Concerns about the safety of the hospital's PFI building have been raised by the NHS Trust. The fire service says improvements are needed.Read the full story ›
Pop legends Madness head to the region for a concert at Carlisle racecourse this weekend.Read the full story ›
People are advised to visit osprey chicks Oscar and Gale who are expected to leave their Bassenthwaite home in the next couple of weeks.Read the full story ›
As pupils at St Bees School, in West Cumbria, leave today, they know that the doors could be closing for good.
The school's governors announced it would be closing earlier on this year, because of falling pupil numbers.
A project team has been set up to analyse the options, and they say the school could re-open in 2017.
But it's been a difficult morning for many of the pupils there:
I'm completely devastated. It's been a really hard morning."
Many people don't realise it is now local authorities who deal with stray dogs, not the police.Read the full story ›
With large amounts of energy again available in this atmosphere storms could be severe, with torrential downpours and large hail.
30 mm of rain is possible in less than an hour, with as much as 50 mm possible in 3 hours very locally.
A local authority's plan to ban dogs from certain parts of its parks is polarising opinion on social media.
Allerdale Borough Council is bringing in the measures to make areas in which children and sports teams play cleaner, and safer.
Not fair for the genuine people who do clean up their dogs mess it takes a few seconds to clean it up it's a minority who don't."
It only penalises responsible dog owners ........such a shame they've had to go to such extremes."
About time,so many people think that dogs are humans. Reality check they are dogs."
What annoys me is they never provide bins. Pick it up then do what with it. I do pick mine up but, annoys me there is never a bin to dispose it in?"
An elderly man has been reunited with his missing car - after a police appeal.
The pensioner, who isn't from the area, left his blue Citroen C1 in Carlisle yesterday.
He suffers from memory loss, and was unable to remember where it was.
The car was finally found in Iceland car park, yesterday afternoon, by a member of the public.