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business-to-business trade show for the UK's outdoor retail sector.
Kendal-based Clive Allen, of Ascent Marketing Communi-cations, who was one of the organisers, said: "It's a good news story for Kendal because we brought buyers from England, Scotland, Ireland and the South West to South Lakeland, which is a real centre for outdoor traders."
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Outdoor firms flock to Lakes fair to show off their wares
Getting up close and personal with equipment on display at the trade show at Kendal Leisure Centre, are Giles Polito, Chris Harding and Stuart Hitcham from Lowe Alpine Kendal-based Clive Allen, of Ascent Marketing Communi-cations, who was one of the organisers, said: "It's a good news story for Kendal because we brought buyers from England, ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Wind farm company seeks permission to keep Killington test mast in place
A PLANNING application to allow a test wind mast to stay on the site of a possible wind farm site in south Cumbria has been submitted to South Lakeland District Council.
Behind the News: Businesses and residents remain against parking meters plan for Lake District
A council committee has voted nine-to-four to them going on eight streets in South Lakeland; The Glebe in Bowness; Wansfell and Lake Road, Ambleside, and Stramongate, Allhallows Lane, Maude Street, Gillinggate and Dowker's Lane in Kendal.
The Westmorland Gazette: Three detached houses at Ulverston turned down at appeal
NEARLY 50 'affordable' homes have come on the market in Kendal in a new development at Cragg Close, off Rydal Road, in Sandylands, Kendal.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Senior Lake District councillor dies in hospital three weeks after 30ft fall at his Windermere home
A LEADING Lake District politician who fell 30ft out of a window three weeks ago died in hospital last night, Cumbria County Council said today.
Warning as pet dog dies after swimming in River Kent - blue-green algae suspected to be cause
PEOPLE are being warned to be vigilant about where they allow their pets to swim after a dog died after swimming in the River Kent.
Cash available to help South Lakes flood victims
DOZENS of South Lakeland people affected by last winter's flooding could be eligible for grants to help protect them in future.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Summer fun fairs at the Glebe in Bowness
The Bowness-on-Windermere Festival of Fun will see a 'days gone by' fair set up on the Glebe from today until Sunday It's complete with traditional fairground rides including a carousel, swing boats and a helter skelter.
Council fury over being 'forced' to quit historic building
ULVERSTON town councillors have accused South Lakeland District Council of 'forcing' them out of the town hall they have used for 120 years.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
YOUNG people have been giving their views on politics and politicians in South Lakeland.
During this month and next, SLDC is welcoming 84 'National Citizen Service' students into South Lakeland House to take part in democracy workshops.
The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault
A MAJOR criminal inquiry is under way into allegations of alleged child abuse at residential schools across Cumbria - including South Lakeland.
Residents and visitors bask in sunshine as temperatures soar across South Lakes
THERE were sunny scenes across South Lakeland and north Lancashire this week as locals and visitors alike basked in the scorching temperatures.
Disabled woman in desperate search for her rescue pet
A DISABLED woman believes she was the target of would-be thieves who 'inadvertently' let her blind dog loose in South Lakeland.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Vikings invade corn mill
VIKING STRIFE: Warring Vikings 'invaded' a South Lakeland village at the weekend - drawing big crowds over two days to see what life was like in an ancient settlement.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
'Postpone parking meters plan' Federation of Small Businesses tells council
THE Federation of Small Businesses is refusing to back down in its fight against on-street parking charges being brought into towns and villages in the Lake District and Cumbria.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Saddle up for Tour de France legacy
SOUTH Lakelanders are being encouraged to harness the inspiration of the Tour de France and get pedalling thanks to a partnership involving South Lakeland District Council.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Pensioners fall victim to purse dippings in South Lakeland
A woman from Barrow was walking in the area of Kendal Bus Station, on Blackhall Road, near Costa Coffee at around 12.30pm when her purse was swiped.
Kirkby Lonsdale pub welcomes chef after A 200k refurb
A SOUTH Lakeland pub has undergone a A 200,000 refurbishment and is open for business with an 'exciting' new head chef.
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