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Two South Lakes towns make it onto 'best places to live in Britain' list
TWO South Lakeland towns are in the top three places to live in the North West, according to a report set to be released this weekend.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Kendal mayor joins South Lakes Credit Union
KENDAL Mayor Coun Sylvia Emmott became the 1,000th person to sign up to support the South Lakes Credit Union.
Cartmel inventor makes waves in engineers' Hall of Fame
A YOUNG inventor from South Lakeland has joined an exclusive list of some of Britain's best engineers and innovators.
a Lifesaving rescue organisation has been backed by South Lakeland District Council (SLDC).
The authority has agreed to award discretionary rate relief to Bay Search and Rescue on their rescue vehicle garage premises.
Behind the News: How a migrant community is settling into South Lakeland
Increasing demand for Polish language classes at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre shows that South Lakeland people are seeking to strengthen their links with the migrant community.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
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.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
New jetty to improve access to Windermere's western shore
The exciting new development will see a new jetty at Bark Barn near Belle Grange from Easter 2014, proving direct access to this part of the shoreline for family walking and cycling for the first time.
CUMBRIA County Council has been awarded the highest rating for its website for the first time ever.
But South Lakeland District Council's ranked the lowest of every authority in the county that took part in an assessment.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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
Record numbers of local children get on their scooters and bikes for the school run
A NUMBER of schools in South Lakeland, Eden and Furness have signed up to cycle or scooter their way to class over the next few days.
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.
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.
130 schoolchildren due in court...for mock trial
MORE than 130 pupils aged 12 to 14 from Cumbrian schools will take part in the Magistrates' Court Mock Trial competition at South Lakeland Magistrates' Court, Kendal, tomorrow.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Conference explores ways of getting South Lakes communities more involved in local decision making
MORE than 60 delegates have contributed to a conference which explored ways of giving people a greater role in the delivery of local services.
Major project to create floating jetty on Windermere has begun
The new development will see a new jetty at Bark Barn near Belle Grange from Easter 2014, proving direct access to the western shoreline for family walking and cycling for the first time.
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.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Controversial Grange planning application given the go ahead
A SPRAWLING housing estate is to be built in a South Lakeland town despite fears it could lead to flooding and a fatality on the roads.
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.
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Opposition tears into cost of running council newsletter
OPPOSITION leaders in South Lakeland ripped a council newsletter to shreds during a key meeting after declaring it a vehicle for "shameless self promotion".