Anti nuclear campaigners say beaches in west Cumbria are contaminated
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People evacuated last week after the collapse of a mineshaft in Egremont have been told they may not be back in their homes for Christmas.
Hundreds of primary school children in west Cumbria have been given a taste of life after school at a careers day.
It is designed to motivate them, as they make the transition to secondary school, and help them discover why you need an education to help you earn a living.
Samantha Parker reports:
A 41 year old man arrested in connection with the death of a woman at a house in Workington has been released on bail until June.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the 33 year old at the address in Siddick on Saturday.
The cause of death of the woman remains unexplained and enquiries are continuing by a team of detectives to establish the exact circumstances. Officers have stressed they don't believe any other members of the public are at risk.
Police in Cumbria have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 33 year old woman.
Dectectives were called to a house in Siddick near Workington yesterday morning. They are treating the death as "unexplained". Matthew Taylor reports
Police are questioning a man at Workington police station after the death of a 33 year old woman yesterday morning.
Paramedics called the police following the woman's death at Senhouse Street in Siddick, West Cumbria at 9:15am.
A 41 year old who lives at the same address was later arrested.
It is hoped that a new batch of river sky-lights will help fish migrate in west Cumbria.
The innovative lights have been created as part of a water quality and biodiversity improvement project at New Mill Beck.
The project work, which was carried out by the Environment Agency, has lifted the lid on a 50 metre section of culverted beck where the River Calder meets the Irish Sea.
The site is home to Natterjack toads and removing the culvert will improve the habitats for migrating fish.
It is designed so that the fish swim in the right direction and navigate towards the light.
A teenager from west Cumbria who is battling brain cancer will be going on an all expenses paid holiday with her family, thanks to friends at her school.
All week students at Netherhall School in Maryport will have the chance to take part in fundraising activities to raise money for 15-year-old Rebecca Marnock.
Samantha Parker reports:
Fire crews are tackling a large wild fire at the Siddick Nature Reserve in West Cumbria. The area is a site of special scientific interest, because of the birds and wildlife it supports.
A very special birthday was celebrated at the Ravenglass to Eskdale railway in west Cumbria today.
One of the lines oldest servants has reached their centenary.
Samantha Parker went to find out more and you can watch her full report below.
Hundreds of young people are going to be able to train as construction workers in a new skills centre in West Cumbria.
The training facilities will be among the most up-to-date in the world.
It is part of the scheme known as Britain's Energy Coast.
The aim of it is to revitalise the west of the county.
The centre has been built at the Lakes College, west Cumbria, in Lillyhall.
Tim Backshall has this report:
Anti nuclear campaigners have marched along a stretch of beach in west Cumbria to highlight that radioactive particles have been found in the sand. They put up signs to warn people using the beach at Seascale. The notices were quickly removed by the local council.