Our reporter Paul Crone finds out more about the Carlisle film that's persuading young people to vote:
'The Guardians' is a short film, which sees historical figures from Carlisle's past encouraging young people to have a say on their future.Read the full story ›
With less than three weeks to go, time is running out for people who haven't registered to vote in the General Election yet - the deadline is on Monday. There are concerns that students in particular may have dropped off the electoral register without realising it. Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand reports.
The deadline to register to vote is Monday 20 April. Registering takes less than three minutes - here is our how-to guide.Read the full story ›
We've collected a list of all the confirmed candidates running for election in the Border region's constituencies.Read the full story ›
Kate Walby finds out why some Cumbrians won't be exercising their right to vote next month.
Lori Carnochan went to meet the team behind Carlisle MENCAP's new film, which encourages people with disabilities to vote.
Carlisle MENCAP hope their new film will inspire people with learning disabilities to vote.
And the filmmaking process itself was worthwhile, according to those who put the video together.
Hear Our Voice is a national campaign by MENCAP, aimed at giving people with disabilities a voice in the run up to the General Election.
The aim is to make sure that learning disabilities are firmly on the agenda of all political parties.
There are 1.4 million people across the UK who have a learning disability and they want their issues to be heard by local and national politicians.
Today was the launch of a film they've produced, which you can watch here.
It's been produced by Carlisle MENCAP, and is being funded by the cabinet office.Read the full story ›