Hundreds of people turned up to support a fundraising Easter Bazaar at Brathay Hall near Ambleside. Chapatti in the Park is on all day.
Hundreds of thousand of visitors are expected into the region over the next four days for the Easter getaway.
Charities in Cumbria will benefit from a trust set up to commemorate Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding.
An air ambulance crew has rescued a woman to hospital from one of the Lake District's highest peaks.
The woman broke her arm after a fall at the summit of Great Gable.
A crew from the The Great North Air Ambulance Service flew her to a waiting ambulance, and she was then taken to hospital.
A woman who broke her arm after falling on one of the Lake District's highest peaks has been rescued by helicopter.
The Great North Air Ambulance flew the woman off the summit of Great Gable to an ambulance. She was then taken to hospital. It happened yesterday afternoon (April 19).
A 43 year old father remains in a critical condition in hospital following a collision over the Bank Holiday weekend. His three children and his 43 year old wife were also injured in the crash but not as seriously. It happened on the A66 near Threkeld in the Lake District on Saturday (April 19).
The Moot Hall in the centre of Brampton's been reopened as a visotors centre.
The historic hall that dates back to 1817 now has new computer and wifi that visitors can use.
As part of the opening, there is a display of Documents and photographs from the archives.
It had been run as a tourist information centre but the facility is now funded by Brampton parish council and run solely by three dozen volunteers.
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Emergency services have praised members of the public who pulled a family of five free from their car moments before it burst into flames.
They said that if it hadn't been for the quick actions of motorists and passers by, the incident could have resulted in fatalities.
– Cumbria Police
The Mercedes estate did set on fire, but all the occupants were pulled free by members of the public. It was their quick reaction that ensured those involved were taken to safety prior to car igniting."
The family-of-five are from the Southampton area. The dad, aged 43, has life threatening injuries.
Injuries to the 43 year old mum and the couple's three children are less serious.
The driver of the other vehicle, 61 year old woman from Sheffield was treated for minor injuries.
Sgt Paul Brown of Cumbria Police says they had to close the A66 to Easter traffic despite causing chaos on many roads in the Northern Lake District area.
Eyewitnesses have told ITV News that passers-by pulled a family of five from their wrecked car just moments before it burst into flames.
The silver coloured Mercedes estate had been involved in a collision with a Ford Range pickup shortly before 9.30am on Saturday.
A man driving the Mercedes has been flown by air ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with "life-threatening" injuries.
A woman and a boy aged ten were also flown to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Two other children, aged 12 and 14, were taken by road ambulance to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with less serious injuries, as was the female driver of the Ford.
Cumbria Police say the family of five are not from this region.
They are believed to have been returning home from a Lake District holiday when the crash happened.
Cumbria Police say the A66 will remain closed at Threlkeld "for the foreseeable future".
Diversions are in place.
People travelling from Keswick are asked to travel along St Johns in the Vale.
Those travelling from Penrith, will be turned round at Rheged and are advised to use the M6 routes.