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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.
Rail workers fear for jobs and services
ANGRY rail workers from South Lakeland joined in a mass protest taking place across the North, as part of a 'fightback' against cuts to jobs, services and safety.
The Westmorland Gazette:
DEMAND for North West farmland continues to grow strongly, with half the region's chartered surveyors reporting increased activity over the past year.
250,000 Waterhead scheme will create public realm to be proud of, parish councillors told
SOUTH Lakeland Council's budget of A 250,000 for improvements at Waterhead will create a public realm for local people to be proud of, district economic development officer Matt Williams told Lakes Parish Council.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
North-West Evening Mail
'You could run things better than us' leader tells Ulverston residents
A COUNCIL boss has denied "putting a gun to the head" of councillors when it came to the future of an iconic Ulverston building - but admits local people could run the service better.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Dozens of sheep stolen from South Lakeland farm
Cumbria Police said 50 cross breed Texel lambs with red stripes offside, two Texel sheep and one mule sheep have been swiped from Old Scott Road, Lambrigg, since Wednesday .
Cumbrians urged to sign e-petition calling for more remote video links
A CHILDREN'S charity is urging people in South Lakeland to sign an e-petition calling for the Government to set up more remote video link sites.
Milo's memory helps others achieve dreams
MONEY raised in memory of a tragic Windermere sailor has been ringfenced to help local youngsters achieve their seafaring dreams.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Fifteen home development given go ahead on land close to Kendal College
A DEVELOPMENT of 15 homes has been approved on land close to Kendal College by South Lakeland District Council's Planning Committee.