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The Westmorland Gazette: Joan Gordon, 48, from Kendal, says she owes her life to wearing a helmet
Fractured skull and bleeding on the brain - Kendal cyclist says she owes her life to helmet and urges others to always wear one Fractured skull and bleeding on the brain - cyclist says she owes her life to helmet and urges others to always wear one A CYCLIST who was lucky to survive an horrific accident has issued a stark warning to bikers who ... (more)
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10 hrs ago
Greens hoping to spring surprises in SLDC and Kendal Town Council elections
Four of the 17 Green Party candidates. From left to right: Liz Ashburn, standing for Castle Ward; Karen Mitchell, standing for Mintsfeet; Chris Rowley, standing for Kirkland; and Gwen Harrison, standing for Kendal Fell A NEWLY-formed political branch of the Green Party for the Kendal area is fielding a full slate of candidates in the local ... (more)
13 hrs ago
Morecambe school bus driver crash trial delayed
The trial of a Morecambe bus driver accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a crash involving schoolchildren has been delayed.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Fitness mad grandmother cycles 600 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats for Samaritans
Wyn Clayton, 67, of Aikrigg Avenue, Kendal, is hoping to raise A 2,000 by riding from Land's End to John O'Groats.
Two men injured in Easter Monday Kendal town centre assault
A 24-year-old from Underbarrow suffered a broken nose and a 26-year-old from Kendal received a possible fractured thumb as a result.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Improvement work on bypass to begin
Resurfacing work costing A 1m is to be carried out on a section of the A591 Kendal bypass in Cumbria.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
James Cropper staff celebrate safety milestone with donation to Kendal mountain rescuers
A SAFETY double has been achieved thanks to the efforts of workers at a division of the James Cropper papermill.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.