The future of the beds at this community hospital and several others across the county are part of the review currently underway.Read the full story ›
More than 8,000 people are expected to attend over the three day event, which starts at 7pm tonight.Read the full story ›
The festival is one of the longest running Blues festivals in the country.Read the full story ›
A prolific criminal has been jailed for a daytime house burglary that brought him face-to-face with his victim.Read the full story ›
Royal Mail has apologised after people in Maryport didn't get their post because of "swooping seagull attacks".Read the full story ›
Royal Mail has apologised for failing to deliver to addresses in a Cumbrian town because of "swooping attacks by seagulls".
Four properties in the town didn't receive their mail on Tuesday 5 July due to the attacks.
These kinds of attacks do occur at this time of year as the gulls are nesting and rearing their chicks. Normal deliveries resumed on Wednesday.
The safety of our people is paramount to Royal Mail and these swooping attacks made it difficult for the postwoman to continue to do her job.
Any customer who has a concern about their mail delivery can contact Royal Mail Customer Services on 03457 740740.
Two jet skiers have been rescued off the coast off Maryport after getting into trouble.
The coastguard received several reports of distress flares about 9pm on Saturday night.
The casualties were picked up by local fishing boat Flixi - one of the men was starting to show signs of hypothermia.
Maryport Inshore Rescue boat was launched along with Workington Lifeboat.
The emergency services have praised members of the public who called 999 when they saw the flares.
A popular bus service running along the west Cumbria coastline has been saved after a public campaign.Read the full story ›
An aquarium in west Cumbria is raising lobsters to try to replenish the fishing areas off the coast.
The Lake District Coast Aquarium in Maryport is one of only two places in England where they're bred.
When the young are big enough, they're released from a boat, using weighted containers that sink slowly to the sea bed.