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Missing dog located on Lakeland fell after owner hired private helicopter

4:12pm Sunday 20th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Lewis Blythe and Murphy

A PET dog missing for five days in the Lake District has been found safe and well after its owner hired a private helicopter to help locate the animal.

A66 CRASH UPDATE: Police launch witness appeal after collision left two critically injured and car destroyed in fireball

3:10pm Sunday 20th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Aftermath of collision on the A66 near Keswick

POLICE have launched an appeal for witnesses to yesterday's A66 crash which left a man and woman seriously injured and the Mercedes in which they were travelling completely destroyed by fire.

Threatened village school could close within months because of falling numbers

1:20pm Sunday 20th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Richard Thornton's CofE Primary School at Burton-in-Lonsdale could be closed

BURTON-in-Lonsdale's village school could be closed by the end of the summer – despite strong opposition from the local community.

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Sport

New Mills 0-4 Kendal Town

10:53am Sunday 20th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Local youth football

LEADING marksman Danny Mitchley made his presence felt on the scoresheet with two second-half strikes as Kendal recorded a convincing victory against New Mills at Church Lane.

London 2012 Olympians Glen Robinson and Chloe Wilcox win gold at Commonwealth Championships after sharing long water polo association

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: London 2012 Olympians Glen Robinson and Chloe Wilcox win gold at Commonwealth Championships after long water polo association

OLYMPIANS Glen Robinson and Chloe Wilcox realised a lifetime ambition as England enjoyed double gold medal joy at the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships in Aberdeen.

Kendal superbikes star James Ellison has title glory and a first BSB championship on his mind ahead of Brands Hatch

8:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal superbikes star James Ellison has title glory and a first BSB championship on his mind ahead of Brands Hatch

KENDAL speedster James Ellison has title glory and a first British Superbikes Championship crown on his mind as the new season roars into life at Brands Hatch this weekend.

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Business

Milnthorpe firm hands over its 1,000th four-deck trailer

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: The trailer is handed over

MILNTHORPE livestock transport manufacturer Houghton-Parkhouse has handed over its 1,000th ‘Professional’ four-deck trailer to one of its longest-standing customers.

Farrier Mark aims to hoof it into the South Lakes market

12:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Mark Wood

AN ambitious farrier is hoping to expand his business to bring his expertise into South Lakeland.

Turnover tripled in just one year

7:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

The Westmorland Gazette: Sue Coulson

A FLEDGLING Windermere business which helps companies develop has seen its own turnover triple in a year.

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