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Residents will be consulted about their views on the long-term use of common land at New Road in Kendal early in the New Year. South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) has always stated that the landscaping scheme completed earlier this year would lay the groundwork for the eventual long-term use of the site, which would be […]

Local MP Tim Farron has written to the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to make the case for HS2 trains to stop in the county. Currently the high-speed trains from London are set to pass through the county without stopping, meaning passengers on the West Coast Main Line will have to change at Preston to get […]

Local MP Tim Farron has called for the Department for Health to apologise for causing “severe distress and anxiety” after 475 women in Westmorland and Lonsdale were wrongly told they had missed breast cancer check-ups. The Independent Breast Screening Review found that the blunder, which affected 67,000 women across the UK, was down to health […]

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by officers investigating a serious assault that occurred in Windermere. At approximately 5.20pm yesterday (December 16) two men were involved in an altercation on Glebe Road. A 69-year-old male from Sunderland is currently in a critical, but stable, condition at the Royal Preston Hospital after being punched. Officers […]

Since Thursday (13th December) Cumbria Police have had a large number of reports of fake notes passed in shops in Dalton, Coniston, Grange and Grasmere. A spokeswoman said: “Please can you check all your notes that you take, even if they look genuine you may be surprised. Please call 101 and report any incident to […]

MP holds meeting with the Environment Agency and challenges them to look again at plans to fell over 700 trees in Kendal Local MP Tim Farron met with the Environment Agency’s Flood Risk Manager for Cumbria, Stewart Mounsey, yesterday to encourage him to review plans to chop down over 700 trees as part of its […]

Police are investigating after car tyres and tools were stolen from a shed in Kendal. The theft happened near Dockray Hall Road and Burneside Road on either Wednesday (Dec 12) or the early hours of yesterday (Thurs Dec 13). Anyone who has seen any suspicious people or vehicles in this area on these days – […]

Two men from Manchester have been charged following investigations by south Cumbrian officers into an incident in Kendal. The charged men are: ·      Billy John Carl Johnson, 27, of Reginald Street, Eccles, Manchester. ·      Stephen Ayrey, 26, of The Gardens, Eccles, Manchester. Both men are charged with possessing crack cocaine with intent to supply and […]

Local MP Tim Farron has written to the Chancellor, calling for him to give high streets a boost this Christmas by taxing internet companies to fund cuts to their business rates. The Government recently announced that 51,000 businesses on UK high streets have closed over the past 12 months. In a letter to Philip Hammond, […]

Two men, aged 26 and 27, have been arrested following an incident in Kendal today. A car was in collision with a police car and two parked vehicles in Kirkland at about 11.45am. The two were arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply, aggravated taking of a vehicle without […]