s Edenside Care Home is at risk of future flooding, Rory Stewart MP is urging locals to get involved in the discussion on the care home's future.

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.