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  1. Now Various Types of Accommodations Are Available to Tourists to Lake ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SBWire

    Good news for those who choose Lake District in the county of Cumbria, England, for their vacations! Lake District tourist guide is now available for them and so, they can plan their itinerary perfectly and have a smooth and hassle-free vacation. The guide says that the Lake District National Park is situated in the county of Cumbria, in the northwest corner of England and this park can easily be accessed from both the M6 Motorway and West Coast mainline railway.

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  2. News from around the Lakes parish this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A TROUTBECK Heritage Day and Plant Sale is being held from 11am-4pm next Monday, Bank Holiday May 29, to celebrate the village's 26 listed buildings, many dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Visitors will be invited to walk through Troutbeck with a self-guided map and discover this unique historical conservation village, with information placed next to individual houses on heritage boards describing some of the most interesting historical features.

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  3. We have had the sun - now here comes the thunderstorms, warn forecastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    But the Met Office has today issued a yellow weather warning and there is potential for localised flooding, hail and frequent lightning. An Environment Agency spokesperson said: "We do not expect rivers to react however smaller becks and streams may be more vulnerable to the intense rainfall."

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  4. 'Challenging rescue' for team after man gets stuck on ledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A MAN in his forties was attended to by Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team yesterday after becoming stuck on a ledge overlooking Glenridding. The 47-year-old was spotted by the fire brigade, who reported that they had seen the distressed man above Greenside Mine.

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  5. Picture Gallery: The Westmorland Gazette's election debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    FROM Brexit to the NHS, three of the Westmorland and Lonsdale parliamentary candidates went head-to-head last night to answer some of the most pressing questions on voters' minds. In a lively evening that drew in a crowd of more than 200, The Westmorland Gazette's election debate stirred up impassioned responses from both politicians and audience members alike.

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  6. Refusal likely again for Whittington pub homes planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A FRESH bid to build new homes on land behind a Lune Valley pub look set for another knock-back. Applicant Simon Nutter plans to construct three new dwellings and convert a barn at the rear of the former Dragons Head inn, at Whittington, near Kirkby Lonsdale.

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  7. Artist creates 100 pieces of work in 100 days for charitiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A MAMMOTH project which saw an artist complete 100 pieces of work in 100 days for charity goes on show from this week. Sharon Tait, from Dalton-in-Furness, explored a range of different art forms throughout the epic challenge for two charities, Kendal-based Space2Create and Leonard Cheshire Disability.

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  8. Southern District YFCs compete in annual field day competitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    HUNDREDS of young farmers and their supporters enjoyed a day of fun and competitions as they competed in the southern district annual field day. Held at Low Foulshaw Farm, Levens, on Saturday, and organised by Kent Estuary YFC, there were more than 70 competitions held throughout the day.

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  9. Danish folk will play at Florence Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    DANISH folk group Basco will be releasing a new album on June 2, and will follow it with a tour that will include a stop in Cumbria. The tour, which will showcase the new material from album 'Interesting Times', brings the band's mix of folk and traditional Nordic sounds to the Florence Arts Centre in Egremont on Sunday June 11. Frontman Hal Parfitt-Murray said of the album: "Whether we want to or not, there is no escaping it.

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  10. The Westmorland Gazette election debate at Kendal College.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Candidates from the main political parties who are fighting it out in Westmorland and Lonsdale to be the next MP will be going head to head tonight in a pre-election debate organised by The Westmorland Gazette. The event will be held in the large cafe at Kendal College on Milnthorpe Road at Kendal from 6.30pm.

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  11. Planners approve 2.4m fence for Kirkbie Kendal SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    At Kirkbie Kendal School's most recent Ofsted inspection, in 2014, the school was rated good with outstanding features. Pictured with pupils are head teacher Phil Hyman and head of sixth form Sarah Timms As reported by the Gazette, the Kendal secondary school sought planning consent for a green, powder-coated steel fence on the east boundary of its Lound Road site.

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  12. Vicky's Six Brilliant things To Do This Week ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THERE'S no denying the carnival atmosphere surrounding Muncaster Castle's Festival of Fools bank holiday weekend event - Sunday to Tuesday . Lots of activities to intrigue and entertain, from the Astral Circus Big Top with circus workshops, too; archery; bouncy castle; children's crafts and so much more.

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  13. Ulverston NatWest bank closure plans push aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS to remove the ATM, safes, counters, signs and alarms from Ulverston's NatWest bank have been lodged by banking company RBS. As reported by the Gazette, the Grade ll-listed branch at Queen Street is to close in late September, followed by NatWest banks in Grange-over-Sands, Ambleside and Settle in October.

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  14. Planners approve change from office to flat at Kendal Market PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS to change an office in the corner of Kendal's Market Place to a two-bedroom flat met with approval from South Lakeland District Council. The first-floor property is part of the old Working Men's Institute, and it was a dwelling until 2012, according to plans submitted by Graeme Hogarth.

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  15. Bungalow planned for Foxfield, near Broughton-in-FurnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS for a bungalow at Foxfield, near Broughton-in-Furness, have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council by Brian Mawson. The site, next to Foxfield Terrace, is owned by Mr Mawson and his sister, Jean Kelly, according to planning documents, and consists of parking space with a disused allotment garden.

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  16. Wed 7th Jun: BMC Lakes Area MeetingRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | UKClimbing.com

    Come along to our next gathering of Lakes climbers and walkers and get involved in the work of the BMC. The June meeting will be held at the Climbers' Club hut in Borrowdale, and as it's the summer meeting, we'll have a barbecue too .

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  17. Nurse takes the plunge for MS charityRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    Melissa Smith, a staff nurse at Airedale Hospital, will leap from a plane at 10,000 feet to boost the coffers of the MS Trust. She will be joined in her June 3 daredevil challenge at Grange-over-Sands by her husband Tom, mum Jane Joy and best friend Aimee Priedavs. "I've previously run the London Marathon twice for the MS Trust, but this time I do not need to complete months of training beforehand.

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  18. Three osprey chicks hatch successfully at Bassenthwaite nest siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    EXCITEMENT is building at Bassenthwaite with the Lake District Osprey Project confirming that three chicks have hatched at the nest site. Paul Brady, from the LDOP, said: "This is the fifth year that this particular pair of ospreys have successfully hatched chicks here at Bassenthwaite Lake.

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  19. Kendal hold on for draw with St AnnesRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Kendal Cricket Club held on to claim a losing draw against St Annes in a rain-affected game at Shap Road. Kendal had bowled St Annes out in the first innings for 169, with Jason Dawes taking 3-43.

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  20. Cartmel and District beat Arnside in extra time to lift Eric Wilson Senior Challenge CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CARTMEL and District completed a memorable season with a league and cup double after an entertaining and hard-fought victory after extra time versus Arnside in the Eric Wilson Senior Challenge Cup Final at Lancaster & Morecambe College. It was Arnside who started the brighter of the two with Shane McQuillan, James Thornton and Marco Thompson starting strong in the middle of the park and being first to every ball.

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