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Man dies following Kendal house fire

A MAN died following a house fire in Kendal at the weekend.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) said three appliances - two from Kendal and one from Staveley - were called out to a blaze on Stainbank Road, with one person reported to still be inside the

yesterday 16:41
Five taken to hospital following Kendal traffic incident

FIVE people were taken to hospital following a traffic incident involving four vehicles on Busher Walk, near to Kendal County Hall.

The A5284 Stricklandgate has been closed both ways and there is very slow traffic.

All of the casualties were reported as able to

yesterday 15:38
Five taken to hospital following Kendal traffic incident

FIVE people were taken to hospital following a traffic incident involving four vehicles on Busher Walk, near to Kendal County Hall.

The A5284 Stricklandgate has been closed both ways and there is very slow traffic.

All of the casualties were reported as able to

yesterday 15:38
Man stole nearly £1,000 worth of goods from Kendal shops, court hears

A MAN with a history of substance misuse who admitted stealing nearly £1,000 worth of goods from a number of Kendal shops was sentenced yesterday.

South Cumbria Magistrates' Court heard how Scott Barcroft, 41, of Farleton View, Holme, committed the first of these offences on

yesterday 13:32
Man stole nearly £1,000 worth of goods from Kendal shops, court hears

A MAN with a history of substance misuse who admitted stealing nearly £1,000 worth of goods from a number of Kendal shops was sentenced yesterday.

South Cumbria Magistrates' Court heard how Scott Barcroft, 41, of Farleton View, Holme, committed the first of these offences on

yesterday 12:29
CHRISTMAS QUESTIONS: Claire McCarthy, Rattle Ghyll Fine Food and Deli in Ambleside

Claire McCarthy

With husband Alec runs Rattle Ghyll Fine Food and Deli in Ambleside

Describe a typical Christmas Day in your household

We love to have a family Christmas with plenty of food, games and a good old Christmas movie - The Polar Express is current

yesterday 08:17
Grange Lido and Eden Project North to link up?

A RESTORED Grange Lido could work in partnership with Eden Project North in Morecambe Bay according to Si Bellamy OBE, head of Eden Project International.

Mr Bellamy made the remarks after a visit to the attraction where he met representatives of Save Grange Lido (SGL), the

2019-12-08 18:32
Grange Lido and Eden Project North to link up?

A RESTORED Grange Lido could work in partnership with Eden Project North in Morecambe Bay according to Si Bellamy OBE, head of Eden Project International.

Mr Bellamy made the remarks after a visit to the attraction where he met representatives of Save Grange Lido (SGL), the

2019-12-08 16:26
Award for South Lakeland painter's charity efforts

THE fundraising efforts of a courageous Witherslack man have been recognised by a special award from a national charity.

Bob Sutcliffe, 49, took up painting in his mid-thirties after suffering a series of serious health problems.

And not only did it play a big part in

2019-12-08 12:14
B4RN project continues to grow

AT THE parish council meeting the police reported that there were four incidents in the immediate local area. They included a burglary at Holme, two males acting suspiciously in Clawthorpe and a stolen van in collision with a wall in Dalton. The report also warned of a spate of quad bike

2019-12-08 11:11
BARROW COUNCIL: Don’t let negativity sink Bay bridge – call

A STAUNCH supporter of an £8 billion barrage across Morecambe Bay has said negativity should not be allowed to sink the crossing.

Conservative councillor Alan Pemberton issued a rallying cry that the town should fight for the project – despite the huge environmental

2019-12-08 10:08
GARDENING: Making a homemade gift for Christmas

WITH the rapidly approaching festive season it’s a fantastic opportunity to make a gift for someone that can be placed outside straight away, writes TOM ATTWOOD.

I am a self-diagnosed addict of all things terracotta and for me nothing makes me happier than receiving a ceramic

2019-12-07 11:02
People urged to stay vigilant to protest iconic red squirrels in Cumbria

CUMBRIANS are being urged to stay vigilant to help protect the county's treasured red squirrel population.

The call from conservation volunteers comes after a potential case of the fatal squirrel pox virus was spotted at a nature reserve by an amateur wildlife photographer.

2019-12-07 09:59
Dales haggis wins top award

A HAGGIS from Dales Traditional Butchers in Kirkby Lonsdale has picked up a major prize at this year’s Golden Haggis Awards.

The awards held at the Oban Winter Festival are only trumped in importance by the biennial Scottish Haggis Championships.

The 2019 Golden

2019-12-07 08:56
Wetherspoons in Kendal closed due to report of rodent in pub

WETHERSPOONS in Kendal is closed due to a report of a rodent in the pub, a spokesman for the company confirmed. 

Eddie Gershon said a pest control team was dealing with the incident at The Miles Thompson on Allhallows Lane.

He added there was "no timescale" for the

2019-12-06 15:05
Wetherspoons in Kendal closed due to report of rodent in pub

WETHERSPOONS in Kendal is closed due to a report of a rodent in the pub, a spokesman for the company confirmed. 

Eddie Gershon said a pest control team was dealing with the incident at The Miles Thompson on Allhallows Lane.

He added there was "no timescale" for the

2019-12-06 14:02
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On the campaign trail on Tuesday

With just two days to go on the campaign trail before election day on Thursday, party leaders are stepping up their efforts to earn much-needed votes.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will have a very busy day on Tuesday canvassing north-west England and then Scotland while Boris Johnson will

today 02:08
What the papers say – December 10

The New Zealand volcano eruption has taken the attention of most of the nation’s front pages as the run to Thursday’s election continues to heat up.

The Times and the i have focused on the victims of Monday’s White Island volcano eruption.

The Times 10/12/2019White

today 02:08
Johnson warns tactical voting could deny Tories election victory

Boris Johnson will try to rally Tory supporters after coming under fire for his apparent lack of empathy for a four-year-old boy left sleeping on a hospital floor because there was no bed available.

With two days to polling day, the Prime Minister will warn there is a “clear and

today 01:05
UK set to avoid Storm Brendan despite weather warnings for wind

The UK is likely to avoid Storm Brendan on Tuesday despite weather warnings for wind remaining in place for parts of the country, the Met Office has said.

The South West of England and Wales were hit with gales of up to 70mph over the weekend after Storm Atiyah first hit Ireland on

today 01:05
On the campaign trail on Tuesday

With just two days to go on the campaign trail before election day on Thursday, party leaders are stepping up their efforts to earn much-needed votes.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will have a very busy day on Tuesday canvassing north-west England and then Scotland while Boris Johnson will

today 01:05
Johnson and Corbyn launch pop culture-inspired campaign videos

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have launched pop culture-inspired campaign videos in the final days of the General Election campaign.

In a video posted by Mr Johnson on Monday evening, the Prime Minister emulated a scene from Love Actually as he approached an apathetic voter with a series

today 00:02
Johnson and Corbyn launch pop culture-inspired campaign videos

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have launched pop culture-inspired campaign videos in the final days of the General Election campaign.

In a video posted by Mr Johnson on Monday evening, the Prime Minister emulated a scene from Love Actually as he approached an apathetic voter with a series

today 00:02
Johnson warns of ‘clear and present’ danger of hung parliament

Boris Johnson will warn there is a “clear and present” danger of another hung parliament if voters do not turn out to support the Conservatives on Thursday.

With just two days to polling day, the Prime Minister will tell supporters that there are “well-financed”

today 00:02
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today 02:08 On the campaign trail on Tuesday
today 02:08 What the papers say – December 10
today 01:05 Johnson warns tactical voting could deny Tories election victory
today 01:05 UK set to avoid Storm Brendan despite weather warnings for wind
today 01:05 On the campaign trail on Tuesday
today 00:02 Johnson and Corbyn launch pop culture-inspired campaign videos
today 00:02 Johnson and Corbyn launch pop culture-inspired campaign videos
today 00:02 Johnson warns of ‘clear and present’ danger of hung parliament
today 00:02 Harry Dunn’s family expected to go back to US this week
today 00:02 Russia and Ukraine agree to revive peace process and exchange prisoners
today 00:02 Freddie Ljungberg: Arsenal will not get carried away after ending winless run
today 22:59 Rap star Juice Wrld was treated for opioids during police search of plane
today 22:59 Gavin And Stacey special almost scrapped after writing problems, Ruth Jones says
today 22:59 Johnson warns of ‘clear and present’ danger of hung parliament l
today 22:59 Johnson warns of ‘clear and present’ danger of hung parliament l
today 22:59 Former baseball player who helped inspire Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 34
today 22:59 Johnson casts net for votes at fish market
today 22:59 Arsenal fight back as Freddie Ljungberg celebrates first win at West Ham
today 22:59 Ljungberg and Pellegrini in focus as Arsenal come back to beat West Ham
today 22:59 Jurgen Klopp does not want to leave Europe
yesterday 21:56 Boris Johnson criticised as row over four-year-old’s hospital treatment deepens
yesterday 20:53 Brexit Party takes action over ‘racist’ comments by activists
yesterday 20:53 Brexit Party takes action over ‘racist’ comments by activists
yesterday 20:53 Granny knows best: Key role of post-menopause killer whale grandmothers revealed
yesterday 20:53 36 players cleared in Spain match-fixing trial
yesterday 20:53 Henderson demands stronger punishments for racism
yesterday 20:53 Klopp confident Liverpool can handle pressure to keep Champions League hopes on track
yesterday 20:20 Blackpool and Fleetwood Town condemn crowd trouble during Fylde coast clash at Bloomfield Road
yesterday 19:50 Diana’s ‘Travolta’ gown fails to sell at auction
yesterday 19:50 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand
yesterday 19:50 Two British women among 31 in hospital after New Zealand volcanic eruption
yesterday 19:50 Antonio Conte: Inter must leave with no regrets as they target last-16 Champions League place
yesterday 19:50 Newcastle offer free half-season tickets to successful nominees
yesterday 19:50 Rafael Benitez not interested in Premier League managerial vacancies
yesterday 19:50 Daryl Murphy reveals he served a drug ban last season
yesterday 19:50 Art on the Inside highlights amazing care and support of mental health unit
yesterday 18:47 Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign itineraries compared
yesterday 18:47 Trump impeachment case laid out by House Democrats
yesterday 18:47 Britons missing or injured after volcano erupts in New Zealand
yesterday 18:47 FBI probe into Russia ties was justified, says watchdog report
yesterday 18:47 Aristocrat in Anglo-Scottish ‘divorce tourism’ fight with estranged wife
yesterday 18:47 Water supplies for 1.9 billion at risk due to climate change, study shows
yesterday 18:47 'This one means a lot,' says UK Championship winner Ding
yesterday 18:47 Watford appoint Craig Shakespeare as assistant head coach
yesterday 18:47 'I can have no complaints,' says beaten UK Championship finalist Maguire
yesterday 18:47 Russia handed four-year WADA ban – but critics say sanction not tough enough
yesterday 18:14 Fylde coast health professionals work together to help patients tackle winter illnesses
yesterday 18:14 Why your boss should let you work from home
yesterday 18:14 ‘Time to toughen up our laws’ - Motorists call for drink-drive limit to be cut across UK
yesterday 18:14 Blackpool dolls house has raised funds for charity
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today 02:44 Meghan Markle outrage: 'Damaging' images of Duchess removed by friend in royal request
today 02:44 Labour’s Gardiner squirms as Newsnight’s Maitlis brilliantly exposes key election flaw
today 02:44 Jesus revelation: Major biblical breakthrough dismantles theories on Moses and Golden Calf
today 01:56 Hull KR heading up the coast after military-style camp falls through
today 01:56 Hull KR heading up the coast after military-style camp falls through
today 01:56 Street gangs, prison life and second chances, how Manu Ma'u found his way to Hull FC
today 01:56 Street gangs, prison life and second chances, how Manu Ma'u found his way to Hull FC
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today 01:41 Outlander: How does Jamie Fraser really feel about Young Ian loss?
today 01:41 BBC QT: Establishment's Brexit distain shamed by audience member with brilliant point
today 01:41 Outlander season 5 spoilers: Ross star speaks out on character's return: 'He could'
today 01:41 Labour horror: Boris warns of ‘clear and present' danger as Corbyn 'much closer' to be PM
today 01:41 Royal heartbreak: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry drop ‘meaningful’ Instagram update
today 01:41 BBC Question Time: Labour humiliated in bitter spat with Plaid Cymru over Wales housing
today 00:41 Voices of Scotland: Labour still relies on the organised working class
today 00:41 The Tories have let us down on law and order
today 00:38 Ring of Fire latest: Are 60,000 earthquakes a sign of a Big One brewing in the Pacific?
today 00:38 Princess Anne’s ‘spiky personality’ revealed by handwriting clues - what are they?
today 00:38 David Attenborough shocks BBC viewers after coming face-to-face with white rhinos
today 00:38 Asteroid alert: NASA tracks a rock taller than Big Ben but will the asteroid hit tomorrow?
today 00:38 Labour tax bombshell: Corbyn’s hikes total nearly 40 PERCENT of GDP ‘taking us for fools!'
today 00:38 Labour’s schools plan would INCREASE class sizes, analysis says
today 00:38 Hospitals making millions charging you for parking – top earners revealed
today 00:38 Ex-Labour peer Lord Sugar snubs Corbyn by urging voters to back Boris - 'Don't HIRE him!'
today 00:38 Lib Dem meltdown: Jo Swinson red-faced as controversial education post sparks outrage
today 00:38 Boris Johnson mimics iconic Love Actually scene in hilarious Tory party election video
today 00:38 Prince Harry’s adorable nickname for Kate Middleton revealed
today 00:38 Labour’s eye-watering plan to waste £13.2 BILLION on pointless, cash-guzzling bureaucracy
today 23:47 Rangers face Kai Kennedy transfer battle as Manchester City and Bayern Munich eye teen sensation
today 23:47 Neil Lennon's Celtic press conference in full as boss vows to put loose lipped Jonny Hayes in 'detention'
today 23:47 Sleazy Scots teacher told 16-year-old 'I would pay 20 quid to look up your skirt'
today 23:47 Man appears in court charged with murder of 'devoted dad' in Aberdeen
today 23:38 Labour promise to ‘pull the NHS back from the brink’
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today 23:35 Histories of the Unexpected – Sam Willis and James Daybell: Unusual look at the past
today 23:35 Freddie Ljungberg hails Arsenal players who have been ‘living under enormous pressure’
today 23:35 Lord Tebbit reveals key reason 16 year olds shouldn't get the vote in the general election
today 23:35 Back pain: 10 proven ways to help alleviate back pain without surgery
today 23:35 Boris Johnson threatens BBC with axing TV licence: Monthly subscription to replace fee
today 23:35 South China Sea: Washington admits antagonised Beijing closely monitoring US air force
today 23:02 We can rip up the EU rule book, PM Johnson tells UK voters
today 22:32 Largest Muslim group says BBC has ‘failed to sufficiently report’ on Tory Islamophobia
today 22:32 Downing Street dog Dilyn stars on rescue shelter’s Christmas card
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today 22:32 Google Maps: Human head spotted 'growing' from the ground in Florida
today 22:32 Archaeology breakthrough: How ‘piece of Mayan genius’ was discovered in lost city
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