An online video protesting against changes to West Cumberland Hospital has been viewed thousands of times. But the NHS Trust says changes to services in North Cumbria are saving lives.
Tourism businesses in the Lake District are concerned that their profits are being nibbled away by a new method of booking holidays.
It's taken the shine off the extra custom the good summer weather has brought. Some operators even say they could go out of business.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
Speaking after convening the first cross-party talks on more powers for the Scottish Parliament, Lord Smith said:
One of Carlisle's newest teams celebrates it's first anniversary this week.
The Sentinels American Football team are hoping to join the National league next year and are looking for players who want to try a very different kind of challenge.
Ryan Dollard reports.
The M6 Southbound near Junction 42 has reopened following a road accident.
The collision involved an HGV, driven by a 51-year-old man, and a Volkswagen Polo, driven by a man aged 23.
No one was injured.
Emergency services are dealing with a collision on the M6 Southbound, near Junction 42 at Low Hurst.
At around 12pm the collision occurred between an HGV and a car.
No one is believed to have been seriously injured at this time, but Cumbria Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.
Police Scotland are making enquiries into the unexplained death of a 30-year-old man in Gretna.
Sebastian Masiewicz, a Polish National, was found unconscious at a house in Loanwath Road on the morning of Sunday 19 October 2014. He was later pronounced dead at the Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle.
Police are keen to trace Sebastian's movements on the Saturday before his death.
A Cumbrian village has been named the best place in Britain to raise a family.
St Bees, which has a population of less than 2,000 people, came top of the Family Hotspots report, which found it had a low crime rate, and strong community spirit.
Crime per capital in the village was 0.11, well below the national average of 0.25.
And another Cumbrian village, Moor Row, also came sixth in the report.
A knife-wielding robber terrified staff at a shop in Carlisle on Tuesday evening.
At around 10pm the man threatened staff at Spar, on Lamb Street. He was given money from the till and then fled onto Scalegate Road.
He is described as white, 5ft 8” tall with a slim build. He is believed to be between 40 and 50 years old and had grey stubble.
Cumbria Police are appealing for information:
Changes at North Cumbrian hospitals are saving lives, according to North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Two years ago the Trust was recorded as having one of the highest mortality rates in England, and in 2013 it was visited by a review team who suggested a number of changes.
But since then, it says mortality rates at North Cumbrian hospitals have dropped. The most drastic reductions have been for people suffering from life threatening heart problems, who are now treated at the Heart Centre in Carlisle, as well as patients with broken hips.