The 400-year-old school was closed because of falling pupil numbers, but has been saved thanks to a partnership with a Chinese group.Read the full story ›
Three people have been arrested, after a cyclist was knocked down by a car on the B5345 at St Bees.
At around 2pm yesterday (2 April) a green Ford Focus collided with a bike being cycled by a 48-year-old man, who was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and aggravated taking without consent.
Two others - a 21-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman - were also arrested on suspicion of aggravated taking without consent.
All three have been released on police bail, and police are urging any witnesses to contact them on 101.
A 400-year-old west Cumbrian school that shut in 2015 is re-opening.Read the full story ›
People are being invited to celebrate Cumbrian wildlife, at an annual event at St Bees Beach.
Beached Art, organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust takes place at 11am on 30 July.
It will involve rock pool rambling, face painting, and dolphin and whale watching.
The sand sculptures competition will get underway at 2pm.
Police were called to a serious road collision at St Bees this morning.
The crash happened on the B5345 (St Bees Road) and the road was closed from the Sandwith junction to the Wilson Pit Road junction for around three hours.
The road has now re-opened.
Members of a West Cumbrian running club braved biting winds and icy waters for a New Year's Day dip in the sea at St Bees.Read the full story ›
Multiple emergency service crews were called to rescue an injured male in severe foggy conditions at Fleswick Bay on Sunday.Read the full story ›
Five governors have resigned, and four new ones have been appointed. In March, it was controversially announced the school would close.Read the full story ›
"This school should not be closing, 432 years of education on this site the governors should hang their heads n shame"
As pupils at St Bees School, in West Cumbria, leave today, they know that the doors could be closing for good.
The school's governors announced it would be closing earlier on this year, because of falling pupil numbers.
A project team has been set up to analyse the options, and they say the school could re-open in 2017.
But it's been a difficult morning for many of the pupils there:
I'm completely devastated. It's been a really hard morning."