A couple from Penrith are celebrating today after matching five numbers plus the bonus in Saturday’s Lotto draw,
A man believed to be in his sixties has died in a house fire in Penrith, Cumbria
The conference will explore issues of forced marriage, honour based violence and same sex domestic violence.
A major restoration project has started on the River Leith near Penrith to return the river to a more natural state after historic straightening and widening.
The work is being managed by the Eden Rivers Trust, as well as the tenant farmer, land owner, Environment Agency and Natural England.
A new winding river channel will be excavated on land at Thrimby Hall, Little Strickland, just south of Penrith.
Work will begin with the digging out of the old river channel, adjacent to the straightened section of the River Leith where it runs alongside the railway line.
The river will then be diverted into the restored channel next summer.
A major restoration project is starting on the River Leith near Penrith.
The work is trying to reverse historic straightening and widening of the river, to return it to a more natural state.
The work also hopes to improve the river's wildlife population.
Children in a Cumbrian village are among those celebrating the switch on of the first new super fast fibre broadband supply delivered by the the Connecting Cumbria Project.
Yanwath's new cabinet is connected by fibre to Penrith's main exchange giving faster broadband speeds
Around 500 people have taken part in a bike ride in aid of a Penrith man paralysed from the neck down following a cycling accident.
54-year-old Michael Bonney fell off his bike in March and now needs a ventilator to breath. Full report by Matthew Taylor.
Antony Penny, organiser of the Ride for Michael Bonney Sportive
More than 400 people are expected to take part in tomorrow's Ride for Michael Bonney Sportive cycling event which starts at Penrith Leisure Centre. All proceeds will go towards the Michael Bonney fund and Epic kidz charity. Mr Bonney was left paralysed after a cycling accident.
Three men from Cheshire, aged 18, 20 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply £30,000 of Class A drugs.
The arrests were made following a vehicle check on the M6 in Penrith.
– Detective Inspector Craig Smith, Cumbria Police
“We will take positive action around all drugs coming into our communities and treat the matter very seriously.
"We will continue to work hard to protect local people from the negative consequences that can be caused by drugs”.
If you have any concerns around drugs, or notice anything suspicious, please contact Cumbria Police on 101.
Two people have been arrested by Cumbria Police as part of an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards residents at the Bupa run Beacon Edge care home.
We always report any issues, however rare, to the police and relevant authorities and, as in this case, we actively support their investigation.
Cumbria Police have arrested two people as part of an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards residents at a Penrith nursing home.
Officers say none of the residents at the Bupa run Beacon Edge home have been harmed.
– Cumbria County Council
We are aware that a police investigation has commenced into potential safeguarding concerns at Beacon Edge nursing home and can confirm that the owners of the home have voluntarily suspended new admissions at this time. The county council is working with Beacon Edge, the NHS other agencies to ensure that the current residents are being appropriately supported.
Detectives at Cumbria Police have confirmed they've arrested two people as part of an investigation at Beacon Edge nursing home in Penrith. The Public Protection Unit is investigating safeguarding concerns at the Bupa run home.
– Cumbria Police
No individual has been harmed and all of the residents are receiving the correct support. A woman aged 22, and a man aged 21 arrested in connection with allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards vulnerable residents are currently on bail whilst enquiries continue
People in the Cumbrian village of Blencow say they are "very hopeful" about the future of their local pub.
They need to raise £250,000 in shares so they can begin a community takeover of the Crown Inn, near Penrith.
The pub has been closed since last September but the people behind the buyout hope it could be reopened by Christmas Day.
Shares are now on sale starting at £250.