The Lake District has been put forward as the UK's 2017 nomination for World Heritage status.Read the full story ›
An eroded Cumbrian footpath has been shortlisted for repair funding.Read the full story ›
Beloved Beatrix Potter character Peter Rabbit will become the first children's literary figure to appear on a UK coin.Read the full story ›
A paraglider who fell 80ft in the Lake District, suffering life threatening injuries, has met the Air Ambulance rescuers who saved his life.Read the full story ›
Business is booming in the Lake District, as local companies help one another to bounce back from the floods.Read the full story ›
A Patterdale Mountain Rescue team have rescued a 27-year-old man who had fallen around 150 metres from Swirral Edge down towards Red Tarn.Read the full story ›
A new shuttlebus taking passengers around a badly flood-damaged stretch of a major Lake District road starts operating this morning.
The Stagecoach service will use a temporary Cumbria County Council-built road alongside the A591 to travel between Keswick and Grasmere.
Outdoor enthusiasts hedged their bets this weekend at the Lake District's Annual Hedge Laying Competition.Read the full story ›
David Cameron arrived in Grasmere this morning to announce the government's £3million funding package.
Our reporter, Tim Backshall, asked the Prime Minister if this was enough:
David Cameron visited Grasmere Primary School and Allan Bank to respond to worries from school children and local business owners.Read the full story ›