A drummer from Kendal has been drumming for two days to raise money for Cancer Care after it helped him through testicular cancer.Read the full story ›
A group of comedians have begun walking Hadrian's Wall to raise money for charity. The group are performing gigs en route to raise cash and awareness of ovarian cancer. One of the comics, Matthew Fong from Doncaster, lost his Mum to the disease two years ago.
Hannah McNulty spoke to them as they set off on their walk from Port Carlisle on the Solway Firth in Cumbria.
Comedians from the north of England are walking 84 miles of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for ovarian cancer.Read the full story ›
A group of comedians have begun walking the Hadrian's Wall route to raise money for charity.
Organised by Nick Banks from Hartlepool, the group set off from Port Carlisle on Friday morning.
They're performing free gigs along the way with the audience asked to donate money at the end.
One of the comedians, Matthew Fong, lost his mother to ovarian cancer two years ago, and money is being raised for the charity Ovacome.
Two intrepid women have set off from Cumbria this morning on an epic fundraising mission.
Edwina Sorkin and Kate Sleath have dubbed themselves the Beijing biddies and set themselves the challenge of driving from Tebay to China in thirty days.
On their journey they will cover an incredible eight and a half thousand miles.
We sent Ryan Dollard to see them off:
An epic journey began in Cumbria this morning.
Edwina Sorkin and Kate Sleath are driving from Tebay to China unaided and unsupported. The duo are hoping to raise £150,000 for cancer charities.
The grandmothers, who call themselves the Beijing biddies, aim to complete the challenge in thirty days.
Edwina says it doesn't matter what age you are:
Edwina Sorkin and Kate Sleath are driving from Tebay to China, unaided and unsupported, to raise £150,000 for cancer charities.
The duo, who call themselves the Beijing biddies, aim to complete the challenge in thirty days.
Edwina and Kate say getting older should be no barrier to taking on big challenges.
They will travel through Holland, Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, right across Russia, and through Mongolia before reaching their destination.
Hundreds of people turned up to support a fundraising Easter Bazaar at Brathay Hall near Ambleside. Chapatti in the Park is on all day.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a fun family day on the shores of Windermere.
It's raising money for the Brathay Trust near Ambleside, which gives educational outdoor holidays to young people. It helps around 6000 teenagers from all over the UK.
This year's theme is 'Chapatti in the Park'.
An exhibition of paintings by the artist Edwin Straker is being held to raise money for a charity, which cared for him before he died.
His daughter has organised the show near Penrith for Hospice at Home, which helps people stay in their own homes near the end of their life, as Alastair Brian reports.