A man has told a jury he did not violently assault a female couple - and has denied aiming any homophobic abuse towards them.Read the full story ›
A woman told a jury she watched her girlfriend being attacked by "three" men, and recalled: "I was scared she was going to die."Read the full story ›
Police are concerned for the welfare of a 60-year-old male, who is still missing from the Penrith area.
Michael Gorman was last seen at 9am on 15 August on Brunswick Square, Penrith.
Mr Gorman has links to the Doncaster area and is believed to be somewhere in Yorkshire.
He is described as white, 5ft 8 inches tall and of large build.
Police ask Mr Gorman, if he sees this appeal, to get in touch to let us know he is safe and well.
Anyone with information should call Cumbria Police on 101.
RSPCA officers are trying to trace the owner of a dog that was near to death when she was found on a road in Penrith by a member of the public. One officer describes the five-year-old Staffordshire Boxer cross as one of the most shocking cases he's ever seen.
Ruby, as she's being called, is being nursed back to health but was just a week from death. The RSPCA say they are willing to prosecute the person responsible for neglecting her.
Anyone with information should contact the RSPCA on 03001234999.
The annual Penrith Show has been taking place at Brougham Farm.
Some very heavy rain didn't deter the crowds. The show was first held in 1834 and always takes place on the fourth Saturday in July.
There were competition classes for farm livestock, rabbits, horses and show jumping.
The event has grown into one of the largest stock shows in the north of England.
It's an important event in the calendar as the show's vice chair, Richard Utting, explains.
Cumbria Police are searching for a man in relation to two shoplifting incidents from stores in Penrith.
A male suspect stole two salmon reels from the John Norris store on Victoria road around 12.30pm on 22 June.
After 1pm two Berghaus jackets were stolen from the Go Outdoor stores on Ullswater road.
Anyone with more information is advised to contact PC Michael Hutt by calling 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Investigations are continuing following a serious assault in Penrith.
A 45-year-old man was picked up at around 5.00am on Saturday morning by a man and a woman.
He was then driven around Penrith before being attacked and robbed at the KFC car park.
He suffered facial injuries.
Two people were arrested and have been helping police with their enquiries.
Police in Penrith are investigating after an assault in the town.
Officers say a man was picked up at about 5am yesterday morning by a man and a woman and then driven around Penrith before being attacked and robbed at the KFC car park.
The 45 year old suffered facial injuries. Two people have been arrested and are helping police with their enquiries.
Homes and businesses in Penrith and Whitehaven were without power this morning.Read the full story ›
A village in Penrith lost its only charity shop, but little did the locals in Shap know that merely two years later, the closure would turn out to be a blessing in disguise.
It inspired the community to open their own store and as Kate Walby reports, it's transformed the fortunes of the village: