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 ›
Three people have been injured as a result of a collision between a Ford Fusion and a Toyota Landcruiser at junction 39 (Shap), on the M6 at 2.40pm this afternoon.
A 78-year-old woman from Warrington, who was driving the Ford Fusion, was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, alongside 78-year-old male passenger who was also injured.
A 78-year-old man from Carlisle, who was driving the Toyota Landcruiser, was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with minor injuries.
The road has been closed for almost three hours but is set to re-open shortly.
One lane is closed on the M6 northbound between Shap (J39) and Penrith (J40), due to a broken down vehicle.