Citizens Advice Carlisle & Eden predicts 180 people to seek advice on debt in January.Read the full story ›
With Christmas just around the corner, the pressure of cooking a great dinner is at an all-time high.
But what are we likely to have on our plates? According to research, it most likely will not include Christmas pudding.
Over the years our tastes have changed. Watch as our reporter Paul Crone finds out more:
Eskdale and Liddlesdale Advertiser will stay in print until April 2017, as its sale to community interest company is concluded.Read the full story ›
Millions of cards, letters and presents are being sorted across Scotland as postal workers deal with their busiest day of the year.Read the full story ›
Batches of some cheeses are being recalled from a creamery near Dumfries, after infectious bacteria was detected.Read the full story ›
Firefighters are urging people in Cumbria to put fire safety at the top of their Christmas list.Read the full story ›
Royal Mail listed Carlisle as one of the top ten towns where shoppers made the most online purchases during Black Friday week and weekend.Read the full story ›
A charity pop-up shop in Galashiels is raising money to help young sports stars in the Scottish Borders.
The Rowan Boland Memorial Trust was set up after 9-year-old Rowan Boland died suddenly at Gala Cricket Club in 2010. The young sport enthusiast had an underlying heart condition.
His family now focus on helping young people from the Borders to realise their dreams.
Patrons of the charity include Scotland rugby stars Greig Laidlaw and Stuart Hogg, and Grand National winner Ryan Mania.
Dave Boland explains more about his hopes for the charity:
Staff have been the victim of online trolling. A petition against the use of animal fat in £5 notes was started by a man from Keswick.Read the full story ›
A vegan from Keswick has launched a petition against the use of tallow in the new polymer bank notes.Read the full story ›