Zdzislaw Lewalski began dealing the class A drug after falling into debt through his delicatessen business.Read the full story ›
Town centres across the region have been switching on their Christmas lights this weekend.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people are expected in Kendal for the next three days for the Mountain Festival, one of the biggest events in the town's calendar.
It brings a huge amount of money to the local economy and has become the place to be for outdoor enthusiasts.
The event began with a torchlight opening ceremony this evening.
Google staff taught schoolchildren in Kendal how to keep safe online.Read the full story ›
Internet giant Google has chosen 200 Kendal school students to host an interactive assembly.
The workshop at Heron Hill is designed to educate pupils from year three to year six, about the dangers of the internet and how to stamp out cyber bullying.
Police in Cumbria have issued warnings to bikers after a fatal crash on the A6 in Cumbria.
A 57 year old motorcyclist died when he came off his bike near Shap this morning. The road was closed for several hours while investigation work took place but has reopened.
The man was travelling north with a group of other riders when the accident happened.
Police in Cumbria are having a week-long effort to improve motorbike safety.
Operation Focus will see officers on patrol checking motorists and bikers for poor driving and riding while out on the roads.
Sgt Paul Brown from Cumbria's Road Policing division today said that bikers should take extra care because of Cumbria's often winding and narrow roads.
WATCH: Police warn motorists after a fatal crash on the A6
A motorcyclist has died after a crash on the A6 in Cumbria
The 57 year old was out with a group of other riders when he came off his bike near Shap at around 9.30am on Bank Holiday Monday.
The road was closed in both directions affecting traffic between Kendal and Shap while specialist road collision officers investigated the incident but has since been reopened.
No other vehicle were involved in accident and witnesses are being sought.
More than 100 sheep have been stolen from a farm near Kendal.
The incident happened overnight from a field at Crook Road, in Staveley, and 41 sheep, 71 lambs and two tups were taken.
Farmer Rachel Batty says that's more than half of the flock that was in the field, and she's urging anyone with information to come forwards.
Cumbria Police are appealing for people with information about the major sheep rustling incident to contact them on 101.
Campaigners gathered in Kendal for a victory rally, after a decision to keep the town's Kentmere mental health ward open.Read the full story ›
So far, they've removed more than 20,000 tonnes of gravel.Read the full story ›