Santa heads to Kirkby Lonsdale
Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair weekend this Saturday and Sunday will be a festive treat for all as Santa and his helpers are led through the town by a brass band, and the town centre is aglow with Christmas lights.
Kirkby Lonsdale school's ballet set for theatre date
AN AMBITIOUS school ballet production believed to be the only one of its kind in the country is set to perform at a professional producing theatre.
Kirkby Lonsdale school champions revival of Latin
Latin stopped being taught at Kirkby Lonsdale's Queen Elizabeth School ten years ago but was re-introduced in 2011 in a course which also included Roman civilisation.
5,200 homes on the way in South Lakeland
A Government planning inspector has rubber-stamped a blueprint identifying 88 sites where new homes and businesses might be built.
Barbon pet holiday company launches dog grooming venture
Barking Mad Professionals, which offers a luxury alternative to kennels throughout the UK, has added a mobile dog grooming business to its thriving franchise operation.
Artwork 'grotto' at Lupton
DOROTHY Wightman Interiors at Lupton, near Kirkby Lonsdale, has transformed its studio and gallery into a 'grotto' showcasing festive design, artwork, and crafts.
New pizzeria to open at former Hawthorns restaurant site in Bolton-le-Sands
Miaitalia, on Byepass Road at the site of the former Hawthorns restaurant, will sell authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, coffee and ice cream.
Inspector gives thumbs up to council's homes plans
A planning inspector has ruled that a council's proposals to earmark land for thousands of homes and businesses is 'sound'.
One lane of M6 closed due to accident
ONE lane of the M6 is closed and traffic is moving slowly due to an accident on the southbound carriageway.
Nightime scene plays important role in economy
THE sudden closure of Kendal's only night club, The Loft in Kent Street, will have come as a shock to South Lakeland's younger generation.
Christmas fair to raise funds to support cancer research to be held in Kirkby Lonsdale
The Lunesdale committee of North West Cancer Research will hold a Christmas Fair at the Insititute, Kirkby Lonsdale, on Saturday.
a Kirkby Lonsdale caravan park has won another award to add to its bulging trophy cabinet.
Managed by Steven and Michelle McAvoy, the park is one of the most successful in the country - it has been the Enjoy England Gold Award winner in 2011, Cumbria Tourism's Holiday Park of the Year 2012 and a Bronze Award winner in the Visit Britain Awards for 2013.