The opening ceremony will be led by mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington tonight. It's the main social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK.Read the full story ›
The incident happened on Wednesday at around 2pm near to the YMCA after the victim was chased from the lower area of Kirkbarrow to Kirkland.Read the full story ›
Ford Bridge in Burneside, near Kendal, has been closed due to public safety issues. Technical teams are assessing the bridge this afternoon.
Diversion signs are currently being installed and drivers are advised to take care and only travel if necessary.
Police have arrested a 25-year-old man from Kendal after an alleged attempted abduction.
A fourteen-year-old girl said a man asked her to get into a car outside Castle Park Primary School in Kendal at around 11.10 on Saturday 14 October.
The man was stood next to a car described as silver, with dark windows.
The girl did not enter the car and there was no physical contact.
Police say a 25-year-old has been arrested and released on bail while enquiries continue.
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival will see over 70 special guests from across the comic world.Read the full story ›
A church service set up especially for people with dementia is celebrating its first birthday.
The Kendal Tea Service takes place at the town's Parish Church and lasts 20 minutes. The group sing hymns, listen to readings - including poems about dementia - and say prayers.
Churches Together in Cumbria is now aiming to make every church in the county dementia friendly by 2020.
A campaign has been set up to find more foster carers for children who can no longer live with their birth families.Read the full story ›
Work is underway at New Road in Kendal to tidy the common land which has been closed to vehicles.Read the full story ›
Councillors have confirmed the closure of a popular car park in Kendal.Read the full story ›
The Prince of Wales is visiting South Cumbria today. His Royal Highness will be at the Westmorland Show, near Kendal, as part of his ongoing commitment to supporting British agriculture and rural communities.
He is expected to arrive later this morning, along with thousands of other visitors: