Joss Naylor, the farmer from Wasdale who became one of the our greatest fell runners, is about to embark on a special run to celebrate his 80th birthday.
So what is a good challenge at 80? Well for Joss it's running 30 miles from Caldbeck to Wasdale. And he's doing it to raise money for Brathay Trust, a charity that helps young people make positive changes to their lives. Fiona Marley Paterson has been to meet him.
Two women from the Scottish Borders have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Jessica Mary Troughton from Ettrick And Lauderdale is recognised with a BME for services to the community in Stow, Galashiels.
Margaret Jean Morgan from Berwickshire is awarded an MBE for her services to the Riding for the Disabled Association.
It really was a great shock, I had no idea it had even been applied for but I feel very very honoured to have received this and it's not just for me, it's for the whole group and it's also my family who give me a hundred and ten support for anything to do with RDA.'
Europe's biggest open water swimming event kicked off in Windermere today, with 10,000 swimmers making waves over the weekend.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of horses and riders, suited and booted, will ride through the streets of Hawick today for the annual Common Riding.
The earliest risers set off at 6.00am this morning to make the most of the 13th century tradition.
Common Ridings take place across the South of Scotland throughout the summer months.
A pair of Labrador puppies are the newest recruits at Cumbria Constabulary.
Nine-week-old Harley and Sansa will be trained to retrieve bodies and search crime scenes.
But first, our reporter Ryan Dollard went to meet, and cuddle, the playful pups:
9-week-old crime fighting Labrador puppies, Harley and Sansa, will be trained to recover bodies and search crime scenes for evidence.Read the full story ›
A five week old calf had to be freed from an oak tree after its head became stuck in the trunk.Read the full story ›
Police are urging motorists to take extra care around caravans and horse drawn vehicles as this year's Appleby Horse Fair comes to a close.
Many gypsies, travellers and visitors to the town are now leaving Appleby, and drivers are being warned to slow down.
Two alpaca studs, from Australia and New Zealand, have been moved to a new home in Cumbria.
Crusader and Samurai have joined the herd at Beckbrow in Ainstable.
Owner Barbara Hetherington is one of the UK's leading breeders, and she says the boys will be mated with some of her award winning females to provide babies with a denser, finer fleece.
What was important about these boys was that we did lots of research into their dams, they both have exceptional mothers, obviously there are no guarantees but it helps the prospects of them passing on their very good genetics to our herd.
Kim Inglis went to meet the new alpacas, and you can watch her full report here:
The charity gave out a number of warnings to people at the Appleby Horse Fair, for "overworking" their horses in the hot weather.Read the full story ›