Two new Taste Trails, including a jigsaw treasure hunt for children, will guide people around the town through colour-coded zones.Read the full story ›
Contractor hired to shoot rabbits who eat flowers left on gravesRead the full story ›
Local cricket hero and England vice captain, Ben Stokes, has returned to Cockermouth today, Thursday 10 August, to raise money for damage caused by Storm Desmond.
Ben hosted a PCA masters side at Sandale against Cockermouth Cricket Club team:
Police are searching for missing 17-year-old Brandon Watson from Cockermouth.
Brandon was last seen on Fitz Road in Cockermouth, at 5.30pm on 5th July.
Brandon is 5ft 7ins tall and of slim build.
He may be wearing a grey tracksuit.
Although he lives in Cockermouth, he also has connections to Workington and police are asking anyone who has seen him to get in touch.
A female runner, participating in a mountain marathon with her son, needed rescued from Crummock lakeshore path. Later a 68 year old man from Liverpool, fell down a rocky path beside Green Crag, Haystacks, landing on his head and also suffering injuries to his right leg.
The 2017 Wool fest is set to take place over two days in June at Cockermouth's Lakeland Livestock Centre.Read the full story ›
Cockermouth cricket star Ben Stokes is to host a PCA Masters day at Cockermouth Cricket Club.
Stokes wanted to repay the club for his early years and to leave a legacy for the next generation of local cricket stars.
The PCA Masters day, being held on Thursday 10th August, will see some of the country's top ex-international cricketers take on the Cockermouth team.
There will also be junior competitions held throughout the day and a special question and answer session with Stokes.
The club was badly flooded in both 2009 and 2015 and say the day will help to mark the long recovery.
Both corporate and general tickets sales will begin on 1st June.
Alan Johnson, from Lorton near Cockermouth, delivered vital messages to soldiers on the front line during the Second World War.Read the full story ›
M-Sport's Sebastien Ogier extended his lead at the top of the World Rally Championship with a second place finish in Corisca.
The Frenchman recovered from an electrical problem to overtake Dani Sordo in the final test of the rally.
The Cockermouth rally giants added more points to their tally with their number two driver, Ott Tanak, finishing in fourth position.
Cockermouth has been at the centre of celebrations to mark the town's connection with poet William Wordsworth.Read the full story ›