Organisers of the CockRock music have taken to Facebook to announce the news that they will not be running the event next year.
Cockermouth Swimming Club are back in training after their unprecedented success at this years National Age Group and Youth Championships.
A schoolgirl from Cockermouth in Cumbria is trying to raise £40,000 so she can receive specialist treatment for cerebal palsy in America.
Cockermouth traders are urging shoppers to get behind them and voice their opinions on proposals to introduce on street parking charges.
Currently the town operates a Disc system on its main shopping streets giving visitors and shopped an hours free parking.
The County Council is consulting on plans to introduce payment instead though no details have been decided.
They argue it currently costs them to implement the disc scheme.
They currently need to find £24.4 million pounds of savings and say the metre system would pay for itself.
– Sharron Branthwaite from the Cockermouth Sweet Shop
"We get a lot of repeat visitors with children who are popping in to spend their pocket money.
"The mums and dads won't want to pay for the parking charges.
"This is very unfair especially when we are just getting back on feet after the floods."
A third high profile festival in West Cumbria has been cancelled for 2014 and organisers of Cockermouth-based Cock Rock say the nine year old event may never return.
The festival committee announced their decision to halt the event on a social networking site, citing 'unwelcome restrictions' as the reason.
It comes after announcements last week that the Whitehaven Festival and Solfest won't be staged next year.
Kim Inglis reports.
A third West Cumbrian festival has announced it won't go ahead next year. Organisers of CockRock music festival say they have struggled financially over the past few years and have been met with 'unwelcome restrictions'.
Last week organisers of both the Whitehaven Festival and Solfest said they were taking a break in 2014.
The third Taste Cumbria Food Festival has been called a huge success as 20 thousand people arrived in Cockermouth over the weekend.
The two-day long event brought in hundreds of thousands of pounds to the local economy.
It was set up in the wake of the devastating floods of 2009.
Marie Whitehead, organiser of Taste Cumbria Food Festival
Tens of thousands of people are expected to go along to the Taste Cumbria Food Festival in Cockermouth today and tomorrow.
The festival features Michelin star chef Paul Rankin and celebrity chefs Peter Sidwell and Stephen Docherty doing cooking demonstrations.
On Sunday celebrity Italian chef Aldo Zilli will be joined by Cumbria Life Young Chef of the Year 2013 Scott Fairweather.
Tens of thousands of runners from across Cumbria and the Borders are getting ready to take part in this weekend's Great North Run.
Gemma Carter from Cockermouth in Cumbria is one of them.
She is following in the footsteps of her father, Fleck Ditchburn, who ran the first three Great North Runs and raised thousands of pounds for charity with more sporting expeditions - including sailing from Cumbria to Scotland and back.
However, Fleck now has Motor Neurone Disease so he is confined to a wheelchair.
Gemma is running this weekend to raise money for the charity supporting sufferers and hopes the money will fund research into finding a cure.
Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of a 58-year-old man who is missing from Lorton in Cockermouth.
They say that David Stockdale, who has been missing since 15th August, could be anywhere in the country.
Mr Stockdale is described as five foot ten inches tall, with an athletic build and he can cover large distances on foot.
Inspector Dennis Kelly, of the Allerdale Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team, said:
“We remain very concerned for David’s welfare and his whereabouts. We have officers working 24 hour days making enquiries and looking for him.
“We want the public to know that his appearance may have changed from the picture that has been issued as his hair colour will be more grey.
"We want members of the public who believe they may have seen this man to get in touch with us and so can then investigate further.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to any officer at Cockermouth Police Station.