Ulverston, England Newswire

Ulverston, England Newswire

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  1. PROPERTY: 5 Groffa Crag, Gawthwaite, on market for A 495,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A SPACIOUS barn conversion in the countryside just ten minutes from Ulverston is on the market for A 495,000. Number 5 Groffa Crag is part of the scattered rural community of Gawthwaite, near to Broughton-in-Furness and the Duddon Valley.


  2. Lakeside couple to walk Hadrian's Wall for motor neurone diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A LAKE District husband and wife are to walk the length of Hadrian's Wall following a life-changing diagnosis. Aged just 45, Alan Towart, of Lakeside, learned in April that he has motor neurone disease .


  3. Two South Lakeland businesses scoop accolades in The Great Taste AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Hawkshead Relish picked up three awards for its products while Shed 1 Distillery in Ulverston was awarded two stars for its Cuckold's Revenge Gin. The winning relishes include the Salted Banoffee Mudd, a sweet spread made with fresh bananas, which was launched in January this year.


  4. More than 200 new homes can be built in UlverstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    DEVELOPERS will contribute hundreds of thousands of pounds towards a new A 6.1m roundabout on the A590 after plans to build more than 200 homes in Ulverston were approved. Leyland-based developers Rowland Homes and chartered surveyors Lea Hough and Co won permission from South Lakeland District Council to put 235 properties on land at Gascow Farm, in the south of the town.


  5. Ulverston pupils work on out of this world lantern designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PUPILS from Ulverston Victoria High School got a head start on launching their creations into outer space for this year's Ulverston Lantern Festival Marl is one of the principal sponsors of the festival for 2017 and agreed to donate hundreds of LED lights to use in the lanterns. A team from Marl worked with the Year 8 UVHS pupils on how to solder connections for the lights while Lanterns Committee treasurer Gavin Knott helped them to construct the lanterns from willow withies and paper, which will reflect the 'outer space' theme.


  6. Co-op contract boost for South Lakeland food and drink suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Small companies have received lucrative contracts from the Co-op which is extending its local sourcing programme into the county. Enterprises in Kendal, Staveley, Ulverston and Kirkby Lonsdale have agreed terms with the food store chain to supply a range of more than 40 products in 18 Cumbrian outlets.


  7. 300 jobs could be created as Marks and Spencer and Aldi eye up South Lakes townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The Beehive development off the A590 at Ulverston, which will include a emergency services Blue Light Hub as well as a Marks and Spencer and Aldi store PLANS to bring two retail giants into Ulverston in a development which could create 300 jobs have prompted concerns the town centre economy will be damaged. Marks & Spencer and Aldi are looking to have stores open to customers by the start of 2019 if planning approval is given to the proposal at the Beehive site, adjacent to where the Blue Light Hub is being created.


  8. Stained glass window vandals cause more than A 4,000 worth of damage in UlverstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    VANDALS who smashed large stained-glass windows at an unoccupied house in Ulverston have caused an estimated A 4,000 worth of damage. Police are hunting the wreckers who struck at the property at the junction of Fallowfield Avenue and Daltongate between 4pm on Friday, July 28 and 9am on Monday, July 31. Anyone with any information should email [email protected] or call 101 and ask to speak to PC Nick Hays.


  9. Brexit threat to Cumbria's farmersRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 30 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    There are warnings that one of the backbones of South Lakeland's economy could face a crippling blow if Brexit negotiations do not secure a favourable deal for the industry. New statistics suggest the vast majority of sheep farms could be gone for good within a few years following changes brought about by Britain's exit from the European Union.


  10. Holocaust survivor inspires South Lakeland studentsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 29 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The awards were in honour of Alfred Huberman, a young man who arrived in the Lake District from Eastern Europe in 1945 as part of a large group of child Holocaust survivors. It was in the Lakes that they were to begin to rebuild their lives.


  11. Community reacts after GSK shelves A 350mil plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    SEISMIC shockwaves were rippling through South Lakeland yesterday with the announcement that one of the area's biggest employers had shelved major expansion plans. GlaxoSmithKline will not be going ahead with its anticipated A 350million biopharmaceutical plant in Ulverston, which was set to more than double the workforce by up to 350 new staff.


  12. Aldingham nursing home plans bigger dining roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS to extend the dining rooms at St Cuthbert's Nursing Home at Aldingham, near Ulverston, have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council. The property, Aldingham Hall, is Grade II listed and was built by wealthy cleric the Rev Dr John Stonard in the 1840s.


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

    Jul 12, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE Dukes promenade season returns celebrating its 30th anniversary with a new adaptation of Treasure Island . Since 1987, the Dukes walkabout shows have transformed Williamson Park into Middle Earth, Neverland, Oz, Ancient Greece and now Treasure Island - with a twist.


  14. Cattle yard roof plan at Pennington approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS to roof over a cattle-collecting yard, slurry pit and manure store at Channel House, north of Pennington, near Ulverston, met with approval. The plans by Messrs Wood for the 12m x 16m roof are designed to reduce rainwater contamination at the farm, according to documents lodged with South Lakeland District Council.


  15. Two people taken to hospital following traffic collision on Coast Road near UlverstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    TWO people have been taken to hospital following a traffic collision involving two vehicles on the Coast Road at Bardsea, near Ulverston.


  16. Husband pays tribute to Ambleside B&B owner VickyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AN award-winning Lake District bed and breakfast owner who was committed to voluntary work has died, aged 50, following a short battle with cancer. Tributes have been paid to Ambleside mother Vicky McDougall who ran the Elder Grove B&B with her husband Paul.


  17. Police probe unexplained death of Ulverston woman, 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Officers and paramedics were called to a flat at Hoad View in North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston at 7.40pm on Thursday June 22. A number of police vehicles and a scenes of crime van were reported to have been seen at the address.


  18. Music festival has all the ingredients for best everRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Celebrating its 33rd year, LDSM returns next month with 40 events at 11 venues spread across the region, stretching from Ulverston and Kirkby Lonsdale to Ambleside via Kendal, Windermere, Bowness and Hawkshead. With its heart in chamber music, there is something to suit all music lovers in the 2017 festival: orchestral, choral, solo recitals, opera on film, masterclasses, early music, world music, popular favourites and new works, jazz and much more.


  19. Community: Girlguiding fun at Curlew campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Groong

    "I am never going to recover from seeing my Guide leader dressed as a hotdog, doing the Macarena!" This is how 13-year-old Isabelle Walton from Hawkshead describes the highlight of her Girlguiding Camp which brought together 160 Guides, Young Leaders and their leaders from all over the Girlguiding south Cumbria area – from Ambleside, Kendal, Arnside, Ulverston, Barrow, Dalton, Broughton in Furness and Askam.


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

    May 24, 2017 | 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.