The A591 had been closed since large parts of it were destroyed by Storm Desmond in December. It re-opened today, three weeks early.Read the full story ›
Work is underway to repair Keswick's flood defences, after they were damaged during December's storms.Read the full story ›
More than 1,000 people have signed a petition against changes to Keswick's community hospital.
They're concerned by suggestions the number of beds available to patients could be reduced and are planning to raise their concerns with Cumbria's NHS Success Regime at a public meeting today.
Two Cumbrian climbers who were trapped by the earthquake that struck Nepal one year ago, have returned to Mount Everest.
Chris Harling and Tim Mosedale were on the mountain on 25 April 2015, when the earthquake triggered an avalanche, killing 12 people.
Both are currently back on Everest and hope to get to the summit next month.
It's in his blood. We can't tell him not to go, he wants to do it. Two of his clients, this year, it's their third time with Tim so they're determined to try and summit as well.
Today marks one year since a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. Find out what people in the Border region are doing to help.Read the full story ›
Around 500 people donned head torches and scaled Catbells at night to raise money for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.Read the full story ›
Police investigating a crash in Keswick have identified a man who died in the incident as Paul Wilson, 56.
Paul Wilson died at the scene after the car he was travelling crashed into a wall.
Anyone with information or who may have seen the incident is asked to contact police on 101.
A 56 year-old man from Keswick has died after he lost control of his car and crashed into a stone wall on Borrowdale Road.
The incident happened on Saturday 26 March at 11.45am. The man was travelling towards Keswick from the direction of the Scafell Hotel, when his grey BMW hit a wall.
"The impact flipped the car and the male was pulled free from the vehicle before the emergency services arrived.
"He was pronounced dead at the scene.
"Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward."
Keswick will host its first Taste Cumbria food festival in a bid to help businesses struggling with trade following December's devastating floods.
The event is free and has free chef’s demos, free family entertainment and a giant foodie market with over 70 traders selling Cumbrian produce.
The festival is being held in Keswick in a bid to boost local businesses in an area badly hit by the December floods.
“We’re looking forward to a fabulous two-day festival. Thanks to the funding from Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, we are able to put on loads of family activities in Packhorse Court, next to Market Square where all the stalls and hot food producers will be.
"Then we’re setting up the chef’s demos in a marquee near the Moot Hall. There really will be something going on for all the family."
Nearly 4000 people signed a petition against the proposed increase but Allerdale Borough Council have confirmed they are increasing charges.Read the full story ›