Lake District : Local News
500 people back Westmorland Gazette's 'Hands off our Hospital' campaign in just one week
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0100 - HUNDREDS of people have stood up for their local health service by backing the Gazette?s ?Hands off our Hospital? campaign.
Biker died after braking to avoid turning tractor between Settle and Horton-in-Ribblesdale
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:12:58 +0100 - EXPERIENCED motorcyclist and radio presenter Gail Richards died when she lost control of her bike while trying to avoid a turning tractor near Settle, an inquest heard.
Owl takes train from north Lancashire to Northamptonshire
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:16:06 +0100 - A FARE-dodging owl travelled 175 miles after it hitched a lift on board a train from north Lancashire to Northamptonshire.
South Lakes set to star in new Chris Addison sitcom due on air on April 24
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0100 - THE first episode of a new Sky sitcom set and partly filmed in Kendal is due to air on April 24.
Inquest for zoo keeper who was mauled by a tiger is set
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:30:00 +0100 - A DATE has been set for the inquest of a zoo keeper who was mauled to death by a tiger.
Ambleside cinema to host premiere of film inspired by fellwalker and author Alfred Wainwright
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0100 - AN AMBLESIDE cinema is to hold the premier of a film inspired by an Alfred Wainwright book.
Cumbria roads policed by extra patrols for bike safety
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:30:49 +0100 - CUMBRIA Police are deploying extra patrols over the bank holiday weekend to ensure road safety for motorcyclists and drivers.