ITV Border reporter Samantha Parker reviews 'Old Herbaceous', now showing at Theatre By The Lake in Keswick.
Samantha Parker reviews The Railway Children, which is running until January 19th, at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick.
A ceremony has taken place in Keswick to mark the completion of a £6 million pound flood defences.
A 42-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after being found unconscious in a street in Kewsick on Monday morning (27th May).
The man, who is thought to be local, was found with serious head injuries on Station Road in the town and remains critical in hospital.
Cumbria Police do not know how he came about his injuries.
The A66 is partially blocked at the A591 Keswick, in Cumbria, due to an accident involving a lorry and three cars.
Six iconic superheroes are starring in the debut 'Marvel Comics' art exhibition at a gallery in Cumbria.
Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk are part of the collection on display at Treeby and Bolton in Keswick.
Each limited edition piece has been signed by the 90-year-old American comic book legend Stan Lee.
Other superheroes include The Invincible Iron Man, The SilverSurfer, Giant Size X-Men and The Avengers.
– Patric Gilchrist, Executive Director, Theatre by the Lake
“The development of the new restaurant and cafe is of vital importance to Theatre by the Lake.
“A great deal has been achieved over the years but we cannot afford to rest on our laurels.
"This proposed development has the potential to create a more secure future for this very important regional theatre.
“We are delighted that the Arts Council has backed the plan to the tune of £400,000 and the fact that they have done so speaks volumes.
"If everything goes according to plan, the new building would open in the summer of 2014.”
A theatre in Keswick has announced plans for a £700,000 redevelopment.
Proposed plans for the Theatre by the Lake centre include a new restaurant and cafe building.
The Arts Council England awarded £400,000 to the creation of the development, which will be erected near to the current site.
A new home is being sought for a rather large theatre prop.
A life size replica of a locomotive is being given away by the Theatre by the Lake in Keswick at the end of a successful run of The Railway Children.
The Theatre is hoping train enthusiasts or a museum might want to take it off their hands.
However, as Hannah McNulty reports, the new owner will need a fair bit of space.
You can watch her full report below.
A new home is being sought for a life-size replica of a locomotive. The train, known 'as 'Gordon' has been used in a production of The Railway Children at the Theatre by the Lake in Keswick. The play ends on Saturday and the Theatre have no place to store the replica.
Measuring 13 feet high, 12 feet long and 8 feet wide, any new owner must have plenty of space.
A spokesperson for the Theatre said: "We have come to love Gordon and it would be a disaster if he found his way into a skip. So we are willing to donate him to anyone who would like him.
His ideal home would be in a museum or at a railway preservation society. But he needs to be under cover - he's made of wood rather than iron."
Work has begun on a major renovation of Keswick Hospital.
It's part of a drive by NHS Cumbria to bring standards in community hospitals to new national levels.
The development will increase the range of services and cut down the number of patients having to travel long distances for simple procedures.
Ryan Dollard has the full report:
Work has begun on a £1.25 million pound refurbishment of Keswick Hospital.
The project will increase the range and quality of services it's able to offer and save many patients travelling to Carlisle for treatment and operations.
The building work is expected to be completed by late spring with minimal disruption to existing services in the meantime.
NHS Cumbria believe that this will greatly increase the quality of healthcare available locally to people in the Keswick area: