There are currently no trains running between Carlisle and Penrith due to a person being hit by a train on the line.
The delays are expected to continue for the next few hours and are affecting people travelling between Preston and Glasgow Central, and Preston and Edinburgh Waverley.
A new councillor has been elected for the Castle division in Carlisle City Council.
Labour councillor Alan McGuckin won the election with 389 votes.
The by-election was held following the death of Labour councillor Willie Whalen in June.
The political make-up of the 84 elected members in Cumbria County Council is now:
- Labour: 36
- Conservative: 26
- Liberal Democrat: 14
- Independent: 6
- Non-aligned: 1
- Vacant: 1
The term 'cracker packer' will be familiar to anyone who grew up in Carlisle. It is the name long given in the city to workers at Carrs Biscuit factory.
A new book by Cumbrian author Hunter Davies explores the lives of six women who spent their lives on the production lines over a period of fifty years. Ryan Dollard reports.
Scottish born author, Hunter Davies, has written a book about the 'Cracker Packers' - the women who worked in one of the most famous businesses in Carlisle, Carrs Biscuit Factory.
However, the book ended up being called 'The Biscuit Girls'. Find out why below:
"The Biscuit Girls' is a new book about 'Cracker Packers' - the women who worked at Carlisle's Carrs Biscuit Factory.
Below Ivy Graham, a former biscuit worker, explains more about being a 'Cracker Packer':
A new book has been released chronicling the lives of women working in one of Carlisle's most famous businesses for over fifty years.
"The Biscuit Girls" by Cumbrian author Hunter Davies tells the stories of six so called cracker packers working in the Carrs Biscuit factory:
Ivy Graham Former biscuit worker
Young people in Carlisle have been getting involved in the community with the help of Cumbria Police's Community Support Officers.Read the full story ›
It's 50 years on since that the railway line from Carlisle to the seaside town, Silloth, was closed. Generations of Cumbrians used to take the train there for their holidays.
But thanks to Doctor Beeching's cuts, the line was closed and the last train ran on September 6th 1964. We start Matthew Taylor's report with footage of that very journey, shot 50 years ago.
Business people and MPs are gathering to discuss what effect the referendum vote will have for businesses in Cumbria.
Organised by the Institute of Directors, the meeting at Carlisle Racecourse will host a debate to a panel of 'Yes' and 'No' politicians and business leaders.
A 13-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after a hit and run incident in in Carlisle.
At 9.10pm on the 3rd September a 13-year-old boy, riding his bike on the pavement on Orton Road, was knocked off by a reversing car. The car then drove off without stopping. The boy was taken to Cumberland Infirmary with minor injuries.
Police also believe that the vehicle hit an unknown man. The collision occurred on Orton Road near to the junction with Shadygrove Road.
The car has been described as a small dark vehicle, possibly a Volkswagen.
Police believe that the incidents may have been deliberate and are asking for the unknown male, who was hit, to get in touch.
Anyone with information should contact the police.