Four baby tortoises have been bred at a wildlife park in Cumbria for the first time.Read the full story ›
The Lake District Wildlife Park near Keswick is celebrating the birth of four sulcata tortoise babies.
It’s the first time they have successfully bred Africa’s largest tortoise.
Now three weeks old, the babies are two inches long, and are set to grow as big as or even bigger than their parents.
An ice wall has opened at a new activity centre in Keswick to encourage more people to try winter climbing in a safer environment.Read the full story ›
Morris dancers from across the country have been entertaining crowds in Keswick this weekend.
The town hosted the Morris Federation's annual gathering, bringing the sights and sounds of this ancient form of dancing to the streets of Cumbria.
Liz Moss of the Lake District National Park Authority is confident Keswick's new ice wall will bring more people to the area.
Keswick now has one of the first ice climbing walls in the country.
It's designed to get more people into winter climbing, on frozen crags and waterfalls.
It's at the King Kong Climbing Centre, in Keswick.
A 70-year-old man's been treated by Air Ambulance medics after he became unwell while walking on a Cumbrian fell.
The Great North Air Ambulance was called to Catbells near Keswick at around 1pm today.
The man was later taken by an ambulance to hospital where he's in a stable condition.
Cumbria Police have identified a body that was found near Keswick as Glenn Hartill, 53, from Linthorde, Middlesbrough.
Police were called on 7 September 2014 after a body was found on a lakeside path at Brandlehow Park.
Mr Hartill's death is not being treated as suspicious.
A wildlife park near Keswick is hoping its collection of lemurs can play its part in helping children at a school in Madagascar.
The Lake District Wildlife Park sends money every year to a school in the country. And now they're asking visitors to support their work, by taking part in Lemurs Week. A couple of days ago
Fiona McIlwraith went along to find out more.
A wildlife park in the Lake District is encouraging people to go and support their lemurs to raise money for a school in Madagascar.
The Lake District Wildlife Park is wanting the public to get involved in their lemur week. Below, Richard Robinson explains how the money will be spent: