A group of women, who call themselves the "Beijing Biddies and Babes" have set off on a 2,700-mile charity drive to the Arctic Circle.Read the full story ›
A group of women are setting off on an epic driving challenge from Carlisle city centre.
The self-styled 'Beijing Biddies' drove from Cumbria to China in just 29 days two years ago to raise money for charity.
The team of five women are now set to start their 2,700-mile journey to the Arctic from the Old Town Hall where the mayor of Carlisle, Councillor Steve Layden, will wave them off alongside family, friends and supporters.
The women aim to drive to Nordkapp, 350 miles inside the Arctic Circle, in the toughest winter conditions to raise money for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Two pensioners from the Borders are preparing to tackle a 2,700 mile drive from Cumbria to the Arctic Circle.Read the full story ›
A day of walking, running, cycling and social events across Cumbria has raised over £20,000 for flood victims.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people across Cumbria have been taking part in events to raise money for victims of the recent flooding in the county as part of 'A Grand Day Out'. The biggest was a ten mile trail run across the fells, starting at the village of Askham near Penrith.
You can watch Paul Crone's report here:
A number of charity groups are continuing to raise money for people affected by the Cumbria floods.
The Inner Wheel District 19 (Cumbria and Lancashire) sent an appeal to all Inner Wheel Districts in the UK and Ireland, hoping to raise thousands of pounds.
They say the response they've had has been fantastic. So far, they've raised almost £25,000.
The money will be divided between the Cumbrian Community Foundation and Lancashire Foundation.
A Muslim charity group have also managed to raise more than £5000 in five days, and presented their cheque in Penrith to flood victims.
Servicemen and women serving abroad are receiving 'morale boosting' care packages, thanks to a man from Cumbria.
Ryan Winthrop from Whitehaven has been collecting and assembling the boxes for the charity 'Support Our Soldiers' for five years.
Every month he sends around 50 boxes to service women and men who are deployed all over the world.
In the lead up to the Christmas period the amount of boxes Ryan sends out to forces on tour goes up to around 500.
Boxes and donations can be dropped off at your local Co-operative funeralcare across Cumbria
If you'd like to get involved or find out any more information you can visit the Support Our Soldiers website.
Tune in to Lookaround at 6pm tonight to see the full report of when ITV Border went to meet Ryan from the charity.
Six Cumbrian friends are climbing Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity.
Shane Dobbing has this report:
The six friends have been planning the trip for two years.Read the full story ›
Two cousins aged just 11 and 9 have raised more than £21,000 for charity
Callum Murray from Hawick and his cousin Finn ran 100 miles in 100 days to help buy toys and treats for children in hospital.
Callum was diagnosed with AML leukaemia four years ago and is now in remission