Green shoots of recovery reportedly returning to Kendal as clothing brand fills empty shop
Peill say it represents another national retailer coming to Kendal and 'demonstrates a significant upturn' in the take-up of vacant units in the town centre.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Westmorland Gazette: Derek Henderson, left, and Thomas Hayes,...
Boss of Ambleside's Hayes Garden World used his 'power and influence' in attempt to avoid consequences of luxury car crash - court told Boss of Ambleside's Hayes Garden World used his 'power and influence' in attempt to avoid consequences of luxury car crash - court told THE boss of Ambleside's Hayes Garden World used his 'power and influence' to ... (more)
The Westmorland Gazette: Annie's Siberian birthday challenge
MOST people celebrate their 50th with a party but an inspiring Levens councillor decided to tackle a tough Siberian marathon instead.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sochi Winter Olympics to leave legacy in South Lakeland
Kendal Snowsports Club estimate that since the games they have had a 20 per cent increase in uptake for their open sessions and taster sessions.
The Westmorland Gazette: Authority to be the host with toast at morning gathering
Bus services will be re-routed but Blackhall Road will not be affected and there will be no road closures.
Kendal Sea Cadets win Wainwright Award for 'significant' contribution to Kendal
KENDAL Sea Cadets were presented with an annual award honouring those who have made a significant contribution to Kendal over the year.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Watch Wild Beasts Strip Down to Cover Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball'
Wild Beasts have proven to be adept at crafting lush pop songscapes over the course of their four albums, including their just-released Present Tense .
Public views sought on plans for Sainsbury's store in Kendal
KENDAL people are being given a chance to have their say on plans for a Sainsbury's store which would create up to 350 jobs in the town.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
NOSTALGIA: The legend of Dickie Doodle continues to intrigue
LEGENDS are fascinating, whether fact or fiction. Many historians descry them as being without any basis but some might have begun with a long lost true event.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Joiners set to retire after 50 years of service
John Haines and Bill Lowrie, both aged 67, started at Whiteway's Joinery Works as apprentices in the early 1960s.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
REVIEW: Wild Beasts Drop Dance Beats for Pulsing Melodies On "Present Tense"
There is an odd, strange and lovely quality to Wild Beasts. Whether it is the siren-like slide of Tom Fleming's lofty, lilting voice or the aquatic, submerged bubble of Hayden Thorpe's, the band's sound is built on harmonies, inconsistencies and complex song patterns.
The Westmorland Gazette: Court Report - January 16, 2014
A KENDAL man was given a 12-week prison sentence, suspended for one year, for threatening a night security guard at an accommodation centre.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Burneside Brass Band will give Rory the Robin a new home
THE owners of lifestyle store Armstrong Ward in Kendal have found a new home for a giant-sized Robin, the talking point of their Christmas display.
North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria police issue warning after theft of bicycles
Offenders forced entry to the garage of and once inside stole two mountain bikes which together are valued at around A 4000.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Plans for 5,000 new homes in South Lakeland could bring a jobs boost
Russ Carradus, centre, laying bricks with his nephew Peter Carradus, left, and Benjamin Porter, at the Cragg Close development in Sandylands, Kendal A vision which intends to deliver more than 5,000 new homes in South Lakeland by 2025 could support thousands of jobs as well as easing the acute housing shortage.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Kendal man jailed for gross indecency offences
A KENDAL man confessed to more than 20 years of "depraved" sexual offences when he was arrested for abusing a little girl, a court has heard.
The Westmorland Gazette: Kirkstone Pass earlier today.
The office are urging the public to prepare for "very poor conditions and disruption to travel due to snow as well as temporary blizzard conditions over the higher routes, due to strong winds accompanying the system."
Planning applications submitted to Lake District National Park Authority
Ambleside: Creation of new public bridleway of approximately 145m between existing public bridleways 543045 and 543044, at North west of Harry Place Farm, Great Langdale, for M. Eccles, Lake District National Park Authority; change of use to domestic dwelling, at Craftsmans Cottage, Church Hill, Hawkshead, for Mr & Mrs Luscombe; T1 Oak - remove 5 ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
5,200 south Cumbrian properties have power back on - but...
UPDATE: 5,200 south Cumbrian properties have power back on - but schools without power and heat are forced to close UPDATE: 5,200 south Cumbrian properties have power back on - but schools without power and heat are forced to close ENGINEERS have restored power to 5, 256 properties in south Cumbria - and say the remaining 850 will be back on today.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
North-West Evening Mail
UPDATE 9.38pm Police tell Barrow residents 'stay indoors', 4,500 south Cumbria homes without power
CUMBRIA Police tell all Barrow residents to stay indoors - and across south Cumbria 4,500 homes are without power as winds recorded at 100mph in the Irish Sea battered the area tonight.