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Part of South Lakes road to close for seven days

The C5022 Corker Lane at Satterthwaite will be temporarily closed for utility works from February 27 for approximately seven days, between 9am and 4.30pm daily.

The C5022 Corker Lane at Satterthwaite will be temporarily closed for utility works

today 09:05
Holocaust deniers 'taint' project's work

HOLOCAUST deniers are starting to make their views known to the creator of a project telling the story of children who came to the Lake District after escaping the genocide.

When Trevor Avery launched the Lake District Holocaust Project he never imagined that some people would end

today 06:59
CAMRA awards for Kendal and Broughton pubs

TWO popular pubs are celebrating in style after landing top awards from the Campaign for Real Ale.

There was double cause for cheer at the New Union in Kendal, which has been elected Westmorland CAMRA Pub of the Year and also the group's Cider Pub of the Year.

And over in

yesterday 20:29
CAMRA awards for Kendal and Broughton pubs

TWO popular pubs are celebrating in style after landing top awards from the Campaign for Real Ale.

There was double cause for cheer at the New Union in Kendal, which has been elected Westmorland CAMRA Pub of the Year and also the group's Cider Pub of the Year.

And over in

yesterday 18:23
Kendal fans to form Trust?

A SUPPORTERS' Trust is set to be formed by Kendal Town fans in a bid to ensure they have a say in the club's future.

Matt Tummey, secretary of the Kendal Town Independent Supporters' Club, said he had been in touch with the Supporters Direct organisation, a national body which has

yesterday 15:14
Traffic queuing on M6 sliproad

Traffic is queueing on the exit slip road and traffic is heavier than normal on the M6 southbound at Junction 40 (Penrith).

There is also is congestion on the A66 in both directions on the approach to the M6 roundabout.

yesterday 14:11
Firearms officers deployed to forest after reports of man with offensive weapon

POLICE became involved in a mountain rescue incident at Grizedale Forest when it was discovered those involved had taken recreational drugs and there were reports of an offensive weapon.

Coniston Mountain Rescue Team wascalled by the North West Ambulance Service to four men who had

yesterday 09:59
Firearms officers deployed to forest after reports of man with offensive weapon

POLICE became involved in a mountain rescue incident at Grizedale Forest when it was discovered those involved had taken recreational drugs and there were reports of an offensive weapon.

Coniston Mountain Rescue Team wascalled by the North West Ambulance Service to four men who had

yesterday 08:56
Kendal Blue Badge holders urged to make their voice heard

BLUE Badge holders in the Kendal area are being urged to make their views known as soon as possible on the proposed new disabled parking arrangements in the centre of the town.

Cumbria County Council have proposed removing the disabled bays on Market Place and Finkle Street and

yesterday 06:50
Save Grange Lido team to host national conference

CAMPAIGNERS striving to save a derelict lido have received another boost after being chosen to host a national conference.

The group Save Grange Lido has been chosen to host the 2019 National Lido Conference in September bringing together everyone from the lido community.

yesterday 05:47
South Lakes school head bans pupils wearing fake tan

A SCHOOL is banning its students from wearing fake tan after they return following the half term break.

A text has gone out to parents who have children at Ulverston Victoria High School saying pupils would be banned from wearing fake tan when they arrived back on February 25.

2019-02-21 19:11
Police and fire engines attend house fire in Kendal

Police cars, fire engines and ambulances were called to reports of a house fire at Lound Road opposite K Village at Kendal at 11.52am today, Thursday.

Six fire appliances and six police vehicles attended as did the ambulance service.

A woman was found at the property

2019-02-21 16:02
Large and powerful waves expected to batter Cumbria's coast for second day

LARGE and powerful waves are expected to batter the Cumbrian coastline for a second day as a result of high spring tides and strong winds.

Flood gates were closed and Environment Agency staff were on standby yesterday as a flood warning was issued covering the area between Gretna

2019-02-21 10:47
Gaggle of gigs and eclectic mix from The Seals, Molly Warburton, Lau & Tin Pan Alley

THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Limehouse Lizzy. Jazz at the Factory Tap, Kendal: Jazz Police. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night.

FRIDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Evolution. Brewery Arts, Kendal: Megson. Lily Bar, Ambleside: Matt n Jeff. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Live Music sessions.

2019-02-21 08:41
PICTURE FROM THE PAST: A snowy scene at Wasdale Head

TAKEN by Joseph Hardman, this image shows John Barnett at Wasdale Head Farm.

You can see lots more images of this and other areas on our website www.lakelandmuseum.org.uk.

And don’t forget, if you have more information about something or someone in one of our

2019-02-21 07:38
Emergency road closure after inspection sparks public safety fears

A West Cumbrian coast road has been shut until further notice after inspectors found it was dangerously close to the sea.

Cumbria County Council highways inspectors visited the B5300 between Maryport and Silloth this afternoon following concerns about coastal erosion creeping ever

2019-02-20 16:56
Daily News
Woman attacked by gang in own home

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked in her own home in Co Armagh.

The aggravated burglary occurred at about 8.30pm on Thursday when a number of men broke into a house in the Bleary Road area of Craigavon.

The woman locked herself in a bedroom when

today 19:35
Teenager dies after being shot and stabbed in north London

A teenager has died after he was shot and stabbed by a gang riding bikes, police said.

Scotland Yard said officers were called to reports of a group of people fighting on Vincent Road, Wood Green, just before 8.10pm on Friday night.

Police and ambulance crews attended the

today 19:35
Even VAR may have blown a fuse – Bournemouth boss Howe

Eddie Howe believes the Video Assistant Referee would have struggled to clear up a host of contentious penalty decisions during Bournemouth’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

VAR technology is set to be introduced into the Premier League next season and could have proven pivotal at the

today 19:35
Wales keep Grand Slam hopes alive with dramatic win over England

Warren Gatland celebrated his final Guinness Six Nations match against England with a dramatic 21-13 victory in Cardiff that continues Wales’ march towards the Grand Slam.

Second-row Cory Hill forced his way over in the 68th minute after a lengthy period of Welsh resurgence to

today 19:35
Messi puts team success first after notching 50th career hat-trick

Lionel Messi typically played down his latest hat-trick heroics after the 50th treble of his career helped Barcelona twice come from behind to beat Sevilla 4-2.

Barca moved 10 points clear at the top of LaLiga as Messi’s goalscoring love affair with Sevilla continued at

today 19:35
Tributes paid to businessman Alan Forsyth

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Grange man who was the driving force behind the transformation of a small Kendal firm into a successful multi-national company.

Alan Forsyth, who has died at the age of 91, took over Furmanite when it was a small family business and developed it into a

today 19:35
MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable

MPs will “kill off” any prospect of a no-deal Brexit in crucial House of Commons votes next week, the Liberal Democrat leader has predicted.

Sir Vince Cable said he believed there was now a “sufficient number” of members opposed to  remove this as a

today 18:32
Place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan, says Eastwood

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has said there would be a special place in hell for those who call for a referendum on Irish unity without a plan.

Mr Eastwood said a border poll should not be held until work to build a new and reconciled Ireland was completed.

Sinn Fein has

today 18:32
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today 18:32 MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable
today 18:32 Place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan, says Eastwood
today 18:32 Police force discriminated against white heterosexual male, tribunal rules
today 18:32 Tommy Robinson urges supporters to cancel TV licences in protest against BBC
today 18:32 UK basks in above-average temperatures as mild weather continues
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today 18:32 Kovac acknowledges Bayern had to work hard to hurt Hertha
today 18:32 Magical Messi and his hat-trick heroics
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today 18:32 Gregor Townsend calls for drastic improvements from Scotland
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today 17:29 French yellow vest protesters seek momentum on 15th week
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today 17:29 MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable
today 17:29 Exeter back at the summit with win over Newcastle
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today 16:26 Eleven-car crash on major city motorway leaves two people injured
today 16:26 Hundreds join march calling for justice over women’s pensions
today 16:26 Fugitive Mark Acklom in court on fraud charges after extradition to UK
today 16:26 Three charged after death of man in North Lanarkshire
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today 16:26 LETTER: Thank you for handing in my credit card
today 15:23 Brexit will bring years of stalemate, infighting and indecision, Rennie warns
today 15:23 Backing Government during Brexit negotiations a no-brainer – Micheal Martin
today 15:23 MSPs could follow Independent Group MPs and quit Tories and Labour – Rennie
today 15:23 Corbyn criticises MPs who quit Labour to sit alongside former Tories
today 15:23 Kane returns with a goal for Spurs but title hopes blow up at Burnley
today 15:23 How Tottenham striker Kane performed on his return from injury
today 15:23 League Cup joy again for Manchester City
today 14:20 Explosions and delays mark Nigeria’s presidential election
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today 14:20 Denting Liverpool’s title charge is not United’s main motivation, insists Mata
today 14:20 Jardim praises impact of Monaco’s loan players
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today 14:20 The major talking points as Ireland take on Italy
today 14:20 Peter O’Mahony confident Ireland will not suffer a repeat of 2013 Italy defeat
today 14:20 Real Madrid committed to LaLiga title race despite slip – Santiago Solari
today 14:20 LETTER: This is why we keep coming back to the Lakes
today 13:23 Blackpool v Oxford United LIVE: Updates from Bloomfield Road
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today 18:48 Tommy Robinson supporters in anti-BBC protest outside studios – ‘Expose the corrupt media'
today 18:48 Chris Eubank Jr shows off Brighton mansion ahead of James DeGale bout: ‘Live like a King'
today 18:48 Cops get the last laugh on gangster named ‘Twinkle Toes’ as they sell his £20k shoe haul
today 18:48 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Morocco trip DELAYED after plane drama
today 18:44 EU expects UK request to help avoid food shortages under hard Brexit
today 18:14 Hunt for Samurai sword killers who stabbed teenager to death
today 18:14 Defenceless pensioner, 78, knocked unconscious by robbers in his own home
today 18:14 Prisoner escapes on motorway while being transferred between jails
today 18:14 Stephen Lawrence’s dad fears street violence is now worse than when his son was killed
today 18:14 Seething fisherman begs UK to complete Brexit NOW - 'Don't want EU to ORDER me around!'
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today 18:05 Hull KR coach Tim Sheens blasts side for 'stopping playing' during Salford Red Devils loss
today 18:05 Hull KR coach Tim Sheens blasts side for 'stopping playing' during Salford Red Devils loss
today 18:05 George Long the best of a bad bunch as Hull City are hammered - player ratings
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today 18:05 Nigel Adkins laments soft goals as Hull City drop to damaging defeat at Brentford
today 18:05 Nigel Adkins laments soft goals as Hull City drop to damaging defeat at Brentford
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