A plan to reintroduce wildcats to Cumbria and southern Scotland has been launched for the first time in over three hundred years.Read the full story ›
A Border Life special as we get exclusive access to rugby star Stuart Hogg. Lori Carnochan sees him at home with his family, and in training with the Glasgow Warriors. Stuart talks candidly about the emotional moments of his life - losing his best friend, missing vital games through injury, and the pride he feels in his home town of Hawick.
Storm Callum may have passed, but Cumbria and the South of Scotland may have had a lucky escapeRead the full story ›
Kerrie brings you Sunday's forecast for the Border region
Kerrie brings you Saturday's forecast for the Border region
Storm Callum brought intense rainfall and winds of up to 62mph through Friday and Saturday.
There are 17 flood alerts in Cumbria with river levels expected to peak late Saturday afternoon. The alerts mean flooding is possible rather than expected, with high river levels and standing water on roads likely.
There is one flood alert across Dumfries and Galloway for surface water and high river levels but no properties are expected to be affected.
There is one flood alert for the whole of the Scottish Borders, particularly the South and West and this could include properties but again is mainly focused on surface water.
638 homes were without power on Friday as Electricity North West dealt with four power cuts across Cumbria, of which 549 were near Penrith. The power is not back on in those areas but two power cuts remain active, with 15 homes affected in Carlisle and 7 homes affected in Workington.
Police officers remain busy dealing with hazardous conditions on the region's roads. On Friday, a driver had a lucky escape when a tree fell on their car near Kirkby Lonsdale.
The family of 20-year-old George Crawford from Melrose say they missed saying goodbye to their dying son, after police misidentified him.Read the full story ›
Two people have been killed after a light aircraft, which had taken off from the Scottish Borders, crashed in Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
20-year-old George Crawford from Melrose died after being hit by a car in Newport in the early hours of Sunday morning.Read the full story ›