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Garden centre boss is jailed for 18 months
THE boss of Ambleside's Hayes Garden World has resigned after being jailed for lying to police and the courts.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
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Pretty Picture: Three Wanderers
With all the excitement happening on missions criscrossing the solar system, I often forget to enjoy the views of our solar system that we can achieve from home.
Residents air fears about 150-homes plan for Kendal
CONTROVERSIAL plans to earmark land for more than 150 houses at a site south of Underbarrow Road in Kendal went on display as part of a public consultation.
Schools join Fairtrade campaign to raise plight of world's banana growers
Making their point in Kendal Town Hall with Mayor Sylvia Emmott are Charlotte Horn, St Mark's Primary, Natland, Mary Ormerod of Queen Katherine School and Toby Johnson from Vicarage Park Primary, Kendal Schools joined in the campaign by hosting events over the two-week period that raised awareness of the plight of banana producers worldwide.
The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal residents get the chance to view the proposals
ALMOST one hundred intrigued and concerned residents turned out to take a look at plans for a new supermarket on the edge of Kendal town centre.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
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.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Westmorland Gazette: Derek Henderson, left, and Thomas Hayes,...
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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.