Police are looking for five youths who wrote obscene and racist graffiti inside a sea cadets building in Whitehaven.
Officers say witness saw a group – all thought to be around 14 years old - leaving the building at around 4.30pm yesterday.
They want to speak to anyone who might have seen the three boys and two girls in the Whitehaven harbour area.
Cumbria police are warning young people to stay away from the grounds of a West Cumbrian school during the holidays, after they received reports of anti-social behaviour.
People living close to Whitehaven Academy have complained of disturbances, including underage drinking and footballs being kicked onto their property.
A Cumbria Constabulary spokesperson said such activities can cause distress to the community.
Cumbria police expect pupils to respect the area in which they live and behave according outside of school grounds.
We would like to remind pupils and parents that anyone caught causing criminal damage will be dealt with, and this could potentially lead to a criminal record, the result of which would stay on file and may affect a choice of jobs in the future.
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A new scheme aimed at reducing staff shortages at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven is being introduced.
Health bosses hope that the collaboration with the University of Central Lancashire, which offers student physician associates a salary to study, will help with recruitment.
Firefighters have rescued a person from a "large rock" in Whitehaven.
The crew was called at 4:23pm on Monday 13 March, to North Shore Road in the town.
They lowered the casualty from the top of a large rock, using height safety kits, and were on the scene for just over an hour.
BAFTA-winning director Ken Loach is visiting Cumbria today, for a special screening of his new film I, Daniel Blake.
The film is about a man whose benefits are cut after he is declared ‘fit for work’, despite being in recovery from a heart attack.
The screenings will be followed by discussions about people's experiences with the welfare system.
I, Daniel Blake won Best British Film at this year's BAFTA film awards.
The screening will take place on Thursday 16 February at the Mirehouse Labour Club in Whitehaven.
Teachers and staff at the Whitehaven Academy will walk out in another round of strikes this morning.
The school will be closed to most students today and tomorrow.
It follows an ongoing row over management concerns with the trust that runs the academy - Bright Tribe.
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Storm Barbara has made itself felt in both south and west Cumbria.
Here are a few photos we've received and taken ourselves around the Lake District and Whitehaven:
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