16 hrs ago
Prepare to rock with laughter courtesy of Gritty Britain
THEIR music comes with a 'Parental Advisory' warning - and South Lakeland three-piece Gritty Britain are building up a reputation for their risque lyrics and catchy tunes.
23 hrs ago
My Fashion Life
4 Nights in Windermere: 4 Fun Things to Do
Windermere is perfect if you crave beautiful scenery, serenity and relaxation. Located in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, the quaint little village is full to the brim with pretty shops, cafes, restaurants and bars; and it's just a 20 minute walk to the lake.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Lawyers in Schools: Kirkbie Kendal 'legal eagles' boost law knowledge
DOZENS of 'legal eagles' at a South Lakeland school picked up certificates for completing a ground-breaking Lawyers in Schools programme.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Lakes MP sounds 'rural health' alert as figures show early deaths up in Cumbria
New statistics show that in relation to premature death the county ranks 80th in cancer treatment, 77th in heart disease, 70th in lung disease and 48th out of 150 for liver disease.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Councillors agree to give A 62,000 to fund discount bus travel for South Lakes youngsters until 2014
Members of Cumbria County Council's South Lakeland Local Committee agreed to allocate A 62,000 towards the A2B NoWcard scheme, which helps young people access leisure, education, volunteering and recreational activities.
More than 1 million to be spent on series of highways improvements across Cumbria
MORE than A 1 million of funding is to be spent on a programme of highways improvements across the county.
Business expansion at Burton-in-Kendal refused by planners
PLANS to add an extension to a South Lakeland business have been turned down due to concerns that it would have been unneighbourly.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Trust's joy at planning permission for 13M tourist attraction for Windermere
FIGUREHEADS involved in the Windermere Steamboat Museum have praised the granting of planning permission for the new A 13 million tourist attraction.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The Cumberland News
County council agrees A 1 million for Cumbria road upgrades
The county council's cabinet agreed the funding at it first meeting since the new Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition was formed.
Chance to meet leader of SLDC at surgeries in Kendal, Ulverston and Windermere
MEMBERS of the public will have an opportunity to speak directly to the Leader of South Lakeland District Council at a series of surgeries across the district.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Comment: Families can be put under pressure by unexpected costs
Education is a big part of every child's life. Schools, colleges and nurseries do a great job in providing a wide range of activities and new experiences for their students.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Seal of approval for new steamboat museum
A A 13.3 million tourist attraction has cleared the second of two hurdles in the space of a week - after winning vital planning permission.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Public inquiry opens in Kendal into extending national park boundaries
AN historic public inquiry has opened today to hear whether two local national parks should be made larger for the first time in over 60 years.
Fri May 31, 2013
North-West Evening Mail
Hopes raised for return of Ulverston Citizens Advice Bureau
AN organisation is set to come to the rescue of those left in need following the closure of Ulverston's Citizens Advice Bureau.
Public consultation shows 'strong' support for Grange affordable homes plan
PUBLIC feedback shows strong support for proposals to build affordable homes on the site of the existing swimming pool at Berners Close, Grange over Sands.
Wed May 29, 2013
Dog foulers beware as SLDC brings in tough new powers
DOG owners who let their pets foul public areas or run off the lead near urban roads could face fixed penalty fines of A 75 under sweeping new powers agreed this morning.
Tue May 28, 2013
The festival poster showing super heroes round Kendal Town Hall
SHOPS in Kendal are being urged to go comic crazy and transform their shop windows into mini works of art.
Warning to be on lookout for ticks on pets and humans
A KENDAL couple have described their pet Labra-dor's battle with Lyme disease as vets warn of a 'worrying increase' in the condition in South Lakeland.
Fri May 24, 2013
North-West Evening Mail
South Cumbria citizens advice groups will benefit from A 1m lottery awards
Cumbria Rural Citizens Advice, which covers the South Lakes, was the biggest winner, after being given A 312,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.
Kendal pub fined after allowing 'disorderly conduct' when man was hospitalised in assault
A KENDAL pub has been slapped with a A 130 fine for selling alcohol outside permitted hours and allowing disorderly conduct on licensed premises.