Ransome's book, which tells the tale of four children who camp on an island in the middle of a Lake, has taken Keswick to the big screen.Read the full story ›
Pippa Middleton is reportedly engaged after her boyfriend popped the question on a trip to Cumbria.
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister is believed to have said yes to financier James Matthew's proposal while the couple were on a weekend visit to the Lake District.
Pippa was propelled to global fame when she was bridesmaid at the wedding of Kate and Prince William in 2011.
There's anger in the village of Staveley near Kendal as the Lake District National Park Authority is considering selling a popular wood.Read the full story ›
The Lake District is Britain's top walking destination according to a new national survey.Read the full story ›
A new exhibition reveals how some of Beatrix Potter’s best-loved characters own their existence to the northern Lake District.Read the full story ›
Children growing up in some of the Belarus villages worst hit by the Chernobyl disaster have been enjoying a special break in the Lake District.
For two decades the charity Friends of Chernobyl's Children has been offering the opportunity, as Ryan Dollard reports.
Richard Madeley's takes on our one minute Q&A challenge.
Richard Madeley started his career in television at Border nearly 40 years ago, and today he's been back in Cumbria to promote his new career as a novelist.
His latest book is set in the Lake District in the hot summer of 1976.
ITV Border's Matthew Taylor went to meet him.
The television presenter and former ITV Border reporter Richard Madeley is in our region promoting his latest novel.
Richard Madeley's first television job was on Lookaround nearly 40 years ago, before he became a household name presenting This Morning.
He has based his new work of fiction, 'The Night Book', on his time living in Cumbria during the heatwave of 1976:
I just remember this experience as a young Londoner, an Essex Eastend boy, of falling in love with the Lakes. Just falling in love with the Lake District. I'd never been here before the weather was so incredible it was like being in the Italian Lakes. Windermere was like Como. I remember the Carlisle evening news headline Windermere warmer than the Med. The Lakes heated up in a superheated summer. It was almost a magical time for me.
The tales of Beatrix Potter have been told at firesides and bedsides for over a hundred years, and now they're being sung on stage.Read the full story ›