Breezy and mostly cloudy but with some bright or sunny spells possible, mainly towards the south and east.
Staying generally dry although the cloud may be thick enough at times to give some light rain. Milder than of late. Maximum Temperature 10C.
Leading event organisers from around the UK will pay a 'flying' visit to Dumfries and Galloway next week to sample the superb range of venues and facilities on offer in the region.
As part of a special familiarisation organised by VisitScotland and Conference Dumfries to get to grips with one of Europe's longest zip wires, courtesy of Laggan Outdoor.
A number of Dumfries and Galloway businesses are offering tasters as part of the two-day trip, which takes place on 5th and 6th March and it's hoped it will bring extra business to the region.
Day one will see the group visit Easterbrook Hall, followed by a tour of The Crichton Church. They will also visit Laggan Outdoor in Castle Douglas, where they will take to the air on the UK’s Longest Zip Wire.
The President of the National Farmers Union has been meeting agricultural students at Newton Rigg College near Penrith.
Meurig Raymond warned of tough times ahead for the dairy industry but said he was encouraged by the number of students who are still determined to go into farming.
Children from a Dumfries Primary school are visiting what will soon become Scotland's National Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling.
Moat Brae house secured a grant of £300,000 earlier this week to finish its redevelopment.
The building, which inspired JM Barrie to write Peter Pan, is hosting today's event to celebrate world book day.
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.