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.
It's that time of year again, Pancake Day. But, did you know that Shrove Tuesday, marks the start of lent?
We want to hear from you.
Are you making pancakes today? Are you giving something up for lent? Let us know.
The GB #curling team have went from the Scottish team to murdochs Lockerbie team.. Mon lads a silvers a great achievement in itself.
Your messages for the Team GB curlers keep on coming.
The men are due to start their gold medal match against Canada any moment now!
– Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop on Facebook
"Good luck boys! You can do it - best wishes from all here at the Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop"
– Archie Mcgeoch on Facebook
"Gd luck guys lets go for gold"
– Sophie Hogg on Facebook
"Going for gold!! Good luck boys"
Keep sending your messages to us on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #comeoncurlers
So, today's the day! Team GB's male curlers take on Canada for a gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
All day you've been sending us your messages of support for the boys. Let's hope it works!
– Nithsdale Ladies Curling club
"Please convey our congratulations to Eve, Anna, Vicky and Claire on their wonderful achievement winning a Bronze Medal today and send our Good Wishes to David, Greg, Scott and Michael in their quest for Gold tomorrow. We are all so, so proud of them all."
– Ron and Margaret Hudson, Langholm
"Well done the Lasses. Come the boys! Great job done by all."
– Colin & Connie, Stranraer
"Would like to congratulate the girls curling team on their bronze medal win today. Also would like to wish the mens team every success in their gold attempt. Great week!!!"
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont have referenced David Bowie lyrics in the Scottish Parliament.
It comes after the pop star urged Scotland to "stay with us" in a message delivered through Kate Moss at last night's Brit Awards.
Couples from across the country are heading for Gretna Green today - to get married at the famous Blacksmiths Shop on Valentines Day.
Nearly twenty couples are set to tie the knot at the wedding capital of the UK.