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35 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
The picture, Kendal Rush Hour, was taken by Joseph Hardman in 1953 and shows 150 sheep being herded down Allhallows Lane as locals go about their daily business.
2 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
A BANK holiday festival of activities on a green theme is being staged this weekend at Wray Castle and along Windermere's western shore.
5 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
A LEVY on developers who wish to build anywhere outside the national park is set to go before South Lakeland District Council's cabinet next week for approval.
7 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
A survival plan for the Kendal shopping centre is due to be considered by planners after a period of public consultation ended yesterday.
The boss of a museum has spoken of her shock after young children hurled stones at the building while their parents stood watching.
A 130 foot stranded vessel was escorted to safety by the Lytham St Annes Volunteer Lifeboat crew amid fears it was about to sink.
A MAN at the wheel of a car involved in a 'catastrophic' road accident in Malaysia was killed instantaneously, an inquest heard.
A football match between Millom FC and Walney Island FC was abandoned in its final minute after a player was knocked unconcious after he was hit by an opposition striker's pass Millom player Jordan Williams was hit by the football, fell to the ground and was unconcious in the 89th minute of the match.
Roman stronghold Ravenglass, once a fort at the southern tip of Hadrian's Wall, will see the second season of a A 125,000 community study into the key civilian settlement site.
QUEEN'S Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson cut the ribbon to open the new Grange-over-Sands Post Office.
Those who don't cleaned up after their pets are being warned they face hefty fines as Copeland Council targets local hot-spots which have seen an increase in dog mess.
Thousands of 16-year-olds across Furness, Millom, Ulverston and South Lakes will be returning to school to discover their grades.
Kevin Baker, 41, of Norbriggs Road, Mastin Moor, no licence, no separate penalty, no insurance, fined A 225, costs A 35, banned from driving for six months.
Work on the long-awaited A 20 million redevelopment of Carlisle Airport could begin in six weeks - provided there is not another legal challenge to the planning approval granted by councillors.
SOUTH Lakeland, Eden and the Dales are among the UK's least affordable areas to live in, according to research by the National Housing Federation .
The pair are stepping down after 11 years at the business, which is on the A685 between Tebay and Kirkby Stephen.
Lee Savage, 21, was ordered to sign the Sex Offenders' Register after pleading guilty to the charge at Carlisle Crown Court.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 09:50 am
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