Huge success for first Windermere Christmas Market

After much anticipation and planning, this weekend saw the first German-themed Windermere Christmas Market and community Christmas celebration take place on High Street and Victoria Street in the town. Large crowds gathered to enjoy the market’s stalls, live entertainment, artisan produce, street food and drink, and festive spirit – and…

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Windermere set to celebrate Christmas with German Fayre

A German themed Christmas Market and Community Christmas Celebration, Windermere Ja, is coming to the streets of Windermere on Saturday 10th December and Sunday 11th December 2016. Organised by a team including Windermere Tourist Information, Ben Berry, Made in Cumbria and Mountain Goat Tours, Windermere Ja will see nearly forty…

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New Conservative Office in Kendal opened by Minister

The Westmorland and Lonsdale Conservative Association welcomed Under Secretary of State for Transport, Paul Maynard MP to Kendal last Friday (11 November) as he came to formally open the new constituency office on New Road. Alan Price, Chairman of the Association, said: “We are delighted the Minister has come to…

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Four year recycling wait finally over for Windermere residents 

Residents in Windermere have welcomed news that cardboard and plastic recycling collections at the kerbside will begin in the next two weeks having waited for over four years to receive the service. Homes in and around Windermere, including Troutbeck, Bowness and Troutbeck Bridge, have been receiving their new blue plastic…

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Heathrow to get third runway

  In a major boost for the UK economy, the Government today announced a new runway at Heathrow – the first full length runway in the South East since the Second World War. The scheme will now be taken forward for consultation.   The Government’s decision on its preferred location…

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Windermere thanked for by election support

Windermere residents are being thanked today for taking part in a by election for Cumbria and South Lakeland Councils. The by election yesterday (13th October) saw Green, Conervative, Labour and Lib Dem parties battle it out. The Windermere result saw the Lib Dems hold on but with a reduced majority…

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Windermere Boundary update

I have good news and bad news when it comes to the Windermere Boundaries that many of us feel strongly about. You will remember that the Local Government Boundary Commission made proposals to cut Windermere in half putting large swathes of the Town including the train station, post office and much…

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Parish plea to Clear the Drains before it Rains

Windermere Town Council has resolved to put together a concerted community effort to identify and report blocked drains to Cumbria County Council. There is increasing concern that drains are not being cleared on a regular basis and blocked drains are contributing to flooding on roads and in severe cases homes and businesses.…

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