Kendal businesses will find out today if they will have to pay to be part of an initiative which aims to improve the town centre.
Police are appealing for a missing man from Kendal to get in touch with his family immediately.
Kendal's been named as one of the best places to live in the UK according to a national Sunday newspaper.
Planning permission has been granted for a controversial housing development on the outskirts of Kendal.
Protesters say building on the greenfield site on Oxenholme Road will damage the environment.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
Dennis Reed is the chairman of TOC, a local campaign group against building on Greenfield sites.
Dennis lives nearby and says lapwings and crayfish will be endangered by a development on these strawberry fields and stream.
He also says there are brownfield sites and empty homes that could be developed instead.
People living in one road in Old Hutton near Kendal say they were hit by a tornado on Saturday.
Trees were torn down during the bout of extreme weather.
Dozens of people have contacted Oakmere Homes after it was announced 148 homes are to be built on Oxenholme Road, Kendal.
It is one of the largest developments to be okayed in a while and the decision has been challenged by the Triangle Opposition Group (TOG), which represents 200 local residents, and has attracted 82 individual letters of objection.
There are over 4,000 families in the area who need a home. 34% of this development will be affordable.
The affordable homes will be priced around £90-120, 000 while the Executive Housing will go up to £450,000.
The Average property price on Oxenholme Road is £314,000.
Businesses in Kendal have voted to support an economic regeneration plan that would see it become part of a BID initiative.
Being part of a Business Improvement District gives people more of a say on how to revamp their town, but also means paying more money on top of their council tax.
43% of the 696 businesses eligible to take part voted with 217 of the 301 votes cast supporting the initiative.
Business owners in Kendal are expected to find out today if they are going to be part of an initiative which would give them more say in decisions of how to improve the town centre.
Last week, they voted on plans for a Business Improvement District.
It would take in shops on Kirkland and Highgate.
Businesses in Kendal will find out today if they are going to be part of a BID initiative.
Being part of a Business Improvement District would give them the chance to make their own decisions about how to spruce up the town and encourage more people to shop and use services in the centre.
However, it would also mean paying 1% of the rateable value of their property to the BID.
Some businesses are in favour of it, arguing it is a small price to pay for being able to make their own decisions.
Other businesses argue it is a lot of money to pay on top of council rates, with larger businesses paying more for the same service.
Voting closed on Friday and the result is expected to be announced today.
Fire services and the Environment Agency have been bolstering flood defences near Keswick today.
They have been pumping the Yellow Dam in Threlkeld out to get into a culvert - which had been partially blocked.
With more heavy rain predicted to fall over the next few days, fire crews have been working to lessen the pressure on the dam - and to reduce the risk of potential flooding to homes and businesses in the area.