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:
A Kendal schoolboy has completed a 100 mile running challenge to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.Read the full story ›
Bosses at South Lakeland District Council have been criticised for wanting to close a popular, but unauthorised, car park and turn it into a play-park.
The waste land at New Road, Kendal, has been used as a free car park for up to 180 vehicles for years but council officials say a by-law means it should stop.
A South Cumbria man who committed online child sex crimes has been spared a prison sentence.Read the full story ›
A "trusted" drug courier caught transporting crack cocaine in a stolen car near Kendal has been jailed for three years.Read the full story ›