40 homes in Egremont are now protected by new flood defences.
However, councillors have admitted that more work needs to be done to protect the hundreds of homes still at risk.
Samantha Parker reports.
Surface water flooding issues in Egremont are on the cards next for the Environment Agency and Flood Action groups following the completion of river defences in the town.
Culverts near the Orgill Estate will be monitored and cleared, and a long term plan put in place.
A meeting has been held to discuss concerns about flood preparations and defences in a west Cumbrian town.
Ideas that have been looked at in the past have included shallow ditches and flood defence walls being built.
There have been several floods in Egremont over the past couple of years.
After a series of annual floods the people of Egremont have set up an action group to discuss concerns over the coming winter.
EGFLOOD was set up to work with Councils and the Environment Agency, and the idea is to find solutions to the problems, and raise money for defences.
Andy Burn reports:
Danica Maxwell was just 15-years-old when she died from cancer nearly three years ago.
Her parents have since raised more than £33,000 to help other children with the disease.
Danica's Dream Fund was set up in memory of the Egremont teenager who spent her time in hospital worrying about other patients and telling her parents she wished she could relieve their suffering.
Samantha Parker reports:
Thousands of people have signed a petition in west Cumbria against the closure of public toilets. The facilities in Whitehaven, Cleator Moor and Egremont are now shut.
It is part of plans by Copeland Borough Council to save more than £26 million over the next two years.
Owners of cafe's say people are now using their toilets without buying anything and that is putting them out of pocket:
The West Lakes Academy in Egremont has been officially opened today after a multi-million pound rebuilding project.
Watch the full report from Ryan Dollard below.
Six fire engines are attending to a grass fire stretching around one kilometre in length and 200 metres wide on heathland near Cobble Hall, Cleator Moor.
A packaging firm has been fined 200 thousand pounds for breaching health and safety laws, after an employee got both his hands caught in a 35 ton industrial press.
25-year-old Stephen Stamper from Egremont lost six fingers in the accident which happened at the Smurfit Kappa plant in Whitehaven in September 2010.
Watch the full report from John Bevir below.
A world-renowned celebrity sculptor is returning to his native patch of Egremont, with the hope of inspiring young people to achieve their dreams.
Paul Bainbridge is visiting the region as part of an innovative programme at Egremont's West Lakes Academy, which has revealed a number of great Cumbrians as part of its Ambassador Programme.
Mr Bainbridge has received commissions from celebrities including Sean Connery and Stephen Spielberg.