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Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:36:07 +0000

Last Build Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:36:07 +0000


Costa Coffee eyeing up Eden market town

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:34:00 +0000

COFFEE giant Costa Coffee could be opening its doors in Kirkby Stephen.

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.

UPDATED: Roads closed and schools shut as snow dumped on Cumbria

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:13:06 +0000

ONE lane of the M6 is closed due to an overturned car this morning (January 18).

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.

Safe stolen from house in rural village

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000

A SAFE and its contents have been stolen from a property in an Eden village.

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.

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.

Upmarket supermarket uses two iconic Dales pubs for festive ad

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:10:00 +0000

TWO iconic Dales pubs are the unlikely stars of a new Christmas advert for the upmarket southern retailer Waitrose.

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.

PROPERTY: The 20 must-have items for your toolbox

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 07:00:00 +0000

BUILDER and former Great British Bake Off finalist Richard Burr - author of BIY: Bake It Yourself - compiles his list of the 20 essential items every DIY-er needs in their toolbox.

Win ten great books in our fabulous competition

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:42:57 +0000

Today's Westmorland Gazette includes a fabulous 32-page Good Christmas Guide, which is packed full of super features and bright ideas to help you plan for the coming festive season - and there's also the chance to win ten great books in our fantastic competition.

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.

Walker, 51, fractures leg after fall

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:51:04 +0100

A 51-YEAR-OLD woman was attended to by the Cave Rescue Organisation after falling near Clapham.

Man bailed following attempted abduction arrest in Kendal

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:29:45 +0100

Officers are appealing for information as they investigate a report of a man approaching a teenage girl in Kendal. A fourteen-year-old girl told her parents that a male approached her outside of the Castle Park Primary School, Sedbergh Drive, Kendal, at around 11.11am on Saturday, October 14. The man allegedly asked the girl to get in his car.

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.

Holidaymakers spot 'panther' like creature near Kirkby Stephen

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:55:00 +0100

A 'PANTHER' like creature has been spotted sauntering near an Eden bed and breakfast.

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).

£460,000 road resurfacing scheme to begin in South Lakeland

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:12:50 +0100

ROAD resurfacing work is to be carried out on three main roads in South Lakeland over the coming weeks.

Police investigating after burglary near Milnthorpe

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:48:01 +0100

POLICE are investigating a burglary which occurred in the area of Whasset, near Milnthorpe, where items have been stolen from an outbuilding.

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School - GCSE results

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:05:36 +0100


RAC repair man unearths chef's cannabis supply crime

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:48:21 +0100

A SOUTH Cumbria chef has been sentenced today after he admitted a cannabis supply crime.

Thieves steal copper piping from business

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:48:18 +0100

A BURGLARY has taken place overnight on Sunday, August 20, at Kirkby Stephen.

Appleby Grammar School Results

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

A-level Results                  

Want to learn how to dance? A new school has opened in Kendal

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0100

A PROFESSIONAL dancer who has worked all over the world has set up a new school in Kendal.

LETTER: Cycle lane is a big improvement

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:11:00 +0100

TEN years ago, I sustained life-threatening and life-changing injuries when, as I cycled round the Asda roundabout in Kendal, I was hit by a car. I spent eight weeks on traction in hospital in Manchester, and had to have two major operations.

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.

Tonic drinks using water from Holy Well of Cartmel are launched

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:21:00 +0100

A NEW range of drinks using water sourced from the Holy Well of Cartmel has been launched.

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.

LETTER: Rail services need improving

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:44:00 +0100

I saw the excellent news that the Lake District National Park had been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the big screen at Glasgow Central Station while awaiting the last train south.

A6 reopened following morning traffic collision

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:22:02 +0100

A STRETCH of the A6 that was closed for almost eight hours has now reopened.

PROPERTY: Arts and Crafts style house for sale on outskirts of Sedbergh, £650,000

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A FINE country house built in the Arts and Crafts tradition on the edge of Sedbergh is on the market for £650,000.

PROPERTY: Kendal builders scoop award for Lakes barn conversion

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0100

A KENDAL building firm has scooped two industry awards for an eco-friendly barn conversion in the Lake District.

Planners reject conversion plans at 'isolated' Tatham farm

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0100

PLANS to convert a farm building at Sea View, Ringstones Lane, Lowgill, in the Lune Valley, into a single-storey dwelling were rejected by Lancaster City Council planners.

PROPERTY: THW Estate Agents opens office in seaside town of Grange-over-Sands

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0100

THOMSON Hayton Winkley has branched out to the seaside town of Grange-over-Sands.

Vandals damage trees at popular Kendal park

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:30:56 +0100

SIX newly-planted trees at a popular riverside park have been snapped in half by vandals.

Harmony singers to perform at Storth afternoon tea for cancer charity

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:00:00 +0100

THAT most English of traditions, afternoon tea at 3pm, is to be celebrated at Storth Village Hall on Sunday, July 9 to raise money for a cancer charity.

PROPERTY: Historic Cumbrian stagecoach inn for sale, freehold, guide price £695,000

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:35:32 +0100

AN HISTORIC Cumbrian stagecoach inn dating back to 1659 is for sale.

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

Brewery adds Pennine Way brand

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 08:58:17 +0100

A SOUTH Lakeland brewery has been chosen as one of three to produce and sell official Pennine Way beers.

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.

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.