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Lake District care home receives glowing inspection report

A LAKE District care home has received praise for its ‘exceptional’ effective treatment of its residents following its latest inspection.

Holehird Care Home at Windermere, provides care and nursing for people with physical disabilities.

It was rated

today 05:20
Amazon scam warning: 'Hang up immediately' warn police

POLICE forces around the country are warning about a telephone scam that has tricked people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

The scheme sees fraudsters pretend to be from Amazon to con victims into handing over their bank details.

The scam been reported across the

yesterday 19:53
NOSTALGIA: The progress of the Roman Catholic Church around Milnthorpe

HISTORIAN Roger Bingham, who is also a Church of England Lay Minister, reviews the progress of the Roman Catholic Church around Milnthorpe:

Following the 16th-century Protestant Reformation, Roman Catholic worship did not quite die out in South Westmorland.

‘Old

yesterday 18:50
Air ambulance attends Kendal estate

AN AIR ambulance attended Sandylands Park on Kendal's Sandylands Estate this lunchtime.

Eyewitnesses said it had now left.

In a Facebook post, Sandgate School, which is on the estate, said there had been an incident "in the multi-use games area of Sandylands Park" and that

yesterday 14:38
Man erects tent on Kendal's New Road to call for free car park

A TENT has been erected on Kendal's New Road, acccompanied by a sign calling for a free car park.

Occupant Jeff Hayton said Kendal was "dying on its feet" and one of the reasons for this was "a lack of free car parking."

An unofficial free car park used to exist on

yesterday 11:29
Man erects tent on Kendal's New Road to call for free car park

A TENT has been erected on Kendal's New Road, acccompanied by a sign calling for a free car park.

Occupant Jeff Hayton said Kendal was "dying on its feet" and one of the reasons for this was "a lack of free car parking."

An unofficial free car park used to exist on

yesterday 11:29
Grandfather nearly lost his sight after his grandson shot him by accident

A GRANDFATHER is recovering after almost being blinded in one eye when his grandson accidentally shot him with a toy gun.

Ian Nicholls, of Carnforth, was visiting his daughter's family when he was hit with a children's shooter that fires foam darts.

Despite having to hide

yesterday 05:11
Brexit could leave Cumbria's common land 'in danger', warns expert

THE system of common land in Cumbria dating back to the 13th century is “in danger of disappearing” if the Brexit ‘transition period’ is not managed correctly.

That is the stark warning which will be issued by leading uplands and common land expert Dr Julia

2020-01-19 17:32
Brexit could leave Cumbria's common land 'in danger', warns expert

THE system of common land in Cumbria dating back to the 13th century is “in danger of disappearing” if the Brexit ‘transition period’ is not managed correctly.

That is the stark warning which will be issued by leading uplands and common land expert Dr Julia

2020-01-19 14:23
Dogs get a shot at a new life after being found tied up in woods

TWO inseparable dogs have now found their forever homes after they were left living rough in the woods.

Nine-year-old sheepdogs Bess and Roy were rescued by an RSPCA inspector back in November 2019 when they were discovered tied up in woodlands in the South Lakes area.

It

2020-01-19 11:14
Dogs get a shot at a new life after being found tied up in woods

TWO inseparable dogs have now found their forever homes after they were left living rough in the woods.

Nine-year-old sheepdogs Bess and Roy were rescued by an RSPCA inspector back in November 2019 when they were discovered tied up in woodlands in the South Lakes area.

It

2020-01-19 07:02
Former South Lakeland councillor dies aged 86

A FORMER district councillor and active member of life in South Lakeland has died aged 86.

Frank Hodson, who represented the Burneside Ward at South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) between 2003 and 2011, wrote a detailed obituary of his life prior to his death from natural causes.

2020-01-18 14:14
Cave rescue organisation has its busiest year

THE Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) had its busiest ever year in 2019.

Volunteers attended 102 call-outs and members provided assistance to 90 walkers, nine cavers, six fell runners, three climbers and one paraglider pilot.

They also went to the aid of five

2020-01-18 07:56
Account manager who stole from Kendal store ordered to pay back £14,000

A MAN who stole £45,000 worth of goods while working at Kendal’s Currys PC World has been told to surrender ill-gotten gains totalling more than £14,000.

Joshua Nicholson, 25, was given an immediate 18-month jail term in August last year for a stealing spree

2020-01-17 20:23
Norman Holloway's Kendal quiz: Where is it and what is it?

NORMAN Holloway's picture in the Gazette on January 9, 2020 showed the large letter “B” underneath the clock on Kendal Town Hall.

This recognised the Bindloss family's £100,000 contribution towards the cost of extending the town hall, in 1893.

The

2020-01-17 19:20
LETTER: Concerned for friends at risk of flooding

IN KENDAL, groundwater flooding accounted for a high percentage of wrecked homes and lives - even along Aynam Road where the water came up through the floor long before the river broke its banks.

Reading that it is the responsibility of residents to seal cellars and basements

2020-01-17 19:20
Daily News
Harry reunited with Meghan and Archie in Canada

The Duke of Sussex has arrived in Canada to be reunited with wife Meghan and son Archie.

Photographs and footage showed Harry getting off a plane at Vancouver International Airport and straight into a waiting car on the tarmac.

The Daily Mail said he flew from London’s

today 08:29
Precautions stepped up after fourth death in China blamed on coronavirus

Heightened precautions are being taken in China and elsewhere as governments strive to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New Year travel rush.

Anxieties around the disease have intensified after Chinese government expert Zhong Nanshan

today 08:29
Aldi to raise staff wages to £9.40 an hour

Aldi has announced plans to increase its pay for staff in stores by just over 3%, making it one of the best-paying supermarkets in the UK.

The discounter said minimum hourly rates will rise from £9.10 an hour to £9.40, with workers inside the M25 getting £10.90 an hour

today 08:29
Tragic teenager’s family sues Malaysian resort over her death

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared from a Malaysian nature resort last year is suing the site’s owner for alleged negligence and has urged the government to hold an inquest to determine what happened to her.

Nora Anne Quoirin’s disappearance from

today 08:29
Terrorists to take lie detector tests

Terrorists could be made to take a lie detector test to prove they have reformed and are not planning to carry out another attack.

Plans to introduce “polygraph testing” were announced by the Government as part of a wave of measures being described as a “major

today 08:29
Greta Thunberg tells Davos summit climate awareness ‘only first step’

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has told the world’s political and business leaders that the movement sparked by her school strike is only the beginning in the fight against global warming, and said much more has to be done.

Speaking as part of a panel of young activists at the World

today 08:29
Boston Celtics ease past Western Conference leaders Los Angeles Lakers

The Boston Celtics handed the Los Angeles Lakers their biggest loss of the season as they defeated the Western Conference leaders by 32 points in Boston.

Jayson Tatum scored 27 points for the hosts in the 139-107 victory as the Celtics torched the Lakers on both ends of the

today 08:29
Kagiso Rabada determined to clean up his act following Test ban

South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada has apologised for letting himself and his team down after he was banned for the final Test against England.

The 24-year-old will be absent for Friday’s finale at the Wanderers in Johannesburg following his overzealous celebration for dismissing Joe

today 08:29
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today 08:29 Terrorists to take lie detector tests
today 08:29 Greta Thunberg tells Davos summit climate awareness ‘only first step’
today 08:29 Boston Celtics ease past Western Conference leaders Los Angeles Lakers
today 08:29 Kagiso Rabada determined to clean up his act following Test ban
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today 05:20 Lake District care home receives glowing inspection report
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today 03:14 Lord Tony Hall gets National Gallery job as he quits as BBC Director-General
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today 06:59 Dramatic rescue after Thames dolphins get stuck in the mud at low tide
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today 04:53 Driverless, autonomous transport pods begin UK public trials The pods use sensors, radar and vision processing to navigate crowded areas and avoid collisions.
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