The mother of a murdered security guard from Peebles has started a petition calling for his killer to serve his full sentence in Iraq.
A campaign will be launched in Carlisle to help people understand more about what happens when they call 999.
The North West Ambulance Service's hashtag Team999 campaign is focusing on how the emergency services have developed to meet the needs of patients in rural communities.
Since 2006 emergency 999 calls in Cumbria have increased by 10%.
Breezy, mostly cloudy, but with some bright or sunny spells possible.
Staying generally dry although the cloud may be thick enough at times to give some light rain.
Becoming milder. Maximum Temperature 11C.
The plight of Stickle Tarn in the Lake District will be heard in Parliament.
Westmoreland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has tabled a parliamentary motion. He wants to stop the Lake District National Park Authority from selling the tarn.
Two of Cumbria's most dramatic bridges are being celebrated in a new set of stamps launched by Royal Mail.
Row Bridge in the Lake District and the Royal Border Bridge over the River Tweed are part of the Royal Mail celebrating British engineering in a special collection.
Ten bridges feature in the total edition of first-class stamps, while a special postmark will be issued today.
The latest episode of ITV Border’s Scottish political programme, Representing Border, looks at the issues from Holyrood and Westminster that matter to the South of Scotland.
Commenting on the latest polls by Lord Ashcroft, Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy has said "David Cameron will be rubbing his hands with glee when he sees these polls".
- Read more: Poll suggests SNP South of Scotland surge
But the Scottish Conservatives say this poll shows that their "are now in a real fight across Scotland".
A spokesperson for the Scottish Conservatives has said:
The Scottish National Party's General Election Campaign Director Angus Robertson MP has said the polls "are very encouraging", but that they aren't taking a single seat or vote for granted in May".
- Read more: Polls: SNP surge in 'no' and 'yes' voting areas'