A charity in Penrith has won an award for its work helping people in fuel poverty in Cumbria.
A guitar maker based in Penrith is celebrating over 40 years of making instruments professionally.
Male triplet calves are a two million to one chance. It makes sense to give these lucky calves names.
A Cumbrian egg company is in the running for a national award which recognises sustainable products and services within a company.
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company, near Penrith, won a Business in the Community (BITC) award for their sustainability of their products and services last week (25th June).
The winner of the national award will be announced on 8th July.
Over 140 people helped to cycle the distance of the Tour de France in Penrith to raise over £1500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Carly Winder's 24-years old and from Aspatria. When she was 20, she was diagnosed with cancer. The charity helped her through. She's grateful for the cyclists' help.
Over 140 volunteers cycled around 20 miles each on spinning bikes at Penrith Leisure Centre to raise money for Cumbria's Teenage Cancer Trust.
Here's what some of the cyclists said about the 24-hour challenge:
The Teenage Cancer Trust's 24-hour spinathon in Penrith has raised over £1500.
Malcolm Logan's from the fundraising team. Our reporter Fiona Marley Paterson spoke to him half way through the challenge:
Over 140 people did their time on spinning bikes at Penrith Leisure Centre to raise money for Cumbria's Teenage Cancer Trust.
They cycled the equivalent of the Tour de France in 24 hours.
Their hard work has raised over £1500, which will be used to support more teenagers-only wards in cancer units.
Hundreds are taking part in a Spinathon for the Teenage Cancer Trust at Penrith Leisure Centre.
They'll cycle 3656km, the equivalent distance of the Tour de France on spinning bikes.
The Teenage Cancer Trust provides specialist units where young people can be treated together.
The Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith is celebrating its 450th anniversary.
From 12 noon until 8 today (Saturday 28th June) there's live music, "celebrity" guests, tennis and sprinting competitions and a hog roast.
On Sunday 29th June, the school's current pupils will challenge former pupils to a cricket match, followed by a service at St Andrew's Church.
The service will feature readings and music from the last 450 years.
Programme for Saturday 28 June:
- 12 noon to 6pm Stalls including: tombola, candy floss, coconut shy, hook a duck, giant buzzer, cupcakes, ice cream parlour, plant stall, book stall,
- 12 noon to 3pm Giant Bouncy Castle
- 12 noon to 2pm Barbecue & Tennis Tournament for Year 7 and Year 8
- 12 noon to 1pm Performances by school musicians
- 1pm Burying of time capsule
- 1.30pm to 2.30pm Drama performances
- 2pm to 3pm Sprinting competitions started by Gwenda Ward
- 2pm to 3.30pm Tennis Tournament for Year 9 and Year 10
- 2pm to 4pm Will Addison (Sale Sharks) rugby masterclass & musical performances
- 3.30pm to 6pm Open Tennis Tournament
- 4pm Planting of The Anniversary Oak
- 5pm Flash mob - Les Misérables : One Day More
- 6pm to 8pm Band performances
A hopeless romantic from Cumbria has built his bride-to-be her very own private chapel.
Complete with its own mini lake, the chapel at Melkinthorpe near Penrith promises to be the most perfect of venues for Peter Stott and his fiancée Joanne.
A football fan from Penrith has been knocked over by a motorbike whilst on holiday in Brazil for the World Cup.
Mark Fisher was crossing the street in the host city of Belo Horizonte when a motorcyclist hit the 25-year-old.
Mr Fisher suffered several bruises and a fractured tooth and is currently in a local hospital.
A spokesman said the motorcyclist fled the scene of the accident.
Police are calling on the community of Penrith to help stop an area of the town from being littered with rubbish and damaged, after a large group of young people are thought to have held a number of 'illegal raves' at Beacon Hill.
Around 30 to 60 young people are believed to have been involved - with some camping at the site following the gatherings on Friday and Saturday nights.