A woman from Kendal has been travelling around Cumbria dressed as a polar polar in order to raise money for charity.
Annie Rawlinson also ran a half-marathon in the North Pole as part of her fundraising efforts.
She completed the challenge in -30 temperatures, but says she found the arctic conditions tougher than she'd anticipated.
So far Annie's raised over £3,500 for the Samaritans, a charity she volunteers with.
But she says she's still fundraising and hoping to make more.
The Department of Medicine for the Elderly (DME) at the Borders General Hospital is currently closed to admissions due norovirus.
One bay in Ward 4 has also been also closed.
Visiting the DME is strongly discouraged at this time, and the general advice is to stay away from any hospital ward if you, or anyone in your family, has experienced symptoms of diarrhoea and/or vomiting in the past 48 hours
Almost thirty members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called to help a dog lost on Haystacks, in the Lake District.
The dog was reported as being injured, and stuck on a ledge, but when they arrived the team members found it was not injured, and was loose on the fell.
Twenty-nine members of the team were called out at around 7:20pm, on 20 April, and the dog was successfully rescued and reunited with its owner.
This year's Borders Book Festival will see new food events added to the mix, including an "eat your words'" marquee.
Organisers are claiming this year's line-up, which was announced yesterday, will be the biggest in the festival's history.
The programme is set to include a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.
Unions that represent more than 1,200 construction workers at Sellafield will meet today to decide what type of industrial action will be taken at the site.
Unite union says the move follows a 10 month dispute over health and safety, and a disagreement over the employment of a full-time shop steward.
Sellafield says the workers are contractors, employed by other companies, and that their actions won't affect site operations or safety
Another fine day across the region with plenty of sunshine.
The winds will remain light and it will feel warm in the sunshine.
Maximum Temperature 16C.
Businesses in Hawick will be meeting in the coming weeks to decide how to halt the decline of the town's High Street.
A group called 'Future Hawick' was set up last October and has now been given £30,000 from Scottish Borders Council to fund improvements.
Local businesses will be looking at the best way to spend the money.
A pair of former soldiers from Carlisle have given up careers in the army to open their own mobile barber shop.
Joe Thomas, who served in Afghanistan, and his fiancee Alison Storrar have converted an old school bus into a hair studio.
They say chose their new careers to find happiness.