If you're heading onto the hills this bank holiday weekend, "make sure you're prepared". That's the plea from mountain rescue teams ahead of the bank holiday weekend.
Wasdale Mountain Rescue team in the Lake District had five calls last weekend, including a family who phoned for help and then failed to notify emergency services once they'd made it to safety.
The team says this wasted time but could have put other people at risk. Katie Hunter reports:
Businesses and hotels are gearing up for a busy Bank Holiday weekend.
It's the last one before Christmas and while schools in Scotland have already gone back, pupils in England are still on holiday. It's expected families will take advantage of the final break before the October holidays.
Tourism bosses in the Lake District say hotel room bookings and the number of visitors at attractions are up on 2013.
Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team have located four people trapped on Scafell overnight.
They were located in the Slight Side area of the mountain, which is England's highest peak.
Volunteers are now working to bring them off the fell.
Wasdale Mountain Rescue team are in the process of rescuing four people who've been trapped on fells overnight in heavy rain and strong winds.
More to follow.
Thousands of runners are competing to be crowned the Lake District's Total Warrior King of the Mountain.
The 10k and 10 mile runs near Shap this weekend involve running through fire, crawling through mud and hauling yourself across monkey bars.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
Around 7500 runners have braved rain, mud and fire to become a Total Warrior in the Lake District. The weekend's competition is in Shap.Read the full story ›
Thousands of runners are competing to be crowned the Lake District's Total Warrior King of the Mountain.Read the full story ›
Kate Willshaw from Friends of the Lake District told ITV News what the charity thinks of the government's announcement - that fracking in a national park is 'highly unlikely'.
However, Friends of the Lake District is concerned that the caveat of 'special measures' doesn't provide enough protection for the Lake District.
The government has announced today that fracking is highly unlikely ever to be allowed in the Lake District.
The news has been welcomed by groups including Friends of the Lake District who say it will bring clarity to planning laws.
Fracking is the controversial method used to extract underground shale gas. The government has now opened the bidding process for new licences in areas where fracking will be allowed.
Almost 200 million eggs are produced every year from a company based near Penrith.
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company supplies to some of the most well known brands in the country- and they've just been honoured with a national award, as Lori Carnochan reports: