There has been a serious accident at Shap, between the B6261 and Shap Summit.
The A6 has been closed both ways, and there is very slow traffic between Shap and Kendal.
Police say the road is expected to be closed for some time.
A New Year aurora took centre stage at midnight celebrations over Shap in Cumbria.
Eileen Dobson, 77, jumped out of a plane to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Her grandson died from cancer aged 21.Read the full story ›
Cumbria Police say the body of an elderly woman has been found this morning in the area of Hardendale Quarry in Shap.
Formal identification has not yet taken place and enquiries are on-going. The coroner will be informed.
17-year-old Ryan Barber from Shap has to spend over £1,400 to get to college over the course of the year.Read the full story ›
A fish and chip shop in Cumbria has won the Best Newcomer prize at a national award ceremony.
Shap Chippy opened in April 2013.
Greg Hoare has this report.
People living in rural areas around Penrith are meeting tonight to discuss bus service cuts that have left many feeling stranded.
Cumbria County Council announced the cuts on routes from Penrith to both Kendal and Greystoke. The council says it can no longer afford to subsidise the routes and is looking at alternative ways of supporting residents.
The meeting will be held in Shap.
Thousands of runners are competing to be crowned the Lake District's Total Warrior King of the Mountain.
The 10k and 10 mile runs near Shap this weekend involve running through fire, crawling through mud and hauling yourself across monkey bars.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
Around 7500 runners have braved rain, mud and fire to become a Total Warrior in the Lake District. The weekend's competition is in Shap.Read the full story ›
Thousands of runners are competing to be crowned the Lake District's Total Warrior King of the Mountain.Read the full story ›