Police are warning the public about bogus telephone calls from people claiming that they work for Eden District Council.
The callers, who have targeted people in Carlisle, Eden, and Brampton, pretend they are from the Environmental Department.
They then ask for personal financial information, under the guise of looking into a claim for an accident.
Police are appealing for information about a severed human fingertip that was found in Keswick last month.
A member of the public found it in their garden on Southey Street on Saturday 24 January 2015 at around 2.30pm.
Police are asking for anyone with information about the fingertip, which they believe belongs to a male, to get in touch.
Scottish Borders Council has confirmed that 22 compulsory redundancies have been made during the last year, including one from the Chief Executive department.
The local authority is looking to save £30 million by 2020.
At a Budget meeting in January, the council said 55 jobs were to go, but there would be no compulsory redundancies.
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Heavy overnight rain has led to a beck bursting its banks and put nearby shops and businesses at risk of flood damage.
Firefighters are currently on the scene pumping out water just off the A69 at Warwick Bridge near Carlisle.
The businesses, including a cafe, are closed as they've been cut off and surrounded by the flood.
The 16th Keswick Film Festival opens today and will run until Sunday.
The festival first started in the year 2000, and since then has attracted big names like the actor Sir John Hurt.
One of the themes of this year's festival is "disability".
The Government's Trains Minister, Claire Perry, will be visiting Carlisle railway station to discuss plans for it to be turned into a hub for all types of transport.
Local MP John Stevenson wants an underused area at the back of the station to be developed into a site for buses, taxis, and car parking.
Ms Perry will also visit Gretna as part of her trip.
Rain clearing south-eastwards this morning, with sunshine and colder conditions following.
Heavy blustery showers pushing in from the northwest, wintry with possible snowfall over hills. Windy with local gales persisting. Maximum Temperature 11C.
A Sherlock Holmes story, thought to be written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has been discovered in an attic in Selkirk.
The story 111 years old and is believed to have been sitting in the attic for the last fifty.
The work is on display at the Cross Keys Hotel in the town.