A woman who was an avid hill walker before suffering a spinal injury is attempting to complete the Coast to Coast route in a specially designed buggy.
Debbie North is raising money to buy a similar all-terrain wheelchair for a charity in the region that helps people with disabilities.
Tim Backshall reports.
A new garden for disabled residents at a home in Dumfries and Galloway has officially opened.Read the full story ›
Five-year-old Amy Renwick has cut her hair and raised £1,000 for a cancer charity.
She is donating seven inches of hair to the Little Princess Trust, a charity that makes wigs for children undergoing treatment for cancer.
Kate Walby went to meet her.
A five-year-old girl from Carlisle had her long hair cut short to help young cancer patients.
Amy Renwick's haircut has raised £1,000 for charity, and she has donated the hair to the Little Princess Trust, a charity that makes wigs for children undergoing cancer treatment.
Her mother has said she is proud of her daughter, who was determined to go through with the charity effort after making the decision late last year.
A five-year-old girl from Carlisle has raised £1000 and had her long hair cut short to help young cancer patients.
Amy Renwick's locks will now be donated to the Little Princess Trust which makes wigs for children who have lost their hair due to their treatment.
Her mother says it was all Amy's idea.
Oh it's just amazing , I was so surprised when she said she wanted to do it. Nothing was changing her mind, she's stuck at it since before Christmas and not changed her mind so really really proud."
Katy Miles and her mother have abseiled down Yorkhill Hospital to raise money for charity.Read the full story ›
An Armed Forces charity called The Veterans Council now has an office in Cumbria.
The charity provides professional, impartial information to help those who have served or who are serving in the armed forces, and their families, make choices about what support is available to them.
Mark Barrett has been appointed as The Armed Forces Community Engagement Officer for Cumbria and will be based in Penrith.
If you would like to find out more, you can visit The Veterans Council Facebook and Twitter pages.
Dumfriesshire and Cumbria Greyhound Rescue has re-homed its 10000th greyhound.
The charity finds homes for ex-racing greyhounds.
It celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012.
Local charities hit by budget cuts are being offered business funding and advice to help them continue their work.
Organisations like Carlisle Youth Zone are already being supported by the Garfield Weston Foundation.
A fundraising campaign has been launched to replace the control vehicle used by Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team.
The charity, which is made up of on-call volunteers, are asking members of the public to buy a 'virtual pint' online, by donating the cost of a pint to their cause.
They want to buy a new £60,000 state of the art vehicle, equipped with technology such as a satellite data connection, touch screen computers for search planning and the most up to date communications equipment.
The current vehicle is 15 years old.
More information can be found here.