A new exhibition called 'The Seven Stories' which has been created by three local schools and four community groups, is on display at Carlisle Library.
The artwork, produced by stroke survivors, disabled adults, and people with mental health issues, is inspired by the library's wonderful collection of books.
Each group or school has looked to different genres of books for inspiration.
A sketch by LS Lowry of a Scottish Borders landmark has been sold for £35,000 at auction in London.
The Bear Gates achieved twice as much as auctioneers estimated when it went under the hammer at Christies.
The signed pencil drawing shows the entrance to Traquair House near Innerleithen.
The daughter of a Cumbrian man who was infected with HIV after a botched NHS blood transfusion has slammed the Chancellor's Spending Review.
Families of victims, like Mike Dorricott, had been expecting compensation to be mentioned in George Osborne's statement:
The M6 between J36 and J37 has re-opened following a major collision earlier today.
All lanes are now open on both the north and southbound sides.
Police were called at 1:17pm (November 27) following a four-vehicle collision.
Two of the drivers suffered serious injuries and have been taken to hospital.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to contact them.
Traffic is building in Kendal, after being diverted through the town from the M6 motorway.
A major three-vehicle collision led to the closure of the northbound lane, but all lanes are expected to re-open shortly.
Emergency services were called to an accident on the A6 at Burneside, between Kendal and Shap.
The road has now been re-opened.