Over the next eight years the populations of all but nine local authorities in England will increase. Four of those are in Cumbria.Read the full story ›
The site at Egremont has been closed after vandals set fire to it for the third time in a month. The council says the cost is "huge".Read the full story ›
A Cumbrian council has suspended cardboard recycling, after meat was dumped in containers and they were targeted by arson attacks.
ITV Border reporter Kate Walby spoke to Janice Carrol:
One in four housing benefit claimants has had their support cut thanks to the "bedroom tax" - the highest proportion anywhere in Britain.Read the full story ›
Cardboard collection at Copeland's recycling sites has been suspended after recycling banks were contaminated with meat and plastic.
Copeland Borough Council says it has been forced to halt collection until it can find ways to stop people abusing the service.
Cardboard collection at Copeland’s recycling sites has been suspended after recycling banks were contaminated with meat and plastic.Read the full story ›
Copeland Borough Council has cancelled the chief executive role, and hopes to save almost £150,000 per year.Read the full story ›
Copeland MP Jamie Reed has resigned from his position as Shadow Health Secretary after Jeremy Corbyn was elected as the new Labour Party leader.
Mr Reed, who announced his resignation moments after Corbyn was elected, explained his decision to our Political Correspondent Paul Brand.
Copeland MP Jamie Reed has announced his resignation from front bench politics.
Mr Reed made the announcement on Twitter just moments after Jeremy Corbyn was named the new Labour Party leader.
A 49-mile cycle relay has been held, to mark the opening of new interactive tourist information boards along the Copeland coast.
Emily Reader went along to the opening: