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North-West Evening Mail
Unpaid work for South Cumbria man who threw cone
Tarran Doak, of Lound Road, Kendal, pleaded guilty to charges of common assault and criminal damage to property at Cartmel, on May 24. Magistrates in South Lakeland heard the 26-year-old had been to Cartmel Racecourse, near Grange, on the evening in question with his girlfriend Jenna Sweeney and another friend.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Play park for Kendal estate is one step closer after council cash grant
RESIDENTS on a Kendal estate are one step closer to their dream of a new play park after receiving a cash boost from South Lakeland District Council .
Plot of land in Arnside to be developed to accommodate ten apartments
A PLOT of land in Arnside which is 'begging to be developed' has been given the seal of approval for 10 apartments.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
No flight of fancy as second osprey pair successfully breed in South Lakeland
CUMBRIA is now home to three pairs of nesting ospreys as Natural England confirmed the arrival of two chicks at their Roudsea Wood reserve in South Lakeland.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Tesco lodges planning application for Kendal store
TESCO Stores Ltd has lodged a planning application with South Lakeland District Council to maintain and repair the front of the former Milletts shop in Highgate, Kendal, prior to the business moving in.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Westmorland Gazette: Bournemouth parking meters raked in 261,000
Opposition Tories on Cumbria County Council won a hearing on Monday to review the decision to bring in the meters.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Councillors to consider approving introducing levy on South Lakeland developments
A LEVY on developers who wish to build anywhere outside the national park is set to go before South Lakeland District Council's cabinet next week for approval.
THE future viability of K Village could be decided by South Lakeland councillors next month.
A survival plan for the Kendal shopping centre is due to be considered by planners after a period of public consultation ended yesterday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Landlord gets council cash to help convert former Kendal pubs into affordable homes
SOUTH Lakeland District Council has revealed it has provided A 300,000 in grants to a private landlord to help him convert two former Kendal pubs into flats.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
North-West Evening Mail
'We will continue fight to put brakes on parking meter plan' in Cumbria
A BID to block controversial parking charges in parts of Cumbria has failed - but the opponents have vowed the fight is not over.
Homes survey challenges affordability perception of UK capital
SOUTH Lakeland, Eden and the Dales are among the UK's least affordable areas to live in, according to research by the National Housing Federation .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Choir girls' tour is 'wunderbar'
The Amabile Choir has returned from a visit to Kendal's twin town of Rinteln in the Lower Saxony region of the country.
North-West Evening Mail
Objectors call for rethink over on-street parking meter plans in Cumbria
The board was meeting again this afternoon to hear from three other Tory councillors who have asked for a review of the decision to put meters in Carlisle.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
DOG owners in Kendal are being warned to clean up after their dog or face a fine.
Police in Kendal, along with South Lakeland District Council enforcement officers, are carrying out patrols in the town and the surrounding areas in response to 'numerous reports' of dog fouling in public places.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Westmorland Gazette: Cumbria County Council
THREE bus services have been secured in South Lakeland and Eden after a deal was struck between Kendal College, Cumbria County Council, Queen Katherine School and Stagecoach.
Fine for Grange man who dumped old sofa and barbecue next to playing fields in Kendal
A MAN who fly-tipped waste next to playing fields has been ordered to pay A 1,337.27 by magistrates, says South Lakeland District Council.
SLDC's top committee heads to Ulverston with Coro Hall and Ulverston Town Hall on agenda
SOUTH Lakeland District Council's highest ranking committee - its Cabinet - is heading to Ulverston on Wednesday August 27 for its next meeting.
Cyclists must dismount on new park pathway to avoid pedestrians, council rules
A DECISION to make cyclists dismount while using a footpath across Rothay Park in Ambleside has been welcomed by a local campaigner.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
SCORES of students across the region collected their long-awaited A Level results this morning.
Thousands of pupils, some wanting to head away to University and others into the workplace, picked up their brown envelopes from schools across South Lakeland, Eden, Furness and North Lancashire.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Kendal dog owners warned to clean up after pets or face a fine
Police in Kendal, along with South Lakeland District Council enforcement officers, are carrying out patrols of Kendal and the surrounding areas following numerous reports of dog foul in public places.