The Great North Air Ambulance have confirmed a man was airlifted to hospital following yesterday's A590 crash.Read the full story ›
A coach driver from Cumbria who drove the wrong way down a motorway slip road, has been disqualified from professional driving for nine months.
35-year-old Mark Ingleton from Thursby, who worked for Reay's Coaches, made the manoeuvre on the M1 in July last year whilst carrying members of Whitehaven Rugby League team.
The Deputy Traffic Commissioner, Simon Evans, revoked Mr Ingleton's license in a written decision after a conduct hearing.
Mr Ingleton told the Deputy Commissioner he had come under pressure from passengers to carry out the manoeuvre.
However, Mr Evans said that it was a 'spectacular failure' by Mr Ingleton not to deal with the pressure situation.
You can watch a video of the manoeuvre below:
Residents in a Cumbrian village are angry that work to repair their flood-damaged bridge is moving too slowly.Read the full story ›
The temporary bridge to replace Pooley Bridge, which was washed away in December's floods, should be in place by Easter.Read the full story ›
It is estimated repairs to one of Cumbria's most popular walking and cycling paths between Keswick and Threlkeld could take up to two years.Read the full story ›
The West Coast Mainline north of Carlisle has reopened after more than seven weeks of closure.
Thousands of people have faced long delays after Storm Frank damaged a viaduct on New Year's Eve, which led to the closure of the line.
Watch Matthew's Taylor report from the first day back on track:
A key rail service between Scotland and England has fully re-opened after the completion of repairs to the flood-damaged line.Read the full story ›
After nearly two months, direct trains have started to run again between Carlisle, Glasgow and Edinburgh.Read the full story ›
Direct trains are expected to start running between Carlisle, Glasgow and Edinburgh again.
The West Coast Mainline north of Carlisle has been closed since Storm Frank damaged the Lamington Viaduct north of Lockerbie on New Year's Eve.
Network Rail has been working on repairs ever since.
There are numerous planned roadworks across Cumbria next week, which could cause disruption and delays to traffic.Read the full story ›