A well-known steamer has turned 140 years old today, Monday 26 June.
The Motor Yacht Lady of the Lake has been carrying passengers across Ullswater in the Lake District for most of those 140 years, and is still going strong.
Watch below, as our reporter Tim Backshall went on board for its anniversary cruise:
More than sixty thousand people have used a new Lake District walking route in its first year.
The Ullswater Way winds its way for twenty miles around England's second largest lake.
The Lake District National Park has hailed the path a major success.
A woman has been taken to hospital after falling on a bridleway above Ullswater.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to the scene between Howton and Pooley Bridge after the young woman slipped and injured her back.
She was treated for back injuries before being transferred to hospital for further treatment.
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The temporary bridge in place of the one that was washed away during December's storms in Pooley Bridge is now open to traffic.
It was blessed by the Bishop of Penrith before the crowds delighted in being able to walk and drive to the other side of the village without a lengthy diversion.
It's been a day of celebration in the sun as the bridge is now ready for Easter tourists, to the joy of local businesses.
A new temporary bridge is set to open in Pooley Bridge today, reconnecting the village, which has suffered from lack of trade since its historic bridge collapsed during the floods.
Storm Desmond damaged dozens of bridges across Cumbria but the loss of Pooley Bridge was particularly dramatic.
The village, on the northern tip of Ullswater, is rural and relies heavily on tourism, sparking a campaign to get the bridge back by Easter.
The temporary bridge has been completed a week ahead of schedule and a programme of celebrations is planned for the whole day.
Penrith Town Band will play from 11.45am, ahead of welcome speeches and a blessing from the Bishop of Penrith. The first cars will be allowed over at 12.25pm.
The bridge will need to be replaced by a similar listed structure but it's not known when that will happen.
A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started their new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular businesses around the North Lakes.
They're available for hire as a way of tempting people to leave their car at home for a visit to the Lake District. Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
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Pooley Bridge, at the north end of Ullswater, has collapsed following extensive flooding in the area.
The iconic views of Ullswater’s western shore are open to residents and visitors once more, thanks to a project to clear scrub and manage trees that were increasingly obscuring the view.
Local residents identified the views along the lake shore were becoming increasingly covered by trees, with residents and visitors unable to fully appreciate the beauty of the lake.
This led to the launch of Felling for Views – a project led by the Lake District National Park and Eden Rivers Trust as part of the Ullswater Valley Plan.
Since August volunteers have undertaken work including tree thinning, scrub clearance and control.
It is hoped it will also help improve safety along the A592 and have a positive effect on the lake shore.
Projects ranger for Lake District National Park, Dylan Jackman, said:
This has been a real success story for Valley Planning. We listened to the community and put Felling for Views into action, creating some stunning vistas from the northern section of the lake that are already benefitting visitors and residents.
It’s a great start and we plan to continue working with others to reveal further view across the lake.”