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A Cumbrian artist has been given permission to use James Bay's hit song, "Hold back the River" to raise money for people who've been flooded.
Joseph Connor wants residents to mime the words to create a music video about the floods.
The money raised will go to the Flood Recovery Appeal.
Kendal's first White Noise festival takes place this weekend.
It's aimed to encourage 16 to 25-year-olds to take an interest in politics.
The event will feature poetry, music and a question time event with politicians.
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Television impressionist, Rory Bremner, is performing at Penrith Old Fire Station on 23 February to raise money for those affected by flooding over the festive season.
All proceeds from the comedy event will go to Cumbria Community Foundation’s Flood Appeal.
Organisers of the popular Wickerman music festival have revealed the festival will not go ahead in 2016.
Following the hugely successful running of The Wickerman Festival in 2015, which followed shortly after the death of the event’s co-founder Jamie Gilroy, the Wickerman Festival organisers have decided to take a year off in 2016.
The event will go ahead in 2017 and plans are already taking shape. The organisers are grateful for the kind messages and loyal support from all Wicker fans and look forward to announcing further details about the 2017 festival shortly."
People who have purchased early bird tickets for 2016 will be refunded automatically by Skiddle.
The Wickerman Festival website, and social media, will be regularly updated to outline plans for 2017.
Thousands of people turned out in Dumfries last night for the Big Burns Supper Carnival Parade.
A lantern procession and floats toured the town centre, with the night ending in a firework display.
The event is now in its 5th year and organisers say it's been the best one yet:
It's all about the whole town and the surrounding area having amazing fun- this is what it's all about, lets celebrate Burns, we are the greatest place in the universe!
The Bay City Rollers played to a sell-out crowd in Dumfries on Saturday night as part of the 2016 Big Burns Supper festival.Read the full story ›
Last minute preparations are underway in Dumfries ahead of the Big Burns Supper carnival this evening.
Thousands of people are expected to turn out for the event, which features a lantern procession complete with floats and a firework display.
The parade starts from 5pm near to Burns Statue.
The Big Burns Supper festival in now in its fifth year and is thought to be the largest of its kind in the world.
Highlights this year have included a return of 'Le Haggis' and a sell-put gig by the Bay City Rollers.