Some civilian staff are holding a one-day strike at the Warcop army training base, near Appleby.
The action is part of a national campaign against proposed redundancies at military ranges across the UK. The staff work for Landmarc Support Services - the Unite union says changes have been pushed through prematurely.
The company says it's disappointed Unite members have voted to strike. It says its first concern is the safety of staff and the public at Warcop and it'll continue to work with the unions to reach an agreement.
Civilian staff at Warcop military training base, in Cumbria, are striking over proposed redundancies.
Unite members working for Landmarc Support Services are holding a picket outside the base.
They're warning staff redundancies at military bases could pose a risk to public safety.
A small village near Appleby-in-Westmorland is celebrating the building of its new village hall.
Many people in Warcop feel the village has lost its community spirit in recent years so half a million pounds of lottery money to build a new hall has gone down well. Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
Building work has started on Warcop's new village hall, near Appleby in Cumbria.
The old one fell into disrepair after the area was affected, financially, by Foot and Mouth disease in 2001. Some residents say it will give young people a place to go.
Work has begun on a new village hall in Warcop, near Appleby, after five years of planning and fundraising.
The project received £500,000 of lottery funding at the end of last year, as the old hall was run down and difficult to heat.
The new hall is expected to be open for business in May 2015.
The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that one soldier has died and another has been injured in an incident at an army training base in Cumbria.
The accident happened at the Warcop Training Centre near Appleby, with local reports suggesting it occurred when a vehicle rolled over.
The family of the dead soldier has been informed and an investigation is underway.
A soldier was injured when a gun exploded at the Warcop training range near Appleby.
The man, in his 20s, suffered superficial chest and hand injuries. He was treated by paramedics before being flown by air ambulance to hospital in Carlisle. His injuries aren't life threatening.
Part of a military base could be used as a camp site for travellers heading to Appleby Horse Fair.
The Ministry of Defence is considering the plan to free some of its testing range at Warcop to ease concerns about where travellers will stay when traveling to the fair.
Local MP Rory Stewart described the meeting with the M.O.D as 'surprisingly productive'.
The meeting comes after months of lobbying. It's thought a final decision will not be made for some time.
There have been numerous complaints for many years about travellers setting up camp in places like Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and Brough when on their way to the horse show.
The village of Warcop in Appleby-in-Westmorland has been celebrating the 150th Birthday of the village school. A Flower Festival has been running over the Bank Holiday weekend which has attracted hundreds of people.
Pete Leeson from the Woodland Trust told our correspondent Tim Backshall: "The research we've done over the years proves that trees, woodlands, scrub woodlands on the top of the fells down to dense woodland at the bottom of the valleys all add significant value to our biodiversity and wildlife."
Major TAM CAMPBELL said "Traditionally the Warcop training area is a multi firing facility and by having additional woodland on the estate it will allow the user units to operate in a wood to produce a patrol harbour area where he's got cover, protection and he's got camouflage and concealment."