St Cuthbert's church in Carlisle has been forced to close its doors for a month following a spate of thefts.
Hannah McNulty reports.
Two bronze bishop's mitres that were stolen from a Carlisle church have since been recovered.
Both items, which were the latest in a series of thefts at St Cuthbert's church, were found close to a restaurant in the city centre.
But the church is still set to close its doors until CCTV has been installed.
A church in Carlisle is closing its doors for a month following a series of thefts.
St Cuthbert's, on Blackfriars Street, will be open for services and pre-arranged events but will be closed during the day to visitors until CCTV is installed.
Two bronze bishop's mitres are the latest items to be stolen from the church.
An historic church in the south lakes has received a grant of almost £100,000 towards the cost of roof repairs.
Kate Walby reports.
An historic church in the south lakes has received almost £100,000 towards the cost of roof repairs.
St Cuthbert's Church in Kentmere, near Kendal, was awarded the money from the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund.
The church was founded in the 1400s and has strong connections to St Cuthbert. It homes a yew tree that is said to be 1,000 years old.
The money covers approximately 80% of the funding required for repairs, leaving £20,000 still to raise.
The London Mosque was the first to be built in the city, and it's the biggest in Western Europe to this day.
It was built by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, and the plans were drawn up by an architect from Windermere.
Kate Walby has the full report:
Find out about the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, who enlisted a Cumbrian architect to build one of Britain's first mosques.Read the full story ›
Plans for one of the first purpose-built mosques in in Britain have been restored - and they were originally drawn up by a man from Cumbria.
The 90-year-old drawings have been returned to their former glory by Cumbria County Council's Archive Service.
The plans were originally made by Thomas Mawson from Windermere, a notable architect who built the mosque for the Ahmadiyya Community in London in 1925.
The future of Rose Castle is uncertain as the property is due to be made available to buy on the open market.
Kate Walby reports.
Rose Castle is to be put on the open market after the Rose Castle Foundation's offer has been deemed unviable.Read the full story ›