Campaigners fighting to save Maryport's community hospital are meeting tonight to discuss future plans for the unit.
It follows a decision taken by the Success Regime - the government-appointed body in charge of improving healthcare in Cumbria - to close all 13 beds there.
The Save Our Beds campaign is putting forward their own proposals to health bosses in a bid to stop the beds from being removed.
The meeting takes place this evening at the Ewanrigg Community Centre.
The Health Alliance says it's put forward "viable alternatives" to options proposed by the Success Regime.Read the full story ›
A 16-year-old boy has been seriously injured after being trapped beneath a car in Maryport at 5:30am this morning.
The pedestrian, who is local to the area, was involved in a collision with a Ford Focus on the A596 at the junction with Gavel Street.
Firefighters had to use specialist equipment to cut him free, and he was transferred to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with serious chest injuries.
He is reported to be in a stable condition, and the driver of the Ford Focus was not injured.
The road has re-opened, and Cumbria Police are asking anyone with information to contact them on 101.
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.