A record number of visitors have been enjoying the Westmorland County Show near Kendal.
It's become one of the largest and oldest agricultural shows in the county. Tim Backshall has been there for us, soaking up the atmosphere.
Record numbers of animals and trade stands are expected at today's Westmorland Show near Kendal.
The show is celebrating its 215th year, having started in 1799. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the event, which features the best of the area's livestock and traditional activities like Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling.
The celebrity chef Phil Vickery will be carrying out a demonstration in the food tent.
The show was officially opened by Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes.
Drivers travelling north on the M6 to the Westmorland County Show are being asked to leave the motorway at junction 35 to ease congestion.
Thousands of people are expected to go to the show which is held at Lane Farm at Crooklands in Kendal.
Police are reporting a lot of congestion on roads that follow off junction 36 as well as queuing on the M6 approaching the junction.
Drivers are being warned about congestion ahead of the Westmorland County Show.
The show which is held at Lane Farm at Crooklands, Kendal, takes place on Thursday 11th September and police are expecting roads to be heavily congested as thousands of people travel to the event.
Police are also asking that drivers follow the signs to the show and not follow a sat-nav route. Instead, it's advised that drivers travelling north on the M6 leave the motorway at junction 35 then follow signs to the show.
Two people, who died in a fire in Windermere, have been named by police as Andrew William Telford Coates and Polly Sarah Connor.
Andrew, 41, of Buttermere Drive in Kendal and Polly, aged 46 of Sepulchre Road in Kendal, were killed when a shed containing fireworks caught fire in Ecclerigg. It's believed they were technicians for a professional firework company, hired for a wedding party on August 30th.
Although police say they are not treating the fire as suspicious, they are working with the Fire and Rescue Service and other agencies to establish the circumstances.
The A590 road at Gilpin Bridge, Kendal, has closed due to a serious car crash. The crash is said to have happened at 8.11am.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Diversions have been put in place at Brettargh Holt roundabout and Newby Bridge.
Cumbria Police say a 9-year-old child was badly injured when they were bitten by a dog while playing in Kendal. It happened on a field near Broad Inge Crescent in the town. The child needed treatment for a facial injury and is now recovering.
A pub near Kendal is bucking the trend of between four and five pubs closing in the North West every week.
The Wheatsheaf in Brigsteer has found new ways of funding itself and attracting customers and now it's won a CAMRA award for best turnaround pub in the North West.
A woman from Cumbria who set up a foster home in Ukraine 12 years ago has welcomed two of its adoptive parents to Kendal for two weeks of respite.
Genesis House was set up with the help of donations from the people of Cumbria. Refugee children are continuing to seek shelter there as the situation in war torn Ukraine worsens. Amy Welch reports.
Dog owners in Kendal are being warned to clean up after their pets of face fines.
Police officers and council enforcement officers will be able to hand out fines of £75 to anyone that doesn't tidy up their dog's mess.