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The Westmorland Gazette /news/cumbria/south_lakeland/kirkby_lonsdale/

Published: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:54:37 +0000

Last Build Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:54:37 +0000


UPDATED: Public advised they can drive on Cumbria's roads with caution

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 +0000

THERE are hazardous driving conditions in Cumbria this morning due to snow. 

Kirkby Lonsdale school rated as 'outstanding' in glowing report

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:56:08 +0000

STAFF at a South Lakeland school are celebrating after it was rated as 'outstanding' in an exemplary report from a government inspector.

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).

Plans for £5million purpose-built 'studio school' at Kirkby Lonsdale

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:17:20 +0000

PLANS for a £5 million purpose-built studio school for pupils wishing to pursue an education outside traditional academic subjects have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.

Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club announces ambitious plans after £750,000 ground purchase

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:10:00 +0000

A 140-YEAR-OLD South Lakeland rugby club is set to take a major leap into the future following a lucrative land purchase.

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.

New restaurant wins approval

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:42:07 +0100

PLANS to change an empty Kirkby Lonsdale shop into a restaurant met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.

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.

Would you like to be a councillor for Kirkby Lonsdale?

Wed, 17 May 2017 17:17:56 +0100

There is a vacancy on Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council. Following the death earlier this year of Cllr Donald Carmichael, formalities have been followed and there will not be a by-election to fill the seat. The council wishes to hear from anyone wishing to be considered as a new councillor. The position is open to anyone aged 18 or over, living or working within three miles of the centre of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Send pictures of yourself with your Easter eggs!

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

It's Easter!

Is being in the Dales good for Kirkby Lonsdale?

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 09:09:31 +0100

BUSINESSES in Kirkby Lonsdale want to know if it is economically advantageous to be part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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.

Back to school for Milan model Katie

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:01:25 +0000

A SOUTH Lakes teen is back at school this week after strutting down the catwalk with some of the world’s leading models at Milan Fashion Week.

Taste Cumbria heads for Kirkby Lonsdale

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:23:00 +0000

A NEW location has been revealed as a destination for the Taste Cumbria food festival.

Planners give green light to two housing schemes

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:28:00 +0000

TWO new major housing developments have been given the green light as South Lakeland District Council moves closer to achieving an ambitious housing target.

Road set to be closed in Kirkby Lonsdale

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:15:50 +0000

A WEEK of traffic disruption is being predicted in Kirkby Lonsdale due to footpath resurfacing in the town centre, which will close access to Main Street west of Market Square.

UPDATE: Road reopened after three-vehicle accident in Kirkby Lonsdale

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:11:52 +0000

The road has been reopened following an collision involving three vehicles on A65 Westbound at Hophouse Lane, Kirkby Lonsdale.

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.

Kirkby butcher's pie is a world champion

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:15:00 +0000

DALES Traditional Butchers Ltd at Kirkby Lonsdale has enjoyed success at the 18th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

UPDATE: A65 now open after lorry carrying 9,000 live chickens overturned in Crooklands

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:20:00 +0000

THE A65 has been opened after a lorry carrying 9,000 live chickens in crates overturned in the early hours of this morning.

Road closed near Skipton

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:23:47 +0000

EMERGENCY services are dealing with a collision which has closed Grassington Road, near Skipton, in both directions.

Traffic threat to bridge on A65

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:54:08 +0000

COUNCILLORS have called for a quick solution to ensure an historic bridge on the A65 can continue to carry huge volumes of traffic.

Road incident on the A65 at Lupton

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:43:52 +0000

There are reports of a road incident on the A65 at Lupton at the Jubilee Lane junction.

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.

Photographic exhibition with a difference opens tonight at Leck

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:38:47 +0000

Leck Gallery is hosting a series of local photographers presenting pieces taken using a microscope, camera and telescope.

78-homes plan for Lune town

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:40:00 +0000

DETAILS of the largest housing development Kirkby Lonsdale has seen in decades have been revealed.

Send us your Halloween photographs!

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

Happy Halloween, South Lakeland, Furness and Eden!

Man airlifted to hospital with serious chest injury following A590 crash. Road now open

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:10:00 +0100

A MAN in his 70s has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision on the A590 near Levens.

New school to be opened in Kirkby Lonsdale

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:20:00 +0100

A NEW school is to be opened in South Lakeland in a move which will create a number of opportunities for pupils and generate employment.

Head boy and girl deliver speeches at awards evening at Queen Elizabeth School at Kirkby Lonsdale

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:32:52 +0100

The head girl and boy at Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale addressed their fellow pupils in a speech at the annual awards evening.

GCSE RESULTS: Queen Elizabeth School

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:40:39 +0100


A-LEVEL RESULTS: Queen Elizabeth School at Kirkby Lonsdale

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:49:00 +0100

Year 12 - AS-Level C. Adams Dr, E Lit, MS, Ph; P. Anderson A, E Lang, Tx; I. Ashberry BS, ICT, Mu; S. Ashfield-Morgan H, Ph, Pt, Ps; G. Atkinson C, G, M, P; M. Atkinson E Lang, HSC, PE; R. Attfield-Kirsopp DT, Ec, M, P; K. Bancroft Dr, MS, Ph, So; E. Bedford B, E Lang, Ps, So; T. Beuzeval E Lit, FT, Gm, Ph; A. Billington E Lang, Ph, Ps, So; K. Bonwick C, H, M, P; J. Boot Dr, E Lit, M, Ph; F. Bowness Dr, F, M, Mu; E. Bradbury B, Ps, So; I. Brennan A, BS, E Lang, Tx; A. Briggs DT, PE; J. Brown BS, Pt, Ps, So; L. Brown F, Pt, So; W. Brown DT; O. Budd HSC, M, Ps; K. Burford Hothersall Dr, FT, HSC, So; G. Burton B, BS, G, Ps; K. Burton BS, E Lang, FT, ICT; S. Butterworth BS, DT, Pt; E. Cade-Welsby E Lang, F, Pt; J. Challis DT, Dr, PE; L. Chandler BS, M, P; R. Chandler Dr, E Lang, E Lit, Mu; N. Chapman CSc, FM,  M, P; R. Chesney-Benson BS, E Lang, Mu; S. Christie B, BS, Ec, E Lit; B. Clare E Lang, F, G, Mu; R. Coates BS, Ec, E Lang, H; S. Cockram DT, Ec, M, P; M. Collinson E Lang, MS, Pt; R. Collis B, BS, Ec, Ps; L. Comer C, H, P; C. Cowgill FT, HSC; Z. Croft E Lit, H; Z. Crombie A, CSc, E Lit, M; J. Cuffe-Soan F, H; A. Davies B, E Lit, Ph, Ps; L. Denney Dr, E Lang, HSC, Tx; A. Duckworth BS, Ec, ICT, M; C. Duhig C, FM, M, P; G. Duxbury B, G; P. Easterby A, Pt, So; M. Eccleston A, Dr, Tx; E. Eddy B, C, G, H; H. Evans A, BS, E Lit, M; R. Faulkner B; O. Fletcher E Lang, MS, Pt; H. Fulford BS, HSC; A. Galbraith DT, FM, M, P; I. Galbraith DT, C, M, P; J. Gardner BS, Ec, H, PE; L. Glaves BS, M, PE; J. Gorst A, DT; A. Green BS, E Lang, E Lit; A. Haigh B, C, H, M; D. Harrison BS, M, Sp; A. Hart CSc, H, M, MS; W. Hindle B, C, H, M; H. Hodgson HSC, So; H. Hoggarth E Lit, H; E. Holborn BS, H, Pt; M. Holcroft B, E Lang, Pt; K. Howrie A, E Lit, Pt; H. Huddleston DT, G, PE; S. Hughes H, PE, Pt; C. Hunt B, C, G; S. Ingle C, FM, M, P; F. Ingram E Lit, Gm, M, Ph; N. Jackson BS, DT, ICT; C. Jeffries BS, Ph, Ps, So; F. Jones E Lit, F, Gm, Mu, Ph; J. Jones A, PE, So; M. Jones Gm, Pt, Ps, So; D. Kelly BS, E Lang, G, Ps; R. Ketchen E Lang, MS, Tx, Pt; D. King Ec, MS, Pt, P; J. Kirk BS; G. Lamb BS, Ec, E Lang, Ps; E. Lambert BS, E Lang, ICT; N. Latimer E Lang, H, MS, Pt; T. Lauretani E Lang, FT, M; J. Lavitad CSc, M, P; O. Lawson BS, E Lang, HSC; J. Letheren F, H, Ph, Ps; G. Lindsey B, C, M, P; E. Lomax C, M, P, Ps; F. Lyall BS, MS, So; C. Marsh E Lit, F, H, M; G. Martin BS, E Lang, HSC; T. Martlew DT, G, M, P; J. Maxwell C, FM, M, P; N. McFadyen B, C, M, P; R. Middleston E Lang, Pt, Ps, So; J. Milner Ec; J. Modar E Lang; S. Moore B, DT, M, P; B. Morgan E Lang, H, Mu, Ph; C. Nelson BS, HSC, ICT; E. Newton HSC, Sp; T. O'Keeffe CSc, ICT, M, P; E. Ormrod BS, E Lang, MS; W. Osborne DT, G, M, P; L. Parkhouse BS, E Lang, Ps, So; S. Part F, HSC, Ps; S. Pattinson C, DT, M, P; J. Pickard Ec, G, M, P; A. Plumbridge A, E Lang, F, H; A. Plummer CSc, G, M, P; A. Potts E Lang, E Lit, H; S. Potts A, E Lit, H, Ps; A. Prall Dr, F, Pt, So; M. Pritchard B, C, F, HSC; L. Procter Ec, F, Gm, Sp, M; J. Rae BS, DT; H. Read E Lang, HSC; H. Ritchie DT; E. Robinson A, E Lang, E Lit, Pt; A. Ross M, Ph, Ps; E. Ross H, M, P; J. Rowley Ec, E Lang, MS, Tx; K. Rowley Dr, FT, G, HSC; C. Salisbury A, DT, M, P; L. Sayle Ec, E Lit, M; R. Semple B, C, [...]

Stunning images of the Lake District taken by a drone

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:00:00 +0100

The sky’s the limit for the founder of a new Lakeland aerial photography business, Simon Handley, who has been busy filming the Lake District from a birds-eye perspective, writes Sandy Kitching.

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?

Warnings after young people 'tombstone' from Devil's Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:38:04 +0100

FRESH calls to bring an end to 'tombstoning' from the notoriously dangerous Devil's Bridge have been made after a teenager was hospitalised with back injuries.

Residents prepare to fight threat to hall

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0100

TWELVE sheltered housing complexes in South Lakeland are facing huge spending cutbacks.

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.

Kirkby Lonsdale and Cartmel named among best places to live in Britain

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:00:00 +0000

TWO South Lakeland locations have been named named among the Best Places to Live in Britain by The Sunday Times.

Which is the your favourite take-away restaurant?

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Which is the your favourite take-away restaurant?

Police appeal as pedestrian dies after Kirkby Lonsdale collision

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:39:31 +0000

Lancashire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision in Kirkby Lonsdale.

Charity concerts to aid flood victims due to take place in Kendal on Thursday and Friday this week

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:20:35 +0000

SINGING talent all the way from South Africa is set to grace Kendal Town Hall and Leisure Centre in aid of flood victims.

Flooding causing traffic chaos for commuters in South Cumbria

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:10:00 +0000

Flooding caused by heavy overnight rain is causing chaos for commuters this morning.

Kirkby Lonsdale homes proposal to go on public display

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:24:47 +0000

A SCHEME to build up to 20 homes on a site in Kirkby Lonsdale is to be revealed at a public display.

Kirkby Lonsdale baby born on the same day as her dad and grandmother

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:27:19 +0000

A VERY unlikely annual celebration is in store for one South Lakeland family.

Have you been affected by traffic congestion around Kendal? Send us your views

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:54:59 +0000

Roadworks and bridge closures have been causing congestion around Kendal this week.

LETTER: Disappointed by footpath decision

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:40:00 +0100

Democracy is a strange animal. The residents of Masters Grange in Kirkby Lonsdale have, after a noble struggle, lost the battle over a footpath.

Good turnout expected at today's Lunesdale Show

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:42:44 +0100

A GOOD turnout is expected at this year's Lunesdale Show which has already seen queues of people come through the gates.

Fury over Kendal court closure threat - Gazette launches Keep Justice Local campaign

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:20:00 +0100

CAMPAIGNERS have warned plans to close Kendal Magistrates Court and County Court will leave hundreds of people without access to local justice.

Church to host music ensemble

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0100

AN EVENING with Encore, a singing ensemble whose range spans from light classical to musicals, is being staged at St Mary’s Church, Kirkby Lonsdale, tomorrow (Friday, June 5, 7.30pm).