A month-long celebration of all things nature in Dumfries and Galloway is due to begin with the Wild Spring Festival.
Corrie star Julie Hesmondhalgh is in west Cumbria with a play about the murder of Sophie Lancaster who was targeted for dressing differently
Eighties pop idol Marti Pellow of Wet Wet Wet fame is in Carlisle this week starring in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita.
A dog from Brampton in Cumbria joined Pam Royle and Ian Payne in the studio for Lookaround tonight, because he has won a rosette at Crufts.
The dog called Seve was among 21,000 competing over four days in Birmingham. His owners Alex and David Little told ITV Border what it meant to win.
Three letters written by Beatrix Potter are being auctioned in Cockermouth.
Four years ago a similar letter by the author of Peter Rabbit was sold for more than 4,000 pounds.
In these latest letters to a Lake District sheep farmer, words and pictures detail the harsh realities of farming the famous herdwick sheep.
They will be auctioned on March 20th.
Today marks World Book Day, an international celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading.
To mark the day children across our region have been dressing up as their favourite literary characters, and you've been sending us your pictures.
Charlie Josh Russell dressed up as Ron Weasley because in his words "he's ginger"!
Did you or your children head off this morning in fancy dress? Let us know!
So with Shrove Tuesday all but over, we can start to look ahead to tomorrow, the start of lent.
Traditionally that means giving up something you enjoy, so we thought we'd find out what things, if any, people are planning to give-up.
It's Shrove Tuesday but, what are you putting on your pancakes?
In one south Cumbrian village flipping pancakes is a serious business, as Fiona Marley Paterson explains.
Troutbeck's annual pancake flipping competition attracted a record turnout.
Families from all over the Windermere area came to flip as many times as they could in a minute.
There were boys, girls, men, women and hotelier races.
The hotelier cup is the most cutthroat: bosses send their best competition to bring back the prize for their hotel.