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.
Organisers of the CockRock music have taken to Facebook to announce the news that they will not be running the event next year.
A film based at Florence Mine in Egremont will premiere on Saturday 15th December.
Hundreds have arrived to enjoy the Carlisle Pageant despite the inclement weather. The pageant marks the start of a week long celebration of the city's culture and history. Stilt walkers, face painters and jugglers will perform as well as appearances from famous characters from the city's past.
The festivities will be taking place throughout the day with the Cornet sworn in at 8am before the cavalcade heads out onto the hill. The festival Queen will be crowned shortly after midday ahead of a piped band parade. The party is expected to go on long into the night.
A week long celebration of Carlisle's culture and history begins with today's pageant. between 10am and 4pm there will be face painting, stilt walkers and jugglers all around the city centre. The pageant itself will feature famous characters from Carlisle's past.
ITV News has been to meet the newest stars of ITV drama Downton Abbey, and the latest faces in the show are from our region.
Like many actors, Cole and Logan Weston from South Cumbria, had a list of demands on set.
However, as Kenny Toal reports, theirs involved sweets, playtime and plenty of naps.
Watch his full report below.
Police have praised the behaviour of the 12,000 young people who turned up to the Youth Beatz Festival in Dumfries.
The event passed off without the trouble which marred last year's festival.
Teenagers from across Dumfries and Galloway saw acts like rapper Professor Green and X Factor finalist Amelia Lily as well as local performers.
It is the largest free youth festival of its kind and the fourth year it has been held.
The 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden is just weeks away and dozens of events and activities are taking place mark it.
As part of the build up, a theatre group from the Scottish Borders is staging a play at the Edinburgh Fringe.
They say they want to raise the profile of the battle - which changed the course of Scottish history.
Watch the full report below.
A young composer from the North East is hoping to make a big impression at the Edinburgh Fringe this year.
Claire McKenzie's new musical, Forest Boy, is based on the true story of a young man who turned up in Berlin last year, claiming he had been living wild in the woods.
Kathryn Samson reports.
This December will be the 25th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in the UK, the Lockerbie bombing.
To mark this, a new play has been written that's being premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe this month.
'Lockerbie: Lost Voices' challenges audiences to keep asking questions about what really happened.
Kathryn Samson went along to rehearsals - watch her full report below.
Dumfries-born DJ and producer Calvin Harris has made chart history, for the second time, after becoming the first act to score nine top ten hits from the same album.
The Scottish star had previously broken chart records in April of this year when he notched up eight top ten hits from his album "18 Months".
His new personal best comes with the release of single "Thinking About You" with singer Ayah Marar - which ranked at number nine in the charts this weekend.
The album has sold more than 543,000 copies in the UK since its release in October.