Organisers of the CockRock music have taken to Facebook to announce the news that they will not be running the event next year.
Baby owls at the World Owl Trust have had their keepers in a bit of a flap this year over fears the freezing spring had stopped breeding.
Anti nuclear campaigners say beaches in west Cumbria are contaminated
A west Cumbrian teacher has made a New Year's resolution to lose weight and inspire his pupils to get fit and healthy too.
All the highs and lows as Jonny Sunter tries to reach his goal are to be followed in a national magazine.
In November Mr Sunter took part in the Whinlatter duathlon and came last.
His aim is to lose five stone in weight and finish in the top 75 in the duathalon this year.
Homes in West Cumbria have been flooded as heavy rain caused surface water to build up.
The worst affected areas were Whitehaven and Workington will a number of roads closed. Trains have also been affected following a landslide at Harrington.
In Broughton Moor a house was set alight after being hit by lightning. The homeowner was able to put out the fire but needed medical attention for smoke inhalation.
Fire crews said they were called to 70 separate incidents and are still pumping water away from homes and roads.
The police said they were inundated with phone calls about flooding.
A spokesman said:
– Cumbria Police spokesperson
A small number of houses have flooded and we have made sure everyone is safe. Most people have either gone back home or are staying with friends and family for the night.'We took measures to close a number of roads after motorists became stuck in flood water. Most of these have re-opened but we would still ask people not to travel unless they have to.
They can be the difference between life and death in rural communities.
But people volunteering for Aspatria First Responders in West Cumbria has fallen to its lowest number in the organisation's history.
The team have basic medical training and are called out at the same time as the emergency services, as Katie Hunter reports:
Cast your mind back exactly a week, and you will remember most of us were being battered by storms, with wind speeds reaching up to 90 miles per hour.
In West Cumbria, Whitehaven Harbour bore the brunt of the weather, and it's left one organisation with a serious problem.
The sea cadet headquarters were flooded, and although they have been offered temporary premises in the town, they will have to raise thousands to get their building ship shape again.
Samantha Parker has been to see the damage.
The countdown to Christmas has officially started and children everywhere will be busily writing their Christmas wish lists to post off to Father Christmas.
One Toy Shop owner in West Cumbria wants to reunite two lost Santa letters with their owners.
The letter were posted sometime in the last thirty years and were only found during maintenance this year.
If your name is William or Joan you may finally get your reply.
Samantha Parker reports:
The owner of a toy shop in West Cumbria is hoping to return two Santa letters to their owners after he found them in his shop.
He came across the letters when maintenance work was being carried out earlier this year.
Allerdale Borough Council is being recommended to support a move to exclude county councils from having a say on whether Cumbria should have an underground nuclear waste store.
Both Allerdale and Copeland voted to continue looking at west Cumbria as a possible site in January.
However, the county council used its veto to rule out the plan.
The government now wants to begin a new search with the county council no longer having a veto.
The family of a west Cumbrian teenager with cerebral palsy have thanked their local community after they raised £38,000 towards funding for her to have surgery in America.
13-year-old Megan White struggles to walk unaided and dreams of riding a bike like her sisters.
"To get to £38,000 in just 12 months is unbelievable.
"We've had the most incredible support from the community and the local shops. Lots of people have got involved and I will never be able to thank them enough for what they've done.
"There's a last push now to get the final amount but we know that we can do it. There's enough in the pot to get the operation booked so by this time next year I hope I can get Megan that bike.
– Kerrie Iredale, Megan's mother
"There have been cake sales, head shaves, sponsored runs to raise the money but £14,000 came from one group alone.
"Cyclists doing Clive's Cumbrian Way this summer collected the amount from their riders.
"We couldn't believe it when they told us the amount. It is fabulous. It means so much to us all."
Cockermouth School pupil Megan is thrilled by the support.
– Megan White
"It is lovely people have helped me, that they want me to be able to walk properly and to ride a bike.
"Once I've had the operation next year I hope I can do all the things I've not been able to do before.
"It would be great if we could get the last £2000 by Christmas so I know it is definitely going to happen next year.'
A teenager from west Cumbria knows what she wants for next Christmas after her community have raised nearly £40,000 so she can ride a bike for the first time.
Megan White,13, from Cockermouth has cerebral palsy and struggles to walk unaided.
Megan's dream is to ride a bike and do all the things her sisters Leah and Kara can do.
In 12 months her family have raised £38,000 and need just two more to reach their target of £40,000.
The money will allowed Megan to travel to America for surgery on her spine which should stop her muscles going into spasm.
Her legs can then be manipulated by physiotherapy to enable her to walk, run and ride a bike.
A ceremony is due to take place this morning to mark a significant point in the construction of the new West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
Copeland MP Jamie Reed will unveil a plaque on the roof of the building which is due to be completed by December next year.