October 7, 2016

Toe tapping fun at the ceilidh

Go along and enjoy a night of dancing or even just tap your toe along to the music of the U3A musicians (also known as The […]
October 7, 2016

Simon Rogan wins AA’s Chef of the Year Award

Attended by world-renowned chefs, prominent hoteliers and restaurateurs, hospitality gurus and key media, and with a celebrity host, the AA Hospitality Awards, held at the Grosvenor […]
October 7, 2016

Farron: Kendal Maternity Unity needs 24/7 staffing

Data showing that almost two thirds of babies born at Kendal’s maternity unit were born out-of-hours shows why it must be staffed 24/7, according to South […]
October 5, 2016
Top 50 trees!

Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees

  A £50,000 National Heritage Lottery Fund project to reveal Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees has almost reached its halfway point. The 18-month endeavour to highlight and […]
October 5, 2016
Ranger Report

Ranger Diary – September

My name is Amy and I am the new Long Term Volunteer here with the National Trust South Lakes Ranger team. As part of my degree […]
October 5, 2016

Youngsters encouraged to get jabbed

Young people going to college or university this autumn are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) due to the MenW bug, […]
October 5, 2016
Kendal Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival

After welcoming over 14,500 visitors, hosting 100+ filmmakers and media and enjoying the company of a truly remarkable collection of guest speakers, the main social event […]
October 5, 2016

The Mountain Rescuers

…have criticised unprepared climbers and walkers, saying they are heading for a year of record call-outs. The Wasdale rescue team said it was “shocked” at how […]