South Lakeland, England Newswire

South Lakeland, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South Lakeland, England.

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  1. Judge gives South Lakeland teenagers custody warning over drugs crimesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    TWO South Cumbria-based teenagers held up their hands to class A drug crimes - and received a custody warning from a judge. Three of these relate to class A ecstasy and were committed on July 23, 25 and 29 last year.

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  2. Timetable of General Election key dates is announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE timetable of key dates has been confirmed for the UK Parliamentary General Election, which will be held on June 8. Potential candidates are being warned that the period for submission of nomination papers is particularly tight for this election, with only between three and 6 days to get paperwork in before the deadline.

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  3. Tattoo artist makes his mark on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A SOUTH Lakeland tattooist has reached the final of a television competition to find the best body artist in the country. Luke Sayer, from Grange-over-Sands, is one of the remaining six competing in E4's Tattoo Artist of the Year, where participants showcase their talents in different inking challenges.

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  4. South Lakeland walking chums take up challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    TWO South Lakeland walking friends will be taking part in a trek to help improve lives of children in some of the poorest parts of Pakistan. David Le Mare and Eileen Waddington, who both live in Kendal, will be walking in the Gilgit area for eight days in aid of The Abeseen Foundation, a small charity which works in the north west province of Khyber Pakhtunhwa to provide education and healthcare for children.

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  5. Couple's plans for new house at Burneside approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A COUPLE'S plans for a new house on garden land at 24 Hall Park, Burneside, met with approval from South Lakeland District Council. The two-storey, three-bedroom dwelling is to be pebble-dashed and built to match existing homes at Hall Park, according to planning documents.

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  6. Video of dogs being 'walked' behind a moving car sparks outrageRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A PET owner has faced a backlash from thousands of horrified animal lovers after an online video showed three dogs being 'walked' behind a car in South Lakeland. Shot on a country lane in Milnthorpe by a concerned member of the public, the video shows three dogs, believed to be German Short Haired Pointers, with their leads attached to a tow-bar of a moving Land Rover.

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  7. New Clinical Commissioning Group for Morecambe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CHANGES to the planning and buying of local health services in North Lancashire and South Cumbria have come into effect. Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group is now responsible for commissioning the majority of local health services for people living in Furness, South Lakeland, Carnforth, Morecambe, Lancaster and Garstang.

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  8. The Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show is to return to Grasmere on Sunday, June 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    MOTOR fans have a treat in store when the Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show returns to Grasmere's Showfield this summer. Attracting more than 300 vehicles from across the UK, the event on Sunday, June 18 looks set to feature classics from the BMW, Triumph and Morris Minor owners' clubs, as well as unusual exhibits such as a 1914 truck and steam-powered bus.

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  9. Kendal magistrate is new chairman of the benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    He was previously Deputy Bench Chairman for two years and was appointed as a magistrate in 1988 to the then Kendal and Lonsdale Bench. Deputy Bench Chairman for the forthcoming year is Dr Alison Spurgeon-Dickson, who lives in near Millom and was appointed as a magistrate in 2005 and has been a deputy chairman for the past four years.

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  10. Walkers find body in South Lakeland woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Police were alerted to the incident at 11.20am by the visiting walkers and Cumbria Police and paramedics were deployed to the scene. A short time later the man was pronounced dead.

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  11. Tapas and craft beers on the menu in AmblesideRead the original story

    Friday Mar 31 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    BUILDING on its success in the north of the county, a second branch of a popular tapas bar has opened its doors in the South Lakeland area. Bar eS, which has had a venue in Keswick since the summer of 2014, is now offering its small sharing dishes, relaxed ambience and craft beers in Ambleside.

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  12. Trailblazing group of artists are back in the frameRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 26 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    These days notching up more than 100 members, the name Green Door Studios is synonymous with outstanding contemporary art, staging some of the best group shows that you're likely to find in any gallery throughout the land. One of Green Door's biggest and best showcase events is its Art Trail with artists across South Lakeland and north Lancashire opening their creative homes for all to see.

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  13. A-list Peter Rabbit movie to start filming in Lakes villagesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 26 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CAMERAS are poised to roll in the Lake District on a big-screen version of Beatrix Potter 's Tale of Peter Rabbit. Film crews are heading for Ambleside and Windermere in the first week of April to shoot location scenes for the new movie - a blend of live action and animation from American studio Columbia Pictures.

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  14. More than 500 young people take part in dance showcase at Kendal's Brewery Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    MORE than 500 young people have performed a dance showcase over five nights at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre this week. The Brewery Schools Dance Platform has been running for 13 years and has grown into one of the highlights of South Lakeland's cultural calendar - and this year's event was sold out.

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  15. Caring Fynlay rides his bike to raise money for charityRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 26 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CARING South Lakeland boy wants to raise funds to help find a cure for cancer by riding his bike to Lancaster and beyond. Fynlay Dodd-Hemingway, from Kendal, will be cycling as many miles as he can on April 1 in a bid to raise A 250 for Children with Cancer UK and The Lullaby Trust, charities which he chose himself.

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  16. Classrooms at Kendal's Vicarage Park School are to be turned into art galleriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CHILDREN and staff at a South Lakeland school are gearing up to turn their classrooms into art galleries as part of a programme to raise the profile of the subject in school. Over the last few months all pupils from ages four to 11 at Vicarage Park School, Kendal, have been experimenting with different art forms and creating exciting artworks that will go on display in school at the opening event on Tuesday .

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  17. Local winner at international marmalade awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THOUSANDS of people from 30 countries sent their jars of preserves to the 12th annual World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival. Condiment-makers from as far afield as Lebanon and Columbia were welcomed to the Dalemain Mansion, near Penrith, last weekend.

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  18. GALLERY: Hundreds turn out to welcome Princess AnneRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    HUNDREDS of people turned out to welcome Princess Anne as she toured Eden and made a whistle-stop visit to South Lakeland. Her Royal Highness was in the county to open the new parish hall at Warcop, celebrate the 450th anniversary of Kirkby Stephen Grammar, visit the Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team base and mark the 50th anniversary of the Windermere branch of Save the Children.

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  19. South Lakeland Housing celebrates fifth birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Cath Purdy, chief executive, told the Gazette she was delighted the housing association had kept the promises it made to tenants five years ago, when South Lakeland District Council transferred its housing stock to the independent, not-for-profit landlord. Since then A 54 million has been invested in gleaming new bathrooms and kitchens, up-to-date boilers and central heating - and South Lakes Housing has major plans to spend A 20 million on 250 new homes in the next few years.

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  20. Kendal Museum project reveals extinct, endangered and rare birdsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A METICULOUS project to identify and catalogue every single specimen of bird at a South Lakeland museum has been completed after almost 10 years. All 1,681 specimens of the impressive bird collection at the World Wildlife Gallery in Kendal Museum have been catalogued for the first time with help from Museum and Gallery Skills students, staff and volunteers.

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