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 ›
It is estimated repairs to one of Cumbria's most popular walking and cycling paths between Keswick and Threlkeld could take up to two years.Read the full story ›
A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started their new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular businesses around the North Lakes.
They're available for hire as a way of tempting people to leave their car at home for a visit to the Lake District. Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular Lakeland businesses.Read the full story ›
Construction crews still face a massive task to reopen the A591, closed between Grasmere and Keswick.
The road collapsed during Storm Desmond, with over 40,000 tonnes of rubble littering a 4 mile stretch of road.
Our reporter, Paul Crone, went to see what progress has been made since the storm:
Businesses in Keswick have gathered almost 4,000 signatures on a petition asking Allerdale Borough Council not to raise car parking charges.Read the full story ›