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A590 partially blocked due to broken-down lorry

The A590 eastbound is partially blocked and there is heavy traffic due to a broken-down lorry from the A592 at Newby Bridge roundabout to Newby Bridge Caravan Park at Staveley-in-Cartmel.

The breakdown is near the Shell garage and causing tailbacks towards Ulverston.

yesterday 17:11
High winds as Windermere ace Goacher prepares to defend world title

THE high winds on Windermere which kept many fleets ‘at anchor’ this week did not stop The Royal Windermere Yacht Club’s Flying Fifteens from competing in the aptly named West Wind Trophy in the South Lake on Saturday.

Amongst the competitors was club member and

yesterday 16:08
Police appeal for two missing Kendal teenagers

POLICE are searching for two teenagers who have been missing for more than a week. 

Joshua Broome, of Kendal, aged 15, was last seen at his home address on August 14. 

He is described as slim build with dark hair. 

William Stephenson-Coulton, of

yesterday 15:05
Ambleside's Harris holds the aces in Sedbergh fell race

JAMES Harris of Ambleside AC battled to victory in Sunday’s 14-mile Sedbergh Hills Race in 02-22-21.

He was followed by MV40 Karl Gray, of Calder Valley, in 02-25-42 and Ilkley’s Nathan Edmonson in third place in 02-29-11.

The race saw more than 100 runners

yesterday 14:02
Police warn not to approach wanted man

A MAN is wanted for allegedly breaching his sexual harm prevention order by failing to maintain contact with police.

Paul Hunter Redpath, 48, is also wanted for breach of notification requirements and prison recall.

Police say he is actively being sought and was last seen

yesterday 14:02
Police warn not to approach wanted man

A MAN is wanted for allegedly breaching his sexual harm prevention order by failing to maintain contact with police.

Paul Hunter Redpath, 48, is also wanted for breach of notification requirements and prison recall.

Police say he is actively being sought and was last seen

yesterday 12:59
Kirkby ease to warm up win

WITH the rugby union season fast approaching, both Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal warmed up with pre-season run outs on Saturday.

Kirkby travelled to Bradford & Bingley and eased to victory with a side that contained a number of new faces including Reece Thomlinson at 5, Jack Walker

yesterday 11:56
'Danger Mouse and Penfold' take part in Superhero Triathlon 2019

CROOKLANDS schoolboy Will Taylor was a superhero for the day when he took part in the Superhero Triathlon near Windsor.

The ten-year-old and his dad, Sam, dressed as secret agent Danger Mouse and his faithful sidekick, Penfold.

Will was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular

yesterday 06:41
Man charged after woman dies in A69 crash

A MAN has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman died in a crash on the A69.

Viorel Grancea (31) of Darnley Street, Glasgow, has also been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving and causing death while unlicensed, disqualified or

2019-08-22 15:53
Illicit lampers turfed off Cumbrian farmland by police, Appleby Town Council told

POLICE disrupted three men out lamping and trespassing on farmland in Upper Eden, Appleby Town Council heard last night (Wednesday, August 21).

The trio were sent back over the border to County Durham as part of Operation Farmwatch, councillors were told in a report by PCSOs Joel

2019-08-22 08:32
New children's home planned in Kendal

A LOCAL authority children's home is being planned for a residential house in Kendal.

Cumbria County Council is seeking consent for the change of use to the family dwelling at 1 Oak Tree Road in the town, off Sedbergh Road.

According to plans lodged with South Lakeland

2019-08-22 03:17
Man, 90, seriously injured after car collides with tree

A NINETY-year-old man is in hospital with potentially life-changing injuries after a vehicle he was driving collided with a tree. 

The collision occurred at around 12.30am this morning after a silver VW Golf left the M6 Northbound between J36 and 37, near Preston

2019-08-21 12:35
NOSTALGIA: Pomp and ceremony as new canal opened at Kendal

Historian Peter Holme describes the opening - and demise - of the Lancaster Canal

On June 11, 1792 “An Act for Making and Maintaining a Navigable Canal from Kirkby Kendal in the County of Westmorland to West Houghton in the County Palatine of Lancaster” received the

2019-08-21 09:26
Major delays in Kendal after lorry hits bridge

A LORRY striking a bridge has led to the closure of a key section of the diversion to avoid Victoria Bridge, in Kendal, which is currently shut for repairs. 

Parkside Road is closed and blocked both ways following the incident this morning. 

Traffic is very

2019-08-20 12:26
Major delays in Kendal after lorry hits bridge

A LORRY striking a bridge has led to the closure of a key section of the diversion to avoid Victoria Bridge, in Kendal, which is currently shut for repairs. 

Parkside Road is closed and blocked both ways following the incident this morning. 

Traffic is very

2019-08-20 12:26
'Staycationers' and visitors from USA flock to Lake District in 2019, says Expedia Group

STAYCATIONS, visitors from the USA and tech-savvy travellers are helping to boost tourism in Cumbria and the Lake District, says an online travel company.

The latest report from the Expedia Group says hoteliers saw "excellent growth" in April, May and June this year, compared to the

2019-08-20 08:14
Daily News
Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China

President Donald Trump says products coming from China that were to be hit with a 10% tariff on September 1 will now face a 15% levy.

President Trump also says goods and products currently being taxed at 25% will be taxed at 30% starting on October 1.

His comments come after China

today 23:29
The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM

Boris Johnson makes his international summit debut on Saturday at the G7 summit.

– What is the G7?

It is an informal club of rich nations that meets annually to discuss major issues. The members are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United

today 23:29
Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit

Boris Johnson warned Brexit critics they are “gravely mistaken” about the UK losing its place on the world stage as he prepared for his first international summit and trade talks with Donald Trump.

The Prime Minister will meet the US President in the margins of the G7 summit in

today 23:29
Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record

A bank holiday heatwave will see most of the country sizzling in sunshine with possible record temperatures, the Met Office has said.

On Friday, south-easterly winds drew warm air from Europe towards the UK, bringing rising temperatures along with dry and settled weather.

Chief

today 23:29
Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts that no one expected Christian Eriksen’s future to still be unresolved going into the final week of the European transfer window.

Eriksen, who is out of contract at the end of the season and said at the start of the summer that he was

today 23:29
Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden

Frank Lampard has admitted Chelsea will have to share out Eden Hazard’s goals among the Stamford Bridge squad to thrive without the Belgium talisman.

Hazard struck a Blues career-high 21 goals last term, in his final season with the club before moving to Real Madrid in a deal that

today 23:29
Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season

Steve Bruce has launched a passionate defence of his fledgling reign at Newcastle amid smouldering discontent on Tyneside.

Two games into his tenure, the 58-year-old has seen anger over Rafael Benitez’s departure and misgivings over his appointment fester after back-to-back defeats

today 23:29
Moeen hits form as Blast champions Worcestershire thrash rivals Birmingham

Moeen Ali returned to form with an unbeaten 85 from 46 to steer Vitality Blast champions Worcestershire to a nine-wicket win over derby rivals Birmingham at Edgbaston.

The England all-rounder, dropped after the opening Ashes Test in Birmingham, clubbed six sixes and seven fours to make

today 23:29
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today 23:29 Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China
today 23:29 The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM
today 23:29 Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit
today 23:29 Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record
today 23:29 Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved
today 23:29 Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden
today 23:29 Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season
today 23:29 Moeen hits form as Blast champions Worcestershire thrash rivals Birmingham
today 23:29 Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems
today 22:26 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
today 22:26 Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest
today 22:26 Sancho on target again as Dortmund seal late comeback win over Cologne
today 22:26 Dale claims Bury have been sold with hours to spare
today 22:26 Aston Villa pick up first Premier League win of season
today 22:26 Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva completes switch to Monaco
yesterday 21:23 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 21:23 Johnson ‘deeply concerned’ about Amazon rainforest fires
yesterday 21:23 No excuses from England after poor show against Australia
yesterday 21:23 Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink
yesterday 20:20 Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas
yesterday 20:20 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming
yesterday 20:20 Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win
yesterday 20:20 England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread
yesterday 20:20 Kendal edged out on opening day then lose on Merseyside
yesterday 19:41 Blackpool linked with loan swoop for highly-rated Derby County prospect
yesterday 19:17 Brazil’s leader suggests he will send army to tackle Amazon wildfires
yesterday 19:17 Harland and Wolff shipyard should be renationalised, say unions
yesterday 19:17 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
yesterday 19:17 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 19:17 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:17 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:17 Wolves boss Nuno dismisses burnout fears amid busy schedule
yesterday 19:17 Roger Federer feeling better than ever heading into US Open
yesterday 19:17 Milnthorpe Corinthians maintain unbeaten start
yesterday 18:38 Blackpool winger Ben Tollitt makes short-term loan switch to former side Wrexham
yesterday 18:38 Simon Grayson explains why Jamie Devitt and Ben Tollitt have been allowed to leave Blackpool on loan
yesterday 18:14 US conservative donor and businessman David Koch dies aged 79
yesterday 18:14 Prime Minister enjoys fish and chips during visit to Brixham
yesterday 18:14 Life without parole for man who killed Spanish golfer on US course
yesterday 18:14 Cook, Boycott and Vaughan criticise England’s approach after batting collapse
yesterday 18:14 Bury great Craig Madden recalls happier times at Gigg Lane as deadline looms
yesterday 18:14 Perisic set for Bayern bow but Kovac ‘won’t take any risks’ with Coutinho
yesterday 18:14 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury
yesterday 17:11 Fires in the Amazon rainforest: Why are they happening?
yesterday 17:11 Residents slam ‘lack of safety improvements’ after flat fire near Grenfell Tower
yesterday 17:11 Special prosecutor appointed in ‘staged attack’ case involving Jussie Smollett
yesterday 17:11 Investors in Kevin McCloud housing venture facing heavy losses
yesterday 17:11 BA pilots to strike in dispute over pay
yesterday 17:11 In Pictures: Fun in the sun ahead of bank holiday heatwave
yesterday 17:11 Zidane does not want to contemplate a Real deal with Navas
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today 23:20 Hull City Q&A: Takeover latest, Craig Fagan departs and late deals before deadline
today 23:17 Steven Gerrard reveals the Rangers religion shock factor he didn't see coming
today 23:17 Neil Lennon on using his own Celtic boo boy anger to inspire Boli Bolingoli and Christopher Jullien
today 23:17 Maltesers launching white chocolate truffles for Christmas
today 23:02 Edinburgh Fringe actor suffers homophobic abuse for pink trousers
today 23:02 South China Sea: US military sends navy ship through strategic Taiwan Strait
today 23:02 Look who's back! Architect of Project Fear George Osborne gets Boris's backing for IMF job
today 23:02 Paedophile jailed after saying ‘you do what you want to 8-year-olds and get away with it’
today 23:02 Brexit deal will come down to final seconds - David Davis ready for EU's last minute panic
today 22:59 US interests will dominate Trump and Johnson's trade talks at the G7, campaigners warn
today 22:14 Mikael Lustig continues his Celtic love affair as Hoops hero chooses club over country
today 22:14 Ex-soldier caught on camera walking to job despite claiming over £10,000 in disability benefits
yesterday 21:59 Teenagers charged with murder after Great Britain athlete knocked off bike
yesterday 21:59 Ashes workload bowls Jofra Archer over as Australia leave England with mountain to climb
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yesterday 21:59 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are nothing but divas, as William shows, says CAROLE MALONE
yesterday 21:59 Dover migrant crossings: Boris's firm message to illegal immigrants 'We'll send you back!'
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yesterday 21:59 Daniel Hannan snaps after Brexit point sparks groans – 'Some Remainers in the audience'
yesterday 21:59 Science breakthrough after researchers major discovery could lead to unhackable internet
yesterday 21:59 Meghan Markle news: How Meghan had ‘no choice’ on private jet after couple's ‘obsessions’
yesterday 21:59 Abbott stunned by Hannan in brutal Brexit clash – 'Didn't say that at the last election!'
yesterday 21:11 National Lottery EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Friday August 23
yesterday 21:11 New ferry linking Scotland and the Netherlands set to launch later this year
yesterday 21:11 DJ George Bowie tweets daughter’s Bits ’n’ Pieces tattoo gaffe after tribute to dad goes wrong
yesterday 20:56 Germany warns UK it ‘may stop sending food after no-deal Brexit’
yesterday 20:56 Bank holiday travel chaos as ‘mums with prams forced to walk down train tracks’
yesterday 20:56 South China Sea: Australia vows to crush Beijing’s militarisation of contested waters
yesterday 20:56 NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers
yesterday 20:56 Sleeping: Five summer sleep tips for the heatwave to ensure a good night’s rest
yesterday 20:56 Heart attack: New ‘wonder drug’ costing a few pence could cut the risk by 40 per cent
yesterday 20:23 UK economy headed for stagnation in third quarter - BoE's Carney
yesterday 20:11 Holiday firm 'shocked and saddened' after East Yorkshire boy drowns in lake in France
yesterday 20:08 Rangers announce Ibrox sections closed for Legia showdown as Union Bears set to miss out
yesterday 20:08 SNP deputy leader lays out plan to slash £7bn from deficit after independence
yesterday 20:08 Dog owner 'in tears' after meat spiked with needle left in her Clydebank garden
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Holiday chaos on cards as British Airways pilots to strike on three days in September
yesterday 19:53 British travellers warned of stricter checks in Hong Kong airport amid protests
yesterday 19:53 Aston Villa vs Everton LIVE: Confirmed team news as Tyrone Mings goes down during warm-up
yesterday 19:53 Two headed mutant cow stuns Argentina in ‘one of the world’s most unique cases’
yesterday 19:53 Royal feud: Kate and William ‘hitting back’ at Meghan Markle and Harry with budget flight
yesterday 19:53 Patsy Palmer health: ‘I told myself to be brave’ EastEnders star’s 'shock' ordeal
yesterday 19:53 Weight loss: Jimmy Carr followed one simple diet rule to achieve amazing transformation
yesterday 19:53 Brexiteers outline ’shopping list’ of MORE changes to Brexit deal as EU caves on backstop
yesterday 19:53 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin affirms: ‘I WILL finish A Song of Ice and Fire’
yesterday 19:53 Prince Andrew and the Queen: How ‘self important’ prince was ‘indulged’ by the Queen
yesterday 19:53 G7 summit: Trump and Marine Le Pen team up to blast 'absurd' plan to block Russia
yesterday 19:53 Prince Harry ‘will definitely’ go to ex girlfriend Cressida Bonas’ wedding - will Meghan?
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