57 min ago
Flooding in South Lakeland
The two men had been travelling from the direction of Arnside when they became stuck on Park Road in water over two foot deep.
8 hrs ago
Laure Prouvost (second from left) learns she has won the Turner Prize
AN artist who produced a 'moving' installation in South Lakeland has won one of the most prestigious awards in the art world.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
South Lakes flooding warning
People in South Lakeland are being urged to take precautions tomorrow , amid warnings of high winds which could lead to coastal flooding.
Protestors Leslie Ingham, Doug Cross and Liz Vaughan
The application for the 77m turbine was lodged in September by Essex-based Free Wind Ltd, on behalf of James Miller, the owner of Lowick Common.
South Lakes printing firm recognised as carbon neutral
A SOUTH Lakeland-based printer has become the first in Cumbria - and one of just a handful in the UK - to be officially recognised as carbon neutral.
South Lakeland action group take nuclear fight to Whitehall
A SOUTH Lakeland action group has travelled to Whitehall to continue its fight against using Cumbria as a 'nuclear dump'.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Planning applications submitted to Lake District National Park Authority
Ambleside: Confirmation of compliance with conditions 3 and 5 on planning application 7/2013/5301, at University of Cumbria, Rydal Road, for University of Cumbria; confirmation of compliance with conditions 5 and 16 of planning approval ref 7/2013/5042 relating to the northern access and soft landscaping, at University of Cumbria, Rydal Road, for ... (more)
Residents move into new homes at Grasmere
GRASMERE'S first social housing development for 30 years has been handed over to its tenants - and one of the first to receive a key was paralysed villager Will Clark.
Homes to be built at Berners pool site at Grange-over-Sands
A HOUSING estate is to replace Grange's failed swimming pool after residents pleaded with the council to give plans the green light.
Google help South Lakes firm Juice up
The Google Juice Bar initiative is designed to help a range of businesses - from those just starting out and creating their first website to companies seeking to improve their existing website and online marketing.
Grizedale Arts artist scoops 25,000 Turner Prize
GRIZEDALE Arts artist, Laure Prouvost has won the prestigious 2013 Turner Prize with a project produced with the South Lakeland arts organisation.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
South Lakeland gas fitter escapes jail after botched job saw gas...
South Lakeland gas fitter escapes jail after botched job saw gas explosion leaving pensioner in three-month coma, court told A SOUTH Lakeland gas fitter has escaped prison after a botched job saw a pensioner spend three months in an induced coma following a gas explosion at his Manchester home.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Plans approved for 40 affordable homes on site of failed swimming pool in Grange
The homes - a mixture of 43 houses and flats - were given the green light today by South Lakeland District Council's planning committee.
New A 2m SLDC plan to transform Windermere shoreline 'will boost local economy'
WORKED proposal to transform Windermere shoreline, improving access for lake-users and boosting the local economy, will be considered by national park planners next week.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Council get cash to change register
LOCAL authorities in Cumbria have been given A 139,936 towards changing the Electoral Register to make it more accurate and secure.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Kendal benefits cheat mum put under curfew
A KENDAL mother-of-two who falsely claimed more than A 6,000 in disability benefits has been given a ten-week curfew.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
North-West Evening Mail
Vision for town centres in South Cumbria unveiled
Proposals to improve shopping areas and encourage investment have been earmarked as a key priority in the new Council Plan, due to be discussed by Cabinet members next week.
Kendal slips car sharing scheme into first gear to cut traffic, fuel costs and make town greener
Select businesses and groups are taking part with the aim of helping families and firms reduce fuel costs and improve air quality.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
North-West Evening Mail
FREE parking will be on offer in Ulverston, Grange and the Lakes in the run up to Christmas
South Lakeland District Council say it will take place on December 1, 8, 15 and 22 in all of its pay-and-display car parks in Ambleside, Bowness, Windermere, Grange, Grasmere, Kirkby Lonsdale, Milnthorpe, Ulverston and Kendal.
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.