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.
The A6 is closed between B6261 (Shap) and Helme Lane (Kendal), due to snow.
Hundreds of people are lining the roadside at Shap summit to cheer on the Tour of Britain.
Cumbria Police have identified a woman found dead in a car in Shap. She was 56 and from Appleby and had been reported as missing.
A walker is stable in hospital after being trampled by cattle while following the coast to coast route near Shap in Cumbria.Read the full story ›