Clear spells and frost. Wintry showers in the east at first. Snow and ice may linger until Monday lunchtime in placesRead the full story ›
People in Workington and Stainburn are being asked to keep their windows and doors closed this morning following a fire.
Police were called by the Fire Service at 5.26am to a barn fire on Stainburn Road.
The building is believed to have contained asbestos.
The old A66 to Stainburn has been closed while the Fire Service are on the scene.
Emma brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Border region
Outbreaks of sleet or snow, breezy and turning very cold, the wind chill making temperatures feel like sub-zero. Warnings for snow and iceRead the full story ›
Traders in Kendal have launched a campaign to get people shopping in the town again now that Victoria Bridge has reopened.
Posters declaring 'The Bridge is Back' are being displayed by shops that say trade has been badly affected during the month or so since the floods in December closed the bridge.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports:
A Kendal man has been charged in connection with an attempted robbery in Kendal on Wednesday February 10.
Levi Dixon, 27, of Broad Ing Crescent, was charged with attempted robbery following the incident at Castle Stores.
He was also charged with Possessing a bladed article in a public place.
He has also been charged with three fraud offences relating to three fraudulent applications to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund, possession of controlled drugs, an offence of theft and an offence of attempted theft.
Cumbria Police are looking to recruit more than 100 new police constables, just months after the force had been threatened by budget cuts.Read the full story ›
An advertising campaign has begun to try to bring more people to Cumbria after the floods.
Adverts have been put up on the London Underground to encourage people to come to the county at Easter.
The money for the campaign was announced by the Prime Minister when he visited Grasmere a fortnight ago.
The River Kent is being dredged again after more storms at the end of January washed up to 100 tonnes of gravel back downstreamRead the full story ›
Men in the North West can expect to die a year earlier than men in the south, according to official figures released today.
The latest figures from Public Health England suggest that men in Cumbria who make it to 65 can expect to live for another 18 years.
65-year-old women can expect to live for a further 21 years on average.