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QEStudio's multi-million building tops out!

New school’s multi-million building tops out!

Friday, 14 December 2018

South Lakeland’s newest school, QEStudio in Kirkby Lonsdale, celebrated another major milestone on Friday, 14 December with a ‘topping out’ ceremony for its fabulous new multi-million pound building. 

The placing of the final steel beam by Eric Wright Construction keeps this huge project on track for opening in September 2019 as the new base for QEStudio, which was launched in...

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The Mulberry Bush Nursery Celebrates Outstanding Ofsted Success

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The Mulberry Bush Nursery, in Casterton, has been celebrating its Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rating across all areas of a report, published on 6th November.

Claire Robinson, manager of the Nursery, which is part of Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School said: “To achieve an outstanding from Ofsted, something only 17% of early years providers have attained, requires dedicated staff, who are all...

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We need your vote!

Monday, 29 October 2018

The prestigious All Britain Fleadh: Irish Music Festival is coming to Kirkby Lonsdale next June. It promises a weekend of fabulous traditional Irish entertainment from musicians, singers and dancers, aged from seven to seventy.

Obviously this sort of event costs a lot of money to stage, and fortunately the Fleadh has been shortlisted for the Aviva Community Fund!

This has the...

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Kirkby’s going green

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Kirkby Lonsdale and the Lune Valley are set to take centre stage for one of Ireland’s most prestigious cultural events - the  2019 All-British Traditional Irish Music Festival.

In its 61 year history, the event has never before been held in a town. Previously, the organisers have relied on schools or universities to provide suitable venues.

More than 300 competing musicians,...

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Hyperspeed Kirkby Lonsdale

Thursday, 25 October 2018

The plans to bring hyperfast fibre broadband to Kirkby Lonsdale are progressing.

The Chamber of Trade is hosting a meeting when B4RN, the Melling-based internet service provider, will make a presentation about the benefits of hyperfast broadband. It’ll be at Plato’s Cellar at 5.30pm on Tuesday, 13th November. The event is open to all.

Come along and see how this service can...

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