Kendal residents fear cul-de-sac could turn into a 'rat run'
CUL de sac residents have taken action against plans which could see their street turned into an access road for a 189-home estate.
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Parents of missing man found dead in Windermere praise local community for its support
THE heartbroken parents of a missing man found dead in Windermere broke down in tears today as they praised the 'wonderful community spirit' of people in the South Lakes.
Kendal driving instructors highlight 'danger' spots
KENDAL'S driving instructors are urging the county's highways team to tackle road safety issues in and around the town.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kendal children allegedly attacked while playing during Easter break
A ten-year-old girl was playing in trees between Briarrigg and houses in Burneside Road when they were approached by three teenage males at about 5.45pm on Thursday .
Search continues for missing Matthew Jordan
Hundreds of people turned out to help over the weekend from 10am to 5pm on both days to aid the search of the 20-year-old who has been missing for 18 days.
NOSTALGIA: Fun times at two-room school
Dorothy C Maguire, aged 83, of Arnside, recalls time as head teacher at Underbarrow School from the 1950s to 80s I HAVE many happy memories of running Underbarrow School near Kendal, in the old County of Westmorland for 27 years.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Planning applications submitted to Lake District National Park Authority
AMBLESIDE: Fell 1 Silver Birch, at Beck Grove Cottage, Lake Road, for M. Wilson; general purpose agricultural building, at Round Hill Farm, Kirkstone Road, for Mr & Mrs Parkinson; Oak tree 1-stem of remainder of storm damaged snapped top.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Former South Lakeland soldier given suspended sentence for ammunition offence
A FORMER South Lakeland soldier has been given a suspended prison sentence for taking machine gun ammunition home with him after a training exercise in Wales.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Kerbside recycling of plastics and cardboard to be extended to Kendal
KERBSIDE recycling of plastics and cardboard could be extended to thousands more homes in Kendal - with plans to roll-out the service across the whole of South Lakeland.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
World's top climbers quit Alps - for Kendal
A PRESTIGIOUS outdoor school founded by one of the greats of the mountaineering world has moved its headquarters from Switzerland to Kendal.
Prince Charles announces Cumbria visit
Next Wednesday The Prince of Wales will start a day-long tour of Cumbria by meeting staff, directors, tenants and farmers at J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands near Kendal.
Wife kept as 'slave', court told
Former Kendal fish and chip shop owner Robert Arundel abused his wife physically and psychologically and made her work long hours for no pay, magistrates in the town heard.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
THREE members of a family who run a Kendal takeaway have all been banned from driving.
Marmaris Kebabs and Pizza House owner Sultan Basanmay, 48, of Kent Street, Kendal, and his sons Cuma Basanmay, 31, of Moore Field Close, Kendal, and Dervis Basanmay, 32, of Linaker Street, Southport, all pleaded guilty to a series of motoring offences.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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Cumbrian man accused of having Bart Simpson porn
A man has appeared in court accused of possessing pornographic cartoons, including one showing Bart Simpson having sex with his mother.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Foodies flock to Kendal for second day of festival
KENDAL was filled with foodies galore for a second day running as revellers made their way to the town's Festival of Food.
NOSTALGIA: Street names are a living memorial to people from the past
There is one exception on Heron Hill where the name of our Lakeland poet is seen on Wordsworth Drive.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Fantastic first day for Kendal Festival of Food
KENDAL town centre was a hub of happiness today as people filled the streets to stuff their faces at the annual food festival.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
CD review: Wild Beasts
For a band four rich albums deep into their young career, Wild Beasts give you the impression that it's constantly learning and constantly yearning.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
a Proposed 189-home development on the edge of Kendal has come under scrutiny from residents.
South Lakeland District Council hosted a busy consultation event at Kendal Town Hall, where plans for the Stainbank Green development - on greenbelt land the size of 14 football pitches - were laid bare for around 120 residents to cast their eyes over.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
MP Tim Farron kick starts McCarthy & Stone's construction in Burneside
MP Tim Farron formally marked the start of construction at McCarthy & Stone's forthcoming development on Burneside Close, Kendal, by attending an official ceremony.