A £7million project to make the A66 at Bassenthwaite Lake in Cumbria more flood resilient has been completed this week.Read the full story ›
Oak Tree Animals' Charity in Carlisle have been awarded a grant of £14,872 to further develop Blackburn Woods for the community.Read the full story ›
Today marks 10 years since volunteers started working for Fix the Fells project. Fix the Fells are a team of rangers and volunteers who repair and maintain the mountain paths in the Lake District to protect the landscape.
The weather and millions of pairs of walking boots that cross the land mean erosion is a problem. Our reporter Fiona Marley Paterson headed out with them today to see a repair project in Borrowdale, where she spoke with volunteer Alan Manby:
Scotland is welcoming a record number of visitors from all across the world this summer.Read the full story ›
The next phase of a £450,000 scheme to revamp Selkirk town centre is to begin this month.Read the full story ›
Alan McFadyen, 47, who runs Scottish Photography Hides, was taking pictures by the River Tarff when a kingfisher perched on his head.
The image of the pair was captured by John Hannah. Alan posted a message on Facebook about the event:
Well I have had some amazing moments with wildlife over the years, but this has to top the lot. I'm sure it will be a worlds first."
You can see more of Alan's photographs below.
Success in Kielder as the 50th Osprey chick in just eight years has flown the nest.Read the full story ›
A public meeting will be held near Penrith tonight after the discovery of Bovine TB in badgers in east Cumbria.
The disease has affected cattle on 16 farms in the Penrith and Shap areas, in the last few years.
The government is trying to find out if the cases in badgers are linked to the outbreak in cattle.
Residents are being consulted on plans for a new zip line attraction across Thirlmere.Read the full story ›
The organisation that protects and conserves the River Tweed, in Scotland, has been nominated for an international River Prize.Read the full story ›