Emergency services are continuing to deal with a fire in Penrith, and have evacuated nearby properties.Read the full story ›
Emergency services are currently dealing with a fire in Penrith.
Police were called at 9:47am today (November) to a serious fire at Lonsdale Court in Penrith.
People are urged to avoid the area at this time.
Penrith looks set to become the next 'dementia friendly town'. Sufferers and their carers met with traders and healthcare professionals to look at how to make it a more supportive environment for those living with the condition.
Mountain rescue teams usually advise people to dress appropriately and according to the conditions... but one Cumbrian group has chosen to bare all to raise funds.
The Penrith team covers the largest area of all of the Lake District mountain rescue teams, and has already been involved in 46 rescues this year.
The service is provided by unpaid volunteers, but they need money to pay for equipment, including the vehicles they use.
Team members have created a naked calendar in a bid to generate funds, and interest in their work.
The calendars are being sold in GO Outdoors and Booths in Penrith, and Eden Rock in Carlisle.
A new purpose built animal rescue centre is opening at Moorlands Head farm in Newbiggin, Temple Sowerby.
The Eden Animal Rescue will now be one of the largest animal shelters in Cumbria, with the capacity to care for 20 dogs, 50 cats and 16 small animals.
The rescue centre has relocated from it's former base at Shap, with the conversion costs topping £300,000.
A former teacher has been jailed for abducting and taking indecent images of a child.Read the full story ›
A man has been taken to hospital after a van towing a trailer overturned on the M6 in Cumbria.
The northbound carriageway was shut for an hour at 15.00 between junctions 39 and 40.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service says the patient was transported to the Cumberland Royal Infirmary with non life-threatening injuries.
Organisers of this year's Cumbria Classic Car Show say the event has been one of the biggest ever.
Held at Dalemain mansion near Ullswater, more than 700 cars were on display. Lori Carnochan reports:
Around 700 cars are expected to attend the Cumbria Classic Car Show, being held at Dalemain mansion near Ullswater.
The event is organised by the Wigton Motor Club and is now in its 28th year.
For 2016 the theme is "Young Guns" to encourage younger owners to display their pride and jot, with a special class for the under 30s.
As well as the hundreds of cars on display, there will also be an action arena, autotests and trade stands.
The largest wooden playground in the country is opening at Lowther Castle in Penrith today.
Here's a sneak preview of The Lost Castle: