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1 hr ago | Morecambe Visitor

Kirkby Lonsdale inn wins place in top food guide

A five-star inn and restaurant has been named as a 'Local Gem' in the 2015 edition of the UK's bestselling restaurant guide. The 17th century Sun Inn recently unveiled a newly-styled restaurant, Carter at the Sun Inn - named after head chef Sam Carter.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Offenders try to take cash machine during attempted burglary at Booths, Kirkby Lonsdale

BE thieves tried to take a free-standing cash machine during an attempted burglary at Booths in Kirkby Lonsdale. They then attached a heavy duty strap around the cash machine, attached the other end to the car and tried to pull it loose.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

PODIUM: Kendal's Mayor on when England ended at Tebay

Coun Tom Clare, the Mayor of Kendal, argues that understanding historical events can give greater clarity to issues in the world today. Perhaps it's my age - which I often think is only 38 - but I sometimes wonder why we mark anniversaries.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

New ale toasts ancestor's service in the Great War

MEMBERS of a Lunesdale brewing family are toasting an ancestor's service in the Great War by producing four limited edition beers. The Taylors, who own Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery, decided to brew their Lightfoot and Sarginson bottled ales to mark the WW1 contribution made by Basil Lightfoot Sarginson as a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps a century ago.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Vandals scratch parked car in Kirkby Lonsdale

VANDALS scratched the passenger's side door of a black Ford Mondeo when it was parked on Ruskin Drive, Kirkby Lonsdale, between 1pm and 2pm on Friday. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Life-size portrait of Audrey Hepburn to go on display in new gallery

Leck Gallery, near Kirkby Lonsdale, has opened its doors to buyers with a collection of Spanish Pop Art. The show incorporates 11 paintings on a contemporary pop culture theme, including the work of well-known Spanish artist Antonio De Felipe.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Second South Lakes school in alleged child abuse investigation

A SECOND South Lakeland school is being investigated by detectives probing complaints of alleged child abuse, the Gazette can reveal. The allegations relate to the 1970s and 1980s at Witherslack Hall School, a 90-room mansion on the edge of the Lake District, which at that time housed around 55 boys in care.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

58 rural premises between Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale go live with Broadband

All 58 premises that make up The Fell End Broadband project - spread across a 15-kilometre network between Sedbergh and Kirkby Stephen - will soon be able to access speeds of up to 330Mbps after residents helped to pay for the fibre broadband network themselves. It was spearheaded by Ravenstonedale Parish Council, who hatched the ambitious plan after realising the community was too remote to benefit from the countywide roll-out of fibre as a result of being too far from the nearest telephone exchange.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Queen Elizabeth School pupils praised for their exams toughness

STUDENTS at Queen Elizabeth School were hailed for their 'performance, perseverance and participation' during exams when they attended the Kirkby Lonsdale school's annual prize giving evening. Head boy Michael Harkness and head girl Sasha Cotton both praised this year's leavers for their dedication to getting the most out of school, before the awards were handed out for those who excelled in subjects right across the board.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Man struck taxi meter in dispute over fare

POLICE want to speak to a man who struck a taxi meter in a dispute over the fare, causing criminal damage. The man was one of four passengers in the Vauxhall Vectra taxi parked outside The Royal Hotel in Kirkby Lonsdale at 12.45am on August 24. The group of two males and two females had been picked up from another hotel after attending a wedding reception.

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Cravenherald.co.uk

It's vital to build on bus successes

ONE of the good things about living in or visiting the Yorkshire Dales is that you don't need to have a car. Most people who come to the Dales know about the famous Settle -Carlisle line which, as well as a great piece of Victorian engineering, is also great way to explore the national park.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

'Local gem' makes it into eating out guide

A five-star inn and restaurant in Kirkby Lonsdale has been named as a 'Local Gem' in the 2015 edition of the UK's bestselling restaurant guide. For the first time, The Sun Inn has been listed in The Good Food Guide, an independent guide to eating out in the UK.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Cavers rescued after losing way in Cumbria

The two cavers were reported overdue on a trip into the Ease Gill cave system via Wretched Rabbit, north east of Kirkby Lonsdale, at 7.38pm yesterday .

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Kirkby Lonsdale ready to stage its first-ever Edwardian Weekend

Once famous for its Victorian-themed weekend, Kirkby Lonsdale is taking a small step forward in time to stage its first-ever Edwardian Weekend. Community Manager Belinda Roos has put together an extensive programme of events to replicate Edwardian times 100 years ago, in the last summer before the outbreak of the First World War.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

Butties are a well-earned reward

FOR years, as I've driven past Kirkby Lonsdale on the way to the Lakes, Sedbergh or Dent, I've seen the crowds around the caravan cafe alongside Devil's Bridge, swigging from mugs of tea or munching bacon or sausage sandwiches. One of these days, I've promised myself repeatedly, I'm going to join them and see just what's so special about this culinary experience.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Kirkby Lonsdale flower festival shows its quality

The Kirkby Lonsdale Gardening Association Show, held at the town's Lunesdale Hall on Saturday, attracted a continuous stream of visitors throughout the day, with bumper numbers of flowers, vegetables and home industries and handicrafts on display.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Kirkby Lonsdale shopkeepers can win prizes for Edwardian weekend

SHOPKEEPERS in Kirkby Lonsdale are being offered A 100 in prizes to dress their windows, and their staff, in Edwardian style for the town's first Edwardian Weekend, from Friday to Sunday, September 5 to 7. The money is being put up by Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council chairman Allan Muirhead who said: "We want this inaugural weekend to be a real success ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

Free outdoor music show 'just what Lancaster needs'

A free two-day live music show to christen the new Market Square plinth has been hailed as a rousing success.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Casterton community are a warm-hearted lot

A CHURCH congregation which shivered its way through last winter has given a warm summer welcome to some kind-hearted community intervention.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Anger over suggestion that 5,000 new homes could be built near Cowan Bridge

AN MP has added his voice to an outpouring of anger over proposals for 5,000 new homes in a small village.

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