The climb is underway, and nearly £40,000 has already been raised.Read the full story ›
Mountaineers Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott are leading hundreds of people in an expedition to climb the height of Everest at an ice wall in Keswick today.
The event is raising money for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.
Kendal town council wants to make Kendal the best destination for arts, culture and festivals in the rural North West.Read the full story ›
CCTV footage shows the man, from Keswick, punching and kicking the dog. The RSPCA has called the footage "horrible to watch".Read the full story ›
Derwent Water near Keswick may have hosted more sliding-seat rowers than ever before as crews from Chester-le-Street Amateur Rowing Club visited Lakeland Rowing club for the weekend.
Around 100 crew members joined the 25-member-strong Cumbrian club for a training weekend.
Lakeland Rowing Club was formed in 2007 and is the only rowing club in the Lake District.
It only has a handful of boats but it's beginning to attract interest from other clubs, who want to train in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District, which means rowing crews are becoming a more frequent sight on the lake.
This weekend was it's largest training camp to date with over 20 boats and 100 members, who also enjoyed watching the Oxford-Cambridge Boat race on TV together.
The gruelling contest has been announced early, to give competitors plenty of time to prepare.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for information about a severed human fingertip that was found in Keswick last month.
A member of the public found it in their garden on Southey Street on Saturday 24 January 2015 at around 2.30pm.
Police are asking for anyone with information about the fingertip, which they believe belongs to a male, to get in touch.
“We made checks with the relevant local hospitals, accident and emergency departments and GP surgeries at the time of the discovery. There have been no reports of any industrial accidents or injuries in which the North West Ambulance Service have been called to.
“The fingertip appears to have been severed, however there was no blood staining at the scene or the surrounding area."
After appearing on a national television programme, the number of visitors to the Lake District Calvert Trust increased.
Now the charity needs more volunteers.
Kate Walby went to meet those involved.
A charity in Cumbria that offers adventure holidays for people with disabilities is calling for more volunteers.
The Lake District Calvert Trust was recently featured on a national TV show, and as a result has seen a rise in the number of visitors.
Now its riding school near Keswick needs more helpers to run activities.
The Environment Agency has placed a flood warning on Keswick Campsite after heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours.
The campsite is currently flooded and lake levels are expected to rise and peak during the afternoon.
There are also several flood alerts, the lowest level of warning, in place for some Cumbrian rivers. You can see the latest information from the Environment Agency here