A public meeting to discuss future services at West Cumberland Hospital drew thousands of people. Health bosses say plans will "save lives", but campaigners feel essential services could be cut.
Cumbria Police will be checking the safety of car tyres ahead of the winter, and drivers whose cars don't meet the required standard could face fines.
Last winter was the wettest on record in the UK, and cars without enough tyre tread depth can struggle to brake properly, leading to more collisions.
Driving on tyres that are under inflated or have a tread depth under 1.6 millimetres is illegal.
Breaking the rules can lead to fines of up to £2,500, and three penalty points for each tyre.
Memorabilia from the glam rock band, T. Rex, goes on sale today near Kendal.
Paul Fenton, who lives in Ulverston, was a drummer for the band between 1973 and 1974.
On sale are a number of his items including a signed book of poems by singer Mark Bolan and clothing from the era.
Patchy rain this morning then becoming much brighter with some sunny spells developing.
A fresher feel and turning chilly in the evening. Maximum Temperature 17C.
New Queen of the South manager James Fowler is expecting a tough first game in charge against Hearts.
But he's confident his team can get a positive result at home on Saturday.
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.
Protestors say their message can't be ignored, after a public meeting about the loss of hospital services in west Cumbria.
Around 4,000 people attended the gathering in Whitehaven last night, and the area's MP Jamie Reed said the huge showing marked a turning point.
Whitehaven is getting a fully functioning new hospital but the protestors are angry that some procedures are being moved to Carlisle, some 40 miles away.
The NHS in Cumbria says it's only being done in a few areas where it's safer for patients.
Tim Backshall was at the meeting.
A teenager who was knocked off his bike in Dumfries and Galloway has started a campaign, urging all cyclists to wear a helmet.
15-year-old Alexander Lawson was involved in the accident near Wigtown. He says his bike helmet saved his life and now he wants to raise awareness of how important they can be.
Fiona McIlwraith has this report.
Police in north and west Cumbria are clamping down on vehicles without up-to-date road tax and insurance records.
They worked with staff from DVLA Gateshead Pound in a week-long operation that saw 16 vehicles clamped or seized, and seven on-the-spot fines.
- Seven vehicles were clamped and seized in Carlisle
- Four vehicles were seized in Aspatria
- Two vehicles were seized in Cockermouth
- One vehicle was clamped in Maryport and one vehicle was seized
- One vehicle was clamped in Crosby