Ian Lawson spent eight years photographing the Outer Hebrides and the traditional way of making tweed. His work is exhibited at Rheged.Read the full story ›
An exhibition on Harris Tweed has opened at the Rheged Centre in Penrith. It tells the stories of farmers in the Outer Hebrides.Read the full story ›
A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started their new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular businesses around the North Lakes.
They're available for hire as a way of tempting people to leave their car at home for a visit to the Lake District. Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular Lakeland businesses.Read the full story ›
Train services between Carlisle and Lancaster face delays of up to 80 minutes.
Network Rail say they are liaising with the British Transport Police, and emergency services, after an incident between Penrith and Carlisle.
The delays were reported from 3:12pm, and are expected to continue until around 7pm this evening.
Trains between Carlisle and Lancaster are being delayed by up to 80 minutes, and there is a replacement bus service between Penrith and Carlisle.
A school girl is in hospital after being hit by a building site gate in Penrith this morning.
The girl, aged around 12, was injured as she walked on the pavement past the building site of the new Premier Inn where a wooden gate blew open and hit her.
The girl's injuries are not know at this stage.
Our thoughts are with the girl and her family at this difficult time. We will be working with the site contractor to conduct a full inquiry into what happened.
A Penrith man has been charged with the theft of the historic Mayoress badge from the Civic Centre in Carlisle.
Gavin Fletcher, 35, of Roman Road, Penrith has been charged with stealing the item on 14 January.
The badge had a value of between £45,000-55,000, and had been part of the mayoral regalia since the late 1940s.
Police found parts of the badge, which had been broke up and destroyed.
Senior council staff worked with police during the investigation.
Gavin Fletcher was not an employee of the council.
A diving inspection has revealed the bridge is unsupported at one end after discovering a one metre deep hole in the foundations.Read the full story ›
Divers inspecting the flood-hit Eamont Bridge on the A6 near Penrith have found damage to one of its archways.
The bridge has been closed since early December but Cumbria County Council say assesments show repairs can be made.
Eden Mencap has moved three times in ten years and now faces having to move again if it can't find £200,000 to buy its building this year.Read the full story ›