More than 260 pupils from schools around the Scottish Borders have attended an event run by Royal Highland Education Trust in Kelso.
Final preparations underway for the official opening of a new building near Carlisle where people with disabilities can learn life skills.
Children's laureate visits Cumbrian libraries
A Cumbrian man has become the oldest student to graduate from the Open University. 93-year-old Clifford Dadson, from Grange Over Sands, has just gained a BA Open Degree in Arts. The former Engineer decided to take up the Arts course after his wife Rae passed away.
Mr Dadson says he hopes his achievement will encourage others to take a degree or diploma, because he's proven it's possible to succeed regardless of age.
A primary school in Carlisle is due to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the end of a major expansion and refurbishment project.
Two new classrooms, as well as further refurbishment work, have been built at Petteril Bank Primary School. A new entrance to the school and a new library have also been created.
– Councillor Alan Barry
"The county council's Transforming Learning project is now really coming to fruition and the completion of work at Petteril Bank is a landmark moment for the school.
"The building looks fantastic and I'm sure the pupils and staff are going to feel the benefits of their new environment."
The expansion means that the school will now be able to increase it capacity by 105 pupils, with the number of pupils in reception doubling from 15 to 30.
– Jose Hodgkins
"It is like having a new school.
"The new extension has transformed our school, providing light and spacious teaching areas and a new welcoming entrance.
"My vision was always to develop the school and this extension will enable our community to grow."
The mystery of how a medieval knight came to be buried in the Cumbrian coastal village of St Bees may finally have been solved.
The perfectly preserved body of a man who died in the fourteenth century was discovered in the grounds of St Bees Priory 32 years ago, but his identity was unknown.
Historians now believe he was Anthony de Lucy, Lord of Cockermouth and Egremont.
Samantha Parker reports:
The mystery identity of a medieval knight, buried in a Cumbrian coastal village may finally have been solved.
The perfectly preserved body of a man, who died in the 14th century, was discovered in the grounds of St Bees Priory 32 years ago.
Samantha Parker reports:
A series of Freedom of Information requests by ITV Border have revealed that hundreds of youngsters have been arrested for bringing offensive weapons into the classroom.
Weapons such as kitchen knives, hammers, lead piping and even an ice axe have been found in primary schools in the region.
In Dumfries and Galloway an eight-year-old boy was among those cautioned - while in Cumbria figures show that over the past five years more more than 400 violent crimes have been recorded on school premises.
Kenny Toal reports:
The official mascot for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Clyde, has made a visit to Scotland's designated Commonwealth Village in Dumfries and Galloway.
Eastriggs earned the title because of its Commonwealth links -- that date back to the First World War.
Andy Burn reports:
Alan Mottershead is the Headteacher of Trinity School in Carlisle.
He says that he will be approaching the exam board about the English GCSE:
Simon Boothroyd lost both of his parents and has been looked after by his foster parents for the past three years.
He said his family have been really supportive, but in the run up to his exams, he has had a tougher time than most:
For students who may have received some unexpected results, the national exam results helpline will be open until noon on Saturday (24th August).
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Cumbria has fared better than some regions in England, but in some schools there is unhappiness with the English grades and at least one school is planning to appeal.
Tim Backshall reports: