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Published: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 02:42:05 +0000

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Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, The Who, Pink Floyd and The Jam - they all played at Lancaster University

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:25:10 +0000

A MUSIC promoter who made some of the world's biggest bands from the '60s and '70s accessible to South Lakeland residents has written a book about his work.

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.

The Bay Gateway - opened one year ago - has brought many benefits to the people of north Lancashire and further afield

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:07:00 +0000

Lancaster Business Improvement District (BID) Manager Rachael Wilkinson takes a look back at The Bay Gateway, one year on from its opening in October last year.

Car collides with central barrier on M6 at Carnforth

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:59:35 +0100

EMERGENCY services were called to the M6 this morning after a car collided with the central barrier. 

Carnforth High School - GCSE results

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:07:48 +0100

A*-G / 9-1

Lancaster Girls' Grammar School - GCSE results

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:11:52 +0100

GCSE A*-E Examination

Latest traffic situation in South Lakes and north Lancashire

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


Town bids to tackle dog fouling problem

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:11:30 +0100

CARNFORTH Town Council will discuss the appointment of a warden to address the problems of dog fouling at a meeting later this month. In the mean time, the town clerk will contact his colleague at Morecambe to see if councillors are able to share their experiences of employing a warden.

NOSTALGIA: Carnforth Cricket Club has a long and proud history

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

John Glaister recounts the history of Carnforth Cricket Club, which is about to mark its 150th anniversary

Send pictures of yourself with your Easter eggs!

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

It's Easter!

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.

Smartphone stolen from Carnforth shop

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:48:39 +0100

A SMARTPHONE was stolen from a shop in Carnforth yesterday (March 28) morning.

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.

Business back Enterprise Zone call

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:41:53 +0000

BUSINESSES are in support of an Enterprise Zone in Morecambe and Lunesdale.

Planners ok controversial plans for 158 homes

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:40:00 +0000

CONTROVERSIAL plans for up to 158 new homes on fields east of Carnforth have been approved.

Boy missing for eight days was last seen in North Lancashire town

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:50:00 +0000

A 15-year-old boy who was last seen leaving an address in Carnforth has been missing for more than a week, Lancashire Police have said.

Mayoral hat-trick for Carnforth's Pat Wooff

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 15:39:00 +0000

A STATIONMASTER'S daughter is to become mayor of Carnforth for the third time.

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.

Village event will raise cash for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:32:32 +0000

A jumble sale and coffee morning will be held in Storth Village Hall on Saturday, February 18, to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

630-bed student accommodation scheme approved

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:31:14 +0000

Plans to create a major new student accommodation scheme offering 630 beds across eight blocks in the centre of Lancaster have been given the green light.

Local young female students urged to consider a career in science and engineering

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:17:20 +0000

FEMALE students from across the area were treated to a VIP day at Heysham power stations as part an EDF Energy campaign to encourage more young women to consider a career in science and engineering.

Open day for potential Heysham Power Station apprentices

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:16:32 +0000

YOUNGSTERS hoping to join Heysham Power Stations’ apprentice programme are being offered a chance to meet staff at an open day on Saturday, January 7, at the site’s Visitor Centre.

READER'S PHOTO: Sunrise over Morecambe Bay

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 05:45:08 +0000

This lovely photograph of sunrise over Morecambe Bay was taken from Charney Well Lane at Grange-over-Sands by Westmorland Gazette reader Richard Harper.

Potential apprentices to learn more about Heysham power stations' scheme

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:43:21 +0000

YOUNGSTERS hoping to join Heysham Power Stations’ apprentice programme are being offered a chance to meet staff at an open day this Sunday (December 18) at the site’s Visitor Centre.

UPDATE: Learner car passenger seriously injured in A6 smash

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000

A PASSENGER in a learner car was left with serious injuries after a crash in north Lancashire yesterday (Thursday).

Boost for Royal British Legion poppy appeal

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:58:06 +0000

A wartime tribute night at Carnforth to coincide with Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday has raised £200 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Wartime tribute night will raise money for Royal British Legion

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:16:58 +0000

A wartime tribute night is to be held in Carnforth to coincide with Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday.

Send us your Halloween photographs!

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

Happy Halloween, South Lakeland, Furness and Eden!

Carnforth makes 'don't mow our daffodils' plea

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:27:55 +0100

ONE hundred pounds' worth of daffodil bulbs are to be purchased and planted in clumps by Carnforth Town Council to bring spring colour to the town.

GCSE results - Carnforth High School

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:34:19 +0100

GCSE Results - Carnforth High School

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Carnforth High School

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:14:56 +0100

A. Allen B, C, Ps, Ex Pr; F. Alty HSC (DA); S. Begh HSC (DA); R. Briggs M; B. Cottam: MS, BTEC Music; J. Crammond BTEC Business, VTCT Hair; R. Darnton ICT; A. Emmerson BTEC Business; S. Gardner B, BTEC (HSC), M (AS); C. Geddes HSC (DA); K .Gorton H, MS, BTEC Business; C. Hall VTCT Hair; M. Halpin G, H, BTEC Business; J. Howard RS, MS, E Comb, RS (AS); J. Joblin: G, RS, E Comb, G (AS), RS (AS); B. Johnson HSC (DA); G. Lawton C, H, H (AS), ICT; C. Lewis HSC (DA); J. Manley BTEC Business; M. Melville Ex Pr, BTEC Drama, BTEC Sport; L. Morgan Ps, E Lang, E Comb; J. Morris MS, E Comb, MS (AS), BTEC Business; W. Soper Ex Pr, BTEC Drama, ICT; C. Squirrell G, G (AS), ICT, BTEC Sport; L. Stubbs G, RS, E Comb, G (AS); C. Wait Ps, E Comb, Ps (AS), So (AS); L. Weatherill HSC (DA); L. West: M, B, C, C (AS); C. White BTEC Business, BTEC Sport, ICT; M. Zalesiak MS, Pl, M, Pl (AS).

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Lancaster Royal Grammar

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:03:21 +0100

A and AS-level results

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Hard at work in Morecambe Bay

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:07:50 +0100

With the summer holidays upon us many of us will be jetting off to foreign places and perhaps enjoying some seafood. This picture reminds us of the produce traditionally taken from Morecambe Bay, and that hard work it took to get it. These men are using haaf net to gather shrimps in the shallow bay waters. If you have any extra information about this image, or the people depicted in it, please contact us on or Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL. Please use the image reference 2002.7.222 in any correspondence.

Space vicar Ken Clapham set to embark on a new adventure

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:43:38 +0100

A SPACE-loving vicar has ended his 33 years ministry at a north Lancashire church and embarked on a new adventure - retirement.

On-street parking a problem in Carnforth, council hears

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:06:42 +0100

PROBLEM parking on Carnforth residential streets has been raised with the town council.

North Lancs MP David Morris welcomes astronaut Major Tim Peake back to Earth

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:27:30 +0100

NORTH Lancashire MP David Morris has met British astronaut Major Tim Peake following his months at the iNternaitonal Space Station.

Industrial units go on sale in Carnforth area

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 15:03:17 +0100

LEADING Lancashire & Cumbria commercial property consultants Robert Pinkus & Co. have been instructed to market for sale a series of substantial units in the Carnforth area.

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?

Road traffic collision in Carnforth

Mon, 16 May 2016 15:18:13 +0100

POLICE attended a road traffic collision in Carnforth today (May 16).

MP David Morris visits new M6 link road

Tue, 10 May 2016 09:06:03 +0100

Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris has toured the new M6 link road being constructed between Lancaster and Heysham.

158 new homes proposed for fields east of Carnforth

Mon, 09 May 2016 15:40:00 +0100

MAJOR plans to build 158 new homes on farmland east of Carnforth have been lodged with Lancaster City Council.

Carnforth Labour Party urges people to challenge cuts to local services

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:06:56 +0100

CARNFORTH people were urged to challenge cuts to local services during a meeting of the town's Labour Party.

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.

North Lancs Football: Carnforth Rangers move into top spot

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 18:10:00 +0100

Carnforth Rangers moved into top spot in the North Lancashire Football League Premier Division at the weekend with a 3-0 win away Trimpell.

Queen to honour Carnforth priest today in Maundy Thursday ceremony

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 06:12:20 +0000

A NORTH Lancashire priest is to be honoured by the Queen in the Royal Maundy service today.

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.

READER'S PHOTOS: Sunset at Morecambe

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:48:20 +0000

These photographs of sunset at Morecambe were taken by Westmroland Gazette reader Phil Parker, 62, of Kendal.