Today marks one year since a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. Find out what people in the Border region are doing to help.Read the full story ›
Today marks the first anniversary of a devestating earthquake in Nepal that left nearly 9 million people dead.
It also triggered a large avalanche on Mount Everest. It killed 12 people and trapped two mountaineers from our region, Chris Harling and Tim Mosedale.
Both are currently back on Everest and hope to get to the summit next month.
'It's in his blood. We can't tell him not to go, he wants to do it. Two of his clients, this year, it's their third time with Tim so they're determined to try and summit as well.'
Around 500 people donned head torches and scaled Catbells at night to raise money for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.Read the full story ›
The annual festival brings around £1 million to the local economy. This year money is also being raised to help communities in Nepal.Read the full story ›
A colourful festival featuring Nepalese food and traditional dancing has been taking place in Carlisle.
Hosted by the city's female members of the Nepalese Association, the event celebrated the annual Teej Festival which sees women dress in red.
"This festival actually helps us to preserve our culture even though we are thousands of miles from Nepal. It's for our young ones so they can learn what the festival is and what we do back home."
An expedition leader who was on Mount Everest when the earthquake struck Nepal in April is taking on an extreme challenge to try to raise money for some of the victims' families.
Three Nepalese members of Tim Mosedale's team were killed when the earthquake triggered an avalanche at the mountain's base camp.
Tim Backshall reports.
A Cumbrian climber who was leading an expedition on Everest when the earthquakes hit Nepal in April is training to complete 3 extreme sports challenges in the Lake District back to back to raise money for the rebuilding of the country.
Tim Mosedale is training for 50 days to attempt to swim Derwent Water and back, cycle the Fred Whitton route then run the Bob Graham Round in 48 hours, an extreme triathlon.
The swim is 4.5Km each way, the cycle is a grueling 112 miles over 6 Lakeland passes and the run is a 66-mile ultra marathon taking in 42 peaks and 27,000ft ascent and descent.
A former University of Cumbria student who won top prize at the Katmandu International Mountain Film Festival for her documentary about a Nepalese boy living in the UK is now selling her film to raise money for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.
Laxcha Bantawa has so far raised £2,000 and hopes to fund 25 shelters for people made homeless by the earthquakes earlier this year.
A Cumbrian mountaineer who was caught in an avalanche on Mount Everest says he intends to go back next year.
Tim Mosedale escaped from the mountain uninjured, but three of his team died in the disaster.
Matthew Taylor reports:
Experienced Cumbrian mountaineer Tim Mosedale had a lucky escape after surviving the Nepal earthquake.
He's now returned home to his family in Keswick, but he's already made plans to return to Mount Everest: