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150 letters, written by Harry Canham of the Kings Own Border Regiment, have been gifted to the Museum of Military Life in Carlisle. They offer a new insight into conditions in the first world war trenches.
The letters document in detail the life of a soldier on the frontline, as Jenny Longden reports.
Proposed plans for the second stage of Jedburgh's flood protection scheme have been unveiled.
The town has suffered from heavy flooding over the past few years, and Scottish Borders Council is determined to help people help themselves. Lori Carnochan's been to see what they're doing.
Cumbria's newest secondary school has opened for business. Energy Coast University Technical College in Workington is the first of its kind in Cumbria.
The school focuses on engineering and technology and has close links with a range of employers. It's also different from traditional secondary schools in a number of other ways, as Katie Hunter reports.
Following the dismissal of Graham Kavanagh from Carlisle United, speculation has begun about who will be next to manage the team.
The bookies seem to be making Barrow manager and former Carlisle player Darren Edmondson the favourite at 3-1. Captain and joint-temporary boss, Paul Thirlwell has odds of 6-1 and at 8-1 is former Blues manager, now Derby County assistant, Paul Simpson. A whole host of other names are rated at around 10-1.
Earlier Ian Payne spoke to Carlisle United legend Hugh McIlmoyle about the job and began by asking who he'd like the next manager to be:
A Cumbrian hotel has reached the final three for a national award.
Appleby Manor Country House Hotel has been nominated for the 'AA Eco Hotel of the Year' award for making the hotel more environmentally friendly. This included:
- Replacing a gas powered kitchen to an electric 'energy efficient' kitchen.
- Drilling a borehole so that the hotel can supply itself with water.
- Installing a Biomass Boiler which uses locally sourced woodchips to provide hot water and heating.
- Installing an electric car charging point.
The hotel previously won a CN Group Business Award for 'Environmental and Energy Awareness'. Winners will be announced in London later this month.
A post office worker has been injured during a robbery in the Scottish Borders.
The male staff member was threatened by the robbers at Gala Park Post Office in Galashields this afternoon (2nd September). Police officers carried out a search of woodland nearby.
They are appealing for information in connection with the incident. The shop worker wasn't seriously harmed.
The body of a diver, who had been reported missing in Eyemouth, has been recovered.
Paul Brown from Manchester was last seen scuba diving with a group off St Abbs Head near Eyemouth on Sunday, 24th August.
Police Scotland say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the 49-year-old's death and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
The investigation into the death of an 80-year-old woman near Penrith continues.
Police were called at 6.16am today (2nd September) to a house in Ainstable. The body of an 80-year-old woman was found and an 81-year-old man was treated for his injuries.
The man was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary and has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The 81-year-old male is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Detectives say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation at this time.
A new secondary school has opened in Workington which specialises in technical studies.
The school, Energy Coast UTC, has several links with local employers.
– Gary Jones, Head teacher
"It makes the world of work more accessible for students."